posted: 08/25/2023


MIT- Manager in Training

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation’s leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing.

The Manager in Training will assist the general manager with overall accountability for all sales and operational activity at his or her location. The manager is responsible for running a profitable organization within company guidelines. Their duties fall into six (6) major categories:

  • Marketing – Bringing the consumer to the Home Center.
  • Personal Sales & Sales Management – All sales activity at the sales center.
  • Insurance – Securing appropriate insurance based on what is best for the customers.
  • Operations Management – Running all aspects of the business.
  • General Management – All duties related to team members.
  • Service Management – All set-up and delivery activities as well as providing world class customer service.
  • Ensures location maintains compliance to all safety and environmental regulations.
  • Develop and train team members to support growth of company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Personal sales accountability.
  • Recruits, interviews and hires all Home Center team members.
  • Develops marketing strategies including all advertising, local promotions and merchandising.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and upkeep of home center property.
  • Manages the comprehensive sales activity for all sales professionals utilizing Prospector.
  • Ensures all sales professionals complete ‘Sales 101’ – Sales Training for New Sales Professionals.
  • Conducts weekly sales meeting.
  • Manages and analyzes the P&L statement on a regular basis.
  • Develops and executes comprehensive expense control plan.
  • Orders and manages all sales center inventory.
  • Pays all vendors utilizing the online PO system.
  • Manages team members including, but not limited to: scheduling, payroll, performance management, progressive counseling, conflict resolution and all other issues related to managing team members.
  • Ensuring company policy and procedure is administered fairly and consistently.
  • Manages foreclosure process and re-markets foreclosed inventory.
  • Manages all service, set-up and delivery.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction is maintained at a high level
  • Participate in resolving all customer complaints and disputes
  • Develops business plan on an annual basis
  • Sets goals with team in an effort to achieve business plan
  • cooperative and collaborative, willing and eager to work in a team environment, assist with miscellaneous duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen
  • Stable work history
  • Ability to pass both a criminal background & drug screening
  • Four year college degree is preferred


  • $40,000 base salary (yearly)

Why Clayton?

A Berkshire Hathaway Company – an integrity-based organization offering unlimited career growth.

Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package.

Clayton provides competitive 401K programs including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals.

Additional benefits include paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Programs, paid time off, paid holidays and more

As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program

Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women

At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs

Home Centers are closed on Sundays – we believe in offering a balanced working environment

Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

You will find much more information about Clayton Homes by visiting our website at:

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Experience level: 2 years

Shift: 8 hour shift


  • Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Clayton Homes of Effingham


Clayton Homes of Effingham


1402 E Fayette Ave.
Teutopolis, IL 62467

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Ways to Apply

In-Person, Email Resume, Apply Online


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