Sales Account Executive (9906956) Chicago, Illinois

This role offers a strong opportunity in the sales and marketing area at a growing company dedicated to changing the way the world sleeps. As Sales Account Executive, you'll join a close-knit team, where you will leverage your visuals and display background to make a direct impact on our regional accounts – and much more. Our current growth will provide even more opportunities for professional development and career growth for our stellar performers. We're looking for an energetic and driven professional with a combination of strong sales knowledge, merchandising and polished interpersonal abilities. If this sounds like you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, we look forward to hearing from you.

To be a good fit for this Sales Account Executive opportunity you will have:
  • 2-3 years related training and/or sales experience.
  • A bachelor's degree.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office suite skills.
  • A flexible schedule, including working evening and weekends, as necessary.
  • The ability to implement strategic sales plans to achieve budgeted sales goals, to build customer brand loyalty and meet company objectives.
  • Strong communication and relationship skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • A teamwork orientation.
  • An outgoing, personable demeanor and comfort interacting with various departments, colleagues, customers, leaders and key decision makers.
Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) manufactures and distributes mattresses, pillows and other products made from its proprietary TEMPUR® pressure-relieving material. As the worldwide leader in premium and specialty sleep, we have a single focus: helping people sleep better. And we’ve created an entire line of products dedicated to that goal, which are currently sold in over 80 countries under the TEMPUR® and Tempur-Pedic® brand names. We’re currently the most highly recommended bed in America™. But we’re just getting started. We want to change the way the world sleeps. The world headquarters for Tempur-Pedic International is in Lexington, KY.