Orlando, FL 32808
Partnered with a fast paced distribution provider of industrial and hydraulic hoses seeking an Outside Sales Rep to join their team. This is a direct hire opportunity!
Candidates for this position should have strong hose and fittings experience and demonstrate the ability to fill customer orders from stock. They will be responsible for managing their territory of customers and prospects within it, working closely with their customers to become a valued supplier in order to service their hose and fitting needs. Representatives will commonly travel to businesses to make sales outside the company directly to customers through various means. There will be an extensive amount of travel to current and prospective customers place of business.
Responsibilities, Duties and Physical Requirements
Establishing contact with existing customers, identifying new opportunities and following up on potential leads to provide excellent customer service by assessing needs, processing orders, reviewing inventory availability and ensuring customer satisfaction, while making sure to sell product at the gross profit margin as set by Management. Must develop new prospects and interact with existing customers to increase sales. Must be able and willing to travel up to 80% of the time. Outside Sales Reps are required to drive, sit, stand, walk, twist, bend, carry, grasp, kneel, lift, pull, push, reach, use hands and fingers to handle and feel. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Has a working knowledge of the concepts, practices and procedures within the industry. Minimum 5 years of business development/sales experience - ideally in the hose or construction industry. Must possess strong knowledge of relevant hose applications, industries and technologies, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including dynamic one-on-one communication.
BA/BS in business or technical field. MBA or equivalent a strong benefit
Early adopter of new technologies
Highly effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish credibility quickly
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Meet tight timelines while remaining flexible and enthusiastic
Strong tech & computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills required
Interested candidates please reply with a current resume including contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.