BidShore is a Chicago-based startup that is evolving with its unique and innovative business model - providing on-demand discounts through merchant bidding. (Reverse eBay). Initially, targeting the Restaurant market in the ChicagoLand area.
BidShore is looking for a creative and dynamic Sales Intern to be part of our Sales & Marketing division.
Duties and responsibilities
Get trained on BidShore business model and sales pitch.
Service existing accounts, obtains Special promotions, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule by meeting various prospective customers
Present, promote and sell products/services to existing and prospective customers.
Work with customers to identify needs, create solutions and ensure a positive sales experience.
Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
Find new sales leads, through business directories, client referrals, social media, etc.
Reach potential customers through cold calling.
Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans
Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, and making recommendations to management.
Meet or exceed agreed upon sales goals within schedule.
Partner with team members and other departments to coordinate sales efforts.
Analyze the market and sales trend, track sales and status reports. Maintain current product knowledge.
Utilize various software systems to optimize efficiency and performance.
Proven work experience as a sales representative or equivalent experience
Outstanding customer service skills
Own transportation and drivers license
Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
Knowledge of MS Office
Experience preparing and delivering presentations
Time management and organizational skills
BS/BA degree or equivalent