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Sales Canvasser

Greenwood, MS

Order: 963573
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Sales Canvasser-Greenwood area


Position Summary


This position functions as the sales department’s administrative support; appointment setter, logistics and serving as a liaison for clients. Sales Canvassers assists with daily operation of the sales team, ensuring smooth and efficient workflow. Identifies revenue opportunities, qualifies and engage appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

•Primary point of contact

•Telephones prospects to identify appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline.

•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.

•Hands-on involvement in a variety of marketing logistics, including quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.

•Travels throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talks with customers by phone.

•Prepares reports of business transactions and track all invoices and expense accounts against budget.

•Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.

•Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing contacts.

•Coordinates customer training.


Qualifications & Required Skills


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Ability:


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Other Skills and Abilities


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, businesses and community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness and in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


1. Position requires extremely perceptive person, who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels. As unique situations present themselves, the incumbent must be sensitive to corporate needs and the public image.


2. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area travel may be expected.


3. Completes additional tasks and assignments as requested by Regional Sales Director


Working conditions


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work


This is a full-time position. Days and hours are Monday through Friday, 8a.m. to 5p.m.


Extended work hours may be required as job duties demand.


SK # 963573