Laird Careers Careers
WACS/Territory Sales Manager Eastern Europe
Responsibility for the selling of all SBU products within an assigned geographic territory. Directly manage and coordinate activities of assigned distributors and indirect Manufacturers Representatives in such a way to meet planned goals and objectives.Responsibilities
- Develop new business relationships by personally presenting to major accounts within assigned territory a description of the company, its products, and capabilities.
- Develop and maintain sales by exploring and qualifying existing accounts as well as following up on leads resulting from marketing prospecting efforts.
- Instruct and train, distributors, and Manufactures Representatives in the selling of products and services.
- Maintain a professional business rapport with accounts even under less than desirable conditions.
- Maintain accurate up to date records and files on all major accounts including sales data, quote records, and customer contacts.
- Provide accurate feedback to management on missed quotes and future trends.
- Coordinate activities with Inside Sales Teams to maximize our ability to close on new business opportunities.
- Represent the company at various trade shows.
- Provide assurance to management that all policies are carried out accurately.
- Perform other duties as assigned or necessary to meet business objectives.
- Adheres to quality and safety systems or maintenance of quality and safety standards.
- Accelerated experience with Microsoft Office Software including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Education & Experience Request
- BA or higher degree or prior work experience in lieu of formal education.
- Minimum 5 years of combined experience in sales in the electronics industry.
- Minimum of 5 years experience dealing with and calling on mechanical designers within major OEM accounts.
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Laird does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability