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American Achievement Corporation Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, QC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $31,000 to $35,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Job Summary:

Generate profitable sales growth by establishing relationships with prospective customers, understanding their needs and then winning their business by demonstrating the superior quality of the products and services of Gaspard.

Essential Job Functions:

· Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needs

· Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling and networking

· Set up meetings with potential clients and listen to their wishes and concerns

· Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations on products/ services

· Create frequent reviews and reports with sales and financial data

· Participate on behalf of the company in exhibitions or conferences

· Negotiate/close deals and handle complaints or objections

· Collaborate with team to achieve better results

· Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, keeping sales records, and filing expense account reports.

· Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information, such as selling strategies and marketing information

· Attend and participate in Sales Meetings

· Follow up with customers to make sure they are satisfied with their purchases and to answer any questions or concerns

· Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction

· Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule

· Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

· Must be fully bilingual in French and English

· Clothing and textile background preferred

· Excellent skills and ability in MS Office

· Highly motivated and target driven with a proven record in sales

· Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills

· Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills

· Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to audience needs

· Relationship management skills and openness to feedback

· Ability to relate and communicate with diverse customer base


· College Diploma or University degree

· Sales experience

Work Environment:

· Montreal Office

· Must have a valid Driver’s License and own vehicle (kilometer based reimbursement)

· Travel required within Canada and USA

· Benefits Package (after 3 months)

· Growth based benefits program

To apply for this position, please submit 2 versions of your cv or resume; one in French and second in English.

American Achievement Corporation

Why Work Here?

Think of us as a 100 year old start up organization focused on growth, product innovation and technology!

Achievements. Amplified. You can think of us as a 100-year old startup company employing more than 1,200 people in more than ten facilities across North America, we are recognized as one of the oldest and largest distributors of commemorative jewelry and recognition products. Under the American Achievement Corporation umbrella is the heartbeat brand of Balfour. Balfour, founded in 1913, is well known for its long and successful history of the manufacturing, sales and marketing of class rings, yearbooks, letter jackets and graduation regalia to middle school, high school and college students and alumni. Today, we’re focused on delivering exceptional quality that lasts a lifetime and captures the special memories of student life. We’re also focused on expanding the assortment of products and programs that students, alumni, educators and schools have to choose from. We are here to connect students to the most meaningful moments of their lives. We’re incredibly proud and grateful to be a small part of these experiences and more. We’re in the business of preserving memories and celebrating success. And we know that our customers make a difference in the world around them and they will continue to inspire us. Who We Are & What We Do: Working with students and schools, we can’t help but have a youthful spirit and continual penchant for learning. Those qualities and the values our people have is what makes Balfour different. We’ve separated ourselves from the rest and even though we’ve been around for more than 100 years, we act like a modern-day start-up company driven by innovation and delivering exceptional service to every one of our customers. We are here to amplify achievements. The Balfour Values: •Difference Makers •Products with Purpose •Proud Yet Humble •Inspiring •Preservation •Collaborative


4800 Rue Hickmore, Saint-Laurent
Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, QC


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