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Management & Sales Training Program - Nationwide

The Sherwin-Williams Management & Sales Training Program is an accelerated, entry-level position designed to prepare you for a Store Management role in 18-24 months. With Sherwin-Williams’ promote-from-within philosophy, you will have the opportunity to progress into an Assistant Store Manager position upon successful completion of the initial 6-8-week training.  
During the program, you will partner with store leadership to oversee a million-dollar business, providing leadership and insight into the development and strategy of that store. Through the course of the program, you will learn all operations, clients, and internal strategy, allowing you to understand the significant part you’ll play in the team’s success. You will grow the company’s market share by selling to large, commercial users such as painting contractors, purchasing agents, manufacturers, and other commercial users who need large volumes of our high-quality products.  
Our training experience provides you with all the skills necessary for a successful career in management and professional sales. After you complete the training program, you can count on a career trajectory with a clear beginning and an open end – meaning you shape your future!  
What you will gain: 
Limitless Career Opportunities  
  • This structured program provides the support you need, including formal discussions to review your objectives & development  
Leadership Development 
  • You’ll develop the foundation for what it takes to become a successful leader in our organization 
  • We’ll teach you how to excel at customer service, sales and marketing, finance, and operations 
Professional Networking 
  • You will also get out into the community and establish relationships essential to growing our business - and your success 
OUR MUST HAVES – Hit apply if you meet all of them! 
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Be 18 years of age or older 
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License. 
  • Be legally authorized to work in country of employment without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status, now or in the future.  
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled and within two semesters of graduating  
Other Qualifications: 
  • Be willing and able to work all scheduled hours which may include evenings and weekends. 
  • Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs. for short distances. (Think a large bag of dog food!) 
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment safely once trained.  
  • Must be able to distinguish the difference between colors, a skill used when color matching paint. 
EXTRAS TO HELP YOU STAND OUT – These are not required for you to be eligible to apply, but don’t be afraid to brag about any of the following: 
  • Prior work experience in sales, leadership or customer service 
  • Willingness to relocate for this role as well as future roles 
  • Ability to speak more than one language fluently; Spanish preferred  
  • Extracurricular experiences (such as team sports, school newspaper, etc..) 
  • Active military experience 

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.   

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.