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USG Corporation Sales Representative – Ceilings in New York


The Ceilings Division Sales Representative is a field based position responsible for developing and enhancing USG’s current and potential account relationships in the territory. Effectively manages a sales territory covering the NYC Metro area, providing sales and service support to an existing customer base comprised of independent gypsum specialty dealers and contractors. This position is NYC Metro area based.


• Serves as face to customer with primary role of calling on specialty distribution • Prospects new business within current distribution and maintains relationships with all market distribution and key contractors / influencers • Assists and navigates maintenance of business issues (competitive intelligence, complaint handling, product information, customer service issues, etc.) • Requests services from Division sales (contractor/specialty reps/ASR) • Serves as a business advisor to customer


Performance: Vision/Strategic Capability • Anticipates future trends/needs • Analyzes the marketplace to develop a sound, long-term strategy to attain the vision and goals

Drive for Results • Responds quickly to problems and opportunities • Confronts and addresses tough issues

Performance: Business and Market Knowledge • Understands our industry, market, customers and our competition

Problem Solving and Decision Quality • Identifies key issues and responds proactively • Makes decisions in a timely manner, even in the face of ambiguity and adversity

Interpersonal Effectiveness • Relates well to a diverse customer base. • Effectively builds rapport • Listens well, probes others’ ideas actively • Treats others with respect, facilitates exchange of information and ideas • Resolves conflicts in a constructive manner

Communicates with Impact • Articulate, speaks clearly and succinctly • Presents ideas well one-on-one and in groups • Has a confident style • Persuasive, engages with others to engender mutual understanding and cooperation

Customer Focus • Doesn’t focus on internal processes to the exclusion of customer issues • Accurately anticipates customer needs and proactively meets/exceeds expectations and requirements of external and internal customers • Bottom-line driven: knows that the company makes money by selling the customer a good product

• Sales experience, technical expertise(ceilings knowledge) and industry knowledge • Good interpersonal skills to interact effectively with customers and USG staff • Possesses problem solving skills to determine cause of problems, evaluates implications and responds in an appropriate and timely manner • Time management skills • Good presentation skills • Ambitious and self-motivated • Success-driven self-starter • Customer focused • Communicates well with others • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field

Job: *Sales

Organization: *Bldg Sys-Account Rep Metro New York-720-181

Title: Sales Representative – Ceilings

Location: New York

Requisition ID: NEW10083

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, sexual identity, veteran status, genetic information or other criteria prohibited by law.