Job Description

If you have both written and verbal communication skills, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! We are currently searching for an Electrical / Lighting sales rep to fill an outside sales position. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining existing business and new account acquisition. The Outside Sales Rep is responsible for obtaining profitable daily sales of company products, as sold to their assigned accounts. They shall identify other opportunities within the account in order to maximize sale potential.

The Outside Sales Rep is responsible for developing new accounts, promoting, selling, and securing orders from prospective customers through a relationship-based approach. They must demonstrate products and services to existing and potential customers and assist them in selecting those best suited to their needs.

Your tasks as an Electrical / Lighting sales rep:

  • Perform regular and scheduled calls on assigned accounts
  • Provide assistance and product support to customer when required
  • Promote the client’s brand by ensuring each account receives product line card as well as other company literature made available to you
  • Promote Suppliers to accounts
  • Review performance of accounts using tools provided
  • Attend scheduled sales meetings
  • Attend manufacturers training when provided (this may be after business hours on some occasions)
  • Ensure inside sales and sales manager are aware of projects you are quoting and entered into quote log
  • This will help ensure accuracy and deadlines are met
  • Set prospecting targets per month
  • Keep abreast of new products and pricing trends in the market
  • Perform special projects as requested

Requirements for the Electrical / Lighting Sales rep:

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in the electrical / lighting industry
  • You must have knowledge of lighting products
  • Must be responsible and reliable
  • Must have the ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate a cordial manner and appearance, good grammar, spelling & diction
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to help and learn new skills
  • Must be a result orientated individual and possess the ability to work independently and in a team

The advantages we offer the Electrical / Lighting sales rep:

  • Benefit from your base salary as well as commissions
  • RRSP matching

Don’t miss this opportunity, apply now!