South Jersey Industries Account Manager in Stewartsville, New Jersey
Elizabethtown Gas is a natural gas utility company that delivers safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas to over 300,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris, and Mercer counties. At our core, we’re dedicated to being a committed community partner, delivering exceptional customer service and developing innovative clean energy solutions to meet the needs of the future.
At Elizabethtown Gas, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Whether you’re a seasoned operations technician or an early-career legal professional, our culture, inclusive workforce, and leadership development and training programs will provide you with the tools you need to either kickstart your career or bring it to new heights.
Please Note: This position has openings in the following locations: Stewartsville, NJ
Our Account Managers are responsible for selling, promoting, and marketing natural gas services to residential and commercial prospects, builders, and developers to maximize meter growth and revenue for Elizabethtown Gas Company. Their duties will also include developing relationships with Contractors, Municipalities, Project Managers, and business partners to drive sales and growth in the Residential market by acquiring new customers. The Account Manager will increase market penetration in designated areas while promoting the benefits of our energy efficiency products, programs, and services.
Sell to prospective customers to promote the benefits of natural gas
Obtain customer requests for commercial and/or residential gas projects
Enter and maintain information into Salesforce
Attend sales, trade, and home association meetings
Host community events to promote gas conversions to new customers
Meet or exceeds territory and customer acquisition goals
Provide excellent customer service by keeping customers informed during onboarding
Performs other duties as assigned
Perform outdoor field work throughout the year
Maintain a safe working environment
Travel to meet with customers
Frequently meet with contractors at construction sites with exposure to extreme temperatures, noise, atmospheric conditions such as dust, dampness, humidity
Ability to effectively sell, listen, and communicate with customers
Ability to provide benefits of natural gas appliances over competitive fuel appliances
Ability to compare carbon footprint and energy costs of buildings based upon energy used
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and work with minimal supervision.
Organizational and negotiation skills
Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation
Intermediate proficiency in the use of a PC and multiple mainframe and software programs, including MS Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of city and state building and land regulations
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Ability to read, interpret and apply basic engineering and architectural plans
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or related field
Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree
3-5 years of experience in the natural gas industry, performing sales functions
Explore the Possibilities
South Jersey Industries employs a diverse range of talent – from construction contractors to environmental specialists. Regardless of the position, mentoring and networking, hands-on experience, gaining industry knowledge and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and in our communities are all exciting ways that we welcome our employees at SJI. And as a company committed to creating an engaging culture built on inclusion and diversity, you’re sure to find an opportunity that makes you feel included, empowered, and ready to “bring your whole self to work” every day.
Benefits Package Overview
SJI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.
The SJI “Total Rewards” Benefits Package include:
Flexible vacation, Paid Time Off, and Sick Leave package
Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
401(k), with generous company match
Employee Resource Groups to encourage employee engagement, nurture professional development, and foster an inclusive environment.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
At this time, SJI is only considering applicants authorized to work in the United States currently and in the future without the need for visa sponsorship.
SJI, an energy infrastructure holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to customers through two primary subsidiaries: SJI Utilities (SJIU) and SJI Energy Enterprises (SJIEE). SJIU houses the company’s regulated natural gas utility operations, delivering safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across New Jersey via its South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas subsidiaries. SJIEE houses the company’s non-utility operations primarily focused on clean energy development and decarbonization via renewable energy production and energy management activities. Visit sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.