IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a SALES/ACCOUNT MANAGER for our client’s Ottawa/Gatineau location.
Are you someone who dreams of sharing Indigenous business excellence and culture with the world? Are you a great communicator, energetic, and work with technology to work faster and smarter? If so, then our client has an opportunity for you to join our sales team, building relationships with customers and travelling to trade shows to represent the brand!
Our client is Canada’s fastest-growing footwear brand and a Profit-500 company who is seeking a passionate Sales/Account Manager – a data-driven, systems-based, “always closing” individual capable of conducting various sales and account management activities and representing the brand at trade shows across Canada.
Imagine waking up each day and looking forward to going into work, knowing you’re contributing to a company changing the Canadian business landscape, where everyone works together to build a brand that makes an impact in the Indigenous community – where you’re surrounded by people who enjoy their work, respects each other and are eager to collaborate as a team to change the world. Discover all of those things and an exciting opportunity to interface with customers at trade shows as well as over the phone. Exhibit your energetic, self-driven personality and step up your career on a positive, rewarding track!
This position leads sales efforts and sales campaigns within the independent wholesale channel. Reporting to the Director of Sales, the Sales/Account Manager utilizes data to help our wholesale customers benefit from our fantastic growth. You’ll also execute sales campaigns, visit customers’ stores and attend trade shows across Canada.
Becoming an expert in our client’s brand – capable of sharing our unique story of comfort, quality and community impact
Review historic sales data, create recommended orders by customer; study existing clients, determine potential volumes and generate new leads
Plan and organize daily work; call new and existing clients
Manage and execute sales campaigns via phone and email
Set-up and attend trade shows; meet customers, take orders
Listen to and report on customer needs; provide solutions/suggestions via phone/email
Change orders and update customer account information in ERP system
Answer phone calls and emails; provide support with order processing
Assist with creation of order forms, purchase orders, sales reports and order confirmations
Process and send inventory reports to a variety of clients and stakeholders
Complete a sales opportunities database, communicate travel schedules, provide daily call reports, weekly work plans, and sales forecasts in a timely manner
A willingness to go above and beyond, especially during peak seasons
A connection to, or strong passion for, Indigenous culture
Minimum 2 years of work experience with MS Excel, MS Office Suite
Attention to detail and numerical proficiency with an ability to analyze/summarize data and make strategic, data-based recommendations
An inherent ease and excitement in interacting professionally with customers, especially small businesses and Indigenous entrepreneurs
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks over the short and medium term
An entrepreneurial attitude coupled with a willingness to problem-solve
Passion for customer service, attention to details – a desire to close sales
It would be great if you have:
French language proficiency
Experience working with Mailchimp and/or other B2B tools
2 years of wholesale customer service experience
Our client offers:
A fun and unique, open-concept office with an award-winning team
Competitive salary and benefits
A chance to work with a growing brand that measures both social and financial returns
Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to email@example.com.
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