Regional Sales Representative, 3M Electrical Markets Division (New Orleans, LA)
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
November 11, 2016
Reference:
R00014292
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Regional Sales Representative for the Construction & Industrial Markets, Electrical Markets Division located in New Orleans, LA.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Regional Sales Representative will be responsible for growing sales in Louisiana for the Construction and Industrial segments. This person will be working closely with key end user customers including electrical and industrial contractors. In addition, this person will need to have the ability to grow business and build relations at all customer levels including end users (90% of time) and key distributor personnel (10% of time).
Must live within territory.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Leads sales to grow sales for C&I business in the assigned territory.
  • Implements sales plans, promotions, and directives as set by division management.
  • Determines sales plan for specified territory.
  • Supports end-users and distribution as necessary.
  • Works on a team with other C&I reps and partner 3M divisions.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Direct Sales and/or Electrical Construction / Industrial experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sales experience in the Electrical Construction and Electrical Industrial Markets
  • Aptitude to understand and train customers on multiple product lines and applications
  • Field/Channel sales experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to all levels
  • Ability to qualify and prioritize sales opportunities within their assigned territory
  • Experience working in a matrix environment or large complex organization
  • Strong negotiation and relationship building skills
  • MBA is preferred
  • Secondary language skills preferred
  • Strong computer skills, Database management: PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Salesforce.com


Location: New Orleans, LA
Sales Territory: State of Lousiana
Travel: Up to 50% overnight travel within the territory is anticipated
Relocation: Relocation is not authorized

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