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Sales Assistant

Aerotek • Chicago, IL

Posted 4 days ago

Job Snapshot

$20.00 - $21.00 /Hour
Sales - Marketing
Professional Services, Retail, Sales


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Job Description

A client of ours in downtown Chicago is looking for a sales assistant to join their team and support their top grossing sales rep. The intent is to grow into a sales associate after 6 months.

Typical Day
-Will be supporting top producer on any sales presentations/ calls otherwise will be in the office
-Will greet customers that walk into the showroom, ask them what they're looking for and try and consult them on potential needs or direct them to one of the Senior Sales associates.
-Assist in preparation of client appointments/presentations, prepare materials and follow-up with clients as needed.
-Will potentially manage anywhere from 500-600 emails coming in per day of orders, client follow up, etc.
-Observe product spec process and quote preparation.
-Field phone inquiries regarding pricing, stock and general product information.
-Retrieve samples, check and order inventory and track incoming/outgoing shipments.
-Learn product lines and specification, gaining working knowledge of products.
-Pack and ship samples, literature and tear sheets for distribution to customers as necessary
-Will support showroom events.

This is an immediate need - please apply directly if you are interested!

About Aerotek:

Our people are everything. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek® Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in recruiting and staffing services, by having a deep understanding of the intersection of talent and business. As a strategic partner to more than 17,000 clients and 300,000 contract employees every year, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantages for its clients and rewarding careers for its contract employees. Headquartered in Hanover, Md., Aerotek operates a network of over 230 non-franchised offices with more than 6,000 internal employees dedicated to serving our customers. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider. To learn more, visit

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.
Job ID: 5978486
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