Anixter Inside Sales Associate in Alexandria, Virginia

Inside Sales Associate

Date Posted11/21/2017

LocationAlexandria, VA

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1767856064

Job Description

Inside Sales Associate

TRI-ED, an Anixter Company

Company Information

Tri-Ed, an Anixter company, provides security dealers and integrators

state-of-the-art solutions from the industry’s leading manufacturers of CCTV,

IP video, connectivity, access control, fire, intrusion, sound, communications,

structured cabling and home automation products. But that’s just the beginning,

because we are much more than a warehouse. We work with you as your

business partner, we have value-added services and we strive to make order

fulfillment easy and convenient.

Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results.

We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to

support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our

employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, and 401(k) with

employer match.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day customer sales requests and provide

superb customer service to our walk and call in customers

  • Email customer quotations, sales specials / promotions, etc and process


  • Provide guidance to our customers on product requirements / applications

  • Proactively make contact and build relationships with assigned

customers and prospects while growing existing and new customer accounts

  • Perform product research with manufacturers to support customer requests

  • Maintain a current customer / prospect database

  • Take ownership of advertising Tri-Ed events, product displays, and

merchandising of products

  • Assist with merchandising and product displays and ensure our sales floor is

stocked and presentable at all times

  • Gain a strong understanding of our industry, our products, market trends and


  • Travel to local customers or company/ vendor events as needed

Attributes of successful Inside Sales Associates are:

  • Ideally 5 years of experience in a similar sales role

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Positive, assertive person comfortable with building customer relationships

  • Prior experience with intrusion, fire, IP or networking is


  • Strong computer literacy within the Microsoft Office suite

  • Highly organized, motivated and able to maintain professionalism at all times

  • Aptitude to familiarize yourself with industry knowledge/technology

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner anduphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupSales