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MANAGEMENT IN TRAINING - SALES

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Managers-In-Training/Interns
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8619 Requisition #
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Who Are We?

POOLCORP is the world’s leading distributor of outdoor living products. With more than 360 Sales Centers and 4,000 employees, we proudly provide unparalleled service to our 120,000+ customers across 12 countries. At POOLCORP you’ll find a wealth of opportunities that support your individual and long-term career goals. Publicly traded since 1995, POOLCORP is a global organization with a long history of continuous success - clearly making it an industry leader – in so many ways!


What We Offer:

  • Employer of Choice - the pace is fast, the atmosphere is fun and the people are friendly. Every team member is encouraged to innovate, contribute ideas, and discover solutions as an important part of a world-class team.
  • Benefits Package - 401k with company match, health benefits, wellness program, education reimbursement, paid travel, employee stock, paid time off, and many more!
  • Growth - You’ll have the opportunity to prove yourself from the very beginning and to make an impact. How far and how fast you grow in your career is up to you.
  • Continuous Learning – With over 100 online courses and numerous sales certifications, we invest heavily in our employees’ development to maximize their success and the success of our company.
  • Community Involvement - we believe that a being a good corporate citizen is the right thing to do for our customers, employees and community.
  • Safety - the health and safety of our employees and customers is at the core of our company culture.
  • Stability – as a Fortune 1000 company and industry leader, we have only touched the surface for the demand of outdoor living products.

Job Summary:

The "Management in Training - Sales" (MIT) program is a world class, hands-on training program for individuals seeking a long-term career in B2B sales. You will receive the guidance, support and resources to learn everything there is to know about the swimming pool supply, irrigation and landscape distribution industry. If you are passionate about sales, love to lead, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are customer service oriented, then we want to speak with you!


*This position is located throughout the United States and Canada.* 

What You Will Do:

  • Receive hands-on sales training by traveling with our outside sales representatives and participating in sales and service calls.
  • Shadow contractors/builders, service/maintenance, and retail store customers to learn their aspect of the swimming pool, irrigation and landscaping business.
  • Participate in classroom training sessions (lecture, role play and computer lab) at the state-of-the-art EDGEucation Center in Plano, Texas. Topics to include sales, financials, human capital management and operating systems. 
  • Learn management viewpoints and company policies and procedures that affect each phase of business.
  • Increase your job knowledge by participating in sales conferences, obtaining sales certifications, researching marketing trends and using marketing tools. 
  • Set and achieve performance goals and objectives with the MIT Programs Manager and Director of Sales and Employee Development.
  • Give a comprehensive presentation to senior level management for completion of the Sales MIT program at the end of the 6 month program.
  • Other job duties and special sales projects as assigned.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree or Associate’s degree in Management, Selling & Sales Management, Marketing or other related discipline with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.
  • At least 6 months of work experience in sales and/or customer service experience in a sales, service or distribution industry. In lieu of work experience, will consider involvement in sales internships, organizations/clubs, volunteer work/community service, athletics or military leadership.
  • Results driven, self-starter with the ability to lead a team with rapidly changing priorities. Strong leadership skills are a must!
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change, uncertainty and rejection.
  • Possess and demonstrates a motivated, passionate, customer service driven attitude along with a competitive spirit.
  • Ability to speak effectively to customers, employees and all levels of management.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite with ability to learn AMP CRM and inventory systems. 
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record; no drug or alcohol related convictions on driving record in the past 3 years.
  • Willingness and ability to relocate during and after the program (at company expense) for career development opportunities.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.


Learn more about the position by visiting www.poolcorp.com/mit.

POOLCORP is a drug-free company and an EOE, M/F/V/D.


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