Sales Representative

Company: Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IL-Chicago
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 4 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

Overview:

Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of innovative water management products and drainage solutions. ADS operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers through our 3,800 employee team members. 

Why choose ADS?  We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big.  We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership.  Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

Find out more by visiting us at http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/contact/ads_careers.asp. 



Responsibilities:

This position requires intimate involvement with every facet of business development to increase market share and sales within a defined geographic sales territory. This position requires the ability to work closely with underground utility contractors, design engineers, specifying agencies and distributors.  The expectation of the sales representative is to become the leader in their respective territory by being dominant, visible and influential.       

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Allocate lead generation time according to market demographics, distribution strategy, and ADS Products acceptance.
  • Monitor field installations for procedural adherence.
  • Increase the number of approvals
    and specifications.
  • Prepare status reports for activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence goals.
  • Generate customer quotations.
  • Participate in trade shows and other events that promote ADS products and applications.
  • Operate within approved pricing parameters.
  • Develop and maintain information portfolios  
  • Cultivate and maintain strong personal, professional, and customer relationships.
  • Maintain product knowledge and sales materials
  • Grow customer business.
  •  Active involvement in industry trade association meetings and events
  • Job Skills:

    This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills
  •  Computer literate/Technical Acumen
  •  Self motivated/self starter
  •  Consultative selling
  •  Time and territory management
  •  Ability to solidify relationships
  • Team driven
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  •  Highly organized and posses the ability to prioritze tasks
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    Educational Requirements:

     

  • 4 year degree and/or equivalent industry work experience preferred 
  •  

    Preferred Experience:

     

  • Minimum of 5 years successful sales experience
  • Strong Agricultural Background



    EEO Statement:

    Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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