Avon Products District Sales Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2014
Updated Jul 18, 2014
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Avon Products in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Minimum of eight interviews over the course of several months. Most of the interviews are via phone. One was an all day ride along with a District Sales Manager in another area.

    Interview Questions
    • I did not find any of the questions difficult or inappropriate.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation was possible. HR emailed the package details and I was given a week to review the package and sign the paperwork.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Francisco, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Avon Products in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Long process but worth it

    Negotiation Details
    Easy
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  3.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McAllen, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McAllen, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Avon Products in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Someone will call you and interview over the phone then they will schedule another over the phone with the Division manager and if they like what you bring to the table you'll have another phone with upper management . It takes awhile they do a very detailed background check. Just close the sale when your talking to them.

    Interview Questions
    • Be prepared to answer what was the most difficult situation you have had and how did you handle,   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Avon Products.

    Interview Details

    Filled out online application was contacted by hiring agent who conducted phone interview. Was referred to HR for scenario type interview. Was contacted by Division Manager for phone interview and set up ride along with another District Manager (highly recommend) Spoke with Division Manager after ride along.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions were difficult if you have direct selling leadership experience.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    The region I would be responsible for was an hour away and I feel the position is better suited for someone who lives in the area or does not have a family. The job offers a lot of flexibility if you live in the area.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Brandon, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brandon, FL
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Avon Products in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Pre screen on line exam; Talent recruiter interview then direct supervisor interview followed by the supervisor's boss interview. Recruiters and interviews were done with respect and professionalism.

    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Idaho Falls, ID
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Idaho Falls, ID
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Avon Products in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Being open to different situations and able to talk to anyone on the fly about the job position. Dont be afraid to open your mouth and talk to everyone.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Louisville, KY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Louisville, KY
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Avon Products in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    Was great.. interviewed with Divisional Manager over the phone, then with Regional Manager in person. Got the job offer a week later. Had to negotiate salary..

    Interview Questions
    • concern that I had never worked for a direct selling company before   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    very simple. I had to ask for more money, which I received.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Jackson, MI
    Anonymous Employee in Jackson, MI
    Application Details

    The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Avon Products in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    I applied online then I had to take and pass the skills assessment test and personality test. The I had a 1:1 interview with HR. Then I had a 1:1 interview with the division manager. Then I had to train for approximately 1-2 months.

    Interview Questions
    • If their was a vacancy of sales reps. in your territory which was causing a decline in sales how would you handle that issue to reach your quota in two weeks?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    After a couple weeks into the training I realized it was something I didn't have a passion for and personal issues were conflicting with my performance.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Avon Products in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    I sent a resume and after a month was contacted by the HR department, at which time I was given a pre-screen interview. I was advised that I needed to compelete an online talent assessment, which I did. I never heard from them again, even after contacting them to see the status of my application. Needless to say they have lost a loyal customer.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Avon Products in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Spoke with someone from Training Department for initial interview and she advised that I would need to complete an online compatibility questionnaire. Which I did and then never heard back from them, even after checking in two weeks later.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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