Business Development Specialist - Power Solutions
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The position of Business Development Specialist is a technical solution sales position that promotes the sales of PowerLogic Metering Solutions for both hardware and software. In this position, the primary role is to create product demand by meeting with end users with large utility consumption of all types with primary focus on data center, healthcare, higher education, and industrial markets. Other important sales roles include 1.) supporting Schneider Electric field sales offices and employees; 2.) developing and supporting existing sales representative channels; and 3.) promote products and solutions to the consultant engineering community.
The position requires strong talents in both the sales development and technical skill sets. It is very beneficial to be accomplished at demand creation, that is develop projects and strategies without the use of bids by going to the client base and assist with developing an energy strategy. Proposal writing is also another very important skill in this position so as to communicate effectively with the client as to what is to be expected in a project.
The position is supported with a technical Solution Sales Engineer that is already in place. This resource also meets with end clients and helps develop quotes and drawings as required. This resource helps to quote smaller projects and is a primary resource for distribution and field sales personnel.
The position will include a company vehicle as well
We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.
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Solid communication and presentation skills are required for this position. It is extremely important to be able to work successfully in a team sales and project environment. Previous solution sales experience is preferred but not required. Additional experience such as demand creation selling and sales training are also preferred but not required.
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