Sales Assistant

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Job Description

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Inman is looking for a hardworking, motivated Sales Assistant to join our sales team. The Sales Assistant will help with lead qualification, sales collateral, prospecting, appointment scheduling, proposals, Salesforce data entry and many other facets of the business. Applicant must be detail-oriented, able to work under pressure, creative, and a quick learner. The sales assistant will be in direct communication with clients, so good communication, phone and email skills are also a must. This is a remote position and the ideal candidate must be a self-starter, able to work independently and understand how to prioritize and manage time wisely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Compile data as needed for sales team to reflect and react to client needs
  • Assist with Salesforce data entry
  • Qualify inbound leads
  • Prospect for new business via cold calling and email outreach
  • Engage with executives on behalf of the sales team
  • Schedule appointments for sales managers
  • Help with proposal decks and contracts
  • Work with marketing and demand generation to relay new products and collateral updates

Key Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong time management, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to write succinct, crisp emails and a great phone manner
  • High attention to detail to ensure data integrity within our CRM
  • Strong spreadsheet and presentation software skills
  • Capacity to excel in a fast-paced, changing, high energy sales environment
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Experience in digital media and/or events a plus
  • Hard-working, passionate, enthusiastic, and confident team player

Inman is an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive workplace environment. This is a full-time, remote position. Our company is 100% distributed so we are seeking candidates from anywhere in the U.S.

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