Position:  Sales Support Specialist - Chicago
Location:  Chicago, US-IL
Job Id:  980
# of Openings:  1

Sky Climber Access Solutions, is the industry leader in designing, manufacturing and distributing suspended access equipment used in industrial/commercial construction and maintenance applications.  We currently have an opening for a Sales Support Specialist at our Chicago-area location. Reporting to the National Sales Manager, this position is responsible for supporting & promoting Sales, Rentals and Services of Sky Climber products into the Commercial & Industrial market segments. The ideal candidate will have a background in the Commercial/Industrial construction supply business with excellent business and customer service acumen.  This is a developmental role designed to prepare the right candidate for a future in Outside Sales within the Sky Climber Access Solutions network of branches.
  • Assist branch sales representatives with quote preparation, distribution and follow up
  • Source products for re-sale on behalf of the outside sales team as requested
  • Assist branch sales representatives with maintaining and enhancing customer relationships
  • Maintain a high level of outbound sales calls within target market segments to develop leads
  • Prepare & maintain field training presentations
  • Construct & distribute monthly sales flyers via email blitzes
  • Identify / Source & Price additional safety related products to expand the product line
  • Perform site evaluation, rigging assistance, perform training
  • Collections activity if a discrepancy exists
  • Manage the contracts executed with sub-contractors
  • Purchasing
  • Assist in setting and maintaining min/max levels of inventory
  • Management and development of CRM database
  • Maintain high volume of cold calls
  • Team Player
  • Experience in a commercial/industrial equipment rental business is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  •  Ability multi-task effectively and work in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to climb steps and ladders at height
  • Aggressive individual able to make sound business decisions 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred 
  • Ability to lift 70#
Other Information:
  • Work environment may include working on elevated surfaces, roofs, and confined spaces
  • Work environment may also include working outdoors in various levels of heat or cold
  • Base Salary, 401k, Excellent Benefits 
Pre-employment testing may include:
  • Drug screen
  • Background Check
  • MVR check
  • Physical
Starting Salary is $50k/year with Profit-Sharing potential.

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