Phone Sales - Internship
We are a USA based startup with remote offices that serves the growing Cannabis community with services that include; Dispensary, Doctor and Lawyer listing and advertising services, cannabis job board, content related to education and industry news, social interaction of like minded individuals in the cannabis community and WeedMatch, a service that connects a patient with the right strain based on their mood, symptoms or desired outcomes.
General Summary: Achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned list of leads by effectively selling the company’s products and/or related services. Personally contacts and secures new business accounts/customers. This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment remotely, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of sales. Potential for being hired on full-time at the end of the internship.
Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach.
Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.
DETAILS OF FUNCTION:
Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers from an assigned list of leads to generate new business for the organization’s products/services.
Makes 50-100 telephone calls daily and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
Creates and manages a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities.
Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services.
Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the lead list.
Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
Participates in trade shows and conventions.
Reports directly to the Sales Manager and maintains regular contact.
Prior experience in phone sales. Experience in the medical marijuana industry a plus. Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach). Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment with minimal supervision from a home office. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software. Must have a home office setup with high speed internet, capable computer and headset for making calls, your provide the hardware, we provide any software and a mobile appto make the calls from to complete the job. Valid driver’s license or Passport to qualify identity. Must be 18 years or older