Position title
Outside Sales

Starbeam Lighting, a wholesale distributor has an opening for an outside salesperson to work with Electrical Contractors, Lighting Designers, and End Users in the greater Saint Louis area. Must be able to work effectively in an unsupervised setting, plan and report activity and results, be organized, have good communication and organizational skills, and be able to develop and maintain long-term relationships. Both knowledge of lighting and sales experience is required.

  • Maintain and develop constructive and cooperative/working relationships with Customers and Manufacturers
  • Keep up-to-date technically with respect to new products, trends and workplace technologies
  • Understand Customer and Sales service
  • Initiate, Quote and Close Orders
  • Create specifications with customers and manufacturers to bring needs, challenges and concerns to a final resolution
  • Develop proposals for customers and present in a professional manner
  • Ensure quick and proper response to all reasonable customer requests
  • Maintain Territory profitability by meeting goals and managing expenses
  • Identify and secure new markets within your territory
  • Analyze and make timely critical decisions while displaying good judgment
  • Other duties as assigned by Sales Manager
  • Education/Training: Degree, LC or LS1/LS2 preferred, demonstrating at least 3 years of experience in the lighting industry working with Electrical Contractors, Lighting Designers, and End Users
  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to do so effectively with Customer and teammates
  • Exhibit good judgment, exhibit enthusiasm and understand the significance of relationships
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver license and good driving record
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in MS Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet search engines’ use
  • Understand the implications of information-flow for Territory and Sales goals
  • Desire to push boundaries of the territory, core customer base, and technology used

To be considered, apply on our website or send a resume in confidence via email to jmorrison@starbeamlighting.com or via postal mail to Starbeam Lighting, 1360 Baur Industrial Blvd. Saint Louis MO 63132

Employment Type
Job Location
Saint Louis Metro Area
Date posted
April 20, 2022
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