Have you ever worked in an industry that you could walk into ANY business and make a sale? Every type of business uses signs and graphics in ways you haven’t even noticed...yet. Look around. See the opportunity on every surface. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just getting started, potential abounds in the sign and graphics industry.
An Outside Sales Professional position with FASTSIGNS gives you the opportunity to work with people across different industries and giving them solutions that make an impact in and around their workplace. You’ll spend your days meeting with clients assessing needs and opportunities, prospecting for new business, networking, and managing customer relationships. You will be selling a unique, exciting product line that changes by the minute - completely based on customer needs and desires.
The challenge? Learning all there is to offer. We have a proven, successful training program to get you the basics, but you will learn every day of your career with FASTSIGNS...because we rarely do the same thing twice.
At FASTSIGNS, every day is unique and presents exciting opportunities, including new ways to use your talent and grow your skills. We have a large network of independently owned locations - both locally and internationally - who offer competitive pay and ongoing training opportunities.
This role is responsible for sales activities from lead generation through the project management process. Develop and implement agreed upon Sales and Marketing Plan which will meet both personal and business goals of expanding customer base in the marketing area. Work with the center’s management and support teams for the achievement of customer satisfaction and revenue generation, in line with company vision and values.
Develop annual sales plan with Franchisee or Center Manager, detailing activities to follow during the fiscal year, which will focus the position on meeting or exceeding sales quota.
Demonstrate the ability to carry on a business conversation with business owners and decision makers.
Consultatively sell and make recommendations to prospects and clients using various products and Brand Standards.
Identify sales prospects and contact these using a “drill down” and “share of wallet” concept.
Develop and maintain a database of qualified leads through referrals, telephone canvassing, face to face cold calling on business owners, direct mail, email, and networking.
Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from telephone, marketing and field activity.
Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities within their assigned territory, including the use of a Contact Management program to maintain accurate records to maximize territory potential.
Develop a complete understanding of pricing and proposal models
Complete all paperwork and follow established center procedures from initiation through completion of a project (i.e., Work Order, credit approvals, POS entry, pre-payment collection, artwork approval, delinquent account collection, reporting).
Prepare presentations, estimates and sales contracts.
Establish and maintain estimate follow-up procedures.
Prepare status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals for weekly sales meetings.
Assist in the implementation of company marketing plans as needed.
Carry out market research; i.e. competitive shops and customer surveys
Identify and resolve customer satisfaction issues.
Establish and maintain effective team relationships with all support departments.
Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
Participate in and practice the brand mentality of “Everybody Sells”. Constantly be looking for sales opportunities for the center.
Serve as a backup for answering the phone if the Franchisee, manager and sales/service employees are busy assisting other customers.
Assist at the front counter as needed.
Understand the sales process enough to consult with customers to determine project needs and solutions.
High School Education
Comfortable talking to people
Access to a vehicle
Valid Drivers Licence
Excellent communication skills and high attention to detail
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
Competitive Salary + Competitive Commissions Structure