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Sales Assistant

The Frank Doolittle Company
Bellevue, WA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $20 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


  • Looking for a small office environment? Are you a self-motivated, upbeat individual with a let’s get-it-done attitude? If so, then please read on…The Frank Doolittle Company is a Bellevue-based promotional products distributor that specializes in providing custom union and USA made products to labor unions nationwide. We’ve been in business nearly 35 years, and we need a full-time sales assistant to help facilitate our custom orders (weekdays 7:00 am – 3:30 pm).
  • One of our current two assistants is moving on, and we are looking to immediately fill the position to support our two inside sales reps.
  • Please note: Union membership required (dues approximately $60.00 per month; initiation fee of $50 to be paid within 30 days of start date)


Major Responsibilities:

  • Create product quotations for clients using information from sales reps, supplier catalogs/pricing sheets, and/or phone calls to suppliers
  • Communicate effectively with all internal staff – artists, order entry, sales reps, and bookkeeper to ensure accurate and timely processing of each custom order
  • Communicate with vendors via e-mail and telephone
  • Assist with order tracking
  • Proof artwork for accuracy (size, location on item, colors, spelling, etc.)
  • Prepare and ship occasional mailings via USPS and UPS
  • Research products, pricing, and imprinting capabilities through our product research software, the web, and e-mails/phone calls to our vendors as needed
  • Share responsibility for answering and transferring incoming calls (4 hours/day, minimal incoming calls)
  • Maintain accurate information in Goldmine, updating vendor and client records
  • Help maintain accurate product information on our company’s site


Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable with mathematical calculations
  • Good speller
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Windows Proficiency
  • Ability to work well in sometimes stressful and time sensitive situations
  • Minimum typing speed of 50 wpm


Knowledge & Skills Preferred:

  • Goldmine or other CRM software
  • Business Works or other comparable accounting software
  • Excel and Word


Desired Experience

  • 1-3 years related work experience
Company Description
The Frank Doolittle Company is well-known in our niche market -- custom USA and Union made products (sold primarily to labor unions nationwide). We are a small, family-owned company and pride ourselves on our 35 year history. Our staff works well together; longevity is the norm here. Currently we have two assistants, and we are replacing one who is moving on. Our in-house artists produce quality, custom designs, and our two sales assistants help two inside reps with back-end details such as quotes and product research. Currently employees work four days in the office and one remote. New hires would be asked to come into the office each day for the 90 day probationary period.


The Frank Doolittle Company

Bellevue, WA



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