Outside Sales

Lafayette, LA 70503

Posted: 06/14/2024 Job Type: Sales Job Number: LP637 Pay Rate: See description

Job Description

Local company is seeking an outside salesperson for an immediate opening. This position will start in inside sales while the candidate learns the product offering, customer base, and company's business. There will be a movement to outside sales once a working knowledge of the business is retained.  The large majority of time will be spent inside making customer calls, working on quotes, checking on orders etc.  At minimum this position requires a conversational level of Spanish. Domestic sales travel will consume no more than 25% of your time and international travel a much smaller percentage. 

Compensation will begin with a straight salary of $40K + (DOE) with transition to a salary / commission package. 

 Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Continually acquire extensive product and industry knowledge
  • Engage with 5-10 customers / prospects per day by phone, email, etc. 
  • Promote products through end users, contractors, distributors, and engineering firms. 
  • Convert quotes to orders to meet monthly quota. 
  • Manage, develop, and increase distributorship. 
  • Attend and or exhibit in industry related trade show. 
  • Work major industry projects through all phases of development including design, procurement, and construction. 
  • Coordinate leads and sales efforts with inside sales, distributors, and management. 
  • Reporting and communicating w/ Sales Manager as required. 

Qualifications: 

  • College degree
  • 2+ years outside sales experience. 
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to cross multi-customer levels. 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Great communication and motivational skills 
  • Must be bilingual.  Spanish / English. 

 

Will have to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Apply now if this sounds like you.  Interviewing quickly to fill this position with the most qualified applicant as soon as possible. 

 

 

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