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Sales Professional - Rep. Development Program (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  
Position Summary

About this position:

Do you enjoy establishing and building relationships?  Are you solution driven to help customers achieve greater success?  As a Sales Professional in our Rep Development Program, you will be accountable for maintaining and growing sales leasing volume with existing GreatAmerica dealers.  You will provide exceptional sales service to ensure continued successful partnerships with our vendor base by developing and delivering successful strategies to maximize dealers’ sales growth.  You must be able to successfully sell using consulting based selling methods as you will be accountable for achieving sales volume in your assigned territory. 

This role will learn and develop through an established sales training program in anticipation of moving into a sales role as either an Account Manager or Vendor Relationship Manager/Sales Professional.  The training program should be completed in approximately 6 months.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain direct working relationships with existing vendor base
  • Increase leasing business done with GreatAmerica by successfully utilizing Professional Selling Skills training, and providing exceptional service and offering solutions to vendor base.
  • Handle transactions associated with supporting vendor business (i.e. follow up on accounts, paperwork associated with approvals, etc.)
  • Monitor and analyze dealer trend reports, backlog reports, rolling report and daily sales reports and follows up on information gathered through these reports.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to ensure day-to-day responsibilities are performed, vendor base is serviced, and new vendor activity is communicated.
  • Actively organize and update vendor base in Salesforce.
  • Keep rates updated in the territory on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with fact-finding calls for new leads. 

Position Qualifications

Education, experience and skills required:

For this position you must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year sales or related experience. The ideal candidate should possess typing skills of at least 60 words per minute.  We are seeking an individual with exceptional organizational, analytical and follow-through skills.  As a Vendor Relationship Manager, excellent verbal and written communication skills are required and you must have the mathematical ability to calculate rates.

Competencies required for all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability.

Competencies required for this position: Communication (Oral), Active Listening, Sales Ability, Time Management, Relationship Building