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Territory Sales Manager, Healthcare

Location: Southeast
Date: 5/16/2019

This Apparel company was established almost 100 years ago and is a leader in their category of image Apparel. Innovative program designs, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution, allow this outstanding company to provide their customer base a more professional appearance and better communicate their brands - particularly those in healthcare, private security, retail, hospitality, transportation and food service industries.

The primary focus of this Territory Manager role will be to partner with distributors for the purpose of promoting and selling the companies brands to hospitals, healthcare systems (IDNs) long term care, outpatient facilities & career colleges. The role also includes selling to Healthcare & Industrial laundries. The role will be responsible for 4 states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama & South Carolina.

•Manage and grow sales
•Prospect and secure sales for new accounts
•Create opportunities with acute and non-acute healthcare targets and partner with distributors to win new business
•Drive account growth – penetrate, expand and protect important accounts
•Partner with and provide training to distributors and laundries
•Engage C-level executives within the acute & non acute healthcare targets
•Establish and execute annual territory sales growth plans
•Maintain up-to-date activity in a CRM system
•Provide monthly sales forecasts
•Collaborate with internal departments (i.e. Marketing, Design, etc.) to develop marketing materials and proposals

Education, Skills and Experience:
•Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
•Minimum of 3 years of healthcare sales experience selling to Nursing and support service departments
•Demonstrated successful sales results
•Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

•Relationship Building - Salespeople in Account Development build effective long-term professional interactions with others based on trust: trust that they will always work toward the best interest of those involved and that they are sufficiently competent to provide positive results
•Active Listening - They enhance mutual understanding in communicating with others by expressing genuine interest in, and providing full attention to, the content and meaning of others’ messages
•Information Seeking - They are driven by an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people, or issues. This involves going beyond routine questions and includes digging or pressing for exact information; resolving discrepancies by asking a series of questions; or conducting less-focused environmental scanning for opportunities or miscellaneous information that may be used in the future
•Influence and Persuasion - Salespeople in Account Development are effective in persuading, convincing, influencing, or impressing others in order to get them to support a specific agenda, make a specific type of impression, or take a specific course of action
•Negotiating - They identify key bargaining points for all parties and work effectively toward win-win solutions
•Composure and Resiliency - They are able to deal effectively with pressure, maintain focus and intensity, and remain optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. They have the ability and propensity to recover quickly from setbacks, rejections, and conflicts and to maintain self-control in the face of hostility or provocation
•Organizational Savvy - They gather and accurately assess information related to the organization’s formal and informal communication channels and power relationships
•Time Management - They focus on completing all work tasks in a timely manner while remaining responsive enough to react to competing demands and shifting priorities. They are able to manage multiple responsibilities while being organized, keeping on top of important time-sensitive tasks, and performing all work accurately

Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

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