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Sales Assistant (24345)

Palmer Group
Job Description

Palmer Group is looking for candidates with previous sales support experience, and problem-solving mentality for our client's Sales Assistant position. This role will be supporting a team of sales reps with running reports, assembling sales binders, and creating presentations. Ability to travel once a month is necessary. This is a temp to hire position in West Des Moines. Those with sales support experience, and a strong proficiency with PowerPoint should apply now!

Description:
  • Run sales reports from internal (SAP) system and provide to sales managers
  • Create PowerPoint presentations for sales managers
  • Become proficient in customer vendor portals/web sites for new item set-up, price changes, accessing sales reports
  • Communicate with customers and sales representatives to provide information, solve problems, answer inquiries
  • Attend key customer meetings
  • Coordinate trade show participation including, registering for trade show, making hotel arrangements, making sure all projects/literature is ready,etc
  • Creating binders for sales reps



Requirements:
  • Experience in a sales support role is required
  • College degree preferred
  • Ability to travel for overnight trips is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including strong PowerPoint abilities
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking attitude
  • Must be resourceful and a self-starter
  • Able to work independently


Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-Friday

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. 
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