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Inside Sales Specialist

1929 Union Ave, Altoona, PA 16601
Hybrid work
$35,500 - $50,000 a year - Full-time


1929 Union Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

LaFace and McGovern, Inc. was established in 1977 and is considered the leader in the lighting and controls market in both Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. L&M has been dedicated to serving the customer base within the lighting community for more than 45 years with offices in Bethel Park, PA; Altoona, PA; and Huntington, WV.

L&M is seeking an INSIDE SALES SPECIALIST to support our Altoona sales team, working with distributors and contractors to provide outstanding product knowledge and customer service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide/assist with lighting and controls design.
  • Gain/maintain a thorough knowledge of lighting and control products to support design/sales.
  • Be able to compare and cross products across competitive lines.
  • Understand project budgeting to provide competitive quotations to support optimal design.
  • Work closely with lighting and control manufacturers to understand sales quotas, including manufacturer terms and conditions.
  • Generate project estimates and quotations timely and accurately.
  • Review and submit accurate purchase orders; monitor and track product orders and resolve all issues as needed.
  • Build, cultivate, and maintain strong relationships with entire client base, including manufacturers, distributors, specifiers, engineers, architects, and contractors.
  • Maximize sales opportunities and profitability for the agency.

Required Qualifications:

  • Exceptional, detail-oriented customer service skills and likeability
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, technology/engineering-oriented environment
  • Time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the lighting/electrical industry
  • Extensive computer skills

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Robust compensation package includes health and dental insurance, short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.

Qualified candidates should send a resume to:

Brian Miedel, President

LaFace & McGovern is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,500.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Hybrid remote
  • Office

Work Location: In person