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Sales Assistant

  • Job Number 527123
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Shelton, CT
  • Pay 50000 - 52000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Sales Assistant

Job Description:

Amazing opportunity to join a well-established team within a global organization. Our client is looking for a Sales Coordinator with 2-5 years of experience supporting a sales team with order entry, confirmation of delivery schedules, monitoring customer credit limits, and various other tasks. This position offers a base salary of $50,000 plus bonus, profit-sharing, rich comprehensive low-cost healthcare benefits, and other perks!

Responsibilities and Duties

Work with customers, suppliers, and manufacturers.
Ensure customers are provided with accurate and timely information on sales and purchase transactions.
Input purchase, sales and other related data in the database.
Answer telephone inquiries promptly and professionally for the sales department
Assist with inventory management at various warehouse locations
Strong customer resolution skills
Manage customers credit limits and perform collection calls and payments recovery if necessary.
Work closely with the logistics and accounting departments
Use customer insight to pass along to sales and marketing for upselling potential
Assist sales with business development related activities such as research and reports
Manage paperwork and filing associated with the sales department
Back-up other customer service support functions and other projects as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or chemistry 2-5 years’ experience of related work experience Highly organized and possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. Communicates information professionally and follows up in a clear and timely manner. Excellent attention to detail, organizational and time management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for providing excellent customer service. Ability to work effectively across multi-discipline teams and across all levels. Positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude, proactive, responsible, results driven, problem/solution oriented, flexible to the needs of the business. Professional telephone manner required along with excellent IT skills (MS Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience in IFS a plus. Multi-lingual would be an asset