RETAIL COUNTER SALESPERSON / DISPATCHER WANTED (Morristown, NJ) June 2015
Busy northern N.J. building materials company specializing in masonry and landscape supplies seeks positive, energetic dispatcher / retail salesperson.
Full-time available. Compensation to be determined, based on experience.
Hours: Monday — Friday 7am-5pm & Saturday 7am-12pm
Five years plus of retail experience in construction / building materials business preferred. Candidates must be able to multi-task in a small, high paced office environment. Teamwork, pleasant demeanor, and strong communication skills with staff, customers, and vendors are essential. Must be able to establish and maintain solid customer relationships with professionalism, honesty, and integrity.
Specific responsibilities include:
-Schedule and coordinate local deliveries and pickups.
-Check orders for accuracy.
-Answer phone calls.
-Create invoices for deliveries and pickups.
-Create, fax, and close purchase orders in computer system. Includes checking material when shipment is received.
-Respond to customer and supplier inquiries and track status of open orders.
-Develop and maintain a high level of product knowledge as well as be able to recommend proper techniques for installation.
-Must also be able to work with customers at counter, showrooms, outdoor displays and yard.
-Excellent attendance and punctuality are crucial.
-Own vehicle and proximity to our Morristown, N.J. offices preferred.
-Candidate must possess math skills to calculate materials for jobs. (ie. square foot coverage, volume calculations, etc.)
Computer / Software Proficiency:
-Knowledge of internet web browser necessary.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Windows necessary.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Powerpoint) preferred.
-Company will train candidate on retail point of sale computer system.
-Competitive Health Benefits
-Paid Vacation Days
Additional Skills (Valuable but not required):
-Marketing / Promotion skills. Knowledge of retail trends.
-Familiarity with Photoshop — Help creating print media, customer handouts etc.
-Familiarity with heavy equipment such as a forklift or front end loader.
-Experience how installation occurs in the field.