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Independent Sales Representative / Nashville, TN
Ref No.: 18-00021
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/25/2018
Are you an experienced Independent Sales Professional looking for a rewarding career with emotional gratification?

Our client has assisted thousands of people with a variety of disabilities by providing the highest quality and most innovative lift systems in the world, and is looking for an Independent Sales Representative to cover their Nashville, TN territory.

What will you have by working with this company?

Stability, our client has been in business for more than 30 years. Their systems and services are available in Europe, North America and Australia.

Training in Sales and Products/Services offered by the company, after your training you will provide free in-home demonstrations and facility in-services, which include patient evaluation, architectural assessment, and system design. Independent Sales Representatives go the extra mile to create the very best solution to accomplish the end user’s goals in private residences, group homes, schools, hospitals, day care centers, and any setting where mobility equipment is used for patient care.

Interesting Commission Structure, with this position the sky is the limit. You will be feeling you are helping others and improving their lives and at the same time you will be receiving an interesting paycheck by doing that.

Exclusive Territory, our client provides exclusive territories for their sales representatives. Whenever leads are received at the main office, whether that’s through the website, VA hospitals, trade shows, etc., those leads are sent to the Sales Person in the assigned territory.  

Independent Sales Representative responsibilities:
  • Assist and advise wheelchair users, their caregivers, doctors, therapists and other professionals on the lift systems solutions offered by the company. These solutions will help users: Access to bed, bath, or toilet (immediate objectives), but changing clothes, catheterization, standing and ambulating, taking a swim or even mounting a horse. 
  • Perform site evaluations and patient assessments and then recommend appropriate systems to best meet the need and the budget of each user.
  • Conduct training for proper usage and maintenance of the lift systems. 
  • Cultivate leads from current clients and professional contacts.
  • Attend trade shows and events to represent company and acquire leads.
  • Develop sales in a defined territory to meet or exceed goals provided by Home Office.

Main requirements:
  • We are looking for a self-starter and empathetic person that feels comfortable engaging people with disabilities. 
  • Likeable and compassionate, derives satisfaction from helping people.
  • Flexible to travel to visit clients, in private residences, group homes, schools, hospitals, day care centers, and any setting where mobility equipment is used for patient care.
  • We are open to consider Physical Therapists that want a career change, or a Professional that is Sales oriented with strong motivation to help others.
Please keep in mind this is a position that has a strong Commission structure, if you are a Sales Rep used to high base salary plus commission, this might not be the opportunity for you. We are looking for Independent Sales Representatives that can work their way up, because the sky is the limit! The ideal candidate must have the financial means to sustain him/herself while developing a business. 
  • Need a clean (or near clean) driver's license. 
  • Have a vehicle to carry the equipment - a Van or SUV helpful
  • Ability to lift 50lbs +
NOTERepresentative should reside in the geographic location of the assigned territory (no relocation package or out of state candidates will be considered).

*Knapp Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. EEO is the Law

About Knapp:
Knapp Consultants Inc., established in 1985, is a leading national recruitment firm headquartered in Rock Tavern, New York with a branch office in Virginia. The firm has an established presence in several major markets throughout the United States as well as specific global markets. 
Our commitment to integrity and quality has earned Knapp a distinguished reputation.  Knapp holds a New York State license, a rigorous and voluntary program. 
Our extensive industry associations give us insight to a broad range of industries and services, enabling our recruiters to best meet your  recruiting needs.
The vision of Knapp Consultants, a Human Resources Company, is to offer superior recruitment, and contract staffing, and Human Resources services to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.