Sales Support Specialist

Administration Collegeville, Pennsylvania


About Us and our Opportunity

Now is the perfect opportunity to join a rapidly growing industry leader  dedicated to employee appreciation! Allied Wire & Cable is known for an impressive, authentic, and inclusive culture with a great work-life balance, and now we are the newest edition to the Genuine Cable Group family as part of their industrial sector. There is plenty of room for advancement and our Sales Support Specialist opening could be the perfect launch point for you!

Become a part of our robust process by teaming up with our Sr. Sales Reps and Account Managers by ensuring the smooth flow of information from beginning-to-end and following up on high-value orders with existing and prospective customers. You will be responsible for a variety of specialized administrative assignments that will support the sales staff through order processing. This is a perfect opportunity for those who are detail oriented, multitaskers, supportive, and who love to develop professional and personal relationships.

What's in it for you?

  • 19 PTO days
  • 7-paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Short & Long term Disability
  • Life insurance for all employees, plus the chance to sign up for additional voluntary life insurance
  • 401K match plan
  • Company events, including barbeques, employee activities & engagements, and an entire month dedicated to employee appreciation! (just to name a few)

What You’ll Do

  • Assist the Sr. Sales Representatives and Account Manager in processing national and international orders in a timely manner
  • Communicate with vendors for quotes, pricing on special orders, follow up on projects, and other customer driven orders
  • Accurately enter orders
  • Expedite rush orders in collaboration with our distributions centers in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Texas, and Arizona
  • Update the internal pricing system and Salesforce with the most accurate information available
  • Process and follow internal forms
  • Answer phone calls, routing calls and other various office duties

What You Need to Bring

  • High school diploma
  • Six months to one year of related experience is a plus
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced and dynamic environment 
  • Ability to communicate effectively via phone, email and in person
  • A high level of email etiquette
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
  • Strong problem solving skills and independent/critical thinking skills
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Computer knowledge with proficiency in word processing, MS Office, Gmail and Salesforce

Why work for Allied Wire & Cable

Founded in 1987, Allied has grown to become a leading service-oriented, specialty distributor of wire and cable, serving numerous end markets including aerospace & defense, lighting, manufacturing, data centers, telecommunications and general industrial. Based in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Allied has additional locations in Wisconsin, Texas, Arizona, Florida and New Hampshire. While the AWC family has expanded greatly because of the industry knowledge of its employees, the company continues to flourish thanks to its dedication to upholding the core values it was established with as well as employee appreciation.

Allied Wire & Cable provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.