We are currently seeking a Sales Executive, a member of Shred-its sales team, that would be responsible for the direct sales of Shred-it’s services to potential and existing customers within an assigned territory. The Sales Executive is responsible for all aspects of sales, pipeline building, qualifying target opportunities, managing the sales cycle, closing orders and following through to revenue. The Sales Executive maintains Shred-its policies, standards, and practices both within and outside their assigned territory and ensures adherence to Shred-it’s Vision, Mission and Values.
Essentials and Responsibilities:
•Aggressively sell document destruction services to prospective customers in a specific territory.
•In conjunction with the District Sales Manager, develop and set specific and measurable sales targets on a monthly and annual basis.
•Develops and maintains a pipeline of opportunities for the assigned territory.
•Develops and maintains a sales strategy for the assigned territory.
•Maintains a personal level of expertise of Shred-it services and competitive solutions.
•Develops customer lead activity through telephone and door-to-door cold-calling, appointment setting and direct mail campaigns.
•Participates in all sales and other training provided by Shred-it.
•Implements and demonstrates best practices to sell Shred-it solutions to prospective and existing customers.
•Participates in special projects and promotional campaigns under the direction of the District Sales Manager.
•Reports daily activities and sales results to the District Sales Manager.
•Maintains a responsible approach to all security and safety matters related to Shred-it operations, following the company’s policies and procedures at all times and bringing the manager's attention to any areas of concern.
CUSTOMER SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Liaises with customers to understand their requirements with respect to products and services that the business currently offers or is planning to offer.
•Establishes personal relationships with current and potential customers in the assigned territory.
•Serves as a Helpful Expert in exceeding customer expectations on a regular basis.
EXPEIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:
•Post-secondary education, with a major in business or sales and marketing is preferred but not required.
•1-2 years previous sales experience in business-to-business services involving varying sales cycles and multiple levels of decision makers is preferred.
•Experience in high volume/high transaction industry.
•Previous industry experience, including an understanding of document destruction and/or records management, business continuity and risk management solutions is preferred.
•Experience in Microsoft Office Suite and strong internet skills.
•Knowledge of sales theory and sales cycle. • Ability to travel within given sales territory.
•Valid driver’s license and driving record within MVR policy guidelines.
•Ability to sit for up to eight (8) hours per day.
•Ability to operate a personal computer.
•Ability to talk regularly over the phone with customers and co-workers up to eight (8) hours per day.