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Senior Account Representative

Job Description

The Senior Account Representative is an outside sales position, and is responsible for increasing the sales and margins of WESCO Distribution Inc. by calling on and building relationships with an assigned group of accounts.Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
•         Qualifies accounts by determining market potential.
•         Calls on accounts and solicits business.
•         Increases sales and margins to existing and new customers.
•         Resolves problems such as customer claims, product application, etc.
•         Identifies all buying influences. Makes regularly scheduled visits with each account.
•         Develops long-term relationship and influences buying decisions.
•         Provide quotations either directly or in conjunction with inside salesperson.
•         Demonstrates products to customers.
•         Makes joint calls with vendors who represent lines which have been selected by WESCO.
•         Provides feedback to branch management regarding market levels, products to stock, etc.
•         Increases account penetration, in terms of products sold, etc.
•         Conducts training as required.
•         Works trade fair booths (as applicable).
•         Maintains appropriate Account Rep. Manuals, keeping customer information current.  Performs other duties as required

Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES  3 – 5 years outside sales experience in industry. Bachelor's Degree preferred.Track record of success in business to business sales. Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to convincingly persuade others.Ability to clearly and effectively set goals
•         Computer literacy   EXPERIENCE Minimum 2 years inside or outside sales in electrical wholesaling

Job Snapshot

Post Date 9/30/2014
Location Overland Park, KS
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric, Sales - Marketing, Construction
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-IRC143921
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