Regional Sales Manager - Chicago

  • SEB Professional North America
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 26, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives Sales and Marketing

Job Description

Regional Sales Manager - Chicago

ABOUT SEB PROFESSIONAL NORTH AMERICA

You may not know, but our products are part of everyday life for everyone, even you. We're a small company that's big business. If you're looking to put your love of coffee to work, keep reading.

If you're looking to solve problems and blaze trails in the coffee business, we would love to talk to you.

What you'll do:

  • Sell amazing coffee equipment to convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and other places people drink coffee away from home.
  • Plan your day to optimize sourcing leads and calling on customers
  • Plan and execute sales activities that will ensure sales objectives to customers
  • Set demonstrations with potential customers to convert sales
  • Properly demonstrate the features and benefits of all three brands: Curtis, Schaerer, and WMF
  • Collaborate with other departments in pre-sales activities including marketing.
  • Partner with third-party distributors and brokers on training and functionality of the equipment.
  • Other duties as required


In this role:

People who are successful at SEB PROFESSIONAL are driven, focused, assertive and have limited patience for the status quo. If this sounds like you, we would love to see you apply and learn more about you!

Do you have the following skills?

  • 2-5 years of business-to-business sales with proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets.
  • Strong persuasion, communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Highly goal-oriented and accountable.
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, self-motivator.
  • Prior knowledge of OEM sales or experience in the commercial hot beverage category is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge and functionality in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Ability to learn additional software.
  • Ability to travel up to 60%.

This job does have some physical demands as well. Can you:

  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • Extensive work on a computer and phone. Walking, sitting and driving are key components of the job as well.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.


Compensation & Benefits: What's in it for you?

SEB PROFESSIONAL North America provides a competitive compensation package including health and welfare benefits, paid time off and a retirement savings program. In this role, compensation is a salary plus bonus plan. A car allowance is also part of the benefits package.

What it's like to work here

We are SEB PROFESSIONAL North America, the leader in high-end automated coffee and espresso machines. You may know us better by our brands: Schaerer, WMF, and Wilbur Curtis. Chances are you may have seen our products this morning at Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks, or McDonald's on your morning coffee run. And we just keep growing, which is why we are looking for people like you to join this team.

You have the autonomy to solve problems big and small. You may falter, but with the freedom to try comes the responsibility to course correct. Your big ideas, new thinking and passion for coffee fuel millions of people as they take on their day.

We roll up our sleeves, bringing joy to coffee drinkers everywhere. Here, it's not just a cup of coffee it is countless hands building, thinking, and creating that sparks passion around the world.