Sales Rep Heating and Energy (Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes)

Full-time, Permanent
Central Otago, Queenstown lakes

• Sales Rep role – Healthy Homes, Heating and Renewable Energy • Retainer + commission = great earnings potential (uncapped incentives) • Well-established company, under new ownership, and on a significant growth curve If you enjoy sales, this role has plenty of variety to offer in the healthy homes, efficient heating, and renewable energy space.

The company –

Our client provides comprehensive maintenance, installation and servicing of heating and ventilation systems, resulting in healthier homes for new builds and retrofitting to existing buildings.
This company provides high-quality solutions across the lower South Island.

Under new ownership, the company is undertaking a phase of reinvention and growth. They are already well-established in the residential and business markets and they are now expanding the supply of products and services to new regions and sectors.

Their heating and energy product range includes solar (renewable energy sources), underfloor heating, radiator central heating systems and energy storage solutions.

The company is a tight-knit and supportive team which is motivated to provide great energy and heating solutions for customers and to take on new technologies as they come available.

The role -

If you enjoy sales, this role has plenty of variety to offer. This role may suit a seasoned sales professional or someone with heating, energy, or trades experience looking to move into a sales role.

This role will be run from your home office in Central Otago or Queenstown. Apply for this role if you are a motivated self-starter who has the drive to succeed when working independently.

Although this position requires the successful applicant to work independently in the field, you will be an integral part of the wider team, making regular visits to Dunedin and working in with technicians and industry experts.

The Central Otago region is experiencing significant growth, particularly in the housing market, which offers great opportunity for business development and expansion. Our client is therefore looking for the right candidate to optimise this business opportunity; they are looking for a business opportunity hunter!

To be successful in this role it is essential that you can build and maintain strong working relationships. You will be driven and self-motivated and you will be highly capable of working independently when managing key accounts and prospecting for new business opportunities.

The ideal candidate will be highly professional when dealing with sales and customer enquiries.
You will have a high level of personal and professional integrity that reflects well on the reputation of the business. You will also be very capable of using your initiative and working with the wider team to develop the best solutions for customers. It is essential that the successful candidate has excellent customer service skills, follows up, and understands the importance of building strong customer relationships to build trust, sales, repeat business, and referrals.

The successful candidate will be able to quickly absorb product knowledge, be able to understand technical information; and have the communication skills necessary to communicate this information and the benefits to non-technical people verbally, in writing, and in person.

This exciting opportunity involves everything from sales and customer service, preparing quotations and reporting/analysis, to managing enquiries, complaints, and the showroom. Competent use of office technology including the Microsoft Office suite is essential.

The right candidate for this role will have well developed interpersonal skills and be credible, capable of building trust, and influencing others. The person we are seeking will be a great team fit and they will be highly resilient and can cope with the pressure of peak periods.

The company will provide initial and full ongoing training to ensure that sales staff are expert and confident selling the benefits of the company’s products and services.

The initial training period will require the employee to spend 2-3 weeks based in Dunedin for training, however the employer is able to be flexible around the training requirements to fit with individual circumstances.

Some travel is required, generally 1-2 nights per fortnight though more may be required from time to time.

Skills, experience, and attributes -

  • Relevant sales/trade experience – self-motivated and driven to achieve or exceed targets (sales experience preferred)
  • Capable of working independently in the field
  • Strengthens and maintains key relationships and develops new business opportunities
  • Administrative and numerical skills – documentation including quotes and reporting
  • Competent at using relevant office and field technology, software, mobile phones etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and face-to-face – approachable
  • Must be highly resilient – copes well with pressure
  • Professional – good integrity and able to use initiative, works well independently
  • Interpersonal and relationship skills - great team fit, works in well with team and customers

Let's talk -

If this role sounds like a fit for you, apply today with a short cover letter and current CV.
All applications are assured 100% confidentiality and you will always be contacted before any of your details are passed on to our client. We look forward to assisting you with your next career step.
Job contact: Leanne Gardner M. 027 713 7001.

The small print -

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a Ministry of Justice check. You must be entitled to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. You will also require a full New Zealand driver’s licence. Drug and alcohol testing may apply.

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