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Inside Sales Representative
Application Deadline: April 15, 2014
Location: Vancouver
A.J. Forsyth, a division of Russel Metals Inc., is currently seeking an individual for the position of Inside Sales Representative in our Vancouver location in British Columbia.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Responds to customer inquiries promptly and follows up on significant inquiries to secure profitable orders.
• Ensures outstanding customer service by developing rapport and strengthening relationships with all customers.
• Adheres to standard company and credit policies while also respecting current product pricing.
• Is responsible for entering orders in our Metalware computer system. Providing quotations and circulating market information to his/her supervisor.
• Monitors, evaluates, and make recommendations with respect to lost sales opportunities to continually improve upon sales results.
• Advises the outside sales representative immediately of any large quotations.
• Advises the Purchasing Department and Sales Supervisor of any abnormal sales and ensures sufficient product availability to meet customer demand.
• Continues to maintain and increase product knowledge while identifying and maximizing all sales and market development opportunities.
• Any other duties as assigned.
 
Job Requirements:
• Effective communication and negotiation skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
• Time management & organizational skills are essential.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
 
Preferable:
• Post secondary education in the field of Metallurgy, Marketing or Business Administration.
• Prior sales experience within the steel industry.
• Knowledge of Metalware would be an asset.
 
Qualified individuals should email their resume to: cameron.treasurer@ajforsyth.ca
Deadline date: April 30, 2014
We are an organization that is committed to the principles of Employment Equity which includes maintaining a fair, equitable and diverse workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
Please state the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please. We thank all candidates, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.