West Coast Regional Sales Manager

Lincolnshire, IL, USA ● Trevose, PA, USA Req #2147
Sunday, June 2, 2024
Klein Tools is a dynamic, fast-paced and results driven company dedicated to launching hundreds of innovative products each year. Are you ready to make an impact?

Perks for you include:
• Paid Vacations & Holidays
• Profit Sharing & Matching 401(k)
• Health Insurance (Medical, Vision, & Dental)
• Discounts on Klein Tools products
• Education and Professional Development Assistance
The West Coast Regional Sales Manager is responsible for all sales activities and results as assigned within the respective geographic region and assigned accounts. This position is responsible for managing relationships with distributors and manufacturers' representatives as assigned within the geographic region. In addition, this role focuses on expanding existing distributor relationships to drive revenue growth within the territory.
  • Work to meet assigned sales quota for the region, including new product and promotional sales and customer additions.
  • Create and sustain distributor and end user contractor relationships with influential decision makers, top managers and owners of all key end users in the assigned territory.
  • Make end user calls to job sites and participate in regular updates to management at key distributors
  • Attend tradeshows to develop a strong customer base and follow up with customers after each event.
  • Develop strategic account plans for manufacturer representatives and distributors that outline and communicate sales strategy, including where we are today and where we want to grow their business in the future.
  • Execute strategies / programs that will maximize sales while upholding our margins with our key accounts. Ensure that both short and long term strategies are developed and maintained on a frequent bases focusing on significant opportunities
  • Participate in annual, quarterly and monthly planning with the top 25 national accounts. Set objectives as well as reviews with distributors and the Director of Sales.
  • Continually prospect for new customers and channels of distribution, adding distributors and stocking locations where necessary to increase territory sales. Keep a current listing all of prospective new accounts.
  • Complete and submit all reports as needed. Maintain current and accurate records, updating Customer Relationship Management (CRM) sales software on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that all company property is accounted for and maintained properly and all company policies, procedures, programs and promotions are implemented.
  • Perform other duties as required within the nature and level of work.
  • Associates Degree and five (5) years of regional sales experience are required. Bachelors Degree preferred. Must prove a record of continued growth and success. Must be bond‐able, and possesses a valid drivers license at all times. Must have telecom experience. 
  • Must have strong communications skills, verbal and written. Ability to adapt and function in an environment of changing priorities often under tight time constraints. Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite ﴾Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint﴿. Strong team focus and ability to work with others, both internal and external to the organization.
Physical Demand Requirements  
Occasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel Requirements
 50 % (2 weeks per month)
Your main focus:
· Quality
· Customer Obsession
· Innovation
· Ownership
· Teamwork

Klein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at hr@kleintools.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Job Function Office
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Lincolnshire, IL, USA
  • Trevose, PA, USA