Sales Representative - Florence, AL

Showcase and sell products while meeting customer needs and exceeding customer expectations.  

Primary Duties:

  • Market Reed’s Metals complete product and service offering.
  • Seek opportunities to expand and grow Reed’s Metals customer base and business.
  • Respond quickly and professionally to all customer inquiries regardless of source (i.e. phone, fax, email, web lead, walk-in, etc.)
  • Serve as a consultant, advising the customer on the best solution to their needs, making sure they consider alternatives when appropriate and educating as to best products and practices.
  • Maintain records of all customer engagements including notes and quotes for later reference.
  • Utilize the software tools provided by Reed’s Metals in order to respond consistently and professionally to customer needs. (MetalEZ, MBS, PostFrame Manager, Galv-Econ Worksheet)
  • Complete contracts with customers as applicable.
  • Work closely with Operations and Manufacturing to ensure all customer requirements are known and customer needs are met.
  • Achieve sales targets.
  • Monitor competitive pricing and products, and keep management informed.
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.
  • Be responsible for scheduled in-store or on-site/trade show hours.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, wearing Reed’s Metals logo apparel.
  • Maintain product knowledge through training and hands-on opportunities and by studying vendor literature.
  • Protect the integrity and the assets of Reed’s Metals and approach all engagements in an ethical and a fiscally responsible manner.

Job Qualifications:

  • Customer service.
  • Meeting sales goals.
  • Closing skills.
  • Product knowledge.
  • Ability to work with precision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention and care required to prevent errors.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, stand for long periods of time.  
  • Ability to maintain a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Good presentation skills.

Education Requirements / Preferences:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree required.
  • BA/BS University degree with a concentration in marketing, promotions, advertising sales, or business administration preferred.

Experience Requirements / Preferences:

  • Five years’ experience in sales and/or marketing required.
  • Five years of industry sales experience preferred.

Interested? Let us know.

Please note: You must also come in to complete an application.
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