Entry-Level Sales & Marketing Development Program


: $46,175.00 - $102,880.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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Seeking Recent Grads or May 2020 Grads for Sales & Marketing Development Program

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world s largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms, and a track record of sustained profitable growth. We have been globally recognized as one of the most innovative, sustainable, and rewarding companies in the world.

The Sales & Marketing Development Program (SMDP) offers a structured start to your personal career path. Over the course of your tenure in SMDP, you will develop competencies in sales, marketing and management through a variety of roles and experiences.
Your first role, as a Sales Coordinator or Sales & Marketing Specialist; you ll relocate within the US to manage a territory of stores for either The Home Depot or The Lowe s Home Improvement Store. In this role, you will be responsible for sales, merchandising, event strategy and execution, marketing, forming business relationships, and creating a go-to-market strategy.

Following your role as a Sales Coordinator or Sales and Marketing Specialist, you ll have the opportunity to develop your own unique career path. As a member of SMDP you ll be supported in your transition into roles within Sales, Marketing or Management. Typical roles, but not limited to, are as follows: Market Manager, Enterprise Solution Coordinator, Field Service Coordinator, Inside Sales and Brand, Channel and Product Marketing.

While in SMDP, your development and growth will be supported through an in-depth training curriculum, providing you with extensive knowledge and understanding of our products and the industry. SMDP immerses you in the world of our end-users, customers, and business partners at multi-billion-dollar retailers, commercial job sites, and service centers.

Throughout the program you will have the opportunity to relocate with each new role to major metropolitan cities across the United States, and grow your professional network. Post-SMDP career opportunities within Stanley Black & Decker are endless. From Marketing to Recruiting, Sales Operations, Account Management and beyond. You will develop a broad scope of knowledge, skills, and experiences through a customized career progression.

More About Your Role:
Home Depot and Lowe's are top retailers for Stanley Black & Decker products, and you will call on several stores within reasonable driving distance. Marketing and merchandising strategies are developed at the corporate level, and your mission will be to ensure those strategies are implemented at the store level.

In general, you will visit one to two stores a day, rotating so that you call on each on a regular and frequent basis. You'll invest most of your time building relationships with key personnel in the stores, executing merchandising strategies that will drive sell through of our products at the store level, and owning and executing event initiatives.

Another important goal will be building rapport and maintaining relationships with the key decision makers in each store, to ensure complete and timely execution of merchandising initiatives and to make sure they have the resources and support they need from Stanley Black & Decker. This will set the stage for another objective: utilizing sales skills and being aggressive in driving incremental business at the store level through leveraging additional merchandising space and selling-in store specific sales driving initiatives.

Your activities also will include:
Executing monthly store objectives and implementing promotional initiatives. Enhancing the image of Stanley Black and Decker's brands at the retail level. Hosting in-store events. Interacting with retail customers as well as with Home Depot floor staff, including approaching customers and offering to answer questions. Tracking your activities regularly via a smart phone device.

Full-time, salaried position
Medical, dental, vision, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase program benefit eligibility
3 Weeks Paid Time Off
Company vehicle, gas card, laptop, printer and cellphone provided
Extensive training and mentorship program
Personalized career path catered to achieve your goals

Successful candidates meet the following requirements:
Naturally creative and passionate
A keenly developed competitive and innovative nature
The ability and desire to relocate within the United States
An exceptionally self-driven sense of motivation
Track record of profound achievement
The desire to meet and exceed measurable performance goals
Have a four-year bachelor's degree
Must be willing to travel regionally, work occasional weekends
Pass a MVR check given that this position is driving in nature
Bilingual is a plus

Leadership Qualities:
Courage & Innovation Bravely innovate without boundaries. Generate and embrace new ideas. Drive cutting-edge digital solutions. Foster creativity for exponential growth
Agility & Performance Simplify to accelerate business results. Anticipate, adapt to and lead changes. Focus on the right things and act. Perform in ways that exceed expectations.
Inclusivity & Collaboration Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity. Make decisions with an inclusive, global view. Collaborate to amplify customer value. Communicate to drive meaningful outcomes.
Integrity & Accountability Operate with highest ethical standards. Be who you are, build trusted relationships. Act with transparency and positive intent. Live up to commitments and own the results.

Stanley Black & Decker is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

To learn more about Sales & Marketing Development Program visit www.smdpcareers.com

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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