Sales Representative - Saskatoon, SK

Posted on : 2022-11-01
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The Sales Representatives work together with the Makita Canada Inc. team to support the company’s business plan. You will assist the sales team to achieve their sales objectives by managing a specific territory and special accounts within the same area.

The sales representatives will work with all departments throughout Makita Canada Inc. to assist in a smooth transition for the customer ensuring they are satisfied to the best of Makita’s ability. 

 

How Makita supports our team members:

  • Competitive salary and incentive program
  • Company car, smart phone, laptop
  • Quarterly and Annual bonus opportunities
  • Ongoing sales and marketing support
  • Company paid benefits (medical/dental/vision/employee assistance plan)
  • RSP Plans
  • Employee discounts
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Work life balance with paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave & personal day

 

What will you work on?

  • Establish, maintain, and grow relationships with current and new customers 
  • Coordinate activities for customers to ensure they are receiving superior service.
  • Assist with overall sales growth for Makita Canada including product and brand conversions.
  • Organize product training and demonstration for end users and end user organizations as required.
  • Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports.
  • Keep and submit accurate records of call activities and weekly itinerary and prepare monthly sales reports on your region.
  • Participate in events and shows, prepare and present demo days for retail market.
  • Other job-related activities, duties, and projects, as assigned.

 

To be successful you will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Degree or Diploma in Business, Sales, Marketing, or related field an asset.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience in sales.
  • Valid Drivers Licence with clean driving record, driver’s abstract required.

 

What you bring to the team?

  • Communication skills (oral and written): able to communicate in a clear and professional manner and an effective/active listener.
  • Teamwork: works cooperatively and effectively with a wide range of individuals, successfully builds relationships.
  • Service Orientation: Provides superior customer focused service based on their needs.
  • Planning/organization: ability to prioritize and plan work activities, uses time efficiently, develops realistic action plans.
  • Problem Solving: identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner by gathering and analysing the information to develop solutions.
  • Strategic Thinking: develops strategies to achieve organizational and sales goals.
  • Innovation: meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Basic knowledge: power tools is an asset (can be learned on the job).

 

Interested in Joining our Team?

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@makita.ca, with the subject line Sales – Saskatoon.

We thank all those who apply for employment opportunities, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with Human Rights and Accessibility Legislation.