Sales Associate (Full Time)
(Location: Chennai, India)
About The Postbox
The Postbox is a Product Design firm that creates products and provides a platform; distinctive in material and design sensibilities thereby bringing about contemporary relevance to everyday life. 2 years on, 20,000 orders, 200 artisans based out of 5 cities working on 60 homegrown products later, we’ve realised that our journey stands at this - initiating conversations that revolve around caring deeply for the lifestyle we choose to support and enjoy.
Long term we see ourselves growing horizontally and vertically, introducing new products and working on existing lines, reinventing design sensibilities through technology & research. We aim to carve a space for ourselves true to our identity of being a versatile platform in terms of materials, product categories and an evolving design philosophy.
Join us at The Postbox if you believe in what we stand for, have the attitude and empathy to do what it takes everyday, believe in conversations that focus on creating a unique experience and loyalty thereby working towards this dream we have embarked upon.
About Sales at The Postbox
We are and will be a firm that engages our customers and clients with great product design and related niche services in the field of design and art. Conversations revolving around functionality, material use, durability along with a certain design sense and hue palette is what we talk about everyday as we keep prototyping and launching more products. We believe that our mission, which communicates an impact in terms of design in everyday life along with social value, should be communicated far and wide, across geographies.
About this role:
As a Sales Associate you will be directly responsible for driving our B2B sales, engaging with clients across versatile verticals through continuous consultation with our design team and support from our logistics team, customizing products and design services from The Postbox for each client tailored to their requirements.
Ideal candidates should have the ability to deal with the demands from multiple customers, the diligence to stay calm during high-pressure situations offering a quality client experience.
Should be dynamic, willing to experiment and come up with creative solutions with the help of the design team. He/she should stand up, take the bull by the horns, and have the necessary drive and focus to meet or exceed all targets set by the team within a specific period of time.
Solve any issue faced from the client’s end be it a delivery issue or a product issue swiftly and efficiently.
Be able to identify opportunities to improve existing products and customer experience.
Have the necessary aptitude to notice and work cross functionally with the product design team giving suggestions and recommendations on what businesses are looking out for.
What we are looking for
The Postbox is a company where each employee is promoted to think individually, and come up with innovative solutions quickly. We want to work with people who love building and solving everyday problems, challenge status quo, come up with innovative and practical solutions while being calm under pressure.
We want to work with people who continuously are in pursuit of that light at the end of the tunnel. To be able to write and communicate well with our customers, break down a problem into simple parts and come up with a creative solution thereby assuring them and instilling them with faith of a high quality experience is what we are looking out for.
A Team Player:
To be able to receive and give constructive feedback to an individual or team, to be able to work cross functionally across different verticals on a common goal which will help the company move forward in terms of a high quality customer experience is what we are looking for. We want to work with someone who derives immense pleasure from and focuses on moving the team forward and not the individual alone.
A Strong Learner:
There is nothing better than working on your strengths, identifying your weakness, embracing the two of them and learning how to work in a manner where learning and development of you as person is part and parcel of everyday life at The Postbox. We want to work with somebody who is passionate to learn and be part of experiences, which will push them to the edge of their seat.
Ideally you will need to have
- Bachelors Degree in Sales & Marketing or +1 years of related experience in the field
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Proficient in MSWord/Excel/PowerPoint
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Entrepreneurial in nature and comfortable dealing with ambiguity
- Ability to effectively multitask, executing efficiently each task in a fast paced environment
- The willingness to travel around the country, executing multiple projects at the same time.
A Hustler who is ready to put in long hours of work everyday, complete that to-do list and be that rock star the team looks onto for inspiration. Added bonus would be if you are extremely passionate or have a talent unrelated to what you do everyday
Fluency in English and Hindi, both oral and written, is essential
If you think you have it in you to be part of our small passionate team, write in to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief note about yourself, why you are passionate about sales as a role, how you will execute this role at The Postbox and what you want to learn by being part of our team.