State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area

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Job Number: JN -092022-7185

CLS is looking for Outside Sales Representatives for our client to cover territories throughout Louisiana. Contract to hire opportunity available for those who put their best feet forward!

 

Responsibilities:

·       Generate profitable sales orders.

·       Reports competitive conditions and feedback from customers to management.

·       Maintains ethical, cooperative manufacturer relationships consistent with company image and company/branch goals in the marketplace.

·       Cooperates with qualified suppliers to secure mutual business through joint calls.

·       Attends product training classes to develop superior product knowledge to handle customer applications.

·       Develops an effective and productive working relationship with Inside Sales Associates, Counter Sales Associates and support personnel; encourages and assists in their training and development when possible.

·       Executes sales efforts in an ethical and professional manner, assuring a favorable impression of self and the company.

·       Maintains a professional/working image in self and work environment including vehicle.

·       Completes sales call and expense reports on a timely basis in accordance with company policy.

·       Fulfills customer needs for current literature, catalogs, product pricing, etc.

·       Assists customers with problem solving, takeoffs, project layout/design and in pricing bills of material and project management.

·       Develop and maintain a sales forecast to help analyze market conditions and/or changes in assigned territory for maximum productivity and sales growth.

·       Implement a sales plan to support sales and profitability goals.

·       Coordinates customer returns and completes proper documentation on a timely basis.

·       Informs customers of all relevant company policies/procedures and initiatives.

·       Reporting customer comments to management.

·       Routinely communicates schedule to local branch contact.

·       Performs other duties as instructed or required to successfully complete the job.

Requirements:

 

·       Commitment to and demonstration of high ethical standards governing professional behavior and interactions.

·       Proven proficiency in the use of a personal computer accompanied by a strong aptitude for technical applications.

·       Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

·       Developed knowledge of the industry within a given market.

·       Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal formats, including sales presentations, demonstrated capability to develop strong interpersonal working relationships and work in a team environment.

·       Strong customer service orientation.

·       A valid driver’s license and proven safe driving record.

·       Read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, etc.

·       Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, etc.

 

Education & Experience:

·       3 years of relevant sales experience

·       3 years of industry experience

·       High school diploma required

·       Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Distribution preferred

·       Equivalent combined education and on the job experience

 

If your experience meets the qualifications listed, please apply now and email a current resume to [email protected]. A member of our Operations team will contact applicants with relevant experience and qualifications for the position.