Account Manager - Bethlehem, PA

Date:  Mar 4, 2024

Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Cooper Electric

Are you ready for your next career opportunity?

At Cooper Electric successful associates drive our mindset of adapt, dare, and learn. Our associates are encouraged to lead innovation, embrace technology-driven solutions, and thrive in an environment that promotes personal and professional growth.  You will be empowered to create best-in-class business strategies and contribute to a customer-centric environment that delivers outstanding results.

What you will do:

  • Build relationships with curruent assigned customers to provide value and build business share
  • Be able to propspect to new accounts
  • Continuously look at new strategies to provide value add to the customers by understanding thier needs and goals
  • Generate new business for the digital team through past, existing, and new customers.
  • Collaborate and develop strategies with your manager on how to approach different clients to sell digital solutions.
  • Effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organization, suppliers and customers.
  • Make sound decisions, valid conclusions, define and address problems by establishing all the facts and reach out to appropriate management teams for clarification and approvals.
  • Demo and sell the Cooper Electric website, mobile app, and any other digital solutions that have been/will be created for customers
  • Utilize product and technical knowledge to assist customer with product selection.
  • Reach monthly goals in sales and gross margin.
  • Encourage the use of digital tools across customer base.


What you will bring:

  • Sales experience and/or electrical knowledge preferred. 
  • Strong customer service skills and inter-personal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and present solutions to a customer.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write proficiently in English.
  • Strong mathematics, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • The ability to operate computers and relevant computer software.   
  • Ability to prioritize needs in a fast-paced environment.


Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Frequent travel, sitting in vehicle to customer’s place of business or job site.
  • Frequent exposure to seasonal temperatures and fluctuations of inside/outside building temperatures.
  • Requires close vision with computer and paperwork, distant and peripheral vision for driving and product selection, and depth perception for safety in warehouse and building.
  • Requires ability to clearly hear in-person and phone conversations.
  • Primarily light industrial and office work areas. Exposure to construction sites, hard hat and safety sensitive areas.  Moderate to high noise level.


Salary Range: Commision plus Draw

Location: Philadelphia to Lehigh Valley Area

Work Hours: Monday - Friday



Why work for Cooper Electric?

At Cooper Electric, we are Powered by Difference. As a Sonepar company we have local roots and global reach.  We thrive on the diversity of our associates and the various ways that each of us contributes to our successes.  What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where you work or who you are, you will be encouraged to push boundaries, expand your industry experience, and elevate your career.


Our Competitive Benefits? 

Our full-time associates can participate in competitive medical plans which include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, long and short-term disability, life insurance, employee assistance programs, and employee discounts.  We offer a generous paid time off plan as well as paid holidays.


About Cooper Electric

For over 50 years, Cooper Electric has provided the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania markets with expert electrical supplies, service capabilities, and innovative solutions. Cooper Electric was established in 1961 as a family-owned business.  In 1999 Cooper Electric became a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately held electrical distributor.  Today, Copper Electric continues to expand our capabilities and become one of the finest electrical supply distributors in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
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Nearest Major Market: Allentown