Lead Generation Specialist

<strong>Associated is a growing material handling solutions provider that utilizes its expertise to enable our customers to dramatically improve their operational efficiency and productivity and therefore better satisfy their own customers' diversified needs. When you join our Team of talented and motivated professionals, you will be part of a company that is committed to be the best it can be, every day. <br/><br/> Come grow with us!</strong>

Addison, IL

Associated Integrated Supply Chain Solutions

<strong>Celebrating over 50 years of providing customers with innovative solutions that optimize storage and order fulfillment operations within their supply chain, Associated understands that handling materials in the supply chain should be more than material handling. By utilizing their unparalleled experience and industry best practices they are able to evaluate current methods and processes for storage, order fulfillment, labor and equipment utilization and recommend practical strategies enhance its effectiveness and reduce overall cost. Featuring leading edge engineering, fleet management, and labor optimization services to complement industry leading sales, service, rentals and parts, Associated has been the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of being a premier organization in the material handling industry.</strong> https://www.associated-solutions.com/

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Overview: <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">If you have 2 + years of inside sales/lead generation experience read on. We are actively looking for a candidate to join our Best in Class Team; We Are Associated! A leader in the Raymond North American Dealer Network and the Material Handling Industry providing solutions to the Supply Chain Industry. If you have a strong desire to join a growing team with a strong commitment to excellence Associated is your answer. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">General Summary: </span></strong><span style="font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">The primary function of this position is to perform duties that will support the Company&rsquo;s Initiatives to elevate our brand image and effectively increase revenue by identifying and aggressively pursuing high level contacts at prospect accounts under the direction of the Marketing Manager.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: 'Calibri',sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"><br /><br /></span></span></strong></p> </div> </div> </div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Analyzes the Company&rsquo;s market to identify growth opportunities and high level contacts at prospective customers.</li> <li>Develops new business growth strategies to identify leads and prospect continuously for new customers using multiple channels.</li> <li>Creates awareness and educate prospects on the Company&rsquo;s brand elements.</li> <li>Places follow-up calls related to marketing programs/activities to generate interest and produce stronger sales leads.</li> <li>Processes inbound telephone, website and e-mail inquiries and convert them into qualified leads.</li> <li>Qualifies and provides follow-up on all leads provided by the Company&rsquo;s vendor partners.</li> <li>Updates the customer/prospect database with new contact names, company information and product/service detail.</li> <li>Develops value added relationships with all customer facing staff.</li> <li>Assists in completing various marketing projects as required.</li> <li>Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Skilled in persuasive oral and written communications, including the ability to engage in meaningful conversations with all levels of an organization internal and external.</li> <li>Must demonstrate skill(s) in the areas of business development and sales.</li> <li>Must be able to take initiative and to act independently as appropriate situations dictate.</li> <li>Must support ability to present information effectively and to respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.</li> <li>Must demonstrate ability to analyze market data [sales, marketing and other internal/external] and develop recommendations and solutions. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Must be able to meticulously record activities with prospects as well as new contacts within the existing database.</li> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher and Word.</li> <li>Knowledge of CRM Software systems.</li> <li>Ability to plan and prioritize work.</li> <li>Ability to exercise creativity and attention to detail.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>Education and Experience</strong><strong>:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Business and minimum of 2 years with a proven track record of success in sales, business development and project management.&nbsp;</p>