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Entry Level Sales Rep Trainee

Job Description

The Job Window's client, a rapidly-growing Ashland area marketing firm, is looking for a Sales Rep Trainee to join their innovative firm.  Our client proudly partners with some of the largest retailers in the country, serving as a liaison between their corporate office and their consumers.  Our client's employees are diverse, innovative and passionate.  With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, this firm is a great place to launch and grow a career.  Find yours and join this firm today.
  
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Sales Rep Trainee program is designed to provide you with the skills necessary for a successful career in outside sales. The Program includes 6 weeks of structured on-the-job training, as well as ongoing education throughout your career. Some training topics include: product knowledge, selling techniques, customer service, and merchandising management.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
The purpose of the Sales Rep Trainee position is to prepare you for a career in sales and marketing.  This role will require you to grow sales at assigned retail stores within a geographic territory through implementing sales/market programs, training activities, and service and merchandising responsibilities. The store count will range based on geography and store volume. This role will conduct product knowledge (PK) training sessions for current and newly hired associates. Training should include features, benefits, as well as selling skills and may include a demo of the products. Other responsibilities include responding to and resolving product/service issues at the store level and utilizing the CRM system to document sales calls and store visits.  As a Sales Rep Trainee, you will also gather and document competitor intelligence information in the CRM. Ability to conduct product demos to support selling process is an asset.
 
GROWING A CAREER IN SALES:
As a Sales Rep Trainee you will have the opportunity to drive sales, grow your territory, and contribute to the achievement of organizational goals.  You will learn a wide variety of sales- related skills including planning and conducting effective sales calls, identifying and exceeding customer needs and sales opportunities, inventory systems knowledge, management, expense management, as well as promotional selling and basic marketing. 
 


EDUCATION REQUIRED:



  • Bachelor's Degree in business related field.


JOB REQUIREMENTS: 



  • Ability to work independently, demonstrated planning and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to follow up appropriately with customer telephone inquiries and orders.

  • Prefer experience in a customer service or sales oriented position.  

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule which includes evenings and weekends.

  • Must have access to a vehicle and willingness to travel to designated retail locations throughout a designated Ashland territory.


This is a full-time, permanent position and our client offers a permanent hourly base plus performance bonuses.  Apply today!





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