Account manager - Contractors

Franklin Empire Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Franklin Empire is a leading full line electrical distributor with a long history of continuous growth and success. There are currently twenty two branches established in Ontario and Quebec. We represent many quality manufacturers and offer products and solutions for the industrial, commercial residential and utility markets. This opportunity has a particular focus on electrical, control and automation products including Programmable Controllers, Drives & Motors, Operator Interface, HMI & Industrial PC’s, Plant Management Software, Industrial Controls, Sensors, Safety Products & Motion Controls and lighting.

We are presently looking for two highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals for the Account Manager positions based in our Toronto office.

Main responsibilities for this position:

  • Responsible for expanding sales in an area north of the GTA;
  • Provide unique solutions to meet our customers’ needs, through the development and application of a sales strategy based on solid customer service, cost efficiencies and quality products;
  • Utilize internal and vendor resources to provide a total solution to secure new business;
  • Work closely with our vendors and, once trained, promote new and existing products;
  • Deliver sales presentations and seminars on our industrial product lines;
  • Negotiate sales contracts and close deals.

The main qualifications for this position are:

  • Engineering Degree, College Diploma or equivalent;
  • Minimum three years related sales experience within a high-volume Industrial System sales environment;
  • Experience in selling controls and automation equipment is beneficial;
  • Knowledge of the sales cycle and understanding of the right timing for the closing;
  • Self-motivated capable of working well with others;
  • Strong technical and organizational aptitudes;
  • Personal and leadership skills;
  • Strong skills in verbal and written communication;
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office software;
  • Knowledge of Siemens products is an asset;

Come join a strong, value-added company, established for over 77 years.

Be an important part of the family at Franklin Empire and share in our success!

A complete insurance program will be offered, attractive base salary plus uncapped commissions potential, extensive benefits, monthly expense allowance and ongoing training.

as well as a pension plan.

Low turnover among our employees is proof of our company’s values. Exciting challenges await you!

Come light up your career!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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