Inside Sales Representative - Remote

<strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong>

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Acosta - Foodservice

<strong>At Acosta, we can help you achieve your objectives with our unprecedented culinary expertise and our comprehensive knowledge of local markets, ever-changing regulations and foodservice trends. In fact, we have more than 60 culinary chefs at your disposal to create customized new menu items. Plus, with our robust CRM tools and analytics, we can assist you in setting sales objectives, measuring results and designing impactful local marketing programs.</strong>

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: The Inside Sales incumbent must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively to a high volume of people throughout the workday, will develop new prospects and interact with existing customers primarily by phone to increase sales of an organization's products and/or services. Works with team members in the field including field sales. Provides support to customers over the phone and may conduct field visits as necessary. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Responsibilities: <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;Initiates sales calls to existing customers to assess the need for replenishing inventories.</p> <p><strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;Contacts prospects and explains features and merits of products or services offered, utilizing persuasive sales techniques</p> <p><strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;Creates new accounts. Interact with new and existing customers or clients to explain features and merits of products or services offered.</p> <p><strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;Demonstrates products or services and provides assistance in the best application to products or services.</p> <p><strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;Answer questions concerning a product or service with appropriated referrals where required</p> <p><strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;May coordinate company technical engineering support and services to ascertain customers' needs.</p> <p><strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;Other duties as assigned</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Minimum Education Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>High School Diploma/GED</li> </ul> <p><strong>Experience Requirement (i.e. 5 yrs space mgmt):</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>High School Diploma / GED required</p> </li> <li> <p>2 year experience in previous sales experience (inside and outside)</p> </li> <li> <p>Bachelor's degree preferred.</p> </li> </ul> <p><strong>Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements (i.e. &ldquo;plan-o-gram&rdquo; software expertise, presentation skills):</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>Ability to close transactions and take orders</p> </li> <li> <p>Submits time and expense reports to management</p> </li> <li> <p>Investigates product/service warranty claims to ensure resolution within organization policies</p> </li> <li> <p>Must be familiar with Excel and Word</p> </li> <li> <p>Analyzes and interprets records of present and past sales, trends and costs estimated and realized revenue, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred for management</p> </li> <li> <p>May calculate and quote prices</p> </li> </ul>