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Account Specialist

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Little Rock, Arkansas

Job Category: Sales/Business Development
Brand: Motion
Job ID: R23_0000015042
Status: Full time

Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Account Specialist drives sales, identifies, and generates opportunities for various types of customers. This role partners with Account Representatives within an assigned territory to deliver deep knowledge within a product group. The Account Specialist provides education of Motion products through technical presentations.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Increases revenue and profitability through generation of new business and further development of existing accounts.

  • Routinely interacts face-to-face with customers to foster strong relationships and maintains satisfaction.

  • Understands complex requirements from customers for preparation of customized quoting.

  • Delivers effective sales presentations and ensures technical requirements are met.

  • Ensures technical requirements for the customer are met.

  • Assists with on-site troubleshooting of customers' concerns.

  • Works with local customers to identify, quote, engineer, and close product and solution sales.

  • Provides technical support as required.

  • Works with and coordinates vendor resources to build relationships and support sales.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Typically requires a high school diploma or GED. Typically requires industry and sales experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of industrial products: power transmission, hydraulic, pneumatic, and industrial products.

  • Knowledge and experience selling Industrial and Safety products

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A proficient understanding of key sales principles and best practices.

  • Ability to influence customers, while maintaining healthy relationships.

  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited direction.

  • Ability to multitask and manage time well.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office.

  • Preferred but not required: Expert knowledge in Safety products, services and possess a strong acumen in selling mill supplies. This would include cutting tools, welding products, cleaning/janitorial products, fabrication/lifting products, material handling, fasteners and hardware.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

May be required to be on-call nights or weekends, depending on need.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Motion offers an excellent benefits package which includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k), tuition, reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

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