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IT Channel Inside Sales Representative --Raleigh/Arden, NC

Raleigh, North Carolina; Arden, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Description

As Eaton continues to grow presence in the US IT Distribution Channel (Mid-Market), we are currently seeking a talented IT Channel Inside Sales Representative to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC or Arden, NC facilities.


The IT Channel Inside Sales Representative is responsible for driving US Power Quality Solution sales by enabling channel resellers, value add resellers, direct marketing resellers (DMR), integrated solution providers and managed service providers by collaborating with our marketing teams, programs, regionalized field sales, inside engineering, Power Quality product management and specified distributors. In this role, you will drive and carry performance metrics by region and work individually as a team to attain collective growth.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will develop, execute, and attain sales plans within the assigned regional IT channel mid-market.

  • You will recruit and enable new partners within the various channel segments to join the partner program.  Arrange local and regional sales manager visits.

  • You will drive Eaton solution specification with the end customer, channel reseller and distribution by engaging all available resources and programs to assemble a market competitive solution

  • You will engage and leverage Eaton Alliance Partnerships with industry leading affiliates (i.e. Cisco, NetApp, EMC, Nutanix) to increase partner engagement, promote solution selling, and drive specification at the end customer level

  • You will collaborate with regional field sales, channel marketing, and top revenue generating accounts to develop a “go to market” business plans containing sales targets, marketing activities, customer engagement and support model

  • You will collaborate with field sales covering the same region, distribution account managers, direct marketing reseller (DMR) account managers, and EatonCare inside sales to drive business and grow Eaton channel resource


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational instituition

  • 1 year professional sales or support experience

  • At this time, relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of Raleigh NC or Arden, NC will be considered.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, engineering

  • 2+ years prior professional sales experience

  • Business to Business (B2B) sales experience

  • Channel Sales or Channel Distribution experience

  • Prior knowledge of IT and data center infrastructure

Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • Demonstrates a strong drive for results; ability to meet/exceed sales targets

  • Proven ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in addition to strong organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize, balance and multi-task workload

  • US Travel 15-25% a year


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PQD DPQ Distributed Power Quality

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 069304