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Advanced Drainage Systems Sales Representative in Iowa

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

This position is an “entry level” position responsible for ADS product sales growth within our Retail and On-site dealer network. The Retail Specialist will focus on maintaining and developing new business relationships and be the principal point of contact in the field for their assigned customer base. The Retail Specialist will need to acquire comprehensive product knowledge of relevant ADS products. The role also requires contact with Septic designers and contractors to gain ADS product acceptance in the marketplace.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain complete account responsibility for assigned accounts.

  • Grow Market Share

  • Plan and execute work schedule

  • Solid product knowledge

  • Develop business plans and strategies to grow sales

  • Grow existing and acquire new accounts

  • Utilize Salesforce CRM system

  • Develop a complete understanding of market and competition

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Computer literate

  • Self motivated/self starter

  • Consultative selling

  • Time and territory management

  • Ability to solidify relationships

  • Highly organized

  • Team driven

  • CRM utilization

Educational Requirements:

4 year degree and/or equivalent industry work experience preferred

Preferred Experience:

This is an entry level position

Physical Requirements:

  • Extensive travel required

  • Professional appearance

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition ID: 2019-6785

City Name(s) - Include multiple, if applicable: NW Iowa, NE Nebraska, SE South Dakota

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