As an outside sales consultant, grow the customer base by selling security systems to homeowners; cold calling and networking to find new business.
To perform this job successfully the Residential Security Consultant may be expected to perform some or all of the duties listed and perform other duties as assigned.
£ The rep will present Protection One's products and services to potential and existing customers.
£ On-site cold calling and networking to find new business.
£ Solicit referrals during sales presentations at prospects home.
£ Sales will include on-site sale of security systems to homeowners, add ons to new customers, new owner sales, warranty sales, armed response sales, and signing customers up for auto pay.
£ Schedule new on-site appointments with homeowners or business owners to complete sales presentations, and keep pre-scheduled appointments.
£ Comply with Protection One’s vehicle policy.
£ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
£ Superior organizational and follow-up skills.
£ Extensive driving in personal vehicle.
£ Varied schedule including evenings and Saturdays (required).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
£ Knowledge of and a proficiency in using Computer and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), and Internet.
£ Excellent time management, planning and forward-thinking skills.
£ Self-motivated and a professional attitude.
£ Excellent communication and listening skills.
£ Excellent teambuilding, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
£ Must possess good decision making skills, be very organized and detail oriented.
£ Superior telephone etiquette skills.
£ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
£ Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
£ Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
£ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
£ Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
£ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
£ Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
£ High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
£ Three to six months outside sales experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
£ Applicable state and local licenses as required.
£ Must have valid drivers license issued by the state in which they reside and proper automobile registration.
£ Proof of insurance for personal automobile liability with limits no lower than the financial responsibility limits required by the state where the employee resides. Failure to maintain this insurance will result in corrective actions being taken, up to and including termination.
Safety is the #1 priority for Protection One (P-One). The company provides security alarm monitoring services to about 1.5 million US...