District Sales Manager, Western Canada

Requisition ID: 5952
Location: Canada - Vancouver, BC
Employment Duration: Regular EE Full Time



  • Region will include British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
  • Create demand for FLIR/Extech product line in your territory.
  • Qualify sales leads by establishing good customer contact via telephone, mail, personal contact, on-site visits, trade shows etc.
  • Effectively manage leads by determining how to best close sales by direct involvement or use of distributors/reps.
  • Analyze customer requirements and applications and recommend appropriate equipment configurations.
  • Maintain key accounts in assigned territory and grow business for all measurement products (IR cameras and T&M equipment) at these core accounts.
  • Make timely visits to customer/prospects for equipment demonstrations and sales. Extensive travel throughout defined territory is required.
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct trade show exhibits, seminars, webinars and Distributor training and support. Responsibilities may include assistance at trade shows and / or seminars outside of assigned geographic territory.
  • Increase existing rental business and develop new rental business with new accounts in assigned territory.
  • Maintain and update the sales information data base with customer contact information, application information and include product forecast information on all accounts.
  • Actively solicit training business from all camera customers.
  • Assist with training, mentoring, and motivating all authorized sales personnel (reps/distributors) within your territory.
  • Assist with sales management duties including:
    • Participating in Managers meetings via phone and/or in person
    • Provide direct input to make our sales teams and marketing team even more successful.
    • Assist in the development of sales tools including competitive materials, PowerPoint’s, and other sales resources
    • Assist in the acquisition of sales material including images, sequences, reports, etc.


  • 5+ years experience managing large national or regional distributor accounts.
  • Prior success in establishing new accounts.
  • Extensive knowledge of Extech products and the ability to communicate the technical features and sales benefits of these products in a compelling manner.
  • Familiarity with the Electrical/Industrial/HVAC/Electronics industries.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Superior negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Results oriented, creative team player.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Work, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to multitask in a team oriented fast paced environment.
  • Willing to travel up to 60% of work week and a quarterly visit to the home office.

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