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Graybar Business Development Manager - Lighting in Itasca, Illinois

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As a Manger – Lighting Business Development, you will manage the Company's lighting product and service programs.

In this role you will:

  • Plan, direct, analyze, and coordinate the marketing of the Company for assigned lighting customer market.

  • Evaluate performance of district and branch locations in market area of responsibility.

  • Support key Lighting Product Managers in the preparation, implementation, and tracking of national promotions; make recommendations for stock and inventory amounts; facilitate continuous improvement of products and processes.

  • Continually evaluate market strategy and plans to meet changing market and competitive conditions.

What you bring to the table:

  • 3 years of experience in sales management, branch management, or district marketing experience required; 4+ years of experience preferred

  • Four-year degree in Business or related major preferred

  • Strong knowledge of products and sales and marketing plans, supplier products, industry products and service trends, and applicable markets

  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and negotiation skills

  • Supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively direct teams and achieve results through others

  • Ability to develop, implement, and evaluate marketing plans

  • Ability to evaluate customer needs, analyze sales reports and statistics, and develop strategies to improve performance

  • Occasional travel required

Pay Details: The starting rate of pay for this position is $91,995 annually and is subject to increase based on experience. This position is also bonus eligible, based on specific and relevant business metrics.

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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