Outside Sales Representative Position

We are seeking an experienced sales professional to expand our business through new clients and the growth of existing relationships and allow us to continue to provide the exceptional service our customers have become accustomed to. Management of accounts in the Industrial and Utility market in the Western Louisiana Region. An ideal candidate would be self motivated, knowledgeable of electrical power distribution and transmission equipment, and with existing relationships in the Lake Charles and Western Louisiana Region.

Responsibilities:
· Build relationships with prospects and current clients, focusing on relationship selling
· Call-on prospective customers to explain benefits, and value of products and services
· Promote all products in sales offering
· Follow-up on sales leads generated from a variety of sources
· Develop a prospective customer list generated by various methods
· Complete bid paperwork in a timely manner and finalize new client contracts
· Accomplish sales goals determined through consultation with management; meet minimum acceptable sales and activity levels
· Complete activity and pipeline reports and submit to management at the required time
· Confer with Service team to resolve client issues
· Travel throughout the market area and spend a majority of time outside of the office, meeting with prospects and clients for the purpose of selling product and services offered
· Maintain flexibility in schedule to accommodate changes in prospect’s or client’s needs

Requirements:
· High School Diploma or equivalent required; Electrical Engineering degree an advantage, however not required
· 5+ years of outside sales experience in the electrical field required
· Principles and practices of general outside sales processes, including assessing buyer styles and sales personalities; ability to interpret, analyze, and apply company policies, objectives, and sales policies; appropriate methods and means of meeting customer needs
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required
· Knowledge of Electrical Transmission and Distribution equipment used in industrial and utility applications is required
· Travel in Western Louisiana territory – up to 80% of the time

Benefits:
We value our employees’ time and efforts and understand everyone needs a work / life balance therefore, our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive guaranteed base salary plus commission, without caps, and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

You will also have the advantages of a home based office, company vehicle, cell phone and professional sales training.

To Apply:
Please send resume to wgiles@eeereps.com or P.O. Box 78032 – Baton Rouge, LA 70837