Senior Account Executive - BAS

Sales / Ventes Toronto, Ontario


Position at Ainsworth


If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sales Director, the Senior Account Executive - BAS will be primarily responsible for prospecting and developing new customers and opportunities and expanding our footprint in the GTA Market. The candidate should be a proven and consistent top performer having demonstrated the ability to influence key consultants, contractors, and end-users to drive opportunities through these relationships and interactions. The role will have full leadership and operational support to engage and win on larger and strategic projects and make a significant positive impact on the Ainsworth Business and be rewarded as such.


  • Fully communicate features and benefits of various building automation technologies including smart building technology and integrations of key systems.
  • Understand system architectures and be able to develop logical plans for system upgrades, migrations, and optimization.
  • Establish relationships with new customers, securing contracts that achieve or exceed assigned sales quotas and targets
  • Maintain and develop a network of relationships with owners, contractors, consultants, and partners to influence RFP’s and create winning submissions.
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling and face-to-face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking
  • Work with technical staff and product specialists where required to address customer requirements
  • Report on sales activity bi-monthly or as required to Manager and keep company CRM sales pipeline current with updates occurring at least weekly
  • Work with delivery teams and Manager to proactively address barriers to sales
  • Cultivate strong relationships with the third party and partner companies that may be required to deliver full solutions to customers
  • Work with President and marketing to plan and execute lead generation campaigns
  • Provide feedback to sales management on ways to decrease the sales cycle, enhance sales, and improve company brand and reputation
  • Provide feedback to company management on market trends, competitive threats, unmet needs, and opportunities to deliver greater value to customers by extending company offerings
  • Identify sales support requirements and work with management to develop improved sales tools
  • Be a positive representative of the company and its brand in the marketplace

Education and Experience

  • A proven and consistent sales performer with 5-10 years of relevant experience in direct sales in a Building Automation business environment with demonstrated success achieving and exceeding annual targets.
  • Experience with Delta and Schneider systems would be an asset
  • Strong understanding of HVAC systems and communication protocols for automation and networking of systems, and more advanced solutions.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently to complete assigned tasks with minimum supervision
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of internal and external individuals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and email applications
  • A proven systematic and organized approach to multi-tasking
  • Excellent proficiency and working knowledge of the English language both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize a heavy workload
  • Professional, friendly, exceptional interpersonal skills


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

l*Team Oriented Environment lCompetitive compensation lPerformance Based Bonuses l* Paid Training Programl*Group Benefits Plan lPromote-from-within Policy lVacation Policy lState-of-the-Art Equipment and Tools lExposure to Cutting Edge Technology l*