Panasonic - Area Sales Representative
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What You'll Get To Do:
This hard charging, proactive and independent sales professional will use their 1-3 years of direct sales experience in the technology industry to drive incremental business of Panasonic Mobility Solutions including hardware, software and services. The ASR will develop, implement, and manage a strategic business and sales plan in conjunction with the assigned team of Territory Account Managers for their given region with a revenue target of $4 to 6M per ASR. Travel is required.
Selling/Account Management/Customer Service:
- Attain minimum of 100% of assigned sales quota
- Develop business and relationships with Assigned End Users Industry Partner, and VAR's through close communications including but not limited to personal visits.
- Promote new and key products to this customer base through demonstrations and presentations.
- Develop and manage sales and marketing programs to develop increased awareness & demand for our products.
- Maintain records of customer information & performance. Establish goals and track performance to objectives
- Manage customer service issues to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction and retention
- Develop & identify new end user opportunities through prospecting and key end user calls and demos to meet the company objectives of pipeline development.
- Work with Industry Partners and VAR's as much as possible to help develop this new business
- Maintain data base of calls to prospects for future use and communications
- Work with internal and external partners to identify new prospects
- Provide timely, accurate & complete sales reports and forecasts. Attend required sales conference calls
- Give thorough market feedback to management
- Give a high degree of attention to individual ASR performance against the assigned business plan
- Plan activities, agendas, programs with achieving business budget always in mind
- Give high attention to the plan numbers, current and projected performance to that plan
- Maintain a high level of product technical knowledge
- Maintain a high level of competitive product awareness
- Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge in the specific needs of the company focused vertical market sectors
- Maintain awareness of changes in technologies and communicate this knowledge on to your dealers/customers
What You'll Bring:
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in business and Marketing or equivalent 1-3 Years direct end user technology sales.
- Must have strong communications skills to include presentation experience to groups of 20+ people.
- Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, specifically Excel.
What We Offer:
- Competitive compensation package
- Comprehensive benefits
- Pet Insurance
- Paid Parental Care Leave
- Employee Referral Program
- Educational Assistance
- Flexible Work Program
- Volunteer time Off
- Casual Dress Code
- Total Well Being Program
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.