Sales Assistant

Updated on: 01 Nov 2017
02 Nov 2017 Permanent, 25 hrs/wk
Chicago, IL, United States

Our growing company is searching for a Sales Assistant who can offer reliable support to the sales team and help improve efficiency as sales volume increases. The Sales Assistant will be responsible for maintaining regular contact with larger customers, ensuring that all sales documents and agreements are completed before they are filed and updating the customer contact information as needed. If you have previous inside sales experience and you’re interested in taking your career to the next level, we encourage you to apply today.

Responsibilities

  • Organize sales presentations and ensure that all sales presentation materials are prepared prior to deadlines
  • Update customer records in the company database as required
  • Contact customers to answer basic procedural questions or to gauge their level of satisfaction with the company
  • Collaborate with the sales staff to monitor active purchase orders and make sure that orders are completed on time
  • Report any inventory or service issues to management and the appropriate Account Manager immediately

Requirements

  • Associate degree required (Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred)
  • 2+ years’ sales support experience
  • Proficiency in Salesforce platform
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced corporate environment

Desired skills

Excel / Data Entry
Accounting / Bookkeeping
Sales

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