MSA Safety

  • First Responder Sales Manager (Edmonton/Northern Alberta)

    Job Location(s) CA-AB-Edmonton | CA-AB
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/23/2018 7:58 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2493
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales
    Is Relocation Being Offered?
    No
  • Overview

    We’re looking for an experienced First Responder Sales Manager with strong technical abilities to join our team. Reporting to the Regional Sales Development Manager for Western Canada, you will demonstrate your sales expertise by driving the sales activities of MSA’s Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Portable Instruments, Thermal Imaging Cameras, Cairns Fire Helmets, and other Safety Equipment in a territory that includes Alberta and Northeast British Columbia.  This is a team-selling position within a well-established area and team.  Build a Rewarding Career and Help Make the World Safer, One Person at a Time.

     

    Responsibilities

    Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:

     

    • Increase sales of MSA first responder-related products with a primary focus toward paid and non-paid fire department accounts, (Municipal and Industrial) and other first responder related customers
    • Up to 30% of selling time will be spent training/working with fire service distributors on how to sell all of MSA's product lines focusing 70% of selling time on first responder end users/decision makers.
    • Partner with other team members and channel partners to support “in service” product training and other new product implementation activities at end user fire departments.
    • Report trends/conditions, competitive activity and sales opportunities to sales management

    Qualifications

    Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

    • Demonstrated selling and customer account management skills
    • Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
    • Proven ability to guide, mentor and motivate others
    • Proven planning and organizational skills
    • Proven ability to grasp technical product knowledge
    • Experience with social media for communication purposes.
    • Ability to work independently and complete tasks with little supervision
    • Willingness to travel up to 50% domestic

    Education and experience required:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience, education, etc.:
      • Level one: 3 years of first responder market or related sales experience
      • Level two:  4 years of first responder market or related sales experience
      • Level three: 5 years of first responder market or related sales experience

    Preferred:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or educational academic equivalent
    • Familiarity with mechanical devices
    • Fire service market knowledge or experience

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