• Account Manager/Inside Sales

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    Company: Power and Tel Supply

    Job Title: Account Manager / Inside Sales Representative

    Location: Memphis, TN


    Are you ready to launch into a career, not just a job?  Are you a recent high school or college graduate who is energetic and enthusiastic about learning new things?


    If you…

    • Like the idea of working in a sales and customer service environment
    • Like to take initiative and embrace the opportunity to learn something new
    • Have excellent verbal communications skills
    • And have the desire to earn commissions based on achieving goals


    … Then we want to talk to you!


    The Client:

    Power & Tel is a premier wholesale distributor to the global communications marketplace. Simply stated, we provide you efficient ways to get the material you need, where and when you need it. Founded in 1963 by Miller Pentecost, Power & Tel now stocks tens of millions of dollars in communications products, representing over 700 different manufacturers. Power & Tel serves more than 90 % of all telephone companies in the US and approximately 4500 total customers around the world. Along with operating 15 distribution centers located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.


    Power & Tel Supply offers a salary base, commissions, 401K, and even profit-sharing!



    Could this be the kind of company that you want to work for, too? Let’s find out!


    What We’re Looking For:

    The Account Manager will make phone calls to existing and new customers. This position will require working through the full life cycle of the sale to include talking with prospective customers, selling the products, reviewing contracts, and managing the approval process.


    What You’ll Be Doing At A Glance:

    • Achieving sales and gross profit goals within a defined territory and/or market by pro-actively seeking new business opportunities within existing customer base and via leads for new customers.
    • Works with assigned, existing, and potential customers in a defined territory.
    • Maintains customer files (current quotes, correspondence, plans, problems, etc. and updates customer information in the computer system.
    • Enters quotes and orders into the computer system while on the phone with the customer.
    • Advises District Sales Managers (DSMs) of all pending quotations, bids, leads, competitive information, and sales possibilities.
    • Establishes GP% to be used in bids, processes Return Authorizations, sends out correspondence & literature, and works back-order reports.
    • Maintains close contact with the Purchasing Department (advises of low/high stock levels, competitive market prices, and vendor pricing discrepancies).


    What You Need to Succeed:

    • 1+ year(s) of experience in a customer service or sales related work environment (i.e. restaurant, retail, sales industry, etc.)
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • High School Diploma is required; a college degree in communications, marketing or business management is preferred.


    Sounds Great, Right? Here’s What’s Next:

    Apply online and we’ll reach out to discuss further!



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    TalenTrust and our partners are Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employers and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.


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