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Account Manager / Outside Sales Representative

  • Posted: December 22, 2022
  • Full-Time
Job Details


Job Location
VA - RICHMOND - Store #58 - Richmond, VA

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Travel Percentage
Up to 25%

Job Shift

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Spectrum Paint, the largest independent paint company in the US, is currently looking for highly motivated sales professionals. This is a great opportunity to earn a rewarding salary with a rapidly expanding company already operating in 10 states.

Region/Area: Richmond, VA area

What we're looking for: A positive team player who strives to consistently hit revenue targets and is willing to put in the work to learn the paint and coatings industry. An individual who can think on their feet, find solutions to problems, and is looking for a long-term career with opportunities to grow salary.

Position Summary: The Account Manager will be responsible for expanding the Company's business within pre-assigned territories. This position is accountable for achieving sales goals through the acquisition and development of new customers and expansion of the product line within the existing customer base. Develop and target regional accounts and prospects in conjunction with the Regional Sales Manager to achieve contract, revenue growth, account milestone objectives, and activity expectations within an assigned account/geography.

Job Purpose/Responsibilities:
  • Tasked with the responsibility of servicing customers and developing sales in a designated territory.
  • Establish new accounts by discovering business opportunities and calling on new customers.
  • Give product recommendations, application instructions, and quote competitive pricing on coatings for the architectural, commercial, and industrial fields.
  • Place orders on behalf of customers and follow-up that orders have been completed in a timely manner.
  • Work in conjunction with Store Manager and other store employees to ensure customer needs are met or exceeded.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers to understand needs and identify business opportunities.
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems and developing solutions.
  • Ensure all internal reporting is completed in a timely fashion with correct information.
  • Regularly communicate with Regional Sales Management regarding status and progress of accounts.
  • Encourage and develop a team culture with store team members.
  • Actively establish and build strong relationships with external and internal partners.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional Sales Management Team.

Benefits: After a 60-day introductory period: Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Leave, Medical/Dental/Vision plans, Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance, Short/Long Term disability plans, Voluntary Accident Insurance, and 401(k) investment plan. Eligibility rules do vary.

Company Tools: Company Vehicle, Laptop & Cell Phone


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred but not required
  • Must be a Self-Starter and punctual
  • Strong desire to achieve top results with a positive can-do demeanor
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent Verbal/Written Communication Skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Territory Management Experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate and close deals
  • Ability to excel at Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, and Building Client Relationships
  • Commitment to ethical behavior and willingness to adhere to company policies
  • Able to pass a background & MVR check
  • Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Must be able to drive company vehicle

Spectrum Paint Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Spectrum Paint Company, Inc.


Richmond, VA
23230 USA



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