Territory Sales Rep – Northern California

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Territory Sales Representative to join our team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the hardware industry and thrive on working with independent retail hardware stores to drive sales and implement innovative products and programs. You will be the cornerstone in establishing and nurturing long-lasting relationships with our retail customers while exhibiting stellar product knowledge and organizational skills.
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Bensenville, IL
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Territory Sales Representative

For over 40 years, Creeden has been one of the leading sales & marketing firms in the Home Improvement Industry proudly representing some of the most powerful brands with the world’s largest retail, industrial and e-commerce customers.  Creeden provides exceptional value in all sales & marketing activities to grow our manufacturer & retail partner’s business through field sales, trade show support, headquarter programs and relationship management.

Location: Sacramento, CA (within 50 miles)

Job Title: Territory Sales Representative

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sell and consult on new products and programs to independent retail hardware stores.
  • Maintain an excellent working knowledge of our manufacturers’ programs and products.
  • Work with retail store management to implement new or updated manufacturer programs, assisting with merchandising needs.
  • Establish and manage relationships with retail customers.
  • Strong focus on planning, organization, and reporting.
  • Manage customer information, create action reports, submit orders and customer requests in company exclusive sales app system.
  • Attend trade shows (up to 8 per year), normally over weekend.

Required Competencies

  • Customer Focused – Our number one goal is to serve our customers.  Providing outstanding service to internal and external customers is a daily process and goal.
  • Work Ethic & Integrity – We represent a culture of hard work and ethical business principles. We look for individuals with a high level of personal integrity.
  • Problem Solving - Excellent problem-solving skills and resourceful thinking is a must when serving our customers. We want engaged, thoughtful and conscientious employees with the ability to make decisions to solve the customers’ needs.
  • Continuous Improvement – Core to our business belief is the understanding that things can always be improved. Openness to changing oneself and personal improvement is expected.
  • Product Knowledge - Develops and maintains vast knowledge of the products and services being offered.
  • Communication – Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Professionalism We expect our associates to project a high level of professionalism and business etiquette including a professional appearance and communication style.
  • MS Office – Must be proficient in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to Travel – Overnight travel is expected to support sales efforts, trade shows, industry events and field resets (~70-80%).




  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • 5 Years Equivalent Work Experience
  • Acceptable Driving Record


Creeden offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Volunteer Hours
  • Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (HSA & FSA Options)
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Competitive Salary plus Bonus Opportunity
  • Company Car & Gas Card
  • Company Cell Phone & Tablet