Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, opto- mechanical, and electro-optical devices has an opportunity for a Business Development Sales Manager at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ. This position reports to the Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
This position is responsible for developing new business opportunities for all Inrad Optics products and services, as well as supporting the Sales Team goals.
Essential responsibilities include:
- Sales and support of Inrad Optics products and services
- Prospecting to existing customer contacts and to newly generated leads
- Identify new business opportunities that align with Inrad Optics capabilities
- Coordinate technical exchanges with Inrad Optics engineering and manufacturing
- Generate solutions, proposals, and quotations
- Convert customer inquiries into purchase orders
- Assist in business development and marketing initiatives for Inrad Optics products and services including new product/market initiatives, website/brochure updates, trade show coordination/participation and other related activities.
The successful candidate should have a Bachelors of Science degree in optics, engineering, physics, or related field with a minimum of 7 years sales experience. Proven track record selling technical solutions to the defense, OEM industrial and scientific communities is required. The candidate must exhibit strong consultative customer sales and support skills. Previous experience in a custom manufacturing environment is a plus. Working knowledge of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is required. Ideal candidate is well versed in laser, imaging, sensing, mechanical, and/or optical technologies and end user applications. Domestic travel up to 20% is required.
This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and Company matched 401K. Come Join our Sales Team and grow!