As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.
Our sales and marketing teams talk the talk and walk the walk, marketing hundreds of products worldwide for consumer, business and military applications. Our highly-motivated sales professionals not only initiate new relationships, but also maintain positive rapport with established dealers. Our marketing teams support the sales teams, ensuring quality marketing materials are initiated, scheduled, produced, documented and archived. If marketing and selling a quality product at an affordable price is in your plan, then let s strategize.
We are looking for a full-time Aviation Services Sales Manager (Premium Services) to join our FltPlan team in Southbury, CT. In this role, you will be responsible for the sale of aviation flight operations services to the business and air transport aviation markets, requiring technical and operational product knowledge sufficient to make judgments involving complex flight operations to persuade potential customers to buy Garmin products. Other essential functions include:
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of 3 years sales experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this role, demonstrated knowledge of marketing principals, theories and concepts and technical principals of avionics systems. Other position requirements include:
Must possess a Pilots license with Instrument Rating
Must possess a demonstrated commitment and passion for achieving customer satisfaction
Must be an articulate and fluent written and verbal communicate and at ease with public speaking
Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast-paced and challenging environment
Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
Driven problem solver and a proven track record in achieving goals
Excellent time management and follow-up skills
Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality
Proficient use of Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
Desirable qualifications include sales experience in the aviation or electronics industry, operational experience at corporate or air transport flight departments, demonstrates operational knowledge of Garmin products, demonstrates a general understanding of the avionics competitive landscape, products and systems, avionics sales experience, more than 500 hours PIC, multi-Engine Rating and/or Certified Flight Instructor Rating, turbine aircraft knowledge or experience, and international language skills.
Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family s preferences. In addition, Garmin s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.
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