Harris Computer Systems

  • Sales and Marketing Associate

    Job Location CA-ON-Guelph | CA-ON
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2018 3:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Harris Local Government
    Sales & Marketing
    Supervisory Role
    Percent of Travel Required
  • Position Overview


    This position is with our ResourceMate group which falls under our Harris Local Government (HLG) Division.  This position includes a mix of outbound sales, back to base sales, and marketing coordination & support.


    The ideal candidate will have previous software sales experience, experience working with sales tools and managing pipelines, and will enjoy working with people. This candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, strong organization skills and will be used to working in a fast paced environment. 


    The preferred location for this position is Guelph, ON, however other locations will be considered.  

    Primary Functions

    • Establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
    • Recognize the needs of the consumer and provide detailed information to the consumer about the technical specifications of the computer software offered by the company.
    • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
    • Develop a pipeline and provide forecasting information on a monthly basis.
    • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
    • Serve as a customer service rep for customers who have questions or difficulties.
    • Demonstrate product features before a sale.
    • Gather and analyze consumer behavior data (e.g. web traffic and rankings).
    • Generate reports on marketing and sales metrics.
    • Finds ways to branch into new markets and new territories, developing pipelines and investigating opportunities.
    • Research client base to find new types of customers and sell to them accordingly.
    • Set up booths at trade shows and demonstrates the quality or uses of a product, action all follow up from trade shows.
    • Contribute to collaborative efforts and help organize promotional events.
    • Communicate and sell through social media channels, improve and promote social media profiles.
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
    • Engage in superior customer service by making information readily available.
    • Demonstrate superior time management skills and meets sales deadlines.


    To meet this challenge, you must possess a high level of initiative and energy as required to succeed in a fast-paced team environment, and should also possess the following skills:

    • Previous sales experience in software
    • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and web analytics
    • Strong working knowledge of marketing and sales industry, including digital tools & techniques
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Strong multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Proven ability to work in a team environment
    • Degree in marketing or business

    Company Overview

    At Harris Local Government we are focused on our vision – creating an environment where our employees can realize their dreams both personally & professionally; creating an environment that supports customer loyalty by building long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers; and ensuring we have the underlying financial & business model that supports the continued investments required to realize our vision. Our growth is fueled by our focus on developing and acquiring financial management software solutions solely for the public sector. Our experience and expertise have enabled us to continually offer products and services that exceed our clients' expectations and meet their changing technology needs.

    At Harris Computer, we are a financially strong, growing and stable company—one that provides leadership within our markets, commitment and integrity to our customers and employees and steady returns to our shareholders. Our longevity speaks to our success, we have been in this business since 1976 and our ability to adapt to our markets' changing needs ensure our future success.

    Harris Computer is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation's growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations.

    Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.



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