R R Donnelly and Sons Sales Associate in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sales Associate Sales Minneapolis, MN* ID: 53203 * Full-Time/Regular RRD is currently looking to add a Sales Associate to our Associate Development Program (ADP). You will learn RRD's sales strategies and practices over the course of the program. With supportive and intentional training, you will develop your new skills prior to moving into a full-time sales role with RRD. Candidates who bring the following characteristics have typically been successful in the program: Solution-oriented Inquisitive Analytical Self-motivated What you'll do as a Sales Associate in our ADP: Understand and perform RRD's sales steps through training and observation Learn and successfully execute the arts of prospecting and cold calling to build new accounts Shadow sales representatives (some travel required) Assist senior sales representatives in everyday functions such as: sourcing, securing and managing business, both new and existing Attend internal and external sales meetings Maintain relationships with existing accounts and customers Build a sales funnel specific for your post-training assignment Continued development opportunities through marketing and sales publications to increase your understanding of the sales industry Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned Required Skills Excellent listening skills to understand customer needs Strong communication skills, both written and verbal High motivation to learn Make data driven decisions and explain the return on investments to customers Ability to make decisions and solve problems Driven, and motivated to succeed in the sales field Required Experience Bachelor's degree (4 year) or demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience (Preferred) Prior experience using a CRM (e.g. Salesforce) (Preferred) Sales internship or experience selling Require reliable transportation method to get to and from clients within the designated territory At RRD, our people make a difference every day - in production, working with customers, or behind the scenes in a support role. They know how to manage the job and exceed expectations. Founded 156 years ago RRD is a Fortune 500 company that employs approximately 36,000 people in 40 countries across the globe. For a challenging and rewarding career opportunity with an innovative industry leader, consider starting or continuing your career with RRD! RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer RR Donnelley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The company s policy is to select, place and deal with all its employees without discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected Veteran status, genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.