Sales Associate/Training Specialist Fire Protection Publications -req12692

Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a mission-driven, values-based organization dedicated to the production of high-quality educational content for the international community of firefighters and first responders. FPP is an Engineering Extension unit of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University.

We are looking for the right individual to serve as FPP Sales Associate/Training Specialist for IFSTA/FPP. This position is part of the Sales/Training team within the department. A successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for customers in their assigned territory. This position will prepare and deliver product presentations and demonstrates for diverse audiences. Other duties included are develop and implement an annual sales and marketing plan for assign territory.

This position will be based in Stillwater, OK. After the probation period, incumbent may be eligible for remote work location following one year of successful performance. Areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of available products, both from a content and a technical perspective
  • Identify potential customers and initiate contact
  • Work with management to develop and implement an annual sales and marketing strategy for assigned territory
  • Develop quality product presentations that establish credibility in the fire and emergency service market
  • Meet with customers to explain and demonstrate features of products
  • Review past order and current accounts to generate ideas on expanding services to customers.
  • Assis customers in customization, development and implementation of online learning courses using IFSTA/FPP’s proprietary learning management system
  • Provide support for electronic products to resolve customer issues
  • Travel extensively to meet potential customers
  • Represent FPP and IFSTA at local, state, national and international fire service conferences and expositions

Qualifications: Associate’s degree and four years’ experience in Fire and Emergency Services, Sales, Marketing or related field. Firefighter I (equivalent) or Paramedic or Fire Instructor I (equivalent) and driver’s license. Have knowledge of principals and methods involved in emergency services training and program delivery (including online training). Knowledge of principles ndprocess for providing customer and personal service including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques. Applicants should be adaptable, responsive, flexible, creative, goal-oriented, organized and ethical. Demonstrated understanding and application of FPP's organizational values: Service, Safety, Quality, Integrity, Excellence, Professionalism, Accuracy, Collaboration, Credibility, Innovativeness, Accountability.

Compensation: Compensation for this position will be based on work experience, skills and abilities the selected candidate brings to the position. The current hiring range for Oklahoma State University is $42,600 - $57,625 annually.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings.

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