Sales Assistant

Leepfrog Technologies, Inc.

Coralville, IA Administrative & Clerical / Sales
The Sales Assistant must be detail‐oriented, creative, and personable, articulate clearly and
possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and time management skills, basic computer skills, and effective customer service skills. The Sales Assistant must be able to offer reliable support to the Sales Executives and help improve efficiency as sales volume increases.

Duties
  • Arrange meetings and phone calls for Sales Executives, including conference rooms or webinar setup.  This includes communicating appropriately to internal and/or external constituents.
  • Coordinate/arrange Sales Executives travel schedule(s).
  • Provide follow-up after marketing events, such as sending literature, entering leads into Salesforce, and coordinate with marketing team to ensure that items are staged properly.
  • Direct sales leads to appropriate member of the sales team.
  • Respond to emails, phone calls, and other forms of correspondence as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Sales Executives to monitor potential client activity and make sure that information is disseminated in a timely basis.
  • Provide rapid notification, typically via SMS, of messages that require timely handling.
  • Provide reminders of follow-up to messages regarding sales leads.
  • Contact customers to answer basic procedural questions or to gauge their level of satisfaction with the company.
  • Aid in crafting difficult email messages as requested.  
  • Assist in making PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provide occasional support to the conference team, including public-facing staffing of the registration booth during the annual user conference.
  • Obtain and collate information for sales meetings.  Write and distribute the agenda.
  • Develop and maintain product and industry knowledge. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Sales Manager.

Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication: clear, concise and professional. Able to read and process externally-sourced, densely-written documents.  Exceptional ability to clearly convey ideas across a wide range of internal and external audiences.
  • Confidentiality: ability to maintain privacy and security of information, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Planning: an ability to think ahead, prioritize, and plan.  Attention to detail and follow through.
  • Problem-solve in a changing environment: analyze situations quickly and react appropriately by identifying who may help in various situations.
  • Organizational: the ability to schedule, plan, and coordinate day-to-day duties in an organized manner.
  • Time Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities. The ability to execute on shifting deadlines.
  • Strong client orientation and listening skills: able to understand client requirements and translate them into customization options/plans.
  • Ability to operate independently: self-starter in fast-paced environment with strong work ethic. 
  • Strong Teamwork: ability to interact effectively cross-functionally with internal resources.
 
Qualifications
Associate’s degree and 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Significant drive to succeed – be a go-getter. Significant experience in the practice of maintaining privacy and discretion. Long term practice and knowledge of quality assurance/control practices. Ideal candidate must be able to operate in an entrepreneurial, small company environment. Driver’s license required.
 
Physical Requirements
Generally, the Sales Assistant will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers.  Generally, this position is considered sedentary and will be faced with regular interruptions.  Ability to travel up to 3 times a year for ~3-4 days.  The Sales Assistant must be able to navigate airports, and locate client facilities.  As part of the travel required, should occasionally be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Application Instructions:

You will be redirected to Leepfrog's website.  There will be a second "Apply Now" button at the bottom of our website.  Please choose "Sales Assistant".  The system will require you to upload a resume.  

Job ID: 68357

Posted 29 days ago

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