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Inside Account Manager Hybrid

This role is 50/50 Hybrid – Work from home and Work from Office

About Grainger:

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way at Grainger.

Primary Function:

Be part of our world class Inside Sales team covering customers coast to coast through our massive inventory, Keepstock Inventory Management, Effortless e-Commerce experience & our local branches across Canada.

Main focus on small-medium businesses, selling value to key existing accounts and strategically growing share of wallet. We offer a robust training when joining and ongoing support to make you successful.

Ability to partner/work cross-functionally with our Commercial Sales & National Accounts teams.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage an account portfolio of 200-300 small-medium size customers including National Accounts and contract customers
  • Develop sales plans/expand customer contacts that effectively market Grainger's value proposition to drive profitable sales growth and maximize portfolio value.
  • Develop and implement account penetration strategies to include regular business reviews for key customers to maximize sales
  • Demonstrate knowledge of market data and access to resources to quickly respond to new developments in the customer’s business
  • Establish customer and market priorities to execute a strategic course of action to accomplish sales goals
  • Call planning, executing a sales process and strategically using a CRM
  • Utilize Sales Management System to understand customer needs and present cost-effective solution to increase customer spent and loyalty
  • Document, analyze, and understand impact of customer focused activities to increase productivity and sales within assigned market
  • Adherence to company sales and pricing guidelines

Job Requirements:

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • 1-3 years customer service experience required, sales experience an asset
  • A post-secondary education is preferred
  • Ability to listen, gain trust and bring to closure an action, project, resolution or sales with customers
  • Clearly articulate business drivers, understand key financial and total cost of ownership concepts with all levels of the organization
  • Business acumen around sales forecasting, opportunity management and customer planning
  • Technological capabilities and understanding to communicate in today’s business environment, Salesforce experience
  • Ability to utilize sales process to uncover customer objections/concerns, and determine appropriate solutions
  • Ability to maintain a plan of action until desired results is achieved
  • Strong process discipline, ability to align planning objectives with a pipeline development process to grow and develop market revenue
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO) products and their applications an asset

Rewards and Benefits:

Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet your individual needs. Check out some of the benefits available to you with Grainger (may vary based on hours worked):

  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage
  • Paid time off (PTO) and up to 12 company holidays per year (dependent on home province)
  • Life insurance coverage, including spousal and dependent life insurance
  • Employee Family Assistance Program to help team members with physical, emotional, mental, financial and other concerns
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan & Defined Contribution Pension Plan to help you save for your financial future
  • Educational & Professional Membership Fee Assistance program
  • Employee discounts, team member perks and more!

DEI Statement

We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't perfectly match this job post as you may still be the right candidate for this role or others. We aspire to create a culture where everyone is comfortable being who they are, can learn and grow to realize their full potential, and is recognized and rewarded for their impact.

Pre-employment background checks are required for all external candidates. Internal candidates undergo a background check when they move from a non-driving role to a driving role.

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability. Accommodations are available on request.


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Posted in 2024-03-17

Expired in 2024-06-15

This vacancy has been closed