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Our client is dedicated to supplying and supporting leading edge technology to the industrial paper handling, card handling, and packaging/fulfillment market segments. The company’s novel approach to the Canadian market is one of partnership. By evaluating current practices, processes, and existing technologies, they develop a detailed audit and approach helping to materialize their customers’ business vision into action.
Generating business volume (close quality sales) with high levels of sales-based activity. Reporting and tracking of all activities must be done daily and submitted to the candidate’s direct report(s) as well as documented in Salesforce.
Sales based activities to include: all processes required for “filling the sales funnel”
1. Define market segment focus
For example: printing, packaging, die cutting, mailing, print finishing, etc.
2. Canvassing; finding new prospects
80%+ in field canvassing first 3 months
50% time in field canvassing 3-6 months
25% time in field canvassing after 6 months
Face-to-face in field, door-to-door canvassing (70%), telephone, and email communication
Primary focus will be on new prospects (70%) then current contacts (25%) and customers (5%)
3. Scheduled prospect meetings:
3-5/wk first 3 months
5-10/wk 3-6 months
10+/wk after 6 months
Survey; question prospect processes and needs evaluation
4. Demonstration/product (solution) review with prospect
2-3/wk first 3 months
3-5/wk 3-6 months
5+/wk after 6 months
5. Proposal: provide written documentation on product recommendation complete with detailed pricing
1-2/wk first 3 months
3-4/wk 3-6 months
4+/wk after 6 months
6. Customer follow-up: follow-up with all current customers on a regular basis, at the very least quarterly.
Build and maintain positive relationships and regularly follows up to ensure products and services are exceeding customer expectations.
Additional responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Generate sales leads
Serves as a sales presence at community or company events as required, interacting with current and potential customers
Attends and participates in all scheduled team meetings
Introduces, markets, and sells any new services
Cold canvasses in assigned territory and makes sales presentations to new clients and existing clients for upgrades
Continuously seeks to improve industry knowledge and further develop skillsets
Attends and participates in all scheduled training sessions
Remains informed through print related media on new and upcoming trends
Communicates with direct manager regularly for progress reports and feedback
Facilitates product demonstrations
Communicates with dispatch to coordinate scheduling of required personnel/office space
Continuously learning and striving towards running demonstrations with minimal to no service support, where applicable
Meets or exceeds quota expectations including, but not limited to, sales activity and revenue
Attendance required at special events including, but not limited to, tradeshows, vendor training, etc.