Sales Support

Santa Barbara, California
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Job Type
US$ 15.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour, $15 - 17 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Ida Motta, Spherion
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Job Description

The main purpose of this position is to meet or exceed sale objectives of assigned customers by promoting and selling potted and fresh cut floral products through professional sales techniques and long term customer relationships. Assisting all sales reps. within their daily tasks to meet overall team objective.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a requirement

Major Activities:

- Sales- Assist sales associate but not limited to-
- Order entry with accuracy
- Customer service, phone inquiries and email replies.
- Assist with information needed from shipping, upc, code dates etc..
- Assist with confirmations in ecommerce - Itrade, SPS for example.
- Assist with trucking sheets and sales communication.
- Filing and organizing shipped orders for Sales and Freight.
- Assist with updating and sending weekly product availability sheets.
- Assist with sales accounts and standing orders, Tenative or Weekly.
- Work with an aggressive attitude to achieve goals, be persistent.
- Become knowledgeable with all plant product lines we ship daily and seasonally.
- Assist at desk while Sales rep. is traveling.
- Assist with front freight desk, various tasks during peak shipping seasons.
- Become familiar with customers order entry and freight patterns this is key to accurate order entry.

Working hours: 40

Must be able to work Monday through Friday from 7am - 4pm and flexible with working more hours when needed.
Time Management
--Keep busy, there is always something to do.
--Be prepared first thing a.m. to assist customer calls.

--Be prepared to assist all sales reps, have their account information handy ie. Price lists and availability.

--Assist sales reps to maintain customer profiles and customer files or books.
--Submit the following in a timely manner: requests for time off during non holiday periods. There will be no vacation time
during peak holiday shipping.
--Assist the Sales and Marketing Dept. with printing of proposals and visual tools.
--Use various software programs i.e.: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Company Relations
--Work with, develop positive relationships and communicate with employees in marketing, product availability, packing,
shipping, accounting, human resources and growers.
--Communicate effectively; cooperate with your fellow salespeople and management.

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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