Sales Assistant

Location: Marshall, MN

Department:  Sales

Position Summary:

The Sales Assistant position will gain valuable sales experience and exposure through supporting both the internal sales team and external customers.  This position requires a high attention to detail and organizational skills to meet the variety of responsibilities required in a fast-paced environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: This list of responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

  • Assists with answering incoming calls and monitoring shared email account to assist with customers needs. 
  • Supports customers with various elements of the sales process (e.g. entering orders, product status, quotes, online ordering process).
  • Assists in creating sales promotions and campaigns.
  • Provides customer service by investigating and helping resolve shipping/ordering inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Assists sales team with various sales-related needs such as ordering and organizing samples and literature.

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior sales experience a plus.