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NY - Long Island

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Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Some College Coursework Completed

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2019 - 05 - 15

Special Projects Manager



In NY - Long Island

Job Description

Swisher International has been an industry leading cigar manufacturing company for over 150 years. Our sales mission is to provide customers and consumers with tobacco products that offer complete value and satisfaction through product offerings of the highest quality, that are competitively priced. Our strong brand heritage provides our employees with challenging and rewarding careers, along with real growth opportunities.

Special Projects Manager - Candidate must reside in the Long Island, New York City, South New Jersey area

Primary sales task include:

  • Communicate with retail stores in New York City, Long Island, and the South New Jersey area

  • Coordinate Swisher Days events and call on tobacco subjobbers

  • Project Management

  • Overnight travel throughout South New Jersey

  • Manage and maintain the assets and tools provided by the company (Company car, products, samples, cell phone, laptop, corporate credit card, etc...)

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years outside sales experience

  • College degree preferred.

  • Valid driver's license with favorable driving record.

  • Experience in consumer packaged goods. Retail sales and merchandising preferred.

  • Well documented, strong selling skills including prospecting, qualifying, negotiation, presentation and closing skills.

  • Exceptional communication and teaming skills.

  • Ability and commitment to independently learn a vast product offering, with minimum supervision.

  • Travel within geography/territory, up to 75% is require

  • Proficient in PC/Internet technologies.

  • Personally driven and self-motivated

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time, including as a driver or passenger in an automobile.

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to visit and move around at convenience stores, warehouses, and other work sites, including the ability to climb a ladder or maneuver in tight or small places.

  • Ability to lift, carry, and otherwise transport work-related materials that frequently weigh up to 25 lbs. and that may occasionally weigh in excess of 25 - 45 lbs.

  • Ability and commitment to independently learn a vast product offering, with minimum supervision.

  • Travel within geography/territory, up to 75% is required. Overnight travel/stays are required depending on your geographic location

  • Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with a favorable driving record.

  • Manages special projects as assigned by Region Manager.

Base Salary: $45,000/year + Incentives

Additional benefits include:

  • All business & travel expenses paid, including meals

  • Generous Defined Contribution Plan, salary match of 8%

  • 401(k)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life insurance offered

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

* 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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