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GM - Consumer Region Sales

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/13/2018 11:52:11 AM
  • 3059332
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting GE Lighting
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Cleveland


About Us:

At GE Lighting, we’re leading a global lighting revolution. In developing innovative energy-efficient lighting products, systems, and solutions for today and the future – such as world-class LED, fluorescent and ceramic metal halide light sources -- GE Lighting teams around the world are dedicated to leading a global lighting revolution to deliver innovative solutions that change the way people light
and think about their world. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. If you’re a driven, independent problem solver who brings leadership and enthusiasm to everything you do, then join GE in creating the next generation of products that will improve the lives of consumers for generations to come. Visit www.JoinGELighting.com to learn more about being part of the GE Lighting team.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The North America (NA) consumer lighting market, is experiencing a tremendous technology shift as we move to more energy efficient products and smart home products. Major retailers are looking for strategic suppliers to partner with in winning this shift. The GM - Consumer Region Sales is responsible for leading a geographically dispersed team to drive profitable growth in the U.S. food, drug and retail distribution channel.

Essential Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities Include :


  • Developing and executing on a long term, retailer specific strategic plan to win the consumer technology and product shift
  • Partnering with Product Management, Marketing and other functions to growing Year-over-Year sales and margin performance at an accelerated pace as technology adoption rates increase
  • Leading a geographically dispersed and high-energy sales team in an extremely demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Establishing key metrics and objectives for the region team, clearly defining measurements for success
  • Developing and maintaining high level customer relationships, be the trusted advisor
  • Managing other operations deliverables, Promotional planning, monthly forecasting, etc.
  • Developing talent and building organization capability for the future

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Sales, Marketing, Business or related field from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 8 years sales / marketing experience in consumer products industry

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Masters’ Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of successful GE Lighting sales / marketing experience
  • Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter and demonstrate leadership, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills
  • Exceptional leadership, team building, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly customer centric, service oriented with the ability to execute and deliver sales growth
  • Demonstrated success establishing and maintaining high-level customer relationships
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills

    Locations: United States; Ohio; Cleveland

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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