stanley black & decker

for those who make the world

Positions: Full time and Internship

Locations: Multiple

On Campus: Career Fair 

Recruiters: Sarah Halvorsen

job description

Company Overview:

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing, and most

dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial

electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms, and a track record of

sustained profitable growth. We have been globally recognized as one of the most innovative, sustainable,

and rewarding companies in the world.

Job Scope:

The Sales and Marketing Development Program (SMDP) offers a structured start to your personal career path

here at Stanley Black & Decker. Over the course of your tenure in SMDP, you will develop competencies in

sales and marketing through a variety of roles and experiences. SMDP immerses you in the world of our end-

users, customers, and business partners. You will develop a broad scope of product knowledge, sales skills,

and other experiences through a customized career progression.

In your first role, you will manage a territory of either Home Depot or Lowe’s Home Improvement stores.

You’re responsible for selling Stanley Black & Decker products, merchandising, planning and executing store

event strategies, forming relationships with key decision makers, and implementing corporate marketing

initiatives. This is an active, hands-on position. You'll need to be able to down stock merchandise, climb up

and down ladders, present to key decision makers, conduct training for store associates and sell to end users.

Following success in the first role you’re eligible to advance into one of three tracks; Market Manager,

Commercial Sales or Corporate Marketing. As a member of SMDP you’ll be supported through the promotion


While in SMDP, you’ll participate in a three-phase blended training curriculum, providing you with extensive

knowledge and understanding of our products and industry. Throughout the program, you will have the

opportunity to relocate 2-3 times to major metropolitan cities across the United States and grow your

professional network.

We're looking for an individual who is self-motivated, goal-oriented, successful when working in a team-

based environment and independently. We're also looking for someone who is persuasive in the use of

selling skills, a solutions provider and good communicator. You also will need to be able to build and maintain

positive customer relationships and work with diverse personalities.

More About Your Role:

Home Depot and Lowes are two of the top retailers for Stanley Black & Decker products, and you will work

within one of these customers. You will support corporate marketing initiatives and your mission will be to

ensure those strategies are implemented at the store level.

A typical day would consist of visiting two stores. While in store you’ll focus on building relationships with key

store personnel, driving in-store sales through merchandising products and selling directly to customers in

the aisle. You’re also responsible for the maintenance of store fundamentals, and the planning and execution

of events throughout the year.


Requirements for role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years equivalent work experience in a sales or customer service role (retail

or field experience preferred), or equivalent Military experience

  • Relocation within the United States

  • Must be willing to travel regionally, work occasional weekends

  • Pass MVR check given that this position is driving in nature

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Pass all drug and criminal background checks


  • Full-time, salaried position

  • Company vehicle, gas card, laptop, printer and cellphone provided

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K

  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off

Successful candidates meet the following requirements:

  • Self-motivated, driven towards results

  • Flexible towards change and able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Competitive and innovative nature

  • Track record of leadership achievement

  • Proven desire to meet and exceed measurable performance goals

  • Bilingual is a plus

Leadership Qualities:

  • Courage & Innovation – Bravely innovate without boundaries. Generate and embrace new ideas.

Drive cutting-edge digital solutions. Foster creativity for exponential growth.

  • Agility and Performance – Simplify to accelerate business results.

  • Anticipate, adapt to and lead changes. Focus on the right things and act. Perform in ways that exceed expectations

  • Inclusivity and Collaboration – Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity. Make decisions with an

inclusive, global view. Collaborate to amplify customer value. Communicate to drive meaningful


  • Integrity & Accountability – Operate with highest ethical standards. Be who you are, build trusted

relationships. Act with transparency and positive intent. Live up to commitments and own the


  • Stanley Black & Decker is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including

pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity or any

other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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