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Sales Representative

Current Opening

Knoxville, TN

Role Description:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated candidate to execute sales strategy in the East Tennessee area as an outside sales representative for a well-known, reputable corrugated packaging company. This is an outside sales representative position based in our Knoxville, TN facility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Present and sell company products and services to current and potential customers and prospects.
  • Identify and resolve client concerns.
  • Prepare plans and schedules to identify targets and make contacts with decision makers.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals from field activity, leading to account closings.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals, and sales contacts for clients.
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and product knowledge.
  • Participate in marketing events such as trade shows, seminars, and telemarketing events.
  • Follow up for collection of payment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • The ideal candidate would be a self-discipline and independent person with a desire to work in the East Tennessee area.
  • Must be able to travel within the multiple state area and stay overnight if required.
  • Must be able to make cold calls and find leads which fit the plants.
  • Must have adequate computer and phone skills as well as excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Must be able to maintain a professional appearance while providing a positive company image in public.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean motor vehicle report.

Compensation & Benefits:

Payment is dependent upon experience. BCBS medical/pharmacy plan, 401k, Disability, Life/AD&D, Dental/Vision plans, Paid Vacation, and 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, Charlotte, NC, Cowpens, SC, Atlanta, GA, Conyers, GA, Harrisburg, AR, New Orleans, LA, 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.

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