• Sign Shop Sales & Marketing Executive

    Posted: 01/22/2023

    Sign Shop Sales & Marketing Executive

    This is a full-time sales position with competitive base salary + commission and benefits package selling TradeWinds Sign Shop services in Northwest Indiana and surrounding areas.

    POSITION SUMMARY: Primary responsibility is to act in a trusted advisory and leadership role for the TradeWinds Sign Shop to create and execute sales and marketing plans to bring in new business for the Sign Shop.  This role requires a leader and true sales and marketing professional who can use consultative selling methods to uncover and understand the needs of businesses, thoughtfully craft a strategy designed to address those needs, implement and execute the strategy.

    Sign Shop Responsibilities:

    • Make sales calls to cultivate new business for the Sign Shop.
    • Market the Sign Shop at events and expos.
    • Cold call new customers and create target lists.
    • Work with Sign Shop Manager to understand products and priority sales targets.
    • Monitor Sign Shop competitors and their pricing.
    • Prepare and submit reports to Director of Development & Marketing.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
    Required: High School diploma, valid driver’s license, a reliable insured vehicle.

    Strongly Preferred: two years’ relevant sales experience; knowledge of sign shop business preferred but not necessary.

     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Must have the desire to be a true and successful salesperson, and willing to embrace cold calling initiatives when needed.
    • Must be able to work independently within the parameters of the position, make sound business decisions, and problem solve as needed. Must be very well organized and self-directed with a focus on goal attainment as top priority.
    • Must have strong customer service skills that focus on customer retention and a professional demeanor and appearance.
    • Must be very driven, attentive to detail, organized and goal oriented with strong time management skills. Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with customers, colleagues and staff.
    • Must routinely apply logic to troubleshoot solutions to achieve customer satisfaction.
    • Excellent communication ability including phone skills and etiquette are a must
    • Strong typing, spelling and grammatical skills required as well as basic computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet. Knowledge of social media preferred.

    Additional Requirements: Must be a responsible, reliable person who is able to work independently. Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

    Reports to: Director of Development & Marketing

    TradeWinds offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training for certain positions, 24/7 Gym access.

    Please complete online job application and submit resume to
     
    TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.