Entry Level F/t Sales Assistant at LightSpeed Networks Inc.

Posting ID : A1068514962
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Sales

LSN is seeking an enthusiastic, entry-level candidate to provide support to our Sales team. Recent graduates encouraged to apply. Work in beautiful downtown Portland and enjoy LSN's exceptional employee benefits!

Supports the Director of Sales & Marketing with responsibilities including order generation, data processing, tradeshow and sales event planning and the production of promotional materials.

II.Essential Tasks
Provide administrative support to the Sales & Marketing Department as needed.
Assist the Inside Sales Engineer with order generation, to include order entry and miscellaneous data input into the LSN Order Management and Billing Systems.
Utilize LSN Billing System (NetSuite) to enhance sales processes. Implementation of new sales work flows as enabled by NetSuite functionality.
Coordinate tradeshow participation to include travel planning, event registration, communication with sponsor and/or host, and preparation of promotional materials for distribution. Sales Assistant may attend certain events with the sales team in order to facilitate event logistics and promote LSN objectives.
Assist in the preparation of sales proposals, particularly for government affiliated customers that require formal RFP (Request for Proposal) responses.
Assist with the collation of technical information for promotional literature.
Write accurate, engaging, and grammatically correct articles and promotional material for the company, to include press releases, website copy, and other public relations material.
Update and maintain the Sales & Marketing Department's documentation and databases.
Provide professional first impressions for customers, prospects, and partners. Must be personable, presentable and articulate.
Communicate with sales team, agents, customers, vendors, etc. via email and telephone in an efficient and professional manner. Draft sales correspondence for department members as needed.

III.Skills & Abilities
Independently motivated with analytical problem solving skills. Ability to innovate new processes and procedures.
Well organized multitasker. Ability to prioritize tasks based on time sensitivity and importance.
Strong copywriting and editing skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas.
Attention to detail, ability to process large amounts of information efficiently.
Willingness to learn new skills, including training on LSN Order Management and Billing Systems.

IV.Education and/or Experience
High school degree or GED required. Associate's degree (A.A.) preferred.
Knowledge of the telecommunications industry a plus.
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Adobe Creative Suite and Drupal preferred. Presentation Skills, Creativity, Independence.
Experience with FileMaker and/or NetSuite a plus.

To apply please respond to this post with a resume and cover letter, and include your name and the job title in the subject line of your email. You can also visit www.LSNetworks.net/Careers to learn more about employment with LSN.

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