Hilti North America Entry Level Account Manager in Grand Rapids, Michigan

ENTRY LEVEL ACCOUNT MANAGER Grand Rapids, MI Reference No: 1148What\'s The Role* We re looking for motivated individuals who have a passion for sales and desire advancement opportunities throughout the U.S and globally. Who Is Hilti* If you re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 25,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we re looking to expand, we re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career. What Does The Role Involve* It s a challenging, hands-on role, where you ll demonstrate our products, cross-sell our software and services, and advise customers on the most innovative and cost-efficient solutions for their needs. You ll have broad product knowledge across the complete Hilti catalogue, which opens lots of career options for the future.Between serving customers, you ll carry out day-to-day processes like entering orders, receiving goods, accepting repairs and managing cash and inventories. We develop our people by challenging them to leave their comfort zone, be it exploring other business areas, leading different teams or working in new locations. Hilti has been consistently recognized by Selling Power Magazine as a top company to sell for and by Fortune as a Best Workplace for Millennials in 2015.What Do We Offer* In our Account Manager Development Program, you will complete developmental stages before promoting into an outside sales role. During the 12-18 month program, you ll participate in full sales, product, hands on and industry training curriculum. As you advance in the program you will take part in outside sales training and territory sales coverages, all while be paired with a mentor. Why Should You Apply* At Hilti you will find a culture where over 80% of our management team has been promoted from within and our average employee tenure exceeds 9.6 years. Join Hilti to begin your long term career with a global leader in a fast paced and exciting industry. What You Need Is: * High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience * Bilingual preferred * Previous customer service and/or sales skills required * Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills * Drive to develop strong and sustainable customer relationships * Must be willing to relocate within 12-18 months Working Conditions:Working conditions include a combination of retail store, hands-on training exercises, meetings, workshops, and presentations. Occasional travel may be required and could include sales calls to customers offices and/or jobsites. Must be able to walk on construction projects, climb scaffolding and able to lift and carry as much as 65 pounds.Tempted to apply or find out more*