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Location: General Office Products, Minneapolis MN

Job Summary:

The Sales Coordinator job provides vital support to our company’s sales team. Handling important tasks, such as order processing and providing a daily point of contact for customers with queries about orders or deliveries.  Sales Coordinators also act as an extension of the sales team when they are away from the office. An efficient Sales Coordinator contributes to quality customer service and helps the sales team meet its goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a supporting role to assigned Account Executives and designated accounts.
  • Support Sales by submitting pricing requests to local reps and manufacturers as requested.
  • Attend Pre-Order checklist meetings to verify quotes are complete and accurate when required.
  • Work with Sales and Project Coordinators to create a delivery schedule using the Delivery Planning Tool.
  • Verify quotes against customer PO’s for 100% accuracy, process orders.
  • After converting quotes into orders – confirm purchase orders are received by vendors.
  • Contact vendors when necessary, for ship dates and to resolve acknowledgment errors.
  • Schedule installations with customers.
  • Manage outgoing network orders, communicating with the installing dealers and vendors to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Work with other departments to resolve open issues in Hedberg regarding invoicing, collections, and installation.
  • Receive requests for service tickets, warranty items, and punch lists from customers and operations personnel, ordering products as needed.
  • Obtain authorization to return incorrect or defective merchandise, create RA and credit/debit memos to resolve issues.
  • Resolve complex customer issues.
  • Maintain accurate and current files.
  • In the absence of Sales, act as the main point of contact for customers.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Work with Sales Administration Manager to identify, prioritize and implement process improvements.
  • Participate in annual physical inventory.
  • Back-up front desk as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in business administration, communications, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years business experience in sales support, customer service, or another related field.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of the contract furniture industry.
  • Knowledge of Hedberg.

Physical/Mental Demands:

This position can be performed while standing or sitting, must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time. Occasional bending, twisting or reaching. The ability to climb stairs is required. Occasional lifting may be necessary up to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision. The ability to talk, listen, read, and write are important functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Working Conditions:

This position is an office-based position with minimal travel required.

Who We Are

As a privately held company for 55 years, General Office Products is a reputable, design focused leader in the contract interiors industry. We offer  design services to our corporate, healthcare, and higher education clientele. Our newly renovated facility provides an innovative, exciting office environment!  We offer comprehensive retirement/health benefits, technology & work environment that promotes work mobility and competitive compensation.

Learn more about General Office Products HERE.

General Office Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications can submit their resume, cover letter, and any additional documentation by using the form below.


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