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Regional Sales Representative

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Regional Sales Representative to the Municipal Government Sector

We are looking for solid domain expertise in the areas of planning, permitting, licensing and by-law enforcement. Our market is very healthy and offers great earning potential.


Since 1982, CityView, a division of Harris, has focused on creating and implementing land and records management and enforcement software for local governments in North America. In fact, CityView was created by former public sector employees who instilled their first-hand experience of local government needs and challenges into the software they built and the company culture they fostered.

We are currently seeking a Sales Representative to join our growing team. This exciting opportunity will involve travelling in a designated territory, learning new technology and working with a reputable company backed by a knowledgeable and experienced team. This role has tremendous growth potential.

Your purpose

The Regional Sales Representative will promote and sell the company’s products and services to local governments within Western Canada and the Prairies.  You will establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers in the territory. You will generate new business from aligning our offerings to prospects’ needs and illustrating these through powerful software presentations and product demonstrations. 

The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, reliable, self-motivated and has an exceptional work ethic

Your responsibilities

  • Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and plans & executes targeted prospecting activities and events to drive leads.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers
  • Develops and executes regional territory sales and marketing plan
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.  Ensures the quality and timeliness of RFP responses for the territory
  • Acquires detailed product and service knowledge and stays current of developments
  • Obtains in depth knowledge of competitors and keeps abreast of competitive activities
  • Records all interactions with customers and prospects in the Salesforce CRM
  • Builds and maintains a sufficient sales pipeline to ensure sales targets are consistently and sustainably met
  • Forecasts bookings and expenses realistically
  • Participates in trade shows, conferences and customer group meetings
  • Maintains customer relationships after the sale

What we are looking for

  • Ability to learn the software and master the product portfolio
  • Excellent presentation, demonstration and writing skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Persistence, resourcefulness, get-results orientation
  • High level of integrity
  • Exceptional level of accountability
  • A real hunter that is able to consistently repeat a proven sales process
  • A track record of job stability

What we would love to see

  • Proven knowledge of the business processes and terminology in local government planning, permitting & licensing departments
  • Customer service skills and standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team
  • Attention to details – both financial and technical

What we offer

As an employee of Harris, you will be part of a tight-knit group of dedicated professionals who have worked in the IT industry for many years. At Harris you will enjoy all the excellent benefits of working for a large successful organization including a generous vacation policy, health, dental, life and disability insurance. For those working in the Victoria, BC office, enjoy free breakfast Fridays and all the additional benefits of working at the Vancouver Island Technology Park including free 24-hour access to the gym and a full-service cafeteria.


Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Posted: November 22, 2018
Closes: January 21, 2019
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Since 1982, CityView, a division of Harris, has focused on creating and implementing land and records management and enforcement software for local governments in North America. In fact, CityView w...