Technical Sales Specialist

52728

Purpose

To support, develop, and implement product, sales and training programs for dealers, end users and other interested parties by demonstrating, training and supporting the use of STIHL products. To promote the safe application and use of STIHL products and to further enhance and support sales. To assist with marketing, marketing communications, and project coordination. To assist in sales growth by calling on end users.

About Us:

​​​​​​As a family-owned company, it’s the people who continue to make STIHL a successful, world-class brand.  Since revolutionizing the forestry industry in Germany with the first electric chainsaw in 1926, the STIHL name has remained synonymous with outstanding innovations, high-quality products and comprehensive service.

 

STIHL is seeking a highly motivated Technical Sales Specialist to join our team! With competitive compensation, excellent benefits and exciting growth potential, it's a great time to join the STIHL team.

 

Company Benefits Include:

  • Multiple bonus opportunities with potential annual merit increases
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Company provided Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - Fully vested after 5 years
  • 401k Plan with employer match
  • Vacation, & Sick time with 11 paid holidays
  • Salary starting at $60,000/year

 

This ideal candidate will live in or around Hudson Valley, NY.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, demonstrates and evaluates product training programs.
  • Initiates contacts with actual and potential customers, to include landscapers, loggers, golf courses, contractors, arborists and municipalities.
  • Maintains appropriate communications with Sales, Territory, Technical and Branch Managers to include a 60 day activity calendar. Submits regular trip and program reports.
  • Attends trade shows, dealer open houses, and other dealer-specific events to promote the general relations between STIHL and individual dealers and end users.
  • Develops and implements training programs for product demonstrations, usage, service, etc. to be marketed to dealers and other parties in order to demonstrate, train and support STIHL products.
  • Actively markets programs through various media including bulk mailings, telephone and personal solicitations, trade show activities and other functions as assigned.
  • Conducts training at branch location, dealer locations or other designated venue.
  • Transports all required materials and sets up/closes down training equipment.
  • Follows up on feedback from sessions.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Specifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus additional formal education or training.
  • 3 years of related technical experience, 2 years of training experience, or demonstrated related ability.
  • Minimum of 3 days per week of overnight travel by road and/or air.
  • Frequent bending, lifting/moving up to 50 lbs., reaching, standing, walking. Visual and hearing acuity.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford