Careers

February 25, 2015 - Montreal

Sales Representative

General Summary: Achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling Fort International’s products. Personally contacts and secures new business accounts/customers.

CORE FUNCTIONS:

  • Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach.
  • Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.

DETAILS OF FUNCTION:

  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business for the organization’s products/services.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers value to the organization.
  • Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • Participates in trade shows and conventions.

REPORTING:

  • Reports directly to the General Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess at least 5 years experience in the consumer goods, retail or hardware industry. Possession of a University degree. Demonstrates aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach). Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications is important.

RENUMERATION:

Please send your resume by applying with the form below. Candidates of interest will be contacted directly and commission based compensation will be discussed at that time.

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