Sales Assistant

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Location
Lakeland, Florida
Industry
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour, $14 - 15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_16927
Contact
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

The Sales Assistant will assist the sales representative(s) with quoting and order processing.

Responsibilities:
- Answer Sales Calls
- Assist in submitting competitive/profitable customer quotes
- Perform Contract Review upon receipt of customer purchase order
- Assist in maintaining quote worksheet including shipping plan
- Develop relationships with Suppliers/Shipper and Customers
- Investigate potential suppliers
- Investigate prospective customers
- Maintain communication with Expediting Department
- Build relationships with Suppliers/Shipper and customers through travel
- Keep supervisor apprised of all issues
- Follow up on customer quotes
- Answer phones if necessary
- Participation in all sales related events
- Other duties as assigned

Working hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Skills:
Requirements:
-High School Diploma or Equivalent
-Previous sales experience is preferred
-Ability to persuade and influence others.
-Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
-Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
-Interpersonal and communication skills.
-Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
-Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed
-Oral and written communication skills
-Organizational and time management skills

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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