Visual Interest

HiringMunicipalSales

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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.

Job Qualifications

  • 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.

Key Skills

  • 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 jobs@visualinterest.com