Company: Rosemont IL
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Description: Commercial and residential cold calling to set appointments.
Bottled Water Sales Representative--Job Description
Culligan International is currently seeking customer service oriented individuals to service the needs of its growing customer base.
The BWSR works directly with customers and represents Culligan in the generation of new leads/sales alongside the upkeep of current customers. The sales representative also performs marketing duties assigned by the sales team such as attending trade shows and hosting local events to promote Culligan’s products.
Essential Job Duties:
Maintaining a strict calendar and meeting all appointments.
Maintaining a company vehicle with product and equipment.
Developing new business within assigned territory through self-generation of leads
Communicating in a positive manner with customers and maintaining excellent public relations for the company.
Participating, as assigned by management, in all product shows and fairs.
Processing contracts, collections, credit authorizations, sales orders, and other related paperwork.
Delivery and installation of products such as bottled water coolers, filters, and etc.
Minimum Education Requirements:
High school diploma or GED
Minimum Work Experience Requirements:
Computer proficiency. (Microsoft preferred)
Ability to operate a forklift. (certified operator)
Special Knowledge/Skills and/or Abilities:
Excellent communications and customer service skills
Superior time management, organizational, and communication (written and verbal) skills
Ability to self-start and work efficiently and productively with minimum supervision.
Flexibility of schedule.
Valid state drivers license with clean record and all state mandated special motor vehicle operation certifications for operating a commercial motor vehicle. CDL preferred. Must be able to obtain a Class “B” CDL within 60 days of employment.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.
Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions (protected from weather conditions in most instances).
Must be able to use carts, dollies, fork lift gates, hand trucks, and some hand tools.
Among the most recognized brand names in the water industry, Culligan International has been manufacturing and distributing water treatment products and bottled water for household and commercial use, worldwide, since 1936. The company has cultivated a reputation based on service, quality and water expertise over its 70+ years of industry leadership. Its solutions have been awarded the Good Housekeeping Seal®, highlighted as a Consumers Digest® ''Best Buy'', and featured on the ''Designing Spaces®'' national television show. The franchised “Culligan Man” noted in advertising is known in more than 90 countries.
Headquartered in Rosemont, IL, Culligan offers the most extensive water treatment product line in the world. We are the leading innovator and provider of filters for tap water, household water softeners, micro-filtration products, desalination systems, and portable deionization services. Culligan delivers bottled water and water systems to consumers and businesses through its network of over 700 Company owned and franchised dealers.
Purchased by a fund controlled by the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in 2004, the company executed significant cost reductions in 2005 and developed an appropriate infrastructure to support the growth of the enterprise. Entering 2006, Culligan successfully negotiated a new agreement with its franchise dealer network which will prove advantageous to both parties. The work related to these activities has already had a significant impact on Culligan’s financial results. The company is strong, profitable, and well-positioned in the market. Culligan is focused on strategic growth initiatives which will see the business expand in previously under-serviced segments, growing revenue both domestically and abroad, and generating higher levels of profitability.
Compensation & Benefits:
Employees of Culligan receive a competitive benefits package and exclusive privileges including:
-- Matching 401(K)
-- Product Discounts
Culligan International Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
Job Code: 1280
Category: Sales & Marketing
Post Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 8:03 AM
Company: Rosemont IL
Contact Name: recruiter
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