Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary
Responsible for the development and execution of the all strategic aspects of Public Sector Services within the Area, including, but not limited to, growth, retention, price and other service expansions.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Responsible for representing the voice of the customer. Collaborates with operations and community relations to meet our public sector customer expectations.
Provides respected thought leadership, supporting Area Vice President and Area Leadership Team with critical input, aligned to Area goals and mission.
Owns the strategy and overall sales and retention effectiveness of public sector sales and residential representatives.
Develops functional sales managers/supervisors to better lead and develop the team.
Identifies opportunities to expand Waste Management services with customer needs by demonstrating knowledge of customers
Understands all aspects of competitive landscape in order to provide market assessment and implement appropriate sales strategies and related tactics
Solves both commonly encountered and complex issues. Ensures investigation and resolution of matters on behalf of management.
Develops and implements management policies or operating practices. Carries out major assignments in conducting the operations of the business.
Collaborates with a team to develop ideas to improve existing methods, services, products, processes, and/or procedures.
Researches and reads extensively in order to learn corporate, group and area objectives, understand key industry issues, and spot industry related news stories that provide opportunities to advance the interests of the company.
Responds to press inquiries by either by selecting the appropriate company authority and briefing them on issues and suggesting answers, or responding as a company spokesman.
Hires and directs the work of a public relations company or freelance staff for large, critical projects as needed.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:
Direct supervision of __to ___ full-time employees, including:
Indirect supervision of up to __ full-time employees.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Required: Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience, in Public Relations, Business Administration or similar area of study, and seven to ten years previous experience including at least three years managing a team of two of more individuals.
Preferred: Master's Degree, or equivalent experience, in Public Relations, Business Administration or similar area of study, and seven to ten years previous Public Sector Sales experience.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Leadership potential including ability to influence up, down, and across the organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proactive initiative to drive price, growth and/or service expansion opportunities in the Area
Demonstrated ability of hiring and developing talented individuals both within Public Sector and/or throughout the Area
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
Normal setting for this job may include one or more of the following: office setting.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.