Marketing Representative

US-NE-Omaha
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Sales

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Representative to work with our Electrical Wiring Systems Team in the Omaha, NE area. This role will manage the company sales and marketing activities at the electrical distribution level 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 3,200 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.  

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

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Qualifications

Education:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • 5 years of prior sales experience. Experience with electrical distribution channel or other similar distribution channel. Demonstrated track record of successful contractor sales

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Must have a strong product knowledge and technical understanding and be able to provide hands on presentations of products to large groups.
  • 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 CRM tools.

Position Attributes

Main Job Duties:

  1. Establish and grow account/end user relationships to ensure that the corporate and territory goals are met or exceeded.
  2. 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.
  3. Work within the Engineer and consulting community. Utilize the EWS relationship to help promote and secure specifications.
  4. Establish a presence at the state and local government levels for inspectors and code awareness.
  5. 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.
  6. Develop and maintain 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.
  7. Performs other similar and related duties as required.
  8. Daily usage of CRM Tool (SFDC)
    1. Project Management
    2. Job Tracking
    3. Open Opportunity Management
    4. Contact/Account Updates
    5. Key Territory Business Plans
    6. Territory updates of activities at National Accounts.

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