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Sales Assistant - Denver, CO

Barbizon Light of the Rockies is seeking a self-starting individual to fill a full-time position as Sales Assistant. 

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Participate as part of a team to increase overall sales by recognizing and acting on opportunities.
  • Maintain and grow existing customer relationships by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Develop new customer relationships by proactively responding to sales leads.
  • Provide assistance to the sales team where needed, in all steps of the sales process, with the goal of helping sales and profits grow.

Key Tasks:

  • Fulfill orders for existing customers by answering incoming phone calls, email, or walk-in requests.
  • Determine customer needs and prepare quotations within established guidelines.
  • Follow-up with leads and customers to determine the status of open quotations.
  • Negotiate with customers and vendors, finalize sales, and manage customer expectations.
  • Process paperwork accurately and quickly to ensure terms and deadlines are being met. (Sales Orders, Invoices, Picking Tickets, Purchase Orders, etc.) 
  • Update customers on order status by providing shipment notifications, tracking updates, and backorder status.
  • Prevent and solve problems with customer orders.
  • Proactively contact existing customers via phone or email to maintain and grow long-term relationships.
  • Establish relationships with sales leads furnished by the website, tradeshows or Sales Manager.
  • Develop an effective method of lead follow-up to earn new and repeat business.
  • Log and perpetuate accurate records of communication with leads, customers, vendors, and other employees.
  • Participate in maintaining a professional showroom appearance
  • Coordinate customer demos, returns, and factory repairs.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, self-sufficient, reliable, and accountable.
  • Committed to accurate, thorough, and exemplary work.
  • Ability to manage multiple action items and requests.
  • Able to take ownership of potential issues before they become a problem and commit to follow-through until the issue is resolved.
  • Friendly, positive, enthusiastic, team player.
  • Committed with the flexibility to work overtime.    
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel; accounting and CRM software experience is a plus    

Experience Requirement:

  • Experience with theatrical and/or video lighting equipment
  • 1-2 years previous experience working in the entertainment industry
  • Experience working in phone sales, telemarketing and/or customer service oriented positions.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, college preferred.

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