Regional Sales Manager

Universal Lighting Technologies  •  Kansas City, MO

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

$80K
Posted on 09/27/17 by Benjamin Workman
Universal Lighting Technologies
Kansas City, MO
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
$80K
Posted on 09/27/17 Benjamin Workman

POSITION: Regional Sales Manager (Distribution)

DEPARTMENT: Sales

REPORTS TO: VP, Sales Central

SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

Responsible for developing and execution of sale plans for each territory in his/her region and responsible for managing all regional agency & distributors relationships. 

Territory includes Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Southern Illinois

SPECIFIC DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Accountable for managing key relationships with the following: Distribution Chains and Independents, Corporate Accounts, End Users, Electrical Contractors, ESCO’s, LMC’s, Lighting Manufacturers RSM’s, and Lighting Representative Firms
  • Manages Agent Relationships:

- Regularly evaluate performance, mentors and offers guidance around prioritizing time, schedule, negotiations and strategic direction

- Provide daily advice, guidance & & direction to attain maximum sales volume from all distribution markets for the ULT’s products and /or services

  • Creates professional customer/vendor relationships with suitable customer personnel (purchasing, engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, management, other key personnel)
  • Competitor analyses - analyze the competitive position of the organization’s products and/or services
  • Working with Marketing & & Communications - formulating and executes sales promotion policies and programs
  • Management and control of all regional sales expenses (promotional, operating, travel & entertainment)
  • Securing sales opportunities, orders from existing and potential customers by means of visiting the customer facility or contacting by phone
  • Offer management prompt communication on all sale activities and important developments in the sales region (salesreports, competitor information, lost business reports etc.)
  • Completes assigned duties with minimum personal supervision from the manager

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelordegree in a related field of study
  • 7+ years salesexperience in commercial lighting and or electricaldistribution
  • Prior experience in management of sales agents

SKILLS OR CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Excellent sales and relationship development skills
  • Results oriented self-motivated, self-starter
  • Sense of urgency
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong listening and communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Requirededucation:

  • Bachelor's

Requiredexperience:

  • Management: 5 years
  • ElectricalDistributionSales: 5 years
  • Commercial Lighting: 5 years

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