Area Manager

Job Description

Summary: Build and maintain effective customer relationships by acting as the principal contact with paint store personnel and contractors.


  • Maintain regular contact with customers to understand needs and to identify business opportunities.
  • In conjunction with Zone Manager and in response to customer needs, facilitate product recommendations, application, performance and color.
  • In conjunction with Zone Manager, facilitate timely and accurate customer quotations and specification writing.
  • Work with the Rust-Oleum credit department to manage customer accounts.
  • Manage territory budgets.
  • Territory covers the state of Texas/Oklahoma

Required Skills

  • 2 - 4 years of previous outside sales experience in paints and coatings is required.
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in a business related field or equivalent work experience in field.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License and have maintained a motor vehicle record within acceptable limits as prescribed by Rust-Oleum.
  • Prior sales experience within the given geographic territory preferred.
  • Prior experience in a sales service role with demonstrated success in customer retention.
  • Availability to work and travel within assigned territory 30-40% of time. Periodic evening and weekend hours required for trade organization meetings and customer events.
  • Previous coatings experience strongly desired, industrial coatings a plus.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Location
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Position Type
Street Address

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