Jobs Listing Branding
Company Valspar
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Listed Tue 20 Feb, 5:29 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 4012013
  • Auckland Based
  • Autonomy to run your own territory
  • Competitive salary including vehicle, phone and tablet + staff discounts

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Sales Representative who possesses a strong retail focus and the ability to drive and inspire growth.

The Valspar Corporation is one of the largest global coatings and high performance paint manufacturers in the world. Our 11,000 employees worldwide deliver advanced coatings solutions with best-in-class appearance, performance, protection and sustainability to customers in more than 100 countries. Valspar offers a broad range of superior coatings products for the consumer market, and highly-engineered solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets.

About the role

Our successful Sales Team is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to ensure the continued success and profitable growth of the retail market in New Zealand. As a natural relationship builder our expectation is that you will work efficiently and productively with our existing customer base as well as introduce our business to new customers. You will primarily be responsible for the management and growth of Valspar within New Zealand's largest hardware retailers, along with;

Monitoring competitor activity and providing market intelligence
Managing the executional delivery of new products and promotional activities - being passionate about our brands and what they can do for both customers and consumers!
You will report to the National Business Manager - Retail and be an integral member of the wider NZ Team.

Essential Criteria

You will have demonstrated experience successfully managing a sales territory along with extensive experience selling in a retail environment. We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, ambitious and genuinely passionate about growing business in partnership with our customers.

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Well developed business and sales planning skills
  • Be a self-started with a high level of integrity and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication, relationship building, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be resilient, persistent and able to rebound quickly after setbacks
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Customer centric mindset

In Return

We will provide you with all the tools you need to be successful, including a vehicle, phone & tablet. Offer a competitive salary and bonus with potential career opportunities (both locally and abroad). And most importantly, provide a supportive & fun team environment along with the opportunity to network with great customers.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.