Inside Sales Rep - Steel

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana         
Date Posted: 08-15-2017
Position Title          Inside Sales Rep - Steel - New Orleans #3820
Relocation              No
Location                 New Orleans Louisiana
Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of steel foundation products in the US.
The Inside Sales Representative serves as a liaison between the company and the customer, establishing stronger customer relationships and developing a steady flow of order inquiries.
Responsibilities include:
*           Track and follow sales inquiries with customers and in the marketplace to convert these inquiries into orders. 
*           Manage customer base and orders to create an optimum mix of sales volume, gross profit and market share as determined by the District Manager. 
*           Achieve individual goals for sales revenue, sales volume, gross profit, and credit.
*           Manage orders throughout the sales cycle, including: developing inquiries, sourcing material, proposing pricing, arranging transportation, organizing logistics, arranging delivery schedules, supplying details for timely billing, leading collections, resolving claims and effectively managing dispute resolution.
*           Maintain high visibility in the marketplace and provide a steady flow of market intelligence to the District Manager on market conditions, competitor activity and upcoming projects.
*           1-3 years of sales experience in the Construction industry, preferably in Steel is a plus. 
*           Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.
*           Professional presentation skills: excellent verbal communications abilities, strong confidence in speaking to audiences.
*           Proficient in MS Office, excellent computer skills.
*           10% travel required.
Ideal candidates will have the following qualities and characteristics:       
*           Able to develop a customer base by building strong, long-term relationships.
*           Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
*           Service oriented, and able to track, manage and follow through on details.
*           Tenacious approach to problem solving.                                               
*           Willing to Relocate a plus                                
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.  1-3 years sales experience in construction industry, preferably steel.
2.  Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.
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