Sales Specialist

Vancouver, British Columbia?Full-time

About the Job:

Since 2003, West Coast Gifts (WCG) has provided its customers with the largest selection of cannabis accessories at competitive prices with speedy shipping and superior customer service. We are the exclusive designer, manufacturer and distributor of some of the most recognized brands in the industry, including: Red Eye Glass®, GEAR® Premium, Cheech & Chong? Glass, Red Eye Tek®, LIT? Silicone, iRie? and Retro Glass?.

If you are looking to create engagement and excitement in an ever-evolving industry, while working in a collaborative and progressive environment, then West Coast Gifts is the right place for you.

The Position:

WCG will depend on the Sales Specialist to identify, introduce, educate, present and sell in the WCG product portfolio to buyers at smoke shops, dispensaries, and lifestyle stores across Canada. The majority of sales will be conducted over the phone, but may occasionally require travelling to customer retail shops.

The appointed specialist will be expected to open new accounts, educate buyers and retail staff, sell in the WCG product portfolio, manage on-going account relationships and ensure that WCG products are appropriately promoted within each account at all times.

The qualified specialist will be knowledgeable about the smoking product industry and represent the utmost honesty, integrity and professionalism, while providing exceptional customer service.

In this role you will:

  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders
  • Assess customer needs, answer questions, educate retail and dispensary staff and assist with the ordering process
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests
  • Generate qualified leads by means of desk and web research, attending expos, events, networking, etc.
  • Generate and develop pipeline, follow up diligently and in a timely manner
  • Process necessary paperwork to establish accounts
  • Enter sales orders
  • Provide sales reports to management
  • Meet individual goals and collaborate with other sales representatives to successfully meet team goals

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of proven successful sales track record with lots of growth
  • Ability to hunt for new business and penetrate/grow existing business
  • Excel level - intermediate
  • Ability to travel into the US
  • Driver's license & vehicle
  • Positive happy disposition
  • Hungry for income growth
  • Starting on an hourly basis and then transitioning to 100% commission role in approx 6 months
  • Fluent in English & French (French preferred, but not required)
  • Knowledge of vaporizers and other smoking accessories is a plus!

If you think we could be a good match, apply now by sending in your resume and cover letter, and tell us why! We're looking forward to meeting you!

About West Coast Gifts:

West Coast Gifts is Canada's largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of award winning glass pipes, vaporizers and smoking accessories for the cannabis connoisseur. We offer over 7,000 products at competitive prices with speedy shipping and superior customer service. Visit our company web site to read more about our story!

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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