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Graybar Sales Manager - Comm / Data in Indianapolis, Indiana

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As a Comm Data Business Manager, you will be responsible for attaining or exceeding the sales and gross margin rate budgets for your assigned sales territory.

In this role you will:

  • Develop business plans that support the Comm Data market within the assigned territory

  • Implement the sales management process utilizing sales rep business plans, pre-call plans, and post-call coaching debriefs; establish annual sales and gross margin rates for market applicable sales reps or other sales personnel within the district.

  • Evaluate industry and business trends for potential impact on the district; identify key business opportunities and potential threats within the assigned sales territory.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customers and suppliers so that the assigned sales territory is properly positioned within the marketplace; provide guidance and support in the retention of profitable business.

  • Ensure the assigned sales territory has implemented effective recruiting, staffing, employee development, performance management, and succession planning programs.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate tools and training programs within the assigned sales territory to support the Comm Data business growth.

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience required: Progressively responsible business or wholesale distribution industry experience

  • Four-year degree preferred

  • Knowledge of the wholesale distribution industry

  • Leadership and supervisory skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to effectively supervise staff and achieve results through others

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key customers and suppliers

  • Ability to travel; if nee

Why should you join Graybar?

At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business.

We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.

That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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