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Industrial Sales Representative

Current Opening

Location:

Great Southern Industries, a Rusken Company – Jackson, MS

Role Description:

We are seeking highly motivated candidates to fill a full-time position as an Outside Sales Representative in the Southeast Region with an established territory.

Responsibilities

  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients
  • Handle customer complaints, identify and resolve client concerns
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, activity, closings, and follow-ups
  • Prepare plans and schedules to identify targets and to project contacts to be made
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts for clients
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Coordinate shipping schedules and delivery of merchandise and services
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of outsides sales experience, which included multi state sales of a consumable good
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field preferred
  • Experience with industrial packaging products preferred

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently
  • Must be able to travel over multiple states in the southeast and stay overnight as needed
  • Must be able make cold calls and find leads
  • Must have good computer skills and excellent verbal skills
  • Must be able to maintain a professional appearance while providing a positive company image to the public
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean motor vehicle report

Benefits:

Expense account, Blue Cross medical coverage, 401K retirement plan and much more

About Rusken Packaging:

Rusken Packaging is a manufacturer of corrugated boxes, covering the Southeast U.S. Operating from facilities in Cullman, AL, Heflin, AL, Luverne, AL, Jackson, TN, Clarksville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Canton, GA, Conyers, GA, Harrisburg, AR, Jackson, MS and Tupelo, MS, Rusken is one of the largest independent corrugated manufacturers in North America. For over 40 years, our vision has been to provide our customers with the very best quality, value and service in the industry, doing business with people you trust.

Apply today!