INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE
burton+BURTON, the world's largest balloon and coordinating gift wholesaler, located near Athens, GA, is now accepting resumes for full-time Inside Sales Representatives. This position is "inside-based" and set in a professional office environment although there may be some opportunity for domestic travel. We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, energetic, willing to put in the extra effort to grow their book of business, and are patient, understanding, empathetic, and attentive to any and all customer inquiries/needs.
· Competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident coverage
· $5000 a year childcare subsidy
· Generous 401(k)/profit sharing contribution
· Paid time off
· Sick leave
· 7 Paid Holidays
Essential Job Functions:
Acts as an account manager, maintaining relationships with independent retailers throughout the United States.
Provides store level support to corporate accounts and implements account executives' initiatives for corporate customers.
Handles incoming requests for product orders and information.
Assists wholesale customers placing orders in burton + BURTON showrooms at major gift markets in Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas.
Guides wholesale customers through the burton + BURTON virtual showroom and assists customers placing showroom orders live, online.
Follows up on customer requests from trade shows and the company website to book showroom appointments and answer questions about products and services.
Assists with campaigns to obtain orders for upcoming seasons, and to encourage attendance at company educational events.
Ability to read, write, and speak clearly in English; proficient with desktop/laptop/tablet computers and MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
Proficiency with social media.
Education and Experience:
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree; minimum Associate's degree
Preferred Experience: A minimum of 1 years' experience in a Sales role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.