Outside Sales Representative
Job Description Job summary Are you looking to put your sales and account management skills to work? How about a position where you can give directly back to the environment? Can you perform under pressure and find opportunities every day? Would you like to be a part of a team that works towards educating people and communities in the poorest areas of the world? Are you energized when someone tells you “NO, it's not possible”? If you can answer YES to these questions, we have a great opportunity for you! Join the area's number ONE non-profit textile recycling organization - Planet Aid . We are small enough to have complete transparency, direct lines of communication and a team spirit that's based on our core values of “doing good for the Environment, for People and to do what it takes to succeed,” yet sizable enough to have the amenities you expect from a large employer - clear directives, guidelines, and competitive wages and benefits. About Planet Aid: Planet Aid, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that collects and recycles used clothing and shoes to support development projects in some of the poorest parts of the world. The projects empower people and create momentum to improve health, increase income, aid vulnerable children, train teachers, and enhance the overall quality of life. For further information about Planet Aid, please visit our website at www.planetaid.org Responsibilities The responsibility of the Outside Sales Rep in the Howard County area is to identify sites and negotiate the placement of Planet Aid donation bins with business owners, corporate offices, mall administrators, local counties, school administrators, church administrators or others who are interested in offering textile recycling to their patrons. The primary objective of the Sales Representative is to solidify our position in the marketplace by increasing the number of new sites, securing existing sites and maximizing donations through the development of market strategies. This will be done through relationship building techniques, communication with site hosts, an aggressive sales plan and good business practices. The Sales Rep will be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly reporting as well as all associated internal paperwork, computer data, contact management and other tracking methodologies. The Territory Manager will also be required to ensure Planet Aid sites are in compliance with local ordinance and permit requirements. Requirements: Minimum 2 years B2B sales, marketing or fundraising experience Motivated, energetic, and positive outlook Innovative problem solver Exceptional communication skills Experience presenting information to small and mediums seized audiences Familiarity using computer applications and databases Compensation and Benefits: Other benefits include: Company vehicle Vacation Sick time Holiday Pay Medical and Dental insurance Please submit cover letter and resume. Job Type: Full-time Salary Commensurable with Experience Company Description About Planet Aid Planet Aid, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that collects and recycles used clothes, shoes and supports development projects in some of the poorest parts of the world. The projects empower people and create momentum to improve health, increase income, aid vulnerable children, train teachers, and enhance the overall quality of life. Our bright yellow boxes are typically placed at supermarkets, convenience stores, gas stations, shopping centers, churches, schools or similar places where many people have access to them across many major metropolitan areas of the United States.