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Outside Sales

Advantage Resourcing Bossier City Contractor
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We are currently seeking an Outside Sales Representative with excellent organization skills and a personable disposition. The ideal candidate has a natural ability to roll with the punches, being flexible to handle anything that might come their way. You’ll be a strong and reliable support to company operations, maintaining procedures, communication and customer service. Not only will your efforts allow us to achieve organizational efficiency, you will nurture the pleasant work environment our people love.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Sells/markets products in assigned area (familiarity with brick and territory a plus)
  • 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.
  • Displays or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes sellable features.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms, and prepares sales contracts for orders.
  • Estimates date of delivery to the customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
  • Tracks stock levels.
  • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing agents.
  • Investigates and resolves customer delivery issues.
  • Attends trade shows.

Skills and Experience Required for Success

  • 1+ years of outside sales experience (Brick sales preferred)
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with customers
  • Demonstrated prioritization/time management skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office

Competencies Required for Success

  • Stays current with industry and market information that may reveal sales opportunities
  • Seizes opportunities as they arise
  • Handles crisis effectively
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport
  • Analyses situations systematically
  • Expert product knowledge

Education

  • Bachelor degree preferred or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Skills required

Create Sale Plan
Identifying New Prospects
Bid Strategies
Market Trend
Customer Service
Customer Retention
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Advantage Resourcing is a member of a family of staffing companies owned by parent Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo Japan. Advantage Resourcing has offices in the U.S., Canada, UK and Sydney, Australia. The Advantage Resourcing service delivery model is “local market focus”, meaning that Advantage Resourcing learns client requirements for primary skill sets in every local market we serve.

Through our local market intelligence, we acquire resumes, screen and qualify candidates and prepare to deliver talent and solutions to our clients locally. Because of our vast global network, we also service clients who live and work in multiple geographies and countries as needed. It is not uncommon for Advantage Resourcing to manage human resource and staffing solutions for one client in multiple cities, states, and even countries. We are able to find the perfect candidate for a job one mile away, but we can respond to our clients needs whether they be 400 or 4,000 miles away while managing all of the international employment challenges, such as immigration and worker mobility issues, cultural anomalies, and currency conversions.

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