Inside Sales

  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #391

Job Title: Inside Sales

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

 

  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • Strives to meet or exceed sales targets for revenue and margin goals
  • Works with outside sales representatives to keep account activities and literature up to date.
  • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing contacts.
  • Investigates and resolves customer issues and deliveries.

Competency:

  1. Problem Solving
    • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;
    • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
    • Develops alternative solutions;
    • Works well in group problem solving situations.
  2. Team Work
    • Gives and welcomes feedback;
    • Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  3. Written Communication
    • Writes clearly and informatively.
  4. Quality Management
    • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  5. Business Acumen
    • Understands business implications of decisions;
    • Displays orientation to profitability;
    • Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition.
  6. Organizational Support
    • Follows policies and procedures.
  7. Adaptability
    • Adapts to changes in the work environment;
    • Manages competing demands;
    • Changes approach or method to best fit the situation;
    • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  8. Attendance/Punctuality
    • Is consistently at work and on time.
  9. Dependability
    • Follows instructions, responds to management direction;
    • Keeps commitments;
    • Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Innovation
    • Uses time efficiently;
    • Sets goals and objectives.                                 

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk.