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Sales Coordinator

at Arkansas Electric Cooperatives in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job ID

 

2021-2373

 

 

 

 

 

Salary Range

 

 

$45,200 - $81,500 a year

 

 

 

 

Overview

 

 

 

Sales Coordinator

Little Rock, AR, USA

Utility Sales

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) Utility Sales & Services is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry, we look to our employees to help us grow, change and provide electric utility infrastructure material and equipment to our 17 electric distribution cooperative member owners and numerous electric utilities in a five-state area.

 

A Sales Coordinator coordinates inside sales and service activities involving receipt and preparation of customer orders, manufacturer purchase orders, customer quotations and resolution of customer service problems. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECI and our mission forward.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Prepares accurate price quotations and bids as requested by customers. Obtains stock pricing from AS400, and/or non-stock pricing from manufacturer and/or agent. Collaborates with Supervisor and/or Sales Manager regarding strategy and profit margin.

Prepares and enters regular customer orders with careful attention to assigned stock numbers, item descriptions, pricing, customer numbers, PO number for orders received by email, telephone, mail and from field sales representatives.

Accurately prepares and enters direct-shipped purchase orders.

Assists field sales representatives in maintaining personal contact with customers. Assists field sales rep with problem solving.

Communicates and strategizes with Managers of Purchasing and Logistics regarding stock pricing and transportation requirements.

Acts as backup to sales coordinator personnel when any of the coordinators are away from their assigned work area.

Provides assistance on special projects and assignments outside of assigned account responsibility.

Maintains legible customer files that includes at a minimum; original quote request, quote response, copy of non-stock or blanketed pricing and documented customer correspondence.

Promotes AECI Utility Sales division and department brand. Communicates professionally with all customers with an understanding of our unique cooperative business model and the seven Cooperative Principles.

Takes initiative to learn and expand knowledge of electric utility infrastructure materials and their application. Assists Supervisor and Manager-Sales with training less experienced sales personnel.

Handles stress effectively and works well with others.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

High school diploma, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, etc.)

Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, and management.

Proactive, flexible, independent, detail oriented, and a problem solver.

 

Minimum Experience Required

Sales Coordinator I: No sales experience required

Sales Coordinator II: Minimum 2 years' sales experience required

Sales Coordinator III: Minimum 4 years' sales experience required

Senior Sales Coordinator: Minimum 6 years' sales experience required

 

Preferred Qualifications

Some college or college degree preferred

Knowledge of electric utility distribution system and infrastructure materials

 

Benefits

2 Retirement Plan Options

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

9 Paid holidays

Educational assistance

Paid time off accrual

Short-term disability

Long-term disability

Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,... For full info follow application link.

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,

 

 

 

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Job Posting: 3151451

Posted On: Dec 02, 2021

Updated On: Jan 01, 2022