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Forme USA

Sales Representative for Italian merchandise

Forme USA
Rochelle Park, New Jersey, United States


Date Posted: 01/21/2015
Categories: Sales
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:

We are a U.S. based Italian company seeking a highly motivated outside sales rep (independent contractor) to focus on new account development in the Tri-state metropolitan area, mainly for our gifts and fashion accessories lines. Our products are designed in Italy and already have a strong presence in the European market. This job has excellent earning potential with commission based pay. Reliable mode of transportation is required.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize effective sales strategy to gain new sales opportunities
  • Develop and expand customer base by bringing in new market leads and prospects
  • Initiate relationships with multi-level decision makers through proactive cold calling, in-person visits, and sales presentations
  • Conduct thorough research on market condition and brand/product development
  • Track and follow up on qualified sales lead
  • Provide excellent customer service experience to develop long term client relationships
  • Maintain high level of knowledge of merchandises and company
  • Prepare accurate status reports regarding activities, new leads and opportunities to share with the internal team

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiating, decision-making and creative thinking skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must be energetic, friendly and good with people
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Compensation:

  • Commission based pay with car allowance

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