Title:  Inside Sales Representative Raleigh

Job ID:  93788
Country:  USA
City:  Raleigh
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Raleigh, NC, US, 27513


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com





What this position is about:

The purpose of this position is to develop and ensure implementation of the JT International USA sales strategies and programs within the incumbent's assignment to achieve the Company's financial, sales, and volume quarterly/annual targets. The primary role of the Internal Sales Associate is to support the sales organization by direct retail selling.  The incumbent will be responsible for contacting retail stores in order to secure distribution, verify program compliance and build partnership.  The duties include handling inbound and outbound calls to and from retailers, listening to customers needs or issues and providing helpful solutions to their problems.



What will you do: Responsibilities


  • Contact retailers for the purposes of gaining distribution and product availability in accordance with the objectives set for the target segmentation by the Sales Manager.
  • Work with retailers to merchandise, display, and communicate our products' messages to the ultimate consumer through effective communication/negotiation skills with the retail trade to achieve optimum merchandising, display, and price point communication while building and maintaining relationships.
  • Plan follow-up contacts for compliance verification and performance tracking. 
  • Maintain proper, accurate and timely reporting of all activities within the sales operating systems
  • Present a professional image, create and maintain good business rapport with all internal and external clients in line with the Corporate Policy guidelines. Give superior service in a timely and efficient manner. Manage consignment funds.
  • Perform any other tasks given by the direct manager.



Who are we looking for: Requirements


  • BA degree or equivalent experience is preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 2 to 3 years of sales or sales merchandising experience preferred but not required, with outside consumer products sales experience a plus.  
  • Fluency in English.  A second language may be a plus depending on the territory.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) with some knowledge of the internet.  



What are the next steps – Recruitment process: 

  • We are actively collecting CVs and evaluating qualifications
  • We will be getting in touch with candidates whose profiles best match the requirements of the role
  • Please know that a negative decision is not a reflection of your capabilities or potential as a professional. It is a result of the competitive nature of the selection process.




“JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.  

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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