Commercial Development Representative - Georgia (Full Time)
The Commercial Development Representative will focus on identifying, developing and then closing new business for Optotraffic’s traffic safety enforcement services pursuant to the provisions in HB 978 which authorizes, in part, school zone photo speed enforcement. This position will work with Optotraffic’s leadership, customer service, technical support and product development teams to meet client expectations. Presenting to and communicating with Councils, Mayors, Commissioners, Sheriffs and other client stakeholders is a critical part of the role. Assisting with preparation of sample ordinances and RFP responses, contract negotiations, client training in the use of Optotraffic’s products and services and working with local legal and lobbying resources are also essential to this role. The Commercial Development Representative will form direct working relationships with local government and law enforcement officials in order to successfully manage complex client accounts.
This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and requires interfacing with personnel from all Optotraffic departments including digital marketing, information technology, executive management, operations, legal and finance in order to perform effectively in this high-profile role. We offer a competitive compensation package and have a business culture which rewards performance.
Requirements & Responsibilities
This position requires an individual who is self-motivated, persistent, confident, ethical, upbeat, technically savvy, inquisitive and has an outgoing personality. The candidate must be effective at setting priorities and following through. The candidate should have effective interpersonal and seasoned leadership skills, be a team player and have the ability to address problems with a sense of urgency and an eye for detail. The position will also require travel throughout the state of Georgia as well as occasional visits to Optotraffic’s Maryland headquarters.
Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Safety Leadership, or Business Management
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales/distribution of law enforcement and or public safety related products and or services to law enforcement professionals, cities, towns and counties.
Familiar with selling in a business to state and local government environment
Experience with public relations, community relations, radar and lidar certification is also preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Must maintain a valid Driver’s License through the duration of employment
As an industry leader in traffic safety enforcement solutions – Optotraffic designs, builds and services cutting edge technologies for state and local jurisdictions seeking violator funded public safety programs. With our comprehensive suite of back office support services, we work hand-in-hand with local government officials to increase public safety in communities throughout the U.S.
Optotraffic, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to national origin (including ancestry), race, color, religion, creed, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, or sex, including pregnancy and childbirth, or other pregnancy-related condition or any other legally protected characteristic.