Market Manager - Houston, Texas

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78701

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 45499

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.


This role in summary

For this role, you will grow margin, revenue, share and volume with Retail and Builder accounts in the Texas market.


Your responsibilities will include 

  • Contribute to sales team success by sharing market and competitive information
  • Develop relationships with existing and potential new trade customers
  • Negotiate and close profitable sales, prospecting and market development
  • Train trade partners on the merits of Whirlpool Corporation's products
  • Prepare and renew quotes for specific projects
  • Trade association leadership
  • Merchandise trade customer floors


Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of sales experience


Preferred skills and experiences

  • 2+ years of sales experience in the Appliance Industry
  • Analytical and negotiation skills
  • Communicator with impeccable interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the contract distribution channel in the authorized contract distributor, single-family, and multi-family segments
  • Meet and exceed revenue, profit, and volume goals
  • Track record of sales success
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop and drive sales strategy
  • Motivator/leader with the ability to work well within a team
  • Challenger mentality
  • Willingness to embrace and drive change
  • Knowledge of professional sales process and insights-driven selling
  • Knowledge of products and brands
  • Intelligence on competitors


Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation 

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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