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Dethlefsen & Balk Inc.
POSITION: Sales Associate/Account Manager – wholesale tea
LOCATION: Aurora, IL (traveling approximately 20%)
Established in 1836 Dethlefsen & Balk is one of the oldest specialty tea companies in the world. Known as leading trendsetters D&B focuses in filling the needs of specialty tea resellers by continuously creating new high-quality and exotic tea blends as well as providing a range of unique tea accessories.
Dethlefsen & Balk Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic sales associate.
If you are an enthusiastic tea sales person, organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills, a smiling personality and can do attitude, then we want you in our sales team.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Developing sales and advertising strategies with the sales & executive team
- Executing and administering sales strategies including, but not limited to:
- Lead retrieval, action plan and contacting potential leads
- Establishing and maintaining long-term relationships and visiting customers
- Creating and managing promotions and marketing activities
- Undergraduate degree/partial college education or trained in tea or wholesale trade
- Experience in the tea, herb, spice, or coffee trade
- Willing to develop a passion for tea and its related world.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Experience in sales
- Basic understanding of international logistics and inventory management
- Good skills in MS Word & Excel (IT savvy is a plus)
- Detail oriented and fast learner
- Ability to adapt and thrive in a multi-cultural environment
- Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work variable hours (on occasion including evenings/ weekends and to travel)
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- A welcoming environment and a great position in a steady, fast growing company
- Overall compensation package, including benefits.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this position and see more about us at: www.dethlefsen-balk.us