Service Corporation International (SCI) Sales Manager Trainee in Houston, Texas

Opportunity Details:

Overview & Responsibilities:

Open doors you never realized existed. We’ll change everything you might have ever thought about working in the funeral services industry. This isn’t your typical job. But we’re not your typical company either.

SCI was ranked on Selling Power’ s “50 Best Companies to Sell For” list for 2015 ! This ranking was determined by our compensation , training , reputation , and consumer growth . We are growing our sales team by 30% this year to meet the increasing demand for our products and services. This opportunity represents unlimited potential for income, leads, and career advancement!

This is not just a job. It’s a meaningful career in sales that makes a difference in the lives of people we serve while providing you an opportunity you will love.

If you qualify, the position offers:

  • Outstanding Compensation and Bonus Potential (base salary + bonus)

  • Best in class Professional Training and Materials

  • Full Benefit Package

  • Advancement Opportunities

We are currently seeking a Sales Manager in Training for our Brookside Memorial Park located in North Houston , TX. As a Sales Manager in Training, you will be trained in every aspect of the Sales Manager position by shadowing the Sales Director, other Sales Managers, as well as other key personnel.

The Sales Manager Trainee is responsible for coaching our Sales Staff – acting as their primary reference regarding customer service and satisfaction, prospecting, product knowledge, sales presentations, closing skills, prices, terms, paperwork, and sales guideline interpretation.

This position will equip you with the tools and training necessary to become a successful Sales Manager.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Promote Sales

  • Be an active member of the selling team to learn the sales process

  • Ensure that location sales quotas are achieved

  • Recruit sales representatives

  • Provide sales staff with proper training regarding sales techniques, legal requirements, and company products, policies, and procedures

  • Review and evaluate sales staff performance

  • Handle personnel issues and problems

  • Conduct weekly sales meetings

  • Ensure all contracts/paperwork are completed and returned accurately and in a timely manner

  • Work in the field with the sales team (ride with staff on presentations)

  • Local travel to other locations may be required

Do you want to make a difference? Are you looking for a high earning sales career? If so, don’t just make a move. Let us help you take your career to the next level.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Sales experience is helpful but not mandatory

  • High level of comfort using computer systems within a sales environment

  • Previous experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems is a plus

  • High level of integrity, dedication, and desire to succeed

  • Desire to help others and earn a competitive income

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently

  • Creative, outgoing, and energetic

  • Comfortable with in-home sales and conducting group presentations

  • A good driving record and valid driver’s license

  • Solid work history

  • Bilingual candidates are strongly preferred

This position may require the associate to obtain and maintain an insurance license in any state in which he/she conducts sales. To obtain the insurance license, the candidate must meet the requirements of Assurant’s background check process which includes, but is not limited to, a criminal history and credit check.

SCI Overview:

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at.

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.45688

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Sales

Type Full-Time

Job Locations US-TX-Houston