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Inside Sales Representative (Elementary Teachers Wanted!) job

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Company Description

From that first brick-and-mortar shop, Lakeshore has evolved into a leading developer and retailer of high-quality educational items for children from birth to sixth grade. It was established in 1954. It now has a flourishing e-commerce operation, a national sales division, catalogs, and 60 retail locations across the country, but it still considers itself to be '64 years young'—a company that continues to expand at a rapid pace. It credits this expansion to their team of more than 2,000 employees. Since 1988, Lakeshore has been creating cutting-edge goods. From first drawings and 3-D models to extensive research and classroom use, the creators bring Lakeshore products to life. It is providing career opportunities like Administrative Assistant, Events Coordinator, Retail Sales Associate, and more.

Job Description

Inside Sales Representative (Elementary Teachers Wanted!)

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Lakeshore Learning Materials is one of the premier manufacturers of educational materials for elementary programs, early childhood organizations and parents around the country. A multichannel organization with a strong sales division, thriving web business, catalogs and 60 store locations nationwide, Lakeshore has experienced continuous growth since its inception in 1954. We attribute our long-term success to the daily contributions of the remarkable individuals who make up our team.

Have a passion for education? Then we have something in common!

Elementary learning environments are undergoing a modernizationand Lakeshore is a big part of it! Lakeshores reach into the elementary school market is skyrocketingin fact, its one of the fastest growing parts of our business. Thats why were currently searching for a self-driven, self-motivated, qualified candidate to join our growing sales team as an Inside Sales/Customer Service Representative. Do you have an enthusiastic and consultative sales approach with the ability to forge relationships and treat customers like gold? Do you have an outgoing personality and a team mentality, and love to be on the phone all day? If so, wed love to hear from you! In this fast-paced and exciting sales role, you will be tasked with growing new business and achieving sales quotas/daily activity goals.

A day in the office looks like this:

Establishing relationships via outbound calling with multiple school districts, administrators and education professionals within the territory

Calling on existing accounts and introducing our product line to new customers, utilizing a consultative sales approach

Cultivating and maintaining your own customer base as well as providing support to our outside sales team

Conducting online research to gather information pertaining to school districts, funding, grants and more

Identifying sales leads and potential markets, and collaborate with various members of our sales force

Assisting team on special projects such as partnering with outside sales force and participating in national and/or state campaigns

Heres what you need:

Bachelors degree in Elementary Education, hands-on classroom (K-5th) teaching experience and/or prior experience selling in the elementary school market are all highly desirable

Background in inside sales, outside sales and/or retail is a plus

Experience with making outbound sales calls a huge plus

Background with Salesforce.com a plus

Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

Professional verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multitask successfully in a numbers-driven environment

Sense of urgency and a can-do attitude

And heres our end of the bargain!

Competitive base salary and incentive plan

Excellent medical/dental and vision coverageEPO, PPO and HSA

401(k) retirement plan with company contribution (because you will retire someday)

Flexible benefitschoose what you like, ignore the rest

Exceptional training and support, and all the resources you need to be successful

On-site preschool for our employees children

On-site employee gym for all levels/fitness needs

Generous employee discount on products that make you smarter

Casual dressand we really mean it

We know we couldnt do the extraordinary things were doing without the people on our team. Thanks to their passion and enthusiasm, Lakeshore is more than a great place to workits a great experience to be part of. So, if youre a down-to-earth professional who shares our desire for making a difference in the world, wed love to hear from you.

To apply, please complete an online application:

To learn more about Lakeshore, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

People are selected to become members of the Lakeshore family based on skill, merit and mind-boggling talentnot based on race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, domestic partnership status, military status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, alienage, AIDS or AIDS-related complex status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If things arent equal, we all lose.

Associated topics: business, club, dealer, disney, inbound, inside sales representative, insurance, insurance agent, phone, telephone
Estimated annual salary
$43,815
average
Minimum
$28,145
Maximum
$86,633

TASKS

  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Employee DiscountHealth Savings Account (HSA)401K Plan
Casual DressDental InsuranceHealth Insurance
Vision InsuranceRetirement Plan

Lakeshore Learning Materials

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

Carson, CA, and others

Founded

1954

CEO

Bo Kaplan

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