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Alsco Sales Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7895577

Classification: ExemptJob Summary:

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The Sales Consultant solicits and secures new clients for linen, workwear industrial uniforms and facility services, sells and promotes approved, targeted products and services within a designated sales territory. Reports to the Regional Sales Manager and works closely with the General Manager.Essential Functions:

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- Solicit and secure new clients, sell and promote all approved lines of service or product within a designated sales territory.

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- Continually meet or exceed sales quotas and expectations.

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- Proactively identify, solicit and motivate targeted prospects using a variety of methods such as cold-calling, lead qualifying, presenting proposals and sales funnel management. Maintain sales records and accurately fill out new client paperwork.

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- Actively participate in promotions, contests, meetings and training.

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- Follow company sales policies and procedures, including price/product guidelines and new installation procedures.

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- Present a professional image. Build relationships, communicate openly, educate customers, manage customer needs and proactively work with other departments to smoothly transition a new customer.

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- Safely operate a vehicle on each trip, following all applicable laws and company policy. Maintain vehicle cleanliness and ensure regular vehicle maintenance.

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- Attend/work trade shows and marketing events as required.

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- Monitor and report competitive activity.

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- Follow written and verbal instructions. Perform other tasks as directed by supervision.Additional Functions:

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- May work with and support other sales personnel or functions as required by supervision.

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Requirements Qualifications:

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- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, ability to comprehend and follow direction, as well as strong time management skills.

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- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.

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- Have and maintain a valid driver?s license and maintain a driving record free of chargeable accidents, speeding, safety or other violations.

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- Recognize colors, sizes and types of product. Count, add and subtract accurately.

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- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in a team environment.Education/Experience:

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- College degree preferred or two years sales experience.Compensation:

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- Base salary plus commissions.

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- Excellent benefit package.Typical Physical Activity:

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- Physical Demands/Requirements consist of standing, sitting, walking, stooping, driving, grasping, moving equipment, pushing, pulling, reading, speaking, hearing, and lifting up to 30 lbs.Typical Environmental Conditions:

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- Vehicles on public roads, inside general offices, customer locations, areas of a typical industrial laundry facility, Service Center or depot.Travel Requirements:

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- Daily, driving by vehicle within a designated sales territory.

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Revised:06/20/2019

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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