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Technical Sales Specialist

Philadelphia, PA

Operating Territory: New Jersey, Lancaster County PA and Harrisburg PA

We are seeking an individual to support, develop, and implement product, sales and training programs for dealers, end users and other interested parties by demonstrating, training and supporting the use of STIHL products.




  • Develops, implements, demonstrates and evaluates product training programs.  Initiates contacts with actual and potential customers, to include landscapers, loggers, golf courses, contractors, arborists and municipalities.
  • Maintains appropriate communications with Sales, Territory, Technical and Branch Managers to include a 60 day activity calendar.  Submits regular trip and program reports.
  • Attends trade shows, dealer open houses, and other dealer-specific events to promote the general relations between STIHL and individual dealers and end users.
  • Develops and implements training programs for product demonstrations, usage, service, etc. to be marketed to dealers and other parties in order to demonstrate, train and support STIHL products.
  • Actively markets programs through various media including bulk mailings, telephone and personal solicitations, trade show activities and other functions as assigned.
  • Conducts training at branch location, dealer locations or other designated venue.  Transports all required materials and sets up/closes down training equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent plus additional formal education or training.
  • 3+ years of related technical experience, 2+ years of training experience, or demonstrated related ability.
  • Spanish fluency desired.
  • Minimum of 3 days per week of overnight travel by road and/or air.
  • Frequent bending, lifting/moving up to 50 lbs., reaching, standing walking.            
  • The selected candidate will need to reside in or be open to relocating to an area within New Jersey, Lancaster County PA or Harrisburg PA. Ideal location to live would be anywhere in New Jersey or Eastern PA.





EOE/ Drug Free Workplace

*A majority of STIHL gasoline-powered units are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components. "Number one selling brand" is based on syndicated Irwin Broh Research as well as independent consumer research of 2009-2017 U.S. sales and market share data for the gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment category combined sales to consumers and commercial landscapers.