Sr Sales Rep for Lighting Products

Apply Job ID 17361950080 Date posted 11/01/2021


Join us on the cutting edge of lighting technology by considering yourself in the role of Sales Representative!

  • This Trade (Industrial/Commercial) Channel position will drive sales in AL, GA & MS. Ideally the successful candidate will be possibly based out of Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA.
  • This sales professional will be responsible for making sales calls on electrical distributor partners and authorized agents to maintain existing business relationships and pursue incremental sales opportunities.
  • The individual should be a highly motivated self-starter who is able to work independently, target new business, follow up on sales leads, and close the sale.
  • Individual should be comfortable calling on and presenting to persons from senior level executives down to field level operatives.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for selectively growing LEDVANCE’s market share with Sylvania-branded products while maximizing profitability.
  • Duties include managing a sales territory, analyzing and acting on business opportunities to increase sales and profit thus achieving/exceeding territory budgeted sales objectives.
  • Other duties include gathering accurate market intelligence and providing value-added solutions for customers.
  • The position requires a self-motivated individual who can operate independently but can also work collaboratively with other organizational resources.
  • The position also calls for excellent organizational and computer skills and a sales closer mentality.
  • The chosen candidate will spend at least 80% of their time meeting with customers off-site. Overnight travel will be required.
  • The successful candidate must have a very strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a business discipline.
  • 3-5 years of sales experience required.
  • Lighting industry experience preferred.
  • Sales Force experience a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include (but not limited to) Excel and PowerPoint.

Relocation and/or work sponsorship is not available with this position.
Position qualifies for LEDVANCE employee referral bonus program.

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