Sales Coordinator


Position Overview:

We are in search of a driven and detail-oriented Sales Coordinator to join our team. As a Sales Coordinator, you will be an essential component of the DOUGLAS Sales Department, providing invaluable support to the VP of Sales, Associate VP of Sales, and the broader sales team. Your primary duties will involve assisting in expanding and maintaining sales through various channels, including trade shows, marketing initiatives, and administrative tasks. This dynamic role necessitates sales experience, exceptional organizational and communication skills, as well as proficiency in graphic design software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate sales activities, including trade shows and marketing tasks.
  • Manage logistics and materials for trade shows, including preparation, booth supplies, and travel arrangements. Provide on-site support during trade shows, including selling to customers and booth setup and dismantling.
  • Domestic travel to trade shows and other venues as required (overnight travel is required).
  • Cultivate and nurture key retail accounts and specialty customers by responding to customer inquiries and providing product information.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of sales materials, presentations, and samples.
  • Maintain and update Excel spreadsheets for the sales database and generate sales reports.
  • Handle administrative tasks, such as processing orders, managing correspondence, and completing key account customer requirements.
  • Contribute to marketing projects by designing and editing graphic materials for marketing presentations, advertising, and communications, including E-Blasts using Constant Contact and Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, such as marketing and customer service, to facilitate communication and an excellent customer experience.
  • Foster a positive team environment by actively participating in meetings, sharing insights, and assisting colleagues.

Requirements:

  • Education: College degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in sales with exposure to tradeshow coordination and/or sales support strongly preferred.
  • Graphic Design: Basic proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 (Excel, Word, Outlook)  
  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented person with excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Willingness to travel, as this position requires attendance at trade shows and external venues.
  • Position can be remote or in-person (remote workers miss out on the free summer Gelato!)

Join our Team:

Embark on a rewarding journey with DOUGLAS, where you can contribute to our continued success while gaining valuable experience.  Apply today to become a vital part of Team DOUGLAS!

DOUGLAS is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental
  • Optional Health Savings Account available
  • Company paid Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company provided Life Insurance Policy
  • 401(k) with a 15% company match
  • 11 Paid Holidays, plus PTO
  • Generous product discounts
  • Reduced Summer Hours
  • Play and work with Stuffed Animals!
  • Year-end Profit-Sharing Bonus

Salary Range:  $50,000 – $70,000

Salary is determined by a combination of relevant experience and job skills.

Company Overview:

DOUGLAS has been a family-owned and operated business since 1956. As one of the most respected plush manufacturers in the United States we are a vibrant and forward-thinking specialty Toy and Gift company dedicated to providing top-tier products and unmatched customer satisfaction. Grounded in a steadfast commitment to excellence, we continually surpass expectations and drive innovation within our industry.

Please email resume and cover letter to dirvine@douglastoys.com.