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Technical Sales Trainee - $91K 1st Yr

Itasca, IL

Function: Marketing Job Number: JN -022015-2487

Job Description

Technical Sales Trainee $85K 1st Year

Job Summary

Manage optimal product release process through all relevant product literature development. Orchestrate product-related trainings for the purpose of maximizing sales. Identify business opportunities through industry, product application, and/or competitive situation research and analysis. Possess strong communication skill including public speaking skill. Demonstrate excellent prioritization and attention to details

Principal duties and tasks

Develop, proofread, and modify all new product release materials such as product literature,

technical and sales manual, training manual through the coordination with the parent company

Plan, design, develop, and deliver trainings on existing and new products, applications, and

competitive information for salespeople including both new hires and incumbents

Update manuals for existing products training

Research and analyze trends of both existing and emerging customer industries, successful

product applications, and competitive information in order to maximize the exposure of Keyence

products to the market

Develop, update, and disseminate technical guides and tips in order to increase the knowledge and

skill level of the sales force via company intranet and/or electronic newsletters

Conduct product application testing for salespeople

Travel to tradeshow sites, internal regional conferences, and/or sales offices for marketing and

training activities

Support division management to develop and implement optimal divisional strategies including

new product release and potential new product development through sound analysis of both

internal sales trend and external market conditions

Provide product and application support for customers and salespeople

May assist salespeople with on-site presentations to customers, as needed

Proactively identify areas to improve department operation efficiency and initiate projects to

achieve such improvements

Understand and observe company / department policies and procedures

Other duties or projects, as assigned


High degree of attention to detail

Strong public speaking skill

Ability to communicate complex ideas in a simplified fashion

Ability to organize and prioritize diverse set of projects, tasks, and activities for timely completion

Analytical skill to identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking

down information or data into separate parts

Ability to continuously come up with creative market development ideas

Proficient business writing and oral communication skills

Knowledge of Microsoft-based applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Integrity job requires appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive information

Typical Experience:

Bachelor s degree required with some retail/customer service oriented experience very helpful. 1-2 years of Sales experience is also good.

Please send resumes to: Cooper.Olson@culvercareers.Com

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