Arrow Electronics Inside Sales Representative -ECS in Alpharetta, Georgia
Inside Sales Representative -ECS
Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day sales support and customer service activities for assigned accounts. Assists in determining and understanding customers’ requirements for Arrow ECS product offerings and services. Able to translate products and promotions into benefits for a customer. Serves as a liaison between Arrow’s internal resources (field sales, engineering, supplier marketing, manufacturing facilities, purchasing and other corporate departments), vendor resources and customers. Demonstrates a proactive approach and sense of urgency on our customers’ behalf, anticipates our customers’ requirements and communicates efforts in a timely and effective manner. Establishes and retains strong and influential customer, supplier and internal relationships. Proactively provides assistance to the team when the business requires additional resources. Responsibilities: Solution Design and Development and Configuration Requests as applicable to Opportunity: Compiles pertinent information and generates accurate, complete and timely medium level configurations without any assistance. Gathers and utilizes vendor and Arrow contract and warranty data to assist in opportunity identification. Able to educate and recommend additional products and services to enhance the total solution. Customer Opportunity Support: Leverages Arrow and vendor programs and promotions to progress a transaction through the sales cycle. Manages vendor special pricing programs including; submissions for pricing request and any data or program dependencies, tracking requests for approval, logging of all submissions and results, and notification to the customers of any outstanding or expiring requests. Involves other resources (field, brand, engineering, financing, vendor, etc) to address issues. Quote and Order Preparation Processes quotes for specified customers and/or quote revisions for mass price changes, program changes or part changes. Prepare orders, from quote work if applicable, for submission based on receipt of the customers’ purchase orders ensuring that all required information for accurate processing is included. Problem Resolution Works with appropriate vendor contacts and internal departments to solve pre-sales and post-sales problems – End User records, programs, RMA's, maintenance contract additions and removals, invoicing, credit, shipping issues, etc. Escalates issues when appropriate to management. Opportunity tracking and Forecasting: Develops opportunities and effectively increases sales by consultative interaction with customers in order to achieve or exceed sales and margin quota. Able to communicate information on all significant opportunities. Responsible for consolidating, entering and validating end user opportunities for their assigned resellers. Responsible for updating sales cycle progress. Uses the opportunity information and is responsible for providing a timely, accurate forecast to manager. Requirements: Ø Minimum of 1 year of related experience (inside sales, account management, material planning, buying or program management). Ø Previous experience profiling customer accounts and providing competitive quotes to win business preferred. Ø Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Ø Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Ø Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle several projects at one time. Ø Strong communication skills, verbal and written. Ø Previous computer product sales experience preferred. Ø College degree preferred. Ø Previous experience in the computer product distribution strongly preferred. Ø Knowledgeable of Arrow sales and inventory management software preferred. What is in it for you? •Training •Skills development •Performance coaching •Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more. •Community involvement opportunities FUNCTION:Sales At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy. Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology. Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year. http://benefits.arrow.com EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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