Textron Aviation Training Sales Representative in Tampa, Florida

Aviation Training Sales Representative


* Transform Your Reality *

TRU Simulation Training is a leader in aviation simulation and training, preparing our customers with true-to-life experiences. Driven by innovation and safety, our products help pilots and maintainers achieve daily success in aviation.

We are proudly backed by our parent company, Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a Fortune 500 known worldwide for aviation and defense brands including Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker and Textron Systems.

Why launch a career with the TRU Family?

* Transform the industry standard: * We are an innovative team supporting products ranging from aircraft maintenance training devices to full motion flight simulators, for both commercial and defense customers. We take the next step to provide hands-on pilot and maintenance training to ensure flight readiness.

* Driven by people: * We empower people to make the impossible, possible. By joining our diverse team, you will experience new challenges and opportunities to best fit your career goals.

* Global growing company: * Withlocations spanning across the U.S, we are also rapidly expanding internationally to continue to support our global customers.

Position Summary

The Sales Associate plays a key role in generating new business, facilitating existing business, and building relationships with our customers and/or potential customers. This position is an inside sales position reporting to the Sales Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports efforts throughout entire sales and customer relationship cycle, including:

o Salesforce.com opportunity administration

o Coordinate Client training schedule and training enrollment with Client Services

  • Communicates extensively with prospective customers regarding TRU Simulation Training ProFlight products and services through phone contact, email, and face to face meetings

  • Identifies opportunities to develop and increase ProFlight business through market analysis and continuous dialogue with sales personnel and customers

  • Reports significant trends to sales management and recommends specific actions as appropriate

  • Provides detailed product presentations and coordinates with other departments on matters relating to marketing materials, pricing, and product demand

  • Identifies and generates sales leads through various means

  • Coordinates and hosts customer visits, tours, demonstrations, and represents ProFlight at trade shows and events as assigned

  • Remains current with aviation industry and Pilot training news to maintain an awareness of issues likely to impact customers and potential customers

  • Continuously researches market within the identified territory to identify prospective customers

  • Represent TRU Simulation Training at trade shows and industry events as required


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Aviation Management, or related field

  • Typically three years of related experience in sales or customer service preferred

  • Prior aviation industry experience, preferred

  • Sound business acumen

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Motivated and self-directed to deliver high quality results

  • Strong analytical, financial, and computer skills

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Sales

Primary Location US-Florida-Tampa

Recruiting Company TRU Simulation Training, Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264136