Job Title:
Sales Assistant/CSR
Company:
TI Group
Location:
Toronto
Date Posted:
October 13, 2017
Description:
Sales Assistant/CSR

Under the direction of the VP, Enterprise Sales, the Sales Assistant will provide support and co-ordination of our various market segments and sales activities. In this role, you will be assigned to specific accounts and/or Account Managers and will have direct and indirect revenue generating responsibilities.



We Offer:

We’re a leader in integrated visual communications that provides strategic, cost-effective solutions for our clients. We’re passionate about keeping up with the latest digital technology so we can offer our clients the best. We can provide a competitive compensation package and fully paid benefit plan. Our qualified team members are offered flexibility, training and advancement opportunities.



How You’ll Get Results

This is the bridge between our customers and the Production Planning, this role will impact the final product they receive. The position has responsibilities to customers, to our Sales team, to our Manufacturing group, and to the company as a whole. It is responsible for the documented communication of customer critical issues such as changes to the delivery time frame and additional charges. This position also handles the administrative aspect of our order process, from estimating to invoicing, to ensure the timely processing of all of the documentation associated with a project.



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:



• Receive and co-ordinate all incoming orders and information, either through sales personnel, internal customers or directly from customers. Check all information received from the customer for accuracy and completeness.

• Attend client meetings as required; receive all questions and concerns from external and internal customers.

• Provide technical support between sales department and the client with inside personnel.

• Responsible for the efficient flow of all customer changes, requests and ensuring that deadlines are met

• Thorough knowledge of internal procedures and processes.

• Responsible for the proper escalation of issues should customer expectations fail to be fulfilled.

• Provide advice and recommendations on production process and follow up with Account Manager.

• Confirming that all the information is available for an efficient processing of customer orders.

• Co-ordinate all customer issues with the production planning department.

• Accurate filing and tracking of customer files throughout the organisation.

• Confirm flow of information between customers and external suppliers.

• Ensure invoicing is done on a timely basis; all additional charges are documented and justified.

• Support the quote request and order write up process in support of the Account Manager.

• Responsible for communication work-back schedule to Account Manager, and updating of any changes.

• Responsible for maintaining the customer database for assigned Account Managers.

• Co-ordinate and schedule customer OKs and plant tours, when required.

• Fully understand the print production process from prototyping to fulfilment and how to engage internal and external resources.

• Gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of TI Group’s production equipment and capabilities

• Supports team efforts and initiatives – participate in the on-going improvement of processes and methods

• Take initiative, explore new methods, provide recommendations, share new ideas

• Available for additional hours if need be and will do what it takes to get the job done

• Arrange adequate coverage for your duties and responsibilities for any planned absence i.e. holidays





ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strong understanding of prepress methods (including colour management), finishing methods and requirements, other related manufacturing/fabrication, packaging and shipping.

• Understanding of supporting technology – ePACE, creating/editing dockets, estimates, change orders, multiple dockets.

• Advanced Project Management Skills – PMP (Professional Project Management) preferred.



Years of Experience:

Minimum 3 Years in a Print and/or Display Manufacturing / POP environment



Education:

Post-secondary education including college or university in the graphic arts



Qualifications/Experience:

• Thorough knowledge of printing process and procedures.

• Basic knowledge of the sales process; experience in sales and/or marketing.

• Ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels, ability to cultivate relationships.

• Ability to manage customer expectations and handle difficult customer issues in a manner that will ensure the continuation of a long-term relationship.

• Exceptional computer skills, specifically in the use and application of MS Word/Excel and related software.

• Solid working knowledge of all production equipment and processes in POP and POP finishing, distribution, and POP fulfillment.

• Strong understanding of prepress methods (including colour management), finishing methods and requirements, other related manufacturing/fabrication, packaging and shipping.

• Understanding of supporting technology – ePACE, creating/editing dockets, estimates, change orders, multiple dockets.

• Project Management Skills – PMP (Professional Project Management) certification preferred.

• Understands prepress methods / MAC

• Proficient in Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).



Behavioural Competencies:

• Excellent organizational skills – methodical and detail- orientated.

• Creativity and strong problem solving skills in order to present solutions and recommendations to key stakeholders.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, continually prioritizing and multi-tasking.

• Demonstrates ability to build strong relationships and team-orientated.

• Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.

• Self-motivated and enthusiastic.



Job Type: Full Time/Salary Based

This position offers a competitive compensation plan and benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance and paid vacation. To learn more about our company, please visit www.tigroup.ca Please submit your resume to Human Resources at jobs@tigroup.ca and reference Sales Assistant/CSR in the subject line no later than 5:00 pm (EST) on October 25th, 2017.



TI Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, citizenship, colour, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or other protected characteristics and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.
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