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Lawson Products Government Sales Account Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

Government Sales Account Manager

City: Charlotte

State/Province: NC

Country: United States

Division: Sales

Job ID: 12112

The Government Sales Account Manager maintains and pursues contractual relationships with strategic federal civilian, state, local government and other publicly funded entities. They are responsible for achieving sales quota by creating alignment with field sales, designing and implementing sales programs, and identifying opportunities for growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes productive relationships with key personnel in customer accounts.

  • Provides consistent communication on all activities within the region with our sales leaders.

  • Works cross-functionally in the organization to meet account performance objectives.

  • Builds and executes a sales plan within the assigned accounts and regions.

  • Builds a robust pipeline of opportunities while maintaining current accounts.

  • Meets quotas and other key sales objectives in assigned region.

  • Assesses customer needs proactively; delivers quarterly and annual business reviews.

  • Performs business intelligence reporting and analysis at the account, district and region levels and identifies clear action plans to address opportunities and challenges.

  • Acts as a coach and is able to educate field sales counterparts on their role and involvement in the public procurement process and government sales cycle.

Skill and Abilities:

  • Results driven, with a drive to exceed sales goals and objectives.

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills are key.

  • Possesses a positive, helpful and team-oriented attitude.

  • Proven ability to prioritize and execute responsibilities.

  • Experience calling on private or public procurement professionals.

  • Ability to position our value proposition to customers at all levels of procurement - from the "c-suite" to end-users and to clearly articulate business drivers, financial performance and total cost of ownership concepts.

  • Excellent customer service and sales skills, with the ability to identify individuals who can initiate an order or influence a buying decision.

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.

  • Ability to align planning objectives with a pipeline development process to grow revenue.

  • Experience in developing strategic plans and accurate forecasts for accounts.

  • Strong computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office.

Other Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required, Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Five to ten years of sales experience selling to procurement professionals, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • MRO (or similar) industry experience preferred.

  • General sales management or key account management experience preferred.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • This person needs to live in and around the North Carolina and South Carolina area in order to cover the territory

Lawson Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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