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Sales Associate | Promotions

Western, US · Sales
Position:     Sales Associate | Promotions

Reports to:     Senior Director of Promotions

Department:     Promotional Products

Our business model is built on solving end-to-end supply chain problems not simply processing transactional print orders. We are a partner that focuses on developing collaborative, comprehensive solutions that endeavor to meet all the communication needs of our clients’ dynamic and evolving marketplaces.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality, most cost-effective business communications solutions available.

Core capabilities include:
  • Sheet-fed offset print
  • Fulfillment / distribution logistics
  • Dynamic digital & large format print                    
  • Packaging design & print
  • Mailing                                                                             
  • Marketing promotions
  • Bindery & finishing                                                      
  • Promotional Products
  • Online (e-commerce) solutions                             
  • Workflow automation solutions                                                            
 
Position Summary:  
Promotional product sourcing, preparing presentations, creating formal quotes, and ordering product samples - as internal support to the Promotional Products Account Executives for their internal and external clients as needed. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with sales reps, vendors and (when necessary) clients regarding- product spec clarification, imprint capabilities, scheduling requirements, price point expectations and trouble-shooting potential issues when sourcing and quoting 
  • Must be comfortable reporting-up and providing updates to sales rep regularly to avoid surprises and missed deadlines
  • Ability to manage several competing deadlines and maintain organized systems to execute and fulfill tasks on any given day  
  • Extremely strong attention to detail with the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Maintain an organized filing system for others to access easily and quickly
  • Purchase samples in response to customer requests
  • Provide creative options and compose presentations pertaining to client’s needs  
  • Attend all vendor meetings held on-site  
  • Maintain a pulse on industry trends through attending conferences, trade shows, and seminars 
  • Comfortable with all aspects of the front-end workflow
 
Experience Required: 
  • Minimum of two years office-related work experience  
  • Possess a solid understanding and functional knowledge of business, marketing, communications and sales  
  • Proficient systems knowledge: Microsoft Office and Outlook  
 
Software / Equipment Specific: 
  • Working knowledge of PC/Apple platform.  
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PDF Reader, computer navigation, internet browsing, etc.  
 
Internal Software: 
  • SAGE  
  • Vendor search  
  • Sample ordering  
  • Product knowledge  
 
Education 
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent related work experience

 
Patrick McHargue

PromoPlacement | Director of Talent
patrick@promoplacement.com
314.227.0960
promoplacement.com

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