Position Description

Inbound Sales Representative
Location Owatonna
Job Code 533
# of openings 0
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*Entry Level Sales Position

Gopher Sport, a leader in innovative solutions to help young and old become more active and healthy, is adding Entry-Level Inbound Sales Representatives to our Team!   Inbound Sales Representatives are responsible for handling all inbound order and product inquiry calls, and making outbound calls to close quotes and generate sales. 
As a Sales Representative, you will be our "face" and "voice" to our institutional customers all around the world.  Our customers look to our sales representatives to help them find the best products for their physical education, early childhood, fitness or school activity programs.  You will be extensively trained on our products in order to guide our customers to the best possible solution for their unique situations.
About Gopher Sport:
Since 1947 Gopher Sport has provided unsurpassed service to our customers and backed all of our products with an unconditional 100% satisfaction guarantee. We are headquartered in a 100,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art office and distribution center in Owatonna, MN.  

Successful candidates will have the following:
  • 4-year degree in business administration, education or related field from an accredited university/college.
  • A lifestyle or educational background that is aligned with the company’s mission statement to “Increase the happiness, confidence and self-esteem of young and old by helping them lead more active and healthy lives."
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and a Windows Operating System. Salesforce.com and Oracle experience preferred but not required.

In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively work with large amounts of data; a professional, pleasant and clear phone speaking voice; be a positive team player with the ability to build collaborative relationships across all levels; ensures 100% accuracy of own work; a desire to continuously improve and become better; demonstrated ability to achieve or surpass results.

Why join our Team: 
Our Team Members enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, 3.5 weeks of Paid Time Off accrued the first year, plus (8) company paid holidays; company-wide performance bonuses, 401K, ESOP, tuition reimbursement, product discounts, wellness programs, stand-up work stations, an onsite fitness center and so much more!

This position is located in our state-of-the-art facility in Owatonna, MN (approximately 45 miles south of the Twin Cities Metro area). 


Notes:  Management retains the discretion to add or change duties of the position at any time.  The incumbent is required to be thoroughly familiar with the company’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action plan and to know and adhere to the company’s Harassment policies to prevent discriminatory action because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion, sexual orientation, or national origin.

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