Account Associate - Western at Benjamin Moore in Oakland, California

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Account Associate

We have an opportunity available in the Western region of the USA

Job Summary

The Account Associate position represents the Benjamin Moore brand by providing a support experience across multiple avenues of inquiry and information. The primary focus is supporting the region’s Sales Director, Managers, and Sales Representatives by enhancing their effective “selling time” while aligning with Benjamin Moore’s goals, vision, and strategy. This service is performed through developing strong relationships with our field personnel, internal and external customers. The Account Associate continually learns and evolves with new information and methods of interacting with customers. As a Brand Ambassador, the Account Associate will ensure that the voice of the customer is heard throughout the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sell in Benjamin Moore & Co Products, Programs, Promotions & Services
  • Support local field sales team by calling on small accounts to meet regional sales goals
  • Assist local field sales team with strategic account tasks
  • Guide retailers on Gateway adoption and navigation
  • Attend product and sales training as needed
  • Build trusted business relationships internally and externally
  • Gain an understanding of Benjamin Moore & Co internal processes and procedures
  • Visit agreed upon local retailers where possible
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with brand standards
  • Assist the Sales Coordinator with local events, activities, stock inquiries, and report requests


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective listening and comprehension skills
  • Aptitude for acquiring selling skills and product knowledge
  • Excellent relationship building and team interaction skills
  • Friendly, outgoing, confident and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter, committed to the task and independent worker
  • Demonstrated passion for servicing customers and creating solutions
  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook); position will require that the candidate learn to use Microsoft Dynamics CRM, BEX, SAP, and Qlik Dimensions platforms
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to building a career path
  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must be willing and able to travel with a form of reliable transportation

Company Profile

The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve.  Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we’ve modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees—including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer.  Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/D/V
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