Katapult Network - MN
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • $35,000 - $45,000
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

Full Benefits, Health, Dental, 401K with match


We are currently recruiting an entry level Industrial Sales Representative to sell goods and materials to contractors and top decision makers within the construction industry. This person will work closely with wholesalers, logistics/supply chain managers and manufacturers to insure that the supply of orders to current job site is met and sales are completed from start to finish. 

Responsibilities

  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs and explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Quote prices, credit terms and other bid specifications
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements
  • Develop and implement new strategies to drive sales with new and existing customers
  • Meet with customers and vendors to ensure that company products and services are up-to-date and to discuss service issues
  • Supervise and train staff to ensure seamless customer service

Transferable Skills Needed

  • Persuasive - convince others to change their minds/behavior by providing compelling advice or information. Be able to "sell" an idea, product or action
  • Ambitious - establish and maintain personally challenging goals and exert effort toward mastering tasks due to a strong desire for personal and professional achievement
  • Self-motivated - work autonomously to set and achieve targeted goals
  • Resilient - able to cope with rejection and persist on a task or project despite challenges or set-backs
  • Relationship building - establish and maintain interpersonal relationships by developing a constructive and cooperative working rapport
  • Sales acumen - knowledge of the principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sales, account management, inside or outside sales, and business development experience preferred but not required

 Katapult Network is designed to help college graduates with zero to two years of professional experience find their next professional career opportunity. We focus on helping recent college graduates, with no experience, get access to full-time, entry-level opportunities with some of Minnesota's top employers. Our clients include ground-breaking startup companies and well established billion dollar organizations who want to find their next generation of talent.

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