Distributed to more than 35,000 independent retailers across the U.S. and Canada, Hardware Retailing magazine covers hard-hitting issues many retailers in the industry face. Editorial coverage doesn’t stop at practical profitability advice. Content also includes up-and-coming new products from the industry’s leading manufacturers.
For retailers, it’s the best way to stay in tune to what is going on in the industry, and for manufacturers it’s the best way to get their product seen by the industry’s retail decision-makers.
Hardware Retailing is published by The North American Retail Hardware Association, whose mission is to provide services and information to help hardware/home improvement retailers be better and more profitable merchants. The NRHA is dedicated to helping retailers develop techniques that will enable them to operate successful and competitive businesses, providing services and programs that retailers cannot provide for themselves, representing retailers’ interests at all levels of government, and providing an unbiased and reliable source of industry information.
We are seeking an entry level candidate to join our team in Indianapolis as a Sales Development Rep (SDR). This entry level position is a great opportunity to join our established team and position yourself for quick career growth. As an SDR you will assume a crucial prospecting duty acting as a true business catalyst as an extension of our sales team.
You are a tip-of-the-spear sales professional who can manage multiple discussions occurring at one time. You are unafraid of prospecting and can find ways to reach even the most hard-to-find contacts within an organization. You are fast on your feet and personable, competitive, detail-oriented, optimistic and a great team player. You will only feel accomplished once you’ve reached and exceeded your goals. You’re open to the adventure and are ready to take on whatever comes your way as the company grows.
In this role you will manage multiple sources of inbound leads and focus on moving those leads through Hardware Retailing’s sales pipeline. You will utilize emails and calls to qualify and disqualify potential opportunities and then set up appointments for account executives to close the deal. The KPI (Key-performance-indicator) for this role is how many qualified opportunities you bring in monthly.