Regional Sales Manager - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
The person selected for this region management position will be expected to develop and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the company's dealers, dealer sales force, direct accounts and end users. In doing so, this individual will be expected to achieve all annual sales and performance goals. Lastly, the selected individual will report to and work with the Regional Sales Director to accomplish the goals set forth in region's annual business plan.


General Responsibilities:

  • Report a monthly itinerary to the Regional Sales Director
  • Report all significant activity in the region to the Regional Sales Director in a timely and accurate manner as it relates to:
  • Ongoing product performance
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Dealer activity
  • Sales strategy development
  • New product development
  • Dealer issues, Customer Service, Technical Service, etc.
  • Dealer profile updates
  • Performing quarterly business reviews with dealers
  • Weekly Sales Forecasts
  • Resolves sales issues, product service issues, equipment-related issues and dealer problems in a timely and effective manner
  • Travel within the sales region in accordance with an already established zone travel schedule in order to maintain, develop, and grow all facets of the company's business with its customers , including dealers, national accounts, and end-users.

Dealer Sales Force Management

  • Directs and participates in developing, motivating, and training the dealer sales force to effectively sell Nilfisk products
  • Calling on and developing all existing and prospective dealers and end users within the region
  • Maintain a dealer prospect list and coordinate sales calls to develop new business opportunities with prospective dealers
  • Maintain a customer database

Field Sales Management & End-User Account Development:

  • Maintains a list of the largest end-users in the region
  • Integrates daily sales call activities into MS Outlook calendar
  • Makes daily sales call on key end-users to drive new project starts and to increase company market share at the end-user level
  • Tracks and manages all new project starts via the Sales Pipelinein SFDC
  • Performs building surveys and product demonstrations
  • Effectively utilizes all sales tools and sales resources to ensure successful project completion
  • Concentrates on displacing competitive machine lines within the Nilfisk dealership to improve the company's market penetration and sales. Focuses on developing a single-source relationship with the dealer.

Effective Communication

  • Communicates product information to the all dealers in a timely and accurate manner
  • Coordinates sales efforts with Strategic Account Managers.
  • Performs field tests in support of product management teams

Relationship with all Market Segments

  • Forges long-lasting, profitable relationships with dealer partners


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or equivalent education


  • A Minimum of 5 years sales experience in the sanitary supply industry or in a related industry is required for this position. Emphasis will be placed on the applicant's ability to show experience and accomplishments in the areas of dealer channel management and end-user sales/account management.


  • Must possess a strong work ethic and be able to demonstrate initiative as it relates to problem solving and implementing corrective action plans on a timely basis.
  • Must demonstrate maturity as a business professional and the business acumen necessary to be successful in this position
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong selling skills and end-user account management skills
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of MC Office Suite applications, including Excel (pivot tables), PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook and Sales Force
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective time and territory management skills
  • Must possess solid problem-solving skills and the ability to perform gap analyses, action plan development, and effective action plan implementation.
  • Willingness to travel overnight as required by this position
  • Must be willing and able to transport any and all company products for demonstrations
  • Must be capable of conducting product seminars and product presentations in front of an audience
  • Must be able to successfully pass a physical including lifting, standing for prolonged periods, driving for safe periods of time, etc.

Let's create a cleaner future together

Clean is changing. Today, cleaning is a key contributor to health and safety, and a new clean is emerging, driven by technology and innovation. At Nilfisk we are a driving force in this development, and we work as one team with one agenda, supporting each other across an exciting, dynamic organization. Being part of Nilfisk means having the freedom to speak your mind and do what you do best. You will thrive by having a hands-on approach and the drive to bring your great ideas to life. At Nilfisk you can lead, innovate and collaborate for a cleaner future. Are you ready to make a change?

Nilfisk, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Equal opportunity It is the policy of Nilfisk not to discriminate any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Nilfisk to take action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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