Aaron's Inc Sales Manager in State College, Pennsylvania
We are Aaron’s - an industry leader in the sales and lease-to-own retailer known for quality brand names and superior customer service. We provide our team members the opportunity to reach their full potential in a team-oriented, high-energy, recognition-based environment with competitive pay and benefits. This is much more than a job – It is a career with purpose.
Aaron’s Sales Managers help us put our best foot forward and bring our customers one-step closer to ownership by leading the store’s sales and marketing function. As a Sales Manager, you will define the exceptional experience that drives our reputation and customer loyalty by serving as the brand ambassador for all Aaron’s products. You will ensure team sales performance by selling merchandising, pricing and demonstrating exceptional people skills to foster new customer growth.
Skills for Success
Sales Managers are relationship builders, and the most successful ones understand it is not about a transaction, but rather long-lasting relationships founded on first names and trust. They are sales-focused, passionate about marketing, and highly motivated leaders who encourage people to bring their best. Like all Aaron’s team members, Sales Managers share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life.
Support every customer’s ownership goals by building authentic customer relationships that drive sales
Manage the overall sales functions of the store by setting and achieving daily, weekly and monthly sales goals, which include both inside & outside sales; including updating the goal board daily
Generate new business by developing and implementing community marketing strategies
Review and close lease agreements, which includes confirming customer identification, collecting money and obtain customer signatures on lease agreements
Assist General Manager with operational functions that include taking inventory regularly, performing routine service calls, stock balancing and product exchanges
Assist General Manager with product ordering, including planning for future sales and events; including driving sales goals with Customer Service Representatives, delivery drivers and leading the sales department
Manage customer service calls and work with service vendors to ensure a top-notch customer experience
Ensure customer care and satisfaction by executing the Aaron's customer service program and providing outstanding service and promptly resolving customer concerns
Monitor and ensure efficient operation of the cleaning station in the warehouse; including neat and orderly merchandise
Clean and certify merchandise in the cleaning center for all items personally returned
Ensure the showroom floor is stocked, cleaned and follows Aaron’s No-Holes Policy
First up to assist with deliveries if a Delivery Driver is not available
Safely operate company vehicle
Any other reasonable duties requested by management
At least 21 years old with a valid state Driver’s License and compliance with the Company’s Driver Qualification Policy; including satisfactory MVR (driving record)
Must meet DOT requirements to obtain certification in required states
Ability to work schedule of hours varying from 8 am to 9 pm
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without help and up to 300 lbs. with the assistance of a dolly
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Two years of college or two years of previous management experience preferred
Strong organizational and communication, both verbal and interpersonal skills
High energy with the ability to effectively perform all functions of the store and multitasking effectively
Proper telephone etiquette
Uphold the Aaron’s Brand and protect company assets
General product knowledge preferred
Maintain a professional appearance
Proficient computer skills
Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
Medical, dental & vision insurance
401(k) plan with company match
Flexible spending accounts
Stock Purchase Plan
Team Member purchase discounts
At Aaron’s we provide sales and lease-to-ownership specialty items relating to furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories through its more than 1,800 Company-operated and franchised stores. Our customers shop at Aaron’s for the same reason you should choose us for the next step in your career – our ability to influence people’s lives. We help people “OWN IT”, and if you are looking for a company with the passion and dedication to make a difference in the lives of customers and team members alike, join us today.
Aaron’s is committed to creating a diverse work environment, celebrates our team members’ differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class.
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Aaron’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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