Municipal & Utility Specification Sales
This position requires lighting industry experience.
The Municipal & Utility Outside Sales position will build relationships with new and existing customers, while assisting them on specifying and purchasing lighting & controls. This position will focus on CDOT, Excel Energy, municipalities, utilities & their associated purchasing channels. The successful candidate will also act as the point person for all street lighting & controls for Visual Interest.
Outside sales calls to municipalities, utilities and their associated purchasing channels.
Run layouts and assist on specifications.
Help navigate clients around potential problems before they arise in job process.
Provide concise budget pricing and client assistance in a speedy manner.
Respond to all incoming phone calls and email sale inquiries on dedicated account list in a quick manner.
Effectively understand customers stated and unstated needs as identify the correct solution.
Responsible for closing profitable orders and generating new sales.
Make a judgment call on whether to be working in the office or out in the field.
Attend educational classes, meetings and social gatherings on behalf of Visual Interest. Not always during working hours.
Engineering and Lighting Design experience.
In depth understanding of the Colorado Roadway and municipal markets.
Strong understanding of lighting controls.
Proficient in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
Independent and self-motivated.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to give accurate information to customers.
Ability to handle and resolve customer issues with professionalism.
Strong time management, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to keep a professional demeanor in difficult situations and resolve conflict.
Ability to coordinate with internal departments in a clear manner and be a team player.
If you think you could be our next Municipal & Utility Sales rock star, please send a COVER LETTER & resume to firstname.lastname@example.org