Outside Sales Representative

  • Giftcraft
  • Remote (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
  • Jun 21, 2020
Full time   Consumer Products and Services Manufacturing

Job Description

WHO WE ARE?

For over eight years we’ve been recognized by Deloitte as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, and for over 70 years Giftcraft has been synonymous with best-in-class in terms of quality, trendsetting designs, and sales/distribution of Lifestyle, Fashion, Decor, Giftware, Health, Wellness and Gourmet products in North America.

Today we service a network of more than 25,000 independent, specialty and marque retailers throughout North America, and we proudly boast a growing number of award-winning exclusive standalone brands under the Giftcraft umbrella including:

Fashion: Charlie Paige™ and Yo Sox™
Flavorful Gourmet Products: Hint Mint™
Health & Wellness for the Body & Home: Earth Luxe™
Baby Gifts & Apparel: Lil’ Llama™

Job Description:

  • This role will support our company’s growth and profitability strategy, by becoming a brand ambassador and an advocate for our diverse product lines.
  • Identify and qualify new opportunities with existing customers and potential prospects.
  • Understand and anticipate customer requirements, based on seasonal and industry trends
  • In person customer visits within a geographic territory/network; at least once every 8 weeks to review inventory and share new product information.
  • Generate and transmit sales reports & orders on a daily basis, using our iPad based sales tool.
  • Manage customer concerns and discrepancies, with the support of our Customer Service department, escalating more serious issues to Management.
  • Attend Conference and Trade shows as required.
  • Constant daily travel; you need to be in the field (no home office), visiting customers and generating sales every day. Some overnight travel required.
  • Compliance with Giftcraft policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree, College Diploma or equivalent industry experience.
  • At least 1 year of previous work experience in Retail, Sales or Business Development capacity.
  • Tenacious, self-starter, highly motivated mindset.
  • Proactive approach; ability to work independently and report results back to Management.
  • Highly organized, disciplined and effective at time management; ability to meet deadlines is imperative.
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills; confident, enthusiastic and a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to listen, negotiate and effectively persuade others.
  • Technically proficient with IOS devices (Ipad, Iphone, etc.) and Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work from a home office and access to reliable transportation.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,479.00 to $91,311.00 /year

Experience:

  • outside sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Business Development: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission

Work Location:

  • On the road

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Sales Role

Outside Sales