Residential Sales Rep

US-NY-New York
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Experience (Years)

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Residential Sales Rep to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in the New York Metro/NJ area. The individual in this role will manage the company sales and marketing activities at the residential builder representing the EWS product lines OnQ, P&S, Adorne and Nuvo in order to advance the Brand/Customer relationship. Grow Market share by developing relationships with key end users of our products.


About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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Equal Opportunity Employer





  • 4 year degree 


  • 5 years of prior sales experience. Experience with residential sales of electrical and low voltage products to builders, installers and the distribution channel. Demonstrated track record of successful builder, installer and distributor sales



  • Must have a strong product knowledge and technical understanding and be able to provide hands on presentations of products to large groups.
  • Knowledge of Residential Construction and/or Light commercial applications for low voltage and electrical wiring preferred.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.  Must be able to able to craft and give presentations to diverse internal and external audiences.
  • Must demonstrate effective negotiation skills and be able to adapt to rapidly evolving business climate and environment.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. 
  • Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively. 
  • Knowledge of common business and SFDC CRM tools preferred.


Position Attributes

Main Job Duties:

  • Establish and grow account/end user relationships to ensure that the corporate and territory goals are met or exceeded.
  • Develop and manage territory business plans. This consists of Expenses, sample budgets, end user presence. Completion of all reports in a timely and articulate manner.
  • Work within the Residential Builder community.  Utilize the EWS relationship to help promote and secure specifications, standardizations, and adoptions.
  • Establish a presence at the local, regional HBA’s (Home Builder Associations)
  • Have a close working relationship with corporate functions. This would include providing competitive feedback to pricing departments, working with product managers, technical support and customer service.
  • Execute local training programs. Alter corporate programs to suit individual territory needs. Train and educate customers and end users on the application, features and benefits of our products.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.
  • Daily usage of CRM Tool (SFDC)
    • Logging ALL face to face sales calls
    • Open Opportunity Management
    • Contact/Account Updates
    • Development of delivering Territory Business Plans


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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