Bilingual Business Development Specialist – Water Technology
Are you an energetic and results-oriented individual with a passion for technical sales? Do you thrive on helping customers succeed and achieve their goals while building lasting relationships? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join our team as a Proactive Sales Specialist in Water Technology!
We are a prominent company in water technology, poised for continued growth and eager to expand our team with a proactive salesperson.
Our client company has served diverse sectors across Canada for over 45 years, offering a wide range of cutting-edge plastic storage tanks for industries such as chemical processes, industrial and municipal water treatment, pulp and paper, and more.
As a Proactive Sales Specialist in Water Technology, you will play a crucial role in our business, driving revenue growth and expanding our customer base. You will report to the Vice-President of Business Development.
- Identify and prospect potential clients through various channels, including customer lists, cold calling, networking events, professional associations, tradeshows, and online platforms.
- Take a consultative approach to understand clients’ needs and recommend tailored solutions that align with our products and services.
- Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships to encourage repeat business and referrals.
- Actively manage the sales pipeline, tracking leads, opportunities, and sales activities.
- Consistently meet and exceed individual and team sales targets.
- Stay updated with industry trends, market developments, and competitor activities to provide valuable insights.
- Collaborate with the sales team and other departments to ensure seamless customer experiences and efficient processes.
Skills and Qualifications:
- A proven track record of success in technical sales, with at least 5 years of experience in related industries.
- Strong technical skills in chemical and mechanical engineering.
- Ability to read and understand technical drawings, private/public tenders, plans, and technical specifications.
- Product knowledge, particularly in tanks, fittings, accessories, and chemical compatibility.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey value propositions effectively and build rapport.
- Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a proactive approach to identifying and pursuing opportunities.
- Exceptional negotiation and closing skills, with the ability to handle objections and turn them into opportunities.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
- Bilingualism in French and English is a must.
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
- Competitive base salary and commission structure.
- Group insurance (medical, life, dental).
- Annual bonus.
- Comprehensive training and ongoing professional development opportunities.
- Possibility of working remotely with flexible hours.
- Opportunity for career advancement and growth within the organization.
Join us in driving our mission forward and contributing to the growth of the Water Technology industry. Become a part of our team today!