Business Development Associate - Schneider Electric - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Return-to-Work Program


Making a decision to return to work can be exciting and scary all at the same time. We get it 100% - many of us at reacHIRE are returners, too!!  And, we believe meaningful relationships formed along the way back to work should be built on communication and trust. Which is why our team of Program Managers are here to listen to your unique story and help you take the best next steps toward your next opportunity.  We are excited to partner with Schneider Electric for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in January 2023. 


If you are a professional returning to work after a 2+ year career break or worked in part time or independent contractor roles, this could be the perfect opportunity! reacHIRE is invested in helping professionals return with confidence; providing the resources and support needed via Program Managers who will help guide and navigate the entire process alongside you. 


We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing Returners, so please don’t hesitate to apply - we’d love to hear from you.



In this position, you will support the sales of the Schneider Electric Power Products US line of business for the East or Central Sales Region.  Your top priority will be to grow sales for the MCCBs, Safety Switches, and Motor Control business Schneider Electric offers. As the Power Products (Commercial Transactional Products) Line of Business East or Central Region Channel Business Development Associate, you will work with our East or Central Region Channel and Sales teams to collaboratively and strategically develop, execute and support tailored initiatives, helping our channel partners and contractors outperform competitors.


What You’ll Contribute Day-to-Day:

  • Create and execute sales plans for the region to achieve sales and growth objectives for the line of business
  • Create and analyze sale and market share data
  • Execute Power Products (Commercial/SMB/Channel) Playbooks to help achieve sales and growth goals
  • Facilitate and manage our East or Central Region Power Products Mobile Unit
  • Lead reimplementation of our Contractor Rewards Program and other initiatives
  • Manage the East/Central Region Power Products digital presence to keep NSF/Channel updated 
  • Assist with gathering voice of customer input to help continuously improve our offer 
  • Work with sales and channels to meet or exceed sales and growth goals (YoY, Market Share and Margin protection & expansion) 
  • Actively engage with pricing team and in price increase discussions to help the sales team implement price changes
  • Assist in defining product gaps and work with the product team to close those gaps
  • Work with all entities across the electrical construction industry, sales, marketing, consulting engineers, electrical inspectors, builders, developers, and installers to enhance brand loyalty


You’ll Be a Great Fit If You Have:

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Engineering or Marketing
  • 3-5+ prior years in relevant commercial sales focused role
  • Strong Excel & Data Analytics Skills
  • Strong communication, relationship building, business management & consulting engagement skills
  • Ability to be effective in converting existing accounts to help achieve goals of the business 
  • Ability to effectively cultivate and maintain relationships with existing customers
  • Ability to work with colleagues and customers at all levels
  • Ability to travel post returnship program


It's An Added Bonus If You Have:

  • An MBA level degree

About reacHIRE

How are reacHIRE’s programs unique?

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. reacHIRE believes a career break shouldn't be a career breaker. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. Either way, you’ll become part of the reacHIRE team, join with a cohort of fellow Returners, and we will provide 360-degree support via Aurora, along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of your journey back to work!


Our return-to-work program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, and self-expression is what makes us great. Be you and reach higher!


Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs.


What’s great about working at Schneider Electric?

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.   


Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.  


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