ALSCO, INC Sales Consultant in Kent, Washington

Classification: Exempt Job Summary: The Sales Consultant solicits and secures new clients for linen, industrial and facility services, sells and promotes approved, targeted products and services within a designated sales territory. Reports to the Regional Sales Manager and works closely with the Branch Manager. Essential Functions: - Solicit and secure new clients, sell and promote all approved lines of service or product within a designated sales territory. Continually meet or exceed sales quotas and expectations. - Proactively identify, solicit and motivate targeted prospects using a variety of methods such as cold-calling, lead qualifying, presenting proposals and sales funnel management. Maintain sales records and accurately fill out new client paperwork. - Actively participate in promotions, contests, meetings and training. - Follow company Sales policies and procedures, including price/product guidelines and new installation procedures. - Present a professional image. Build relationships, communicate openly, educate customers, manage customer needs and proactively work with other departments to smoothly transition a new customer. - Safely operate a vehicle on each trip, following all applicable laws and company policy. Maintain vehicle cleanliness and ensure regular vehicle maintenance. - Attend/work trade shows and marketing events as required. - Monitor and report competitive activity. - Follow written and verbal instructions. Perform other tasks as directed by supervision. Additional Functions: - May work with and support other sales personnel or functions as required by supervision. Qualifications: - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, ability to comprehend and follow direction, as well as strong time management skills. - Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office. - Have and maintain a valid drivers license and maintain a driving record free of chargeable accidents, speeding, safety or other violations. - Recognize colors, sizes and types of product. Count, add and subtract accurately. - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in a team environment. Education: - College degree or two years sales experience in a similar industry. - Qualified to hold a driver's license. Typical Physical Activity: - Physical Demands/Requirements consist of standing, sitting, walking, stooping, driving, grasping, moving equipment, pushing, pulling, reading, speaking, hearing, and lifting up to 30 lbs. Typical Environmental Conditions: - Vehicles on public roads, inside general offices, customer locations, areas of a typical industrial laundry facility, Service Center or depot. Travel Requirements: - Daily, driving by vehicle within a designated sales territory. Revised:11/29/2018 Employer's Job# 19-0127 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.