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Sales Manager, Government


Posted by Leatherman on 07/05/2024

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Action, Bike, Fishing, Fitness, Hunting/Shooting, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow, WaterSports

Job Categories: Sales - Company Rep & Support

Company Type: Accessories, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Retail


City: Portland

Country: United States

Required Experience: 7 - 10 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: Yes

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Leatherman Tool Group, the leading manufacturer of multi-tools, is seeking talented individuals to join our growing team. With a rich heritage of craftsmanship and a commitment to delivering exceptional products, you'll be part of a culture that values innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement. We prioritize quality, environmental responsibility and operational excellence in our manufacturing processes. Join us at Leatherman Tool Group and contribute to our mission of creating innovative tools that empower people to take on the expected and unexpected, resulting in real tales of triumph.                                                                   

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Sales Manager with a focus on selling our portfolio of products that’s focused on the local, state and US Government. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter, able to build strong relationships and lead sales calls with the buying team or business owners.  The BDM is comfortable analyzing sales data, presenting and demonstrating current assortment of tools and recommending products to meet customer’s needs while delivering long and short term sales goals. This individual will have consistent focus on managing the GSA and like platforms plus capable of managing key contract bids.


·       Consist of a base with a potential for bonus based on company and individual performance.

·       Car & Travel allowance.

·       Cell Phone reimbursement.

Education and/or Experience

·       BA/BS Degree or technical equivalent military/government background or operational experience.

·       Eight years prior business, acquisition or program development experience or military equivalent acquisition or operational experience.

·       Experience developing and winning new business opportunities within targeted agencies/organizations.

·       Exchange knowledge preferred.

·       Independent sales representative management.

Location (home office)

·       May live anywhere in the US but must have close proximity to a major airport.  

·       While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a personal home or similar setting. Employees will occasionally be exposed to a production environment. 

·       Job requires travel primarily by air and car with lodging in hotels. Trips may have a duration of up to two weeks and call for travel over the weekends.

·       All employees are expected to adhere to Company safety policies and wear personal protective equipment when exposed to work areas or performing tasks where it is required.


·       Job requires travel primarily by air and car with lodging in hotels.

·       Trips may have a duration 7-10 days and call for travel over the weekends.


We care about the Health and Wellbeing of our Employees   

Leatherman believes having healthy employees contributes to a healthy and productive workplace and community. While we're all responsible for our own overall health and well-being, Leatherman works toward helping employees make healthy lifestyle choices and changes that improve their health and overall quality of life through its many Health and Wellbeing Resources.   

  • Medical/dental/vision
  • Free/low cost on-site primary care health center
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Behavioral health programs
  • Pet insurance
  • Onsite health coaching
  • Lifestyle and fitness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee volunteer program
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Paid time off

Core Values

We have integrity in everything we do. We pursue excellence. We empower each other to reach our full potential. 


Inspire, equip, and prepare everyone with innovative tools to take on the expected and unexpected. 


Be the most useful brand in the world.

Leatherman Is An Equal Opportunity Employer   

About Leatherman

Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.