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Avron Distribution is a proudly Canadian company launched in 1994 which has grown to have thriving locations in Concord, Vancouver and Montreal. We are a leader in our industry and greatly improve the lives of Canadians by supplying a wide variety of products to facilities for children and seniors. Our products include food, educational and multi-sensory resources for all ages and abilities. We also specialize in permanent and mobile solutions to promote learning, cognitive and physical development.

 

Why Join Us:

- Competitive compensation
- Comprehensive benefits and RRSP program
- In business for 25 years and continuing to achieve a healthy growth plan
- Outstanding company culture of teamwork, individual recognition, comradery
- Opportunity for advancement


Link to Indeed Profile:
https://ca.indeed.com/cmp/Avron-Distribution

 

National Sales Manager

At Avron, we owe our success to an incredible legacy of delivering exceptional service, a range of products, and value to our customers. To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced National Sales Manager to oversee daily activities, milestones, and results. As an ideal candidate, you’ll have a sharp business mind and proven success in managing both a phone-based and face to face sales team. You’ll be highly skilled in all areas of strategic sales from SMB to chain accounts. Additionally, you’ll display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase our customer base and profitability.

Job brief:

We are looking for an experienced National Sales Manager to oversee and support our inside sales representatives’ team.

The National Sales Manager will monitor sales metrics and manage the entire sales administration process. They will collaborate with various professionals, so it’s essential that they have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable working in a team environment. They should also be able to lead and motivate the sales team to achieve specific goals.

Ultimately, the National Sales Manager should be able to build a high-performance sales team to ensure customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the internal and external Salesforce
- Set and track sales targets for your team
- Suggest and implement improvements in the sales administration process
- Coordinate department projects to meet deadlines
- Report on sales metrics and suggest improvements
- Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales forecasts
- Use customer feedback to generate ideas about new features or products
- Research and discover methods to increase customer engagement
- Ensure sales, finance, and legal policies and procedures are met
- Build an open-communication environment for your team
- Liaise with the internal key stakeholders in Avron’s departments to ensure operational consistency and increase sales

Requirements:

- Proven work experience as a Sales Manager
- Hands-on experience with CRM software and MS Excel
- In-depth understanding of the sales administration process
- Excellent interpersonal and team management skills
- Strong analytical and organizational skills
- Numerical abilities and problem-solving attitude
- BSc degree in Sales, Business Administration or relevant field ideal but not required

Avron's Culture:

- Taking Ownership (own your responsibilities, avoid blaming others, failure is ok if we learn from it and hold ourselves accountable for improving)
- Can-Do/Problem Solving Attitude (where there is a will there is a way, we can do anything together if we take it to step by step and remain solution-oriented)
- Being a Team Player (thriving from communication and collaboration to collectively share knowledge and work more efficiently together to achieve our shared goals, asking for advice and offering help)

Job Type: Full-time

Inside Sales Representative

Avron Distribution is a proudly Canadian company launched in 1994 which has grown to have thriving locations in the GTA, Vancouver, and Montreal. We are a leader in our industry and greatly improve the lives of Canadians by supplying a wide variety of products to facilities for children and seniors. Our products include food, educational and multi-sensory resources for all ages and abilities. We also specialize in permanent and mobile solutions to promote learning, cognitive, and physical development. Learn more at avron.ca.

Why Join Us:

We are growing!

Competitive compensation

Group Benefits and RRSP program

Workplace wellness and culture of teamwork

Opportunity for advancement

Main Responsibilities:

- Actively sourcing new sales opportunities through cold-calling and emailing
- Grow existing customers accounts by building long term partnership offers
- Maintaining long-lasting relationships with existing customers through exceptional after-sales service
- Developing in-depth knowledge of product features and benefits
- Utilizing virtual meetings to build relationships with new customers
- Advising customers on suitable product selection based on their needs and wants
- Creating a sales pipeline to accurately reflect the relative placement of sales prospects in the purchasing process
- Following up on sales inquiries that are made by potential customers
- Setting up face-to-face meetings between potential customers and Outside Sales Representatives

Requirements:

- Graduates are welcome to apply
- Minimum 1+ years of direct sales or customer service
- Exceptional MS office and outlook skills, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work in a team as well as individually
- Strong decision making, problem-solving, and negotiation skill
- Excellent phone etiquette and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work
- Ability to learn the product knowledge, all brands
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Must be driven to succeed, take initiative and deliver results

Job Type: Full-time

Marketing Manager

At Avron, marketing is about striving to inspire and support care providers and care receivers in both early childcare and long term care by promoting the most relevant, high quality, and wide product selection, accompanied by five-star customer service, conveniently to their door. We’re looking for an experienced and versatile Marketing Manager who is eager to do this and more. Our ideal candidate has experience developing and executing print and digital marketing efforts while managing and inspiring a team. He/she will be comfortable with day-to-day marketing activities, as well as a long-term strategy, thriving with tight deadlines and changing needs. We are looking for a people-person who loves the rewarding challenge of building a brand.

Objectives of this Role:

- Managing a team of 3 - Run marketing programs from start to finish- strategy, planning, brief, design, execution, measurement, optimization- for print and digital (email, web, social), driving collaboration across your team and other departments (sales, purchasing..)
- Tailored multi-channel planning across the prospect and customer lifecycle (target audience segmentation)
- Data-driven optimization, market and customer insight analysis and reporting

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

- Build and execute a calendar year of marketing activities; clearly identify the print and digital (email, web and social) campaigns, communications to our customers with timelines to build and deliver each one
- Present campaign briefs, ideas and final deliverables communicate with senior leaders about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets
- Gather customer and market insights to inform outreach strategies, generate more qualified leads, increase lead & customer conversions
- Identify effectiveness and impact of current marketing initiatives with metrics tracking and analysis, A/B testing, and optimize accordingly
- Creative content creation blog, social media posts; enhance engagement and awareness, thought leadership positioning
- Google keywords and SEO
- Magento and Email Automation Platform
- Develop documentation and road maps for processes

Skills and Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field
- Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns
- High proficiency with digital marketing and social media strategy
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
- Metrics-driven marketing mind with an eye for creativity
- Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools

Job Type: Full-time