Outside Sales - Lighting:  Albany, NY
Vertex Innovative Solutions, Inc. is an independent manufacturer’s representative serving Upstate New York, and we are seeking a new hire for Outside Sales focused on our Lighting product offerings. Full-time, exempt, salaried position, based in our Albany, NY office and serving customers in our greater-Albany territory. Ideally seeking an established sales professional with working knowledge of the commercial lighting and electrical construction industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain strong customer/agency/manufacturer relationships
Understand the construction/bid/procurement process
Strategize and negotiate project sales
Present new product offerings to customers
Handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances and conflicts
Coordinate the sales effort with inside and specification sales staff
Moderate in-territory travel and occasional out-of-state travel
Eloquence – excellent written and verbal communication skills
Stability – remain calm under pressure, making timely critical decisions
Flexibility – adapting to frequent shifts in tasks, ability to wear many hats
Dependability – become a trusted partner to your customers and coworkers
Accountability – accept responsibility, manage time effectively, and drive profitability
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution in related field
- 5+ years of rep agency or electrical distribution sales
- An equivalent combination of 8-10 years of education and experience
Compensation & Benefits:
Vertex provides a robust compensation package. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Generous performance-based commission bonus structure. Benefits include optional participation in 401K, major medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as coordination of HSA, FSA and dependent daycare savings.
Interview process – 3-4 weeks
Start date – ASAP after interviews are complete, negotiable
If you’re interested in this position, please submit all inquiries and resumés to Benjamin Hagan – email@example.com – all communications will remain strictly confidential.