Account Manager

Summit Electric Supply

Fort Worth, TX   |   On-site

  |   Full-time

Job Description

Job Description

Armed with superior product knowledge, strong negotiating skills, and the support services he or she needs, the Account Manager will work with the rest of the sales team to cultivate long-term relationships with new and established customers by promising and delivering exceptional customer service. This role involves researching new strategic account opportunities, following-up with current and potential customers in a timely manner, and regularly visiting existing and potential customers at various locations. Solution selling utilizing an understanding of Summit’s competitive advantages is required along with exceptional skills in analysis and the ability to quickly master information about Summit’s products and services. Summit offers generous commission plans and benefits packages as well as ongoing product training.  

Role Summary

  • Thoroughly understand all product benefits, product warranties and Summit services that can be offered to customers
  • Call upon customer accounts to sell Summit products and services
  • Regular, frequent travel to customer sites and other locations either in Summit vehicle or provide own reliable transportation
  • Negotiate profitable pricing with customers and suppliers
  • Provide timely and accurate quote information and respond to customer requirements, issues and information requests
  • Exercise discretionary authority to determine and provide specific customer pricing, purchase materials specific to customer orders and maintain service standards
  • Work cooperatively with customer service representatives to proactively follow up on customers’ orders, challenges and needs
  • Resolve customer concerns and encourage customer loyalty to Summit as efficiently and effectively as possible
  • Assist in collecting funds from accounts payable when necessary


  • Significant sales and negotiating experience with and electrical supply distributor, manufacturer, or rep agency
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Time management – ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to resolve complex business issues; ability to be forceful, but diplomatic and bring about win-win outcome
  • Flexibility – ability to effectively adapt to change
  • Clean driving record and current insurance
  • Minimum education: high school diploma or equivalent  

Beneficial Skills

  • Quantifiable success in formulating sales strategies and driving sales performance
  • Familiarity and a solid reputation for integrity and results with Summit’s customers, competitors, and suppliers
  • Successful experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP), and BI tools
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Completion of EPEC Silver and/or Gold
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About Summit Electric Supply

Summit is more than just an electrical distributor. We’re a family of value-driven associates who make a difference every day delivering equipment and materials that power our lives. Whether you’re just starting out in the industry or have a long track record of professional experience, you won’t just have a job at Summit – you’ll have a career you can feel good about. It’s our vision to be the very best in the industry and we know that means investing in our future and yours. That’s why we reward hard work, encourage innovation, and value initiative. Even if you have no experience in electrical distribution, we’ll train you so you have the knowledge and skills to succeed in our strong and robust industry.