If you are a Sales professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Chicago, Illinois location, you will sell, promote, and demonstrate the Greenlee & RIDGID brands of tools and equipment. You will report to the Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest Region. Your will offer unique perspectives and insights into how customers view their business, align their insights and priorities while tying those insights back to Emerson Professional Tools' unique product differentiators. You will drive two-way communications and clearly articulate our value proposition and engage the end-customer in jointly addressing their business priorities. Our primary sales focus is with the large Utilities in the assigned region, and you will additionally coordinate with the local Territory Managers activity in this market. Your relationship with the Territory Managers will include coaching, mentoring, and directing their efforts at increasing sales to Public Power and certain other electric utilities.
Flexible Work Schedule – Remote Work Option and Core Hours AS UTILITY SALES SPECIALIST, MIDWEST REGION, YOU WILL:
This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week and a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.
WHO YOU ARE:
- Accountable for the direction, coordination, and growth of all utility market sales through direct customer contact and close coordination with local ProTools Territory Managers.
- Additionally, the ability to work in a matrix managed environment which includes providing coaching and direction to regional Territory Managers.
- Performing field product demonstrations, training, & technical support with end-users and distribution channel partners.
- Driving strategic new products sales and solutions to expand markets and share
- Developing, presenting, & executing annual business plans to deliver incremental sales growth
- Developing and Managing a monthly/yearly sales forecast
- Developing & owning relationships with both Key Distributor Partners and End Users
- Being the subject matter expert for the product, applications, & pricing program for your given market
- Supporting regional & national organizations through training and special projects execution
You empower others. You anticipate the impact of emerging technologies and make necessary adjustments. You gain insight into customer needs. You partner with others to get work done.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
- Must have existing professional relationships and technical skills in the electrical utility market.
- Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Industrial Distribution, or other relevant disciplines; OR minimum of five years relevant experience instead of 'Bachelor's Degree
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to work in a matrix-managed environment, including coaching, mentoring, and providing selling support to Territory Managers
- Solid business acumen, with ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Proficiency in MS Excel & PowerPoint; CRM Application experience a plus.
- Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
- Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship for this role will not be provided.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
- Five years of experience in Sales, Marketing, or technical support of B2B Sales in the Electrical Utility Market
- Experience with distribution channels, with emphasis on Electrical, industrial, and plumbing,
- Demonstrated success in formulating, presenting, executing, & measuring Business Plans
- A proven track record and successful history of achieving goals and sales targets in the Electrical Utility market.
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