Outside Sales Manager

Home Depot   •  

Silver Spring, MD

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


Less than 5 years

Posted 211 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job ID: 117718

The HDI Sales Manager is responsible for creating a high performing selling culture and achieve this through store connectivity, development/coaching of team, Sales Consultant staffing and delivering world class customer service. The SM will lead a team of commissioned Sales Consultants to go into the homes of Home Depot customers and successfully close the sales of HDI’s product lines. The SM will also be responsible for going into the home and selling HDI’s product line and successfully closing the sale. The SM drives store connectivity by building and maintaining relationships withstore management and associates, continually updating/training them on HDI’s product offerings. The SM is also responsible for driving lead generation efforts in the stores through the sales team. The SM will manage Sales Consultants through every aspect of the employment life cycle including hiring, training/coaching, performance management, etc. The SM will lead a team of Sales Consultants to achieve sales targets for an assigned territory and will be responsible for understanding, analyzing and prioritizing business metrics (e.g.,scorecards, KPI, etc). The SM is responsible for the customer experience and ensuring the sales team delivers world class customer service; this is accomplished proactively by consistently monitoring reports to ensure customer’s projects are moving through the job process efficiently as well as being accountable to Customer feedback.

50%-Recruit, coach, manage, & retain a team of commissioned Sales Consultants. Continually train SC’s on HDI’s sales process and new/updated products and offerings.

10%-Understand, analyze and prioritize business metrics. Drive assigned sales team to achieve sales targets for assigned territory. Monitor progress toward the achievement of all business metrics. Implement action plans to improve performance.

10%-Drive store connectivity and building relationships with store partners. Train store partners/associates on HDI products and service offerings

10%-Drive lead generation efforts with sales team including in-store events, SC time in stores, referrals, etc.

5%-Drive customer service by responding to escalated customer inquiries/concerns and leveraging relationships with Installation partners.

15%-Selling and successfully closing the sales of HDI’s product lines in the home.


Position Reports to Dividsional Sales Manager 
This position has 3+ Direct Reports


Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: 
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degreeprogram or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 

Physical Requirements:

Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

Additional Qualifications:

Must be flexible with schedule and able 
to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior in-home sales experience 
Prior management of a commissioned sales team 
Prior home improvement industry experience 
Prior experience with successful lead generation 
Computer and application skills and use of varied technology (email, iPad and apps, etc)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Ability to think, plan and act strategically 
Ability to motivate a commissioned sales force 
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written 
Negotiation skills 
Collaborative, team-builder leadership style