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Inside Sales Representatives

Chicago, Illinois 60606

Post Date: 03/01/2018 Job ID: 1792 Job Category: Sales

Our client, a leader in metals distribution and fabrication, is currently seeking Inside Sales Representatives to join their customer service center sales team in Minneapolis, MN. Under the supervision of the Inside Sales Manager, the  primary role as an Inside Sales Representative is to provide sales support across company-wide markets in order to achieve sales growth. You will  provide  excellent service while interacting with customers over the phone and through email. Inside Sales Representatives are responsible for direct sales aimed toward growing the  business overall.  

Job Responsibilities:

• Collaborates  with a variety of industries while promoting transactional and fabrication sales business
• Builds professional relationships with customers across multiple geographic markets
• Responds to customer quotation requests, needs, inquiries, and complaints/concerns
• Generates sales through focused, pro-active marketing; primarily out-reaching
• Processes customer orders (i.e. quotations and order entry)
• Sources for items that are not stocked
• Identifies strategies to improve/grow sales
• Understands and incorporates the goals and concepts of our business to grow sales and profitability
• Works closely with territory managers, credit, inventory, warehouse operations, and other departments within the company
• Performs other duties as assigned


• Associates Degree and 1-3 years of sales or industry experience
• Previous sales or customer service experience preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel)
• Attention to detail
• Ability to skillfully multi-task
• Results-focused, competitive, and self-motivated attitude
• Problem solving/conflict resolution and negotiation skills
• High level of numerical and mechanical aptitude
• Takes ownership of work; understands the importance of creating value/recognizes opportunities
• Ability to work well and excel while working with a team or individually
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills


Kathleen Hepburn, SPHR
Senior Recruiter

Kathleen has been providing Human Resources and Recruiting solutions to a wide range of organizations for over 20 years. Her areas of expertise include talent sourcing and acquisition, HR planning, employee relations, and performance management. She is credited with developing strategic partnerships to quickly identify and recruit talent; leading corporate initiatives to grow revenues and reduce expenditures; and creating effective programs to train, retain and reward employees.
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