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Sales Assistant

Radio Engineering Industries Inc Omaha, NE
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Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. (REI) is a leading manufacturer of infotainment, video surveillance and fleet management solutions for public transit, rail, school transportation and commercial transportation.  We are continuing to grow our Sales team by adding a dynamic Sales Assistant. This position is entry-level inside sales with an opportunity to grow into a Territory Manager.

Position Summary:

As our new Sales Assistant, you will provide administrative support to Territory Managers, account management for our customers, and inside sales for current and future customers.

As a Sales Assistant, you must be:

  • Skilled at Multi-Tasking – able to work on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining high standards
  • A Relationship-Builder – you build rapport quickly to engage commitment of others
  • Reliable – you understand that consistency is important to provide the best service
  • A Team-Player – you understand the basics tenants of being a great teammate including proper time management, communication, and attendance
  • Goal-Oriented – you understand how your work fits in the big picture and follow through to make your goals a reality
  • An Effective Communicator – you understand how to communicate based on need, in a variety of ways
  • Customer-Oriented – you understand the value of internal and external customers and how best to support them

As a Sales Assistant, you will:

  • Receive calls from customers in the sales process to handle concerns and process sales orders and quotes, as needed
  • Verify orders are processed and shipped
  • Provide general account management to current customers
  • Assist Territory Managers with trip proposals, booking travel, expenses, and trade show attendance
  • Conduct outbound sales calls to:
    • Prospect for new customers
    • Update customers on new products
    • Set up and conduct webinars
    • Arrange for customer visits by Territory Managers
  • Ensure that customer information is updated in the CRM

As a Sales Assistant, you must have:

  • High school diploma/GED required; Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (“CRM”) software preferred
  • Inside sales experience required – min of 2 years
  • Previous sales support experience strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with efficiency
  • High level of detail-orientation necessary

What’s in it for you?

  • Stable, growing company that has been in business for 80 years
  • Flexible, 40-Hour Work Week
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Subsidized Health Insurance Plan
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • FREE Life Insurance
  • FREE Long-Term Disability Insurance

Job Details

Date Posted July 10, 2018
Date Closes August 9, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
Zipcode 68117
Name Mary Simmonds

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Microsoft - Excel
  • Microsoft - Outlook
  • Microsoft - PowerPoint
  • Microsoft - Word
  • Manufacturing - Sales
  • Customer Relations / Sales
  • Outbound Sales
  • Technical Sales

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