Universal Forest Products Sales Coordinator in Riverside, California

Knowledge Required * Minimum of high school graduate * Minimum two years of experience in customer services. * Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer and business related software, including Microsoft applications (excel, word and Outlook) * Working knowledge of various office equipment (computer terminal, scanner, etc)

Skills and abilities * Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking. Bilingual Spanish preferred * Proficiency in the use of business math * Ability to successfully communicate with all organizational levels * Ability to communicate clearly via phone and email with co-workers and management * Ability to organize and prioritize work load and manage time * Ability to work hours mandated by management * Ability to pass a drug test

Conduct * Self-managing * Highly motivated and enthusiastic * Good interpersonal skills and good communicator * Strong organization skills and detail oriented * Be a team player and support the Company's goals * Conducts in a professional manner

  • Maintains frequent communication with customer base and gathers information to ensure their satisfaction.
  • Solicits sales orders from existing customers via phone

  • Develops new customers via "pull" through marketing (phone-Internet).

  • Assists qualifying leads gauging interest level, time frame, needs, etc., and directs leads to proper channels.
  • Executes market penetration strategy utilizing web based sales leads.
  • Communicates sample needs for customers/dealers/contractors with the plant.
  • Corresponds regularly with customers, i.e. Brand Bulletins, Brochures, and any program updates.
  • Helps drive new product sales by communicating unknown products to customers
  • Works with account managers to comply with customer request and to solve customer problems.
  • Maintains positive relationships with distributors
  • Works with Product Managers to enhance sales programs
  • Attends shows and product introductions when necessary.
  • Attends various product trainings, as needed.
  • Prepares various reports and correspondence as required.

  • Manage inventories as directed

  • Performs other duties as required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled