Educational Sales Specialist

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality suggest using our boiler plate description language: arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where we don't use this phrase of marketing ourselves - we use our purpose statement: " we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.


Req. ID: 20846 


PURPOSE:   Our ideal Education Sales Specialist has a strong understanding of the sales process, and excels at generating leads, building relationships, and closing deals.  We are seeking a quick learner with strong listening and negotiating skills, and someone with presence who can showcase our offerings in a compelling way. Often tasked with giving presentations, representing Lincoln Electric at events, and participating in trade shows, it is essential that our Sales Specialist be approachable and professional. 



  • Qualify, develop, and maintain thorough company and product knowledge, research consumer needs, and identify how our solutions can meet them
  • Generate leads and grow existing relationships with customers and distribution
  • Work with the internal teams to design industry-specific outbound efforts
  • Utilize Salesforce tool to ensure standard processes during all sales stages
  • Generate reports for internal use and analysis by mining information from various sources
  • Respond to pricing inquiries and provide accurate and detailed quotes.
  • Provide marketing support through the distribution of relevant marketing materials, and representation at tradeshows, also performing as a key liaison between departments
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • 4-Year college degree preferred (business and/or education preferred).
  • 5+ years experience.
  • In person and phone sales experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, telephone, and organizational skills
  • Experience working with Salesforce (preferred)
  • Marketing experience preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to different cultures while maintaining LECO internal culture.
  • Developed computer skills: Excel, Word, Power Point, and SAP (preferred).
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to travel at least 25% of the time


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 55 manufacturing locations in 18 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Customer Experience 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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