Inside Sales Representative - Ryerson Academy & Field

Status: Full-time position

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Job Summary: Ryerson Inc, one of the world’s largest metals distributors is currently undergoing an exciting transformation. With over 170 years of history, Ryerson is looking forward to an exciting period of domestic and international growth. To assist with our transformation, we are seeking Inside Sales Representatives to join our Ryerson Academy located in Minneapolis, MN.

This position will be responsible for direct sales and marketing to grow our business through inside sales, fabrication sales and marketing. This position will provide support to all markets across the United States and Canada. The initial 6 months of intensive training and rigorous ongoing assessment through Ryerson Academy will be conducted in Minneapolis, MN. Upon graduation, the position can be based at any facility or operation in the United States.
The decision on placement will be determined by Ryerson based upon the needs of the organization, while taking into account the stated geographic preferences of the Academy ISR.

As we strive to ensure that our team is fine tuned to the demands of the industry, Ryerson Academy, our training program in Minneapolis MN, ushers our associates through a rigorous six-month training program designed to solidify their knowledge of our operation. Upon completion of the Academy, students will have the required skills to be successful in any market they may be placed.

Qualifications: B.A. pr B.S in Business or related field. Previous sales or customer service experience preferred. Results focused, competitive, and self-motivated attitude. Proficiency with Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel). High level of numeracy, mechanical aptitude. Attention to detail amidst multiple priorities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating the ability to connect quickly with many different types of people. Problem solving or conflict resolution and negotiation skills; entrepreneurial flair; understands value creation and opportunity. Ability to work well and excel while working with a team or individually. Ambitious with potential and desire to grow within the organization. Geographic mobility (domestic or international)

Duties: Primary responsibility is to achieve profitable sales growth while supporting the regions and local sales markets.
This would include good attendance, participation in and completion of the Ryerson Academy program for new Inside Sales Representatives. Frequent interaction with large customer base across multiple geographic markets on contractual, transactional and fabrication business. Responding to customers quotation requests, needs, inquiries, and complaints or concerns. Administrative processing of customer orders (i.e. quotations and order entry). Sourcing for items that Ryerson does not stock and work order entry. Generation and communication of sales leads through focused proactive marketing efforts, primarily out calling. Understanding the goals and concepts of our business and incorporating business goals to achieve sales and profitability. Working closely with territory managers, credit, inventory, warehouse operations, and other departments in the company. Other duties as assigned.

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