Date Posted
1/13/2022
Location
Torrance, CA
Salary Range
$45,000.00 - $54,000.00
SUMMARY

Technical Sales Assistant will assist to achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by assisting General Manager for communications with customers and vendors, and providing day-to-day sales support.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists to promote/sell/secure orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach
  • Translates written materials and interprets meetings and other communications between English and Japanese
  • Provides product, service, or technical and engineering information by answering questions and requests
  • Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs
  • Assists sales in all aspects of the order process (purchase orders, revisions, invoicing, etc…) Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers as needed
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential
  • Supports to develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Works with Japan HQ, including marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups
  • Participates in trade shows and conventions
  • Performs other duties as assigned by upper management

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree: or its equivalent experience in Business, Marketing, or related field will be a plus
  • 2-3 years’ experience in small business operations
  • Fluency in English and Japanese
  • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service focus
  • Friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality
  • Basic administration skills
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

TRAVEL

  • Some travel is required for this position locally and nationally