Sales Representative I
ServiceMaster - Hoover, AL

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An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

At Merry Maids®, our team members do so much more than clean clients’ homes. They build trust and confidence with our clients. If you’re passionate about going above and beyond, seeking challenging work and meeting interesting people, there’s an opportunity for you at one of the world’s leading service organizations.

Merry Maids was founded in 1979 in Omaha, Neb. Now headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning network in the world. We currently have more than 600 independently operated franchises and company-owned locations throughout the United States and Canada providing cleaning services to more than 300,000 homes each month.

Though we are large and nationwide, our highly trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality service to each and every customer we do business with. We are also a member of the ServiceMaster Family of Brands® that includes:

American Home Shield, AmeriSpec, Furniture Medic, ServiceMaster Clean, Terminix, TruGreen, and TruGreen LandCare

Each of these companies is a leader in its respective industry. Together, they comprise ServiceMaster, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive service organization.

At Merry Maids, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect and professionalism. We seek people with strong character and provide them with a unique combination of independence and support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development and growth.

Summary:
Generates sales revenue by prospecting and adding new customers as well as up selling additional services

Essential Functions of Sales Representative includes :
Compiles list of prospective customers for use as leads based on information from ads, community activities and other resources

Sells services to new and existing customers

Conducts sales calls to customer homes

Conducts sales bids at convenience of customer (including nights and weekends)

Promotes sell of additional services

Follows procedures for appropriate pricing of bids

Calculates price quote for customer based on in-home inspection of area

Meets branch standards in bid conversion, customer retention, $/quarter, product mix, etc.

Correctly completes bid sheets and legibly documents customer preferences, credit card information, detailed instructions and directions to the customer home

Conducts follow-up of leads through telephone and person-to-person contact

Maintains appropriate sales reports and submits reports in a timely manner

Maintain adequate inventory of sales supplies and customer incentives

Requirements

Requirements for Entry level Sales Representative :
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The attributes listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability preferred for the position.

Education and/or Experience:
One to two years of college preferred. High school diploma or GED required.

One to two years of professional sales experience with proven track record required.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business procedures.

Ability to write reports, business and customer correspondence.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to customer questions.

Computer Skills:
Basic computer skills including Word and Excel.

Keyboarding

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as averages, percentages, discounts, commissions and volume.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule format.

Other Skills And Abilities:
Personal car for travel required

Ability to travel required (some overnight travel, mandatory training sessions and regional/cluster meetings)

Adaptability

Analytical

Customer relations

Extensive local travel

Flexibility

Follow-up

Problem solving

Persuasiveness

Organization

Time management

Self motivator

Oral and written communication skills

Licenses/Certifications:
Valid driver’s license

Current liability insurance on automobile

Other Criteria:
Ability to pass criminal background check

Ability to pass motor vehicle records check

Ability to pass drug screening

Physical Demands:
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. May be required to sit at desk for prolonged periods of time.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally in outside weather conditions while in transit to/from the customer’s home.

Occasional exposure to dust, pets, pet hair, etc

Reasonable Accomodation:
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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