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Territory Manager - Roanoke, VA

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Roanoke, VA, US, 24001

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 30409 

WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.

You need a job. You want a career. Working someplace you can be yourself and belong while creating something that makes a difference - Something that makes the world a better place. Perfect timing…Hallmark is looking for someone like you.

 

People rely on us to help them connect and express their emotions through products and services that enrich lives every day. They trust that we know their needs and that we are focused on innovations that will allow them to enhance their relationships. We have a competitive mindset and “play to win” with our retailers and consumers. We work with courage and conviction, always seeking to adapt and learn. It is an exciting time to be in the Greetings business at Hallmark!

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Territory Manager (TM) – Mid-Atlantic Region

 

The Mid-Atlantic Region is part of the Mass Service Operations (MSO) team. We are responsible for driving strategic alignment, store level relationships, store level retail execution and revenue growth with Hallmark's major retail customers. Some of our key chain customers include Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Publix, Kroger, Kohl's and Dollar Tree to name a few.

 

We support Hallmark's vision - to be the company that creates a more emotionally connected world by making a genuine difference in every life, every day.

 

AN OVERVIEW:

The Territory Manager (TM) directs the retail execution of Hallmark service activities across all mass customer banners for approximately 600 accounts located in southwest Virginia and West Virginia.

 

ARE YOU KNOWN AS…?

  • a great manager of people
  • a respected influencer of others
  • adaptable – driven in an ambiguous, changing environment
  • one who understands and loves the business of retail, execution and leadership

 

If this sounds like the next exciting step in your career – then apply now!

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for achieving all scorecard measurements which include revenue growth, service compliance and the successful management of service budgets.
  • Lead a team of part-time service employees; approximately 10 direct reports (Territory Supervisors / Territory Trainer) and approximately 80-100 indirect store level Retail Merchandisers to ensure service execution of all products and programs.
  • Hiring, training, legal compliance, assessing and managing performance, conducting and delivering performance reviews, developing talent, and recognizing, and rewarding strong contributors.

 

  • Maintains current and develops new store level relationships through interaction with store management, district management and other chain management as appropriate.
  • Reviewing and selling placement of key programs that will be located outside of the Hallmark greeting card department in certain chains.

 

LOCATION:

The ideal candidate is currently located in the Roanoke, VA area.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • High School Diploma, GED, equivalent or higher.
  • 1+ years Mass Channel, drug store, food store, consumer product goods (CPG) vendor or retail experience
  • Professional experience using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Cannot have three or more driving-related violations in a 3 year period, or a record of any driving-related violations or offense involving drugs or alcohol within the last five years.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume will stand out if you have:

  • 3+ years Mass Channel, drug store, food store, consumer product goods (CPG) vendor or retail experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work independently
  • Leadership & people management skills: ability to direct, manage and motivate a part-time Service team
  • Organizational & time management skills: ability to multi-task and manage multiple, changing priorities
  • Communication skills: ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal)
  • Customer relationship building skills: ability to develop current and new customer relationships
  • Preference will be given to candidates currently living in the market

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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