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Inside Sales Position

Full time — Tukwila, Washington

Our fiber optic training company is a small, dynamic organization but part of a larger global company - AFL. We are looking for someone to join our Sales team as an Inside Sales Associate in our Tukwila office.

This is business to business (B2B) selling, so you will sell training and a few products to organizations, associations and companies involved in communications that use fiber optics. Perform sales follow up for upcoming classes and work with others on strategies for finding new sales opportunities.

We need someone who knows how to think and how to dig to find opportunities. This is not about cold calling. This is helping our team connect with organizations around the country who can use our training services for their staff. This is about supporting our sales efforts in any way needed each day – providing excellent customer service along with inside sales.

We will help you understand our business and products. You will help us find new opportunities and build a sales pipeline. 7:00-4:00 M-F schedule – some flexibility is available.

Responsibilities

  • Take calls for customer questions, quotes and sales orders
  • Follow up on leads and provide quotations for training classes
  • Enter sales orders into Oracle system
  • Research – find new contacts within our target markets 
  • Find the training or education people at organizations and work as a liaison for their training needs and to build relationships
  • Initiate follow-up with past customers to find new sales opportunities
  • Collect, evaluate and take action on pre-course questionnaires to assure customers are registering for the proper classes
  • Perform other sales related duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 year degree required
  • 2-4 years Customer service or sales experience
  • Proficient with a PC. Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook
  • Oracle and/or Goldmine experience a plus
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accurate and prompt processing of tasks and transactions
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Be well organized and detail oriented
  • Growth oriented candidate with the drive and desire to advance
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