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Sales Coordinator
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Customer Service,Sales
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: September 06, 2022
Job Location:

Etobicoke, ON
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Job Description

Job Title: SALES COORDINATOR

Department: Sales

Date: September 2022

Reporting to: VP, Sales and Partner Development

We are an entrepreneurial North American business that is proudly celebrating 53+ years of always looking forward! As one of the largest suppliers of packaging solutions to the dairy industry, our focus is on providing innovative and sustainable packaging solutions that anticipates customer needs, whether it’s new shapes, features, materials, finishes, technologies or processes. Come join our team and grow with us!

ABOUT YOU:

We are looking to hire a motivated and outgoing individual with an entrepreneurial mindset. The right individual must be results-focused, agile and able to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Ability to prioritize on the fly while remaining steady and organised is a must. Outstanding communication skills are needed to interact with both external and internal customers, ensuring world class service. A successful individual in this role will be able to learn and grow with the goal of moving into a sales/account management position within our organization.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Sales Coordinator, reporting to the VP of Sales and Partner Development, is responsible for supporting all sales efforts and B2B marketing activities. This includes analytics/reporting, sales presentations, competitive intelligence, customer communications, trade shows, sales meetings, website maintenance, distribution of samples and administration. The successful individual will be able to move into other job functions at Polytainers (ie: account management, customer service).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Prepare and/or update proposals, presentations, product matrixes, annual customer reviews, etc. leveraging customer and market insights to reinforce Polytainers’ expertise and experience.
  • Manage Polytainers website ensuring it is up-to-date and relevant.
  • Develop LinkedIn posts and manage Polytainers presence on LinkedIn.
  • Update monthly sales scorecards, prepare IRI analysis, provide ad hoc data queries.
  • Through Google Alerts, LinkedIn and Trade Publications, provide customer, competitor, and market intelligence to Polytainers organization to improve the organization’s insights and expertise.
  • Manage sample room, provide sales sample packages, ensure relevant samples are displayed in both company locations, and send out samples to customers
  • Coordinate sales meetings, customer plant visits, and trade shows.
  • Field customer queries and forward to the appropriate account manager.
  • Take appropriate action to communicate and address business issues proactively.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key decision makers to identify and capitalize on business opportunities from plant to head office level.
  • Develop strong working relationships with cross functional team members in pricing, graphics, and operations by understanding cross-functional perspectives on issues and opportunities.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Educational Requirements: University degree preferred
  • Minimum Experience/Field: 2 years relevant experience in a B2B environment, customer service role or sales coordination role
  • Computer Skills: Tech Savvy. Must have Intermediate Microsoft Office skills in Excel and PowerPoint. Helpful to have experience with Adobe Photoshop. Demonstratable ability to learn new technologies and applications.
  • Communication Skills: Must have excellent written and verbal English communication skills. French and/or Spanish language skills is an asset.

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Outgoing, confident and able to form strong connections with a variety of individuals
  • Results-oriented, detail-oriented, and customer focused with proven business acumen
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and demonstrates a curious mindset
  • Ability to work well without direct supervision and collaborate effectively across functions

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