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USG Corporation Sales Representative (Home Improvement) - New York/Northern New Jersey in Chicago, Illinois


This entry level sales position is a great opportunity to develop sales skills and customer facing actions and relationship development necessary for success in broader and more advanced sales roles within USG in the future.

Candidate will live in/near Long Island, NY preferred; willing to entertain Northern New Jersey. Candidate will support the New York market.

Relocation is not available at this time.


Includes the following and performs additional responsibilities as assigned: * Build strong business relationships with all levels of management, contractor sales teams and associates in the retail centers in an assigned geography with key focus in the markets outlined above. * Increase sales by coordinating and executing training with store associates/service teams on USG products, thereby increasing name recognition, product knowledge and USG loyalty. * Maximize product availability in the aisle by using sales analytics and training store associates on inventory management and ordering processes. * Maximize sales potential and brand loyalty through daily in-aisle product demos focused on the end user. * Work with the marketing team to actively promote USG products in the big box stores. * Actively seek new and innovative ways to promote USG products in line with organizational goals.


*Education* * Bachelor’s degree in business or related field *Travel Requirements* * Travel time up to and over 50% servicing respective market and within the assigned region * Travel to, but not limited to assigned market territory on a regular basis while managing the respective market. * Valid driver’s license. _Required Skills_ * Strong business acumen and professionalism. * Strong communication/interpersonal skills including presentation, professional selling and conflict resolution. * Strong relationship building skills with the ability to communicate and relate to a diverse group of people. * Exudes confidence through excellent public speaking skills in order to execute product training. * Self-motivated with a focus on working to and exceeding targets. * Effective and independent with time and scheduling management of activities. * Ability to set and self-manage priorities to ensure maximizing of account development for both existing and new accounts. * A sense of urgency and a high level of customer focus. * Creative problem solver; agility and resourcefulness necessary. * Attention to the details that drive sales. * Presents himself/herself in a professional manner at all times. * Ability to lift 50 lbs. * Willing to relocate with USG for future promotional opportunities. _Preferred Experience_ * Familiarity and knowledge with construction products and processes * Willing and able to successfully manage a territory with multiple customers * exposure/experience /EOE including disability/veteran /

Job: *Sales

Organization: *Bldg Sys-Retail Sales NE-135-410

Title: Sales Representative (Home Improvement) - New York/Northern New Jersey

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: HQ 11344

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