Inside Sales Rep - Steel - Chicago, Illinois United States - 23107

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Job #: 23107
Title: Inside Sales Rep - Steel
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of steel foundation products in the US.


The Inside Sales Representative serves as a liaison between the company and the customer, establishing stronger customer relationships and developing a steady flow of order inquiries.


Responsibilities include:


•           Track and follow sales inquiries with customers and in the marketplace to convert these inquiries into orders. 

•           Manage customer base and orders to create an optimum mix of sales volume, gross profit and market share as determined by the District Manager. 

•           Achieve individual goals for sales revenue, sales volume, gross profit, and credit.

•           Manage orders throughout the sales cycle, including: developing inquiries, sourcing material, proposing pricing, arranging transportation, organizing logistics, arranging delivery schedules, supplying details for timely billing, leading collections, resolving claims and effectively managing dispute resolution.

•           Maintain high visibility in the marketplace and provide a steady flow of market intelligence to the District Manager on market conditions, competitor activity and upcoming projects.



•           1-3 years of sales experience in the Construction industry, preferably in Steel is a plus. 

•           Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.

•           Professional presentation skills: excellent verbal communications abilities, strong confidence in speaking to audiences.

•           Proficient in MS Office, excellent computer skills.

•           10% travel required.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualities and characteristics:       

•           Able to develop a customer base by building strong, long-term relationships.

•           Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

•           Service oriented, and able to track, manage and follow through on details.

•           Tenacious approach to problem solving.                                              

•           Willing to Relocate a plus                                


1.  1-3 years sales experience in construction industry, preferably steel.

2.  Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Marketing, or Management.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree