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Channel Sales Manager

Chicago, IL

Function: Enterprise Account Executive / Strategic Account Executive Job Number: JN -022019-7004
Do you have experience selling security and building automation systems? Are you looking to become a subject matter expert in your next product? Would you like to make a high-level impact? Are you looking to align yourself with a well-established company in a new and innovative division? If so, this sales opportunity is the one for you! My client is looking for a National Channel Sales Manager in the Midwest.FUNCTIONAL SUMMARY:
  • Utilize current channel relationships to sell product to third-party integrators and companies within the security industry.




ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:



  • Initiate sales activity with top-level management at target industry accounts and coordinate cross-functional teams to secure new business.
  • Discover and validate key differentiators within target industry accounts.
  • Establish contacts, develop relationships and conduct discovery to identify new program opportunities.
  • Drive specification for end users and consultants and lead the sales team to drive specification through their supply chain (i.E. OEM' s, architects).
  • Alongside the rest of the team, become the subject matter expert (SME) for product & related industries.
  • Understand target market product trends and specifications and communicate requirements to product marketing and sales management.
  • Participate in important industry events, trade shows and industry specification activities.
  • Achieve annual sales budget.
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to identify new business.
  • Report Monthly on sales/marketing activity.
  • Report quarterly on industry trends, competition, and activities.
  • Perform other job functions as assigned.




REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:



  • An undergraduate degree in engineering or business/marketing with the ability to understand complex technical concepts (preferred).
  • At least five years of new channel business development experience in the defined market: Security and Building Automation system solutions for End Users, OEMs, Consultants, and Architects with in-depth knowledge of industry requirements and applications.
  • Has proven network and ability to " hit the ground running".
  • Past experience selling a small line of security/access control/CCTV/proximity solutions/etc to third-party integrators/security solution providers.
  • Past experience in developmental, specification, consultative sales process and demonstrated ability in strategic sales planning/execution.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; highly developed interpersonal and presentation skills capable of dealing with a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to discover customer needs and advocate total cost of ownership advantages and benefits to C-level decision makers.
  • Capable of learning products and recommending technical applications to meet customer needs.
  • Computer proficiency - knowledge of Security Software preferred.




PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


  • Travel requirement up to 50-75%+ nationwide



IND456To apply please email kim.Hicks@culvercareers.Com

Kim Dunlap

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