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Franklin, Tennessee
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
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Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Sales Executive


Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


What you would need to do day-to-day:
  • Generate leads through partner networks and cold calling
  • Quickly pick-up leads in your region generated from cold callers or in-bound web enquiries
  • Attend, network and present at industry events and exhibitions as required
  • Independently setup and navigate your own demo systems
  • Present an overview of the company and provide a detailed system demonstration to an established standard (online and in person). The standard is well defined and you will also be trained against this comprehensively.
  • Competently respond to questions on the commercial nature of the business and functional aspects of the system (deeper technical understanding is not essential)
  • Create proposals against a predefined template but with relevant customizations
  • Track all 'Opportunities' created through the activity above in our Sugar CRM with regular internal reporting
  • Coordinate a response to Requests for Information/Proposal/Quotation (RFI/RFP/RFQ)
  • Co-ordinate and lead pitches (often with a team)
  • Liaise with the implementation and product teams to obtain accurate quotes
  • Develop Opportunities generated through proposals and RFI/RFP/RFQ responses, maintain contact with prospects and close business
  • Coordinate contract negotiations


What we're looking for:
  • Well-organized, numerate, logical person with an eye for detail
  • Calm but deliberate manner
  • Target and commercially driven
  • Flexibility to rapidly change focus and move between tasks as required and without direct supervision/guidance
  • Ability to work independently and remotely
  • Willingness to travel nationally
  • Experienced and confident with software systems
  • Basic IT skills
    • Full working Proficiency in Excel and Word (essential)
    • Understanding of CRMs such as SalesForce or Sugar (desirable)
  • Basic communication skills
    • Fluent English, written and spoken
    • Clear and consistent verbal and written communication
    • Ability to articulate efficiently
  • Advanced communication skills
    • Emotional intelligence - ability to understand the context in which others are working and to influence by modifying communications accordingly
    • Negotiation - to identify opportunities for advantage or compromise and directing people accordingly