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Reference Code MM908ISR
Job Title Inside Sales Representative
Location New Jersey
Salary $60-90K plus bonus
Position Filled No
Job Description Our client is a supplier of Natural Ingredients and Chemicals to the Personal Care, Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical , Veterinary, Nutrition, Flavor, Fragrance, and Industrial Trades. We are looking to hire a Sales person to work from home (or an office) in either Northern NJ or the Charlotte NC area calling customers for business and working in tandem with the outside sales reps across the country. This is an inside sales position so there will be very little travel involved. A great benefit for an industry veteran who needs to stay closer to home for family and personal reasons. Duties / Responsibilities: • Follow up on leads from phone inquiries, the website, and trade shows. All B2B. • Create a positive and engaging rapport with customers. • Quote prices, take orders, recommend ingredients and chemicals that a customer might want to use. • Become knowledgeable about the ingredients, their functionality, and their uses. Act as the technical liason and technical expert with regards to ingredients sold. • Grow overall business throughout all industry sectors. • Responsible for continual new business development. • Work with senior management to create and disseminate a marketing plan. • Assist with trade show presentations, schedules, and follow up. • Use web based sales management tools to improve overall sales efficiencies. Qualifications: • 4 year bachelors degree is required. BS in one of the Life Sciences is highly desired (Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, etc.) • Prior experience selling value-added ingredients for food, nutrition, and cosmetics. • Prior experience calling on scientists, chemists, and purchasing managers is desired. • A successful track record of negotiating and closing business deals with the targeted customer base • Personal Attributes desired: Hunter mentality, new business development, generation of new accounts, motivated, enthusiastic, high energy, charismatic, impeccable follow up skills, highly organized and efficient, ability to sell value and distinguish oneself. • Excellent communication skills and time management skills • Computer literate and proficient with all Microsoft Office Suite products For the successful candidate we offer a competitive base salary, lucrative bonus program, computer/laptop, cell phone service, home office set up, Defined Benefit Plan (pension), medical insurance, and much more. If you are qualified and interested, please apply today!