Sales Assistant in Wausau, WI
Job Description: Midwest Communications, Wausau is searching for a unique individual to assist our sales managers and our sales staff with sales-related duties in Wausau, WI. The right candidate will be a team player who takes initiative with excellent written and verbal communication skills. We’re looking for a positive attitude in the work place, someone who is cooperative, productive and able to perform duties as required for the efficient operations of our sales department. To perform this job successfully, you will be expected to accomplish the following: • Market Research to uncover market/industry statistics and uncover promotional opportunities. • Assist Sales with Data Entry. • Proof and edit as necessary Marketing Consultants presentations – may expand to creation for management level presentations. • Cold Calls/Telemarketing – may set face to face appointments for Marketing Consultants. • Develop promotional sell sheets working with Sales Management and Market Manager. • Attend all sales and promotion meetings. • Assist in development and facilitation of events, promotions and fundraisers. • Assist Sales Managers and Market Manager with various daily, weekly and quarterly reports, spreadsheets, job files, etc. • Fill in for receptionist as required. • Assist Production Department on sales ad copy as requested. • Back up Marketing Consultants and Sales Managers with "on vacation" client requests.
Qualifications: The right candidate will be proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Google docs and will be expected to become proficient with specific sales programs. Graphic design and internet research abilities a plus. Additionally the right candidate must be organized with great attention to detail. A college degree is preferred, marketing or communications a plus. Experience will be considered.
Application Instructions: If this position sounds like you, please send your cover letter and resume to Sarah Keene, General Sales Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to Sarah’s attention at 715-848-3158 or mail to Sarah’s attention at 557 Scott Street, Wausau, WI 54403. Midwest Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer by choice.