Sales Assistant – Government Sales
Job Title – Sales Assistant – Government Sales
Job Classification – This job is full-time, permanent and is non-exempt.
Compensation – This position is salaried, plus commission and eligible for all benefits including paid holidays / vacation, health benefits and matching 401(k).
General Duties – This person shall report to the President and shall perform all day-today sales and associated administrative functions in order to maintain assigned Government Services Administration (GSA) sales goals, and to identify GSA sales opportunities. This person shall also have responsibility to provide temporary general office administration duties.
This person shall work Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM through 5:00 PM or other hours as assigned by the President.
Travel is not a normal job requirement.
Specific Responsibilities – Specific tasks delegated to this employee include, but are not limited to:
Sales Administration – Maintain GSA agency records in QuickBooks. Maintain and update GSA memorized reports in QuickBooks as needed. Prepare and process all required GSA reports. Maintain master GSA file in Excel. Enter GSA related Sales Orders and Purchase Orders. Monitor GSA sales activity on GSA Advantage. Make recommendations regarding sales, item additions and/or item deletions as indicated by GSA Advantage data. Prepare contract modifications as directed by the President.
Customer Service – Verify customer requirements. Resolve customer problems. Respond to customer inquiries.
General – Answer incoming GSA agency calls. Prepare general correspondence related to GSA sales. Assist the President in developing government sales budgets and business plans. Perform other tasks as directed.
Required Technical Skills – This person must be proficient in the use of Excel and have a satisfactory working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping tasks is a plus.
Required Physical Skills – This person must be able to type, using a standard keyboard, must be able to use a telephone, must be able to access a standard lateral or drawer file cabinet and must have a valid driver’s license.