Inside Sales Representative

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Experience (Years)
Inside Sales

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for an Inside Sales Representative (OEM Channel) to join the Wattstopper Team in Richardson, TX. This role is responsible for internal sales and support of the Legrand sales programs/initiatives, account management processes, and lead qualification, with a proactive sales effort to solicit and develop new customer relationships and revenue growth opportunities. 

The Wattstopper line of products offers a comprehensive solution of industry-leading energy efficient lighting controls technology and applications for the commercial space, designed to meet code, ensure ease of installation, and enable the control of natural and artificial light in indoor spaces.


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





Basic Qualifications:   

  • Bachelors Degree in business or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in marketing, customer support or sales.  

Additional Qualifications:

  • Exhibit effective sales techniques, with strong verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be interested in and capable of learning about products and associated technologies.
  • Self-starter with the ability to recognize and develop opportunities for revenue growth.
  • Strong organizational skills, persistence and enthusiasm about our business.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications particularly Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Previous working knowledge of CRM systems is a plus (e.g. SFDC).


Position Attributes

Main Job Duties to Include:

  • Performs on a team of Inside Sales Reps in support of OEM channel marketing and sales programs geared toward regional, national, and in some instances international customers.
  • Assists customers with their requests for price, quotes, samples, and access to technical documentation on our products, helps channel or elevate other type of inquiries to the appropriate functional departments within Legrand, and contributes to the prompt resolution of customer complaints or any other outstanding issues.
  • Makes outbound calls and actively prospects for new sources of revenue with new and developing accounts in coordination with field sales and sales management.
  • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of customer account, region, and channel management initiatives and utilizes performance and CRM data management tools. 
  • Participates in weekly, monthly and yearly team oriented sales meetings as needed.
  • Tools include new PCs, wireless headsets, comfortable work area, CRM solution, etc.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.



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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