Summary/Objective:The Market Development Manager will stay abreast on new technology trends, make new product and market recommendations, and follow up throughout the introduction and critical early states of product sales development.
Essential Functions/ Responsibilities:
Cultivate new and current customers in assigned territory to identify new opportunities using resources such as Salesforce.com.
Identify and develop new market and client opportunities.
Oversee inquiries, technical support and overall responsiveness of Samtec for new products, ASP, i.e.
Help develop suppliers as they apply to Market Development projects.
Assist in sales channel education of new products and technical selling features.
There will be interactions with distributors and distribution channels.
“The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities”
Experience in Sales or another profession where selling or identifying new opportunities is desired.
Knowledge of industry products, competitors, and technological advancements in which the industry is going is preferred.
Self-Motivated as this person will be working from a home-based office.
Travel the Bay area will be required approximately 4 days per week. Potential for travel outside of the Bay Area could be 4 - 6 times per year.
Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline or Business is required.
On the job training as appropriate.
Internal Number: 6
About Samtec Inc.
Samtec, the service leader in the electronic interconnect industry, was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in New Albany, Indiana. We are privately held with more than 6,000 employees in over 40 countries. At Samtec, we believe people matter, and taking care of our customers and our employees is paramount in how we approach our business.
Samtec puts people first with a commitment to exceptional service, quality products, innovative technologies and convenient design tools. We serve customers in approximately 125 countries with revenues exceeding $800 million in 2018.
We are committed to globally interconnecting service and technology to take
the industry further faster.