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Job Summary: The role of this position is to perform outside sales and sales management of Wind Services and Wind Parts in the Eastern or Western region of the USA. Depending on the territory, this role can work from anywhere within the U.S.
- Plan, schedule, and make sales calls to new and existing customers
- Create and execute plans to retain and grow the existing customer base
- Possess or gain comprehensive knowledge of the company's capabilities, services, and products.
- Coordinates the sales efforts to assure customer inquiries are handled in a professional, efficient and timely manner.
- Responsible for commercial and contractual input into bid preparation and support, collaboration and cooperation with the proposals team for successful bid submission.
- Be responsible for meeting company objectives for product sales and profitability in the assigned territory
- Maintain existing product sales, while assisting to formulate new product line strategy to assure market growth.
- Must display an entrepreneurial spirit and possess the ability to adjust to market demands while performing a multitude of tasks.
- Must possess a high energy level and the ability to deal with high stress situations.
- Perform all aspects of the sales function to the highest level of professionalism. Ability to manage time and priorities for maximum efficiency with available resources.
- General knowledge of industrial sales is necessary. Prefer knowledge of the wind industry.
- Capable of visiting customers and ability to quickly assess needs, follow-up and convert customer opportunities into profitable sales.
- Demonstrated ability to perform within a team environment, as well as possess the ability to take charge and work independently when required, possess the ability to interact with all levels of customers, vendors and internal team.
- Willing to travel for as much as three weeks per month
- 5-7 years of experience in wind, power generation, or general industry
- General knowledge in the wind power generation industry as well as a strong electrical, mechanical and sales aptitude
Preferred skills and competencies:
- Bachelor degree preferred
- Strong computer skills, with primary focus on MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Excellent attendance and punctuality - dependable and reliable
- Excellent customer service and human relation skills
- Willingness to continuously learn and grow with the company
- Able to work alone as well as within a team - both a self-starter and team player
- Experience with CRM software
- Ability to work well under pressure/deadlines
- Good organization and communication skills
- High degree of accuracy and professionalism displayed in all aspects of work
- Display honesty and integrity in all aspects of work and hold team to same standards
All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.