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JennAir Luxury Business Development - Southern California

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95814

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40065

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

 

 

FUNCTION OVERVIEW:

In this role, you will be a part of a dynamic, passionate and pioneering team working to transform the luxury appliance industry. As a catalyst of change, you will play a critical role in shaping the future of our business. We are pursuing a leader who excels at being comfortable with ambiguity, highly-collaborative, outcome oriented and wants to join our mission. The JennAir Luxury Business Development role is primarily responsible for cultivating relationships and engaging with industry influencers (e.g. developers, marketing firms, designers, architects, etc.) to understand our story, understand our brand, and use our products in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and San Francisco California . Because you know (and are) luxury, you will bring a new perception of reality to the organization that will lead to you finding creative ways to elevate the brand’s perception in the marketplace. As a shepherd of our brand, you will work collaboratively across the sales organization and the brand organization to influence several key initiatives.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build a robust pipeline of new business across all segments of our business San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Francisco 
  • Elevate the JennAir brand across the marketplace through dynamic marketing
  • Build meaningful relationships with developers, architects, designers, real estate firms, etc.
  • Deep understanding of the luxury landscape (including beyond appliances)

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in business development, commercial negotiations, design, and marketing in a luxury industry
  • 5+ years of working with developers, architects, designers, and real estate firms

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Challenges continuously to achieve excellence and drive transformation
  • Simplifies the complex and sees around “the corner”  
  • Get things done through excellent collaboration
  • Has excellent communication skills and executive presence
  • Is aligned with culture, mission, and principles of team
  • Has experience working in a cross functional environment (face to face & remote) 
  • Thrives in a team environment and promotes positive team spirit, reinforcement, and engagement.

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Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com   

 

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


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