Sales Representative – Dixon Ticonderoga

 

Since 1795, Dixon Ticonderoga has been an industry leading manufacturer of writing instruments, art supplies, and other tools used for self-expression. Today we lead the market with our innovation and creativity. Our high-quality products inspire teachers, children, parents, artists, and craftsman alike.

Famous for our Ticonderoga yellow #2 pencils our family has grown over the years to include some of the world’s premier brands such as Canson, Maimeri, Pacon, Strathmore, Lyra, Prang, DAS and Daler Rowney. 

Job Description 

We are looking for a motivated Sales Representative to handle existing business and generate new business in key channels of the Office Product industry.

Responsibilities

  • Service existing accounts and establishes new customers by planning and organizing daily work schedules to call on existing or potential customers.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Resolve customer issues by investigating problems, providing solutions and advising and making recommendations to management.
  • Forecasting for current and future business using proprietary software and reporting tools.
  • Meet sales and growth targets set by management.
  • Local travel to customers in Ontario and Quebec. Occasional travel across Canada.
  • Participation in customer Trade Shows and Conventions.
  • Varying work when necessary.  
  • Regular business hours: including some evening or weekend work to accommodate deadlines, shows, or events.
  • Remote position, with Canada HQ in Barrie, Ontario.  

Requirements

  • Sales Experience – Consumer Packaged Goods, preferably within the Office Products industry but not necessary
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on Excel
  • Accountable and self-motivated to meet targets 
  • Bilingual (French) an asset but not required

Compensation based on experience.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Kim Delgado
Email: kim.delgado@dixoncanada.com