stanley black & decker
for those who make the world
Positions: Full time and Internship
On Campus: Career Fair
Recruiters: Sarah Halvorsen
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.
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
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
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.