Inside Sales Representative

Salary:
Up to $40,000 to start plus excellent company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Near West Suburbs - Maywood, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Inside Sales Representative
Building Materials and Industrial Products
Up to $40,000 to start plus excellent company-sponsored benefits
Near West Suburbs - Maywood, IL

As an Inside Sales Representative, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Learning the various building materials and industrial products and their availability
- Utilizing your product knowledge to assist and support customers
- Answering inbound sales calls and emails
- Learning about each customers' unique product needs
- Providing information on product specifications, pricing and availability
- Making product suggestions as appropriate
- Taking and processing customer orders
- Coordinating and arranging customer shipments
- Up-selling and cross-selling additional products wherever possible
- Making outbound sales calls to prospective customers
- Introducing prospective customers to the company and its products
- Qualifying sales leads and identifying key decision makers
- Setting appointments for the Outside Sales Team
- Maintaining all customer account records in the CRM database
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least one year of Sales, Sales Support, Business Development and/or Account Management experience

Or:

- A Bachelor's Degree and an interest in starting or continuing a career in sales

And:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- Accurate data entry skills
- Basic computational math skills [using a calculator]

Additionally:

- Effective communication skills
- Relationship building skills
- An outgoing personality
- Organization and prioritization skills
- Teamwork skills

Pluses:

- Relevant experience from a similar/related industry +++
- Proficiency with any Customer Relationship Management [CRM] systems/software ++++

JobGiraffe's client is an established, regional distributor of wood, building materials and industrial products for industry.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #20-1101 - Maywood, IL 60153

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Recent Grads and Entry Level/Will Train Sales Skills Recent Grads and Entry Level/Will Train, Wholesalers, Brokers, Distributors, Retailers, Importers, Trade, Exchange

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