Strategic Account Manager Distribution (Oregon Region)

Big Ass Fans Portland , OR 97228

Posted 5 months ago

The Strategic Account Manager position generates revenue by pursuing new business opportunities and building profitable customer relationships within the plan spec and aftermarket distribution channels.

A Big Ass Strategic Account Manager serves as the sales leader for identified distributors, and is accountable for the performance of the distribution partner. Candidates must have the ability to develop a technical understanding of Big Ass Fans products and capabilities and effectively communicate them with distribution partners. The Strategic Account Manager will collaborate closely with sales, engineering, product management, planning, and manufacturing in order to provide customer support through the entire sales process. They will also formulate business strategies and implement plans to grow overall sales revenue and market share within specific accounts, vertical segments and region.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and driving the success and growth of key accounts by:

  • Developing and articulating effective value propositions

  • Conducting training sessions and ride-alongs with sales reps

  • Presenting lunch and learns and proposals

  • Understanding and articulating competitive positioning

  • Exceeding key business targets for sales, revenue, margins, customer satisfaction and retention, and business development

  • Identify, engage, plan and develop new regional accounts.

  • Coordinate client relationship opportunities such as project proposals, budgeting, service contracts and work orders.

  • Enhance current account and business opportunities by working with regional resources.

  • Inform detailed work status and progress to Sales Director and meet deadlines.

  • Represent and drive company initiatives at conferences and trade associations.

  • Oversee opportunity and lead progression through opportunity pipeline reports.

  • Complete monthly forecast reports determining revenue vs. goal forecasts to inform management on developments.

  • Handle industry partner programs relationships to summon and discuss market and customers.

  • Supervise marketing material and programs relative to region and accounts.

  • Sell target accounts, identify prospects and create new ideas to generate revenue and new opportunities.

Requirements for the role:

  • 5-10 years experience in Account Management and/or Territory Sales.

  • Strong account management and relationship building skills

  • Technical experience and knowledge of mechanical equipment

  • Impeccable communication skills

  • Up to 50% travel

  • Highly self-motivated

Why live life Big Ass?

You want benefits? We've got your health insurance, life insurance, 401(k) and more. You want Big Ass Benefits? Join us in the cantina for a catered lunch followed by a game of Ping-Pong. Did we break another record today? Let's open the beer fridge and make plans to meet this weekend at the company sponsored social outing.

Why haven't you applied yet?

Big Ass Fans is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Big Ass Fans maintains an environment where each individual is valued and respected. Individuals are expected to understand and comply with OSHA and ISO 9001 standards and procedures. Individuals are expected to apply safe work methods when performing the job requirements in hazardous and non-hazardous environments to avoid injury to self to co-workers or damage to property. Individuals are expected to report unsafe work conditions or equipment operation to supervisors immediately and observe all safety rules.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at or call us at 1.877.244.3267.

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