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Premier Commercial Account Executive Security Sales at Johnson Controls, Inc in Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

What you will do  

 Working in an assigned area, the Premier Account Executive is responsible for developing and expanding business with large existing and new commercial accounts that span multiple territories. Incumbent is responsible for account management for large commercial accounts that span multiple territories as well as designated vertical accounts.  This rep will have a commanding knowledge of our product line, as well as that of our services.  Premier Account Executive is responsible for sale of more sophisticated, integrated solutions and products. Provides input such as, relevant market information relating to sales, competition and marketing strategies, vision and goals. 

How you will do it  

  • Adhere to current Johnson Controls (JCI) policies, procedures, products, programs and services. 

  • Create new market share by selling a broad range of JCI products and services to designated new and existing regional and vertical market commercial customers 

  • Sell integrated solutions to regional named accounts; sales consisting of integrated video surveillance, access control and other networked applications, as well as all fire sales. Fire jobs, where NICET certification and an understanding of local municipal codes are required will be estimated, confirmed, and sold by this individual. 

  • Add-on, amend, convert existing customer systems to meet the customers' expectations. 

  • Renew existing customer agreements. 

  • Drive wider and deeper account penetration with new and existing accounts through frequent proactive contact with corporate accounts; building, expanding and maintaining strong relationships with multiple departments (facilities, loss prevention, IT, finance) and key decision makers at multiple levels within customer organizations. 

  • Contact and secure potential new Premier account business and maintain existing business through: 

  • Contact corporate accounts both in person and by phone. 

  • Represent the company at trade shows. 

  • Contact existing and potential customers on a regular basis  

  • Identify prospects utilizing creative lead-generating techniques and maintain productive working relationships with existing customers. 

  • Establish call plans and customer follow-up strategies and apply time and territory management techniques. 

  • Follow up with prospects on a frequent and timely basis. 

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of complete line of products/services and customers' issues and needs through in-house training, networking and reading/research. 

  • Obtain referrals and work with Centers of Influence. 

  • Process work order and complete all paperwork in accordance with approved and standardized procedures. 

  • Conduct post installation follow-up by contacting customer, ensuring commitments were met and affirming customer satisfaction once the customer has been in service. 


What we look for  


  • College degree, or equivalent work experience (12 years in the same type of position)  

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a successful commercial sales representative in the security, IT or other technology sales industry 

  • Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed quota 

  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written  

  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to present to C-level internally and externally 

  • Must be action oriented with very strong inner drive, be business savvy, with the ability to work in a matrix organization. 


  • BA degree        


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