Large Account Lighting Business Development Manager


Illumitex, Inc.
Any City - Work Remotely, ALL
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
8/25/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $110,000 To $150,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Heavy Travel

Job Description

Illumitex a world-wide leader in the horticultural LED lighting market specializing in lighting for cannabis, vertical farms, greenhouses and contained environment agriculture. Our patented horticulture LED lights are tuned to plants' photosynthetic needs and will help our customers save energy and increase yields.

The Large Account Lighting Business Development Manager will be an important member of our high-performing sales team. The focus of this position is to develop and maintain long-term relationships with new and existing clients. They will also work to develop a deep understanding of customer requirements and create winning sales propositions around these requirements.

The focus of this position would be customers throughout North America initially, and is designed as a selling and market-building position that will provide account-level leadership to identify and qualify prospects, create plans, and execute against these plans. Our ideal candidate would be in the US or Canada.

Responsibilities-

  • Responsible for growing new business by demonstrating and selling our lighting solutions to large market commercial accounts while continuing to drive revenue in our existing customer base
  • Coordinate full sales cycle from initial prospecting to signed contracts through to ongoing account management
  • Conduct extensive research to understand potential clients' goals, objectives and challenges - fully understanding our distinctive difference in the marketplace
  • Provide timely and accurate sales forecasts through proper reporting in the Company’s CRM system
  • Specify hardware, software and technical services based on our customers specialized application requirement
  • Provide input to continually improve the overall sales process and tools.
  • Develops and nurtures strong customer contacts and positive, proactive relationships with channel partners and dealers/contractors ensuring open streams of communication.
  • Investigates competitor products, promotions and sales strategies.
  • Maintains competitive knowledge to create and adjust sales strategies.
  • Participate regularly in marketing activities (e.g., industry trade shows)
  • Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading trade journals, maintaining personal networks and participating in industry organizations

 
Job Requirements
• Minimum five years of directly handling complex sales cycles with large account customers. Ideal and preferred candidate will have experience in a cannabis, greenhouse or horticulture environment. LED lighting and or lighting sales experience preferred.
• Proven and verifiable successful track record in sales in a fast paced, results oriented culture.
• Comfortable calling on executives, owners and line employees for both business and technical functions (e.g., CEOs/presidents/CFOs, growers, financial managers and energy/facilities managers)
• Experience with and understanding of CRM systems, Salesforce a plus
• Outstanding interpersonal skills in working with customers, partners and teammates across all functions
• This position requires up to 80% travel. This position requires travel throughout the US and Canada.
• Demonstrated ability to be effective while working remotely, e.g., from a home office, and while traveling
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred, and work experience in sales/account management, minimum 4 years
Company
Illumitex, Inc.
Yvonne Reinke
6301 E. Stassney Ln Bldg 6 - Sutie 400
Austin TX 78744
United States