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Account Manager - in Minneapolis, MN at Viking Electric Supply

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Viking Electric Supply is Hiring an Account Manager in St. Cloud, Minnesota to join our Industrial Sales Team

This position is responsible for being a business manager and leader for the assigned account package by increasing the value of Viking to our customers, growing the volume and profitability of the account base, and promoting all of Viking''s products and services in a professional and ethical manner. Additional duties and responsibilities are:

  • negotiating with customers and vendors to obtain orders, meet schedules, enhance profitability, and to ensure that each customer uses Viking as their primary source of material.
  • promoting and selling the people, products and services of Viking Electric. The Account Manager must tailor a business plan that is appropriate to each customer''s business potential and market needs.
  • working with Account Representative(s) and all other specialists to make sure the customer is receiving quality service, resolving customer disputes, coordinating efforts with the credit department by obtaining the accounts receivable goals, and prospecting for new accounts as applicable.

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Viking Electric Supply is a wholesale distributor of construction and industrial electrical supplies and equipment operating in 21 locations throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Viking Electric is part of Sonepar USA.  Sonepar USA is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and is part of the larger Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in 41 countries with approximately 2,600 locations and over 40,000 employees. 

Viking Electric is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer

Required Skills

Must have effective negotiating skills. Strong understanding of Viking's products and services. Strong selling, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Very good organization and time management skills. Strong computer/technology skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, e-mail, internet, voicemail, etc.). Good understanding of the market and competitors and basic financial skills. Strong account customer planning skills and a team player attitude.