Overview: Generates revenue by developing market potential through prospecting, lead generation, qualifying opportunities, proposing solutions, forecasting and closing sales.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Meets or exceeds established annual sales quota.
Identifies market potential by qualifying accounts Initiates sales process by prospecting, scheduling appointments, making initial presentation, understanding business needs, developing proposals, closing sales.
Closes sales by building rapport with potential clients, expounding on the benefits of API's solutions and service capabilities; overcoming objections, etc.
Expands sales in existing accounts by introducing additional solutions and services; developing new applications.
Contributes information to market strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from clients.
Recommends new solutions and services by evaluating current solutions, identifying needs to be filled.
Updates sales and business knowledge by participating in educational opportunities offered by API and others.
Responsible for keeping commitments in a timely manner and resolving issues promptly.
Accountable for customer satisfaction and providing high quality service in representing API.
Skills and Qualifications:
Excellent presentation skills
Outstanding communications skills both oral and written
Ability to effectively communicate and interface with peers as well as executive level management.
Ability to work well under pressure
Excellent organizational skills, able to set priorities, and responsive to customer requests.
Demonstrated ability to execute results against strategy and meet critical deadlines.
Demonstrates business knowledge, perspective and ethical behavior.
Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
Knowledge of design and printing principles preferred
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing preferred.