Factory Direct Sales Representative




Acuity Brands

Factory Direct Sales Representative
Sacramento, California


We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.
 
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 

 

Job Summary

The Sales Representative will drive preference through sales of our products to our strong customer base. In addition, this person will be responsible for developing and nurturing customer relationships that drive sales in the assigned Sacramento area; as well as, partner in the support of projects which involve multiple territories.

 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
  • Provide sales opportunities by calling on various buying influences in our defined territory. Buying influences are any company, organization, group and/or person who can influence the purchase of our Products and Services. Meet sales goals and quotas set by sales management. 

  • Build and cultivate relationships with various buying influences which will support the value proposition. This effort should be done to maximize sales opportunities and profitability for our Products and Services. 

  • Utilize toolsets provided by the company as well as external sources of information to search out and find potential sales opportunities for our Products and Services. Provide support to develop pricing for the sales of our Products and Services. 

  • Interact with other Holophane Sales Representatives throughout our organization to support sales of the Products and Services in opportunities involving multiple territories and National Accounts and Focused Account personnel. 

  • Utilize ABS tools to increase sales rep effectiveness and improve sales results 

  • Provide post-sales support which may involve resolution of product deficiencies and/or delivery of material by third party partners. 

  • Be a positive and respected representative of the company in organizations and activities which involve industry leaders. This means participating actively in groups which educate and support the growth of Specified Products and Services. 

  • Candidate must be able to utilize basic Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical programs to analyze business data and report effectively within a matrix organization. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate and work collaboratively in a matrix organization. 

      
Skills and Minimum Experience Required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience is required. 

  • Basic understanding of the lighting and/or controls business is preferred. 

  • Overnight travel required. Percentage of travel based upon geographic needs. 

 
Travel Requirements
  • 21-40%

 

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities: As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000. Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

 


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