Hayward IMG, a division of Hayward Industries Inc., delivers pool professionals the most reliable and technologically advanced residential and commercial products in more than 60 countries around the world. Our team of experienced and dedicated professionals understands how quality products, prompt service and ready supply impact the smooth running of our customer’s businesses.
For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process. The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice in every residential and commercial swimming pool market in which we participate.
Based in Lima, Peru or Santiago, Chile, the Sales Manager will support sales activities of the organization throughout the assigned territory, which encompasses the South American cone. Countries include: Colombia, Venezuela, Guayanas, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, and Argentina. Key functions include, but not limited to, supporting the Regional Sales Manager at trade shows, with training events, warranty, new product introductions, market share growth and sales growth. Significant overnight travel is required.
The right candidate will have a minimum of five years related sales experience with a sustained level of sales achievement. Broad knowledge of swimming pool equipment and the swimming pool industry preferred. Working knowledge of pumps, filters, electronic chlorine generation, robotic pool cleaners and gas and electric heaters is a plus. Familiarity with automated control systems, basic electricity, plumbing, and hydraulics and/or water chemistry is a plus.
Personal computer skills and mechanical capability is essential. Must also possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive long distances and travel by plane. Must have a valid passport, and travel visa.
Must be comfortable and sensitive to multicultural work environments.
Must be fluent in both written and spoken English and Spanish. Familiarity with the Portuguese language is a plus.