Swim Job: Spectrum Aquatics Seeks Outside Sales Representative Southeast region

JOB DESCRIPTION

Spectrum Aquatics logoSpectrum Aquatics has been meeting and beating aquatics industry standards for more than 40 years.
We manufacture a broad array of quality aquatic products used in the construction and operation of commercial swimming pools and spas. We believe in building long-term relationships and strive to exceed the expectations of those who specify and use our products. We manufacture the finest products in the industry – possessing outstanding quality and workmanship – and our technical information support is unequaled. Our flagship products include starting platforms, the backstroke start device, pool lifts and accessibility equipment, ladders, standard and custom rails, steps, diving platforms, lifeguard chairs, pool covers, and a broad array of aquatic accessories and parts.

We are seeking a driven sales professional to fill an outside sales position. The ideal candidate would have proven success in establishing customer relationships and coordinating with new and existing distribution channels and commercial builders to close sales, as well as experience in this particular market.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Achieve monthly and annual quotas

Responsible for maintaining and strengthening our business relationships with Spectrum’s existing customer base in the assigned region.

Identify opportunities and establish a plan of action to capture new business, large distributors, commercial pool builders, pool management companies and second tier distribution.

Pursue, establish and forge relationships with key commercial builders and commercial distributors in the region.

Educate Park and Rec decision makers, consulting firms and designers and end users on new and existing products in order to get our products approved in their Master Spec Manual and to capitalize on opportunities in the replacement market as well as new construction.

Work closely on a daily basis with the inside sales team to maximize sales opportunities for Spectrum.

Document progress, sales calls, customer follow-ups on a consistent basis.

Attend and participate in the company’s annual tradeshows when needed.

Considerable travel involved with this position.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

· Bachelor’s degree required.
· 5 years prior field sales experience in the commercial aquatic industry is a must
· Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
· Proven written and verbal communication skills.
· Demonstrated passion for extraordinary customer service.
· Demonstrate high level of professionalism.
· Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

ABOUT SPECTRUM AQUATICS

Spectrum Aquatics has been meeting and beating aquatics industry standards for more than 40 years. We manufacture a broad array of quality aquatic products used in the construction and operation of commercial swimming pools and spas. We believe in building long-term relationships and strive to exceed the expectations of those who specify and use our products. We manufacture the finest products in the industry – possessing outstanding quality and workmanship – and our technical information support is unequaled. Our flagship products include starting platforms, the backstroke start device, pool lifts and accessibility equipment, ladders, standard and custom rails, steps, diving platforms, lifeguard chairs, pool covers, and a broad array of aquatic accessories and parts.

Swimming News / Swimming Job courtesy of Spectrum Aquatics.

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