Whirlpool JennAir Sales Market Manager Dallas TX Market in Austin, Texas

JennAir Sales Market Manager Dallas TX Market

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30479

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Functional Overview

The JennAir Market Manager is responsible for growing the JennAir business within the Dallas/ Ft Worth/ West TX market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify business opportunities in the marketplace: growing business through existing distribution, new distribution and quoted builder business through existing ACD’s

  • Develop/implement tactical plans based on marketplace analytics

  • Sell-through emphasis on replacement and suite sales

  • Develop and execute key event and advertising calendar for each trade customer

  • Utilize and direct strategic growth funds for events, advertising and sell-through activities

  • Develop and manage to a travel budget

  • Plan and facilitate training

  • Coordinate/manage relationships and events with trade customers, designers, influencers and architects

  • Develop relationships with key contacts at existing trade customer locations

  • Identify, develop and sell designers, architects and influencers in luxury business

  • Setting, implementing and growing individual store displays and presence

  • Expanding presence through model home and kitchen dealer programs

  • Implementation of national consumer and co-marketing promotions through trade customers

  • Ability to travel 20% of the time within designated territory: Dallas/ Ft Worth/ West TX

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years sales experience in the consumer goods industry

  • Experience in developing business plans generating new business

Preferred Experience:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Sales experience in luxury consumer goods

  • Ability to win new business

  • Experience connecting with designer and influencer community

  • Experience, knowledge and insights of luxury brands, products, and customer base

  • Ability to showcase products through cooking demonstrations

  • Knowledge of the replacement and suite purchase process

  • Superior training and engaging presentation skills

  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills

  • Strong analytical and merchandising skills

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About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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