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Sales Specialist

Full timePittsburgh - USA1 year ago

About Acrelec


Acrelec is a global technology company focused on reinventing the customer experience for restaurant and retail brands. Leveraging decades of software, hardware and service expertise, we develop and integrate new platforms that increase customer engagement, optimize efficiency and improve operations. Our 900 employees around the globe collaborate with our customers and partners to design, create and build the world’s leading smart stores. Never satisfied with the status quo, our passion is in delivering breakthroughs that drive business results. 

Acrelec America is seeking a self-motivated Sales Specialist. This role is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing customers, and successfully cultivating new and repeat business sales. The ideal candidate has a background in sales, technology and the quick service restaurant industry and is a blend of inside sales and account management. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to further one’s sales career within an innovative and growing organization. This position reports to the Partner Manager.



  • Identify prospective customers, lead generation and conversion
  • Contact and sell approved products to approved brands
  • Emphasize the features of products to highlight that they are a solution to customer challenges
  • Cold calling as needed
  • Interface with all members of the sales team and prospects as the main point of contact for all customer needs
  • Maintain contact lists and follow up with customers to continue relationshipsDevelop a strong product knowledge and provide customers with answers and solutions to inquiries
  • Submit regular sales activity reports into the company’s CRM software, and maintain accurate and updated
  • records for all leads in customer database
  • Prepare sales agreements
  • Own ultimate responsibility for successfully meeting or exceeding sales goals
  • Stay on top of industry trends to identify potential opportunities for company growth
  • Attend industry trade shows to accumulate new leads and make productive contact with existing clients
  • Adhere to all company procedures, values and policies in order to provide an accurate representation of the
  • company to all current and prospective customers



  • 2-3 years sales experience; quick service restaurant environment preferred
  • Minimum of Associates degree
  • Up to 20% travel as needed
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, MS Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication, planning and coordinating skills required
  • High attention to detail and consistent demonstration of strong work ethic
  • Self-starter with ability to thrive both autonomously and with a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Appropriate judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions


  • Customer Service–Manage customer situations, possibly of a difficult or emotional nature; respond promptly to customer needs; solicit customer feedback to improve service; respond to service requests
  • Oral Communication–Speak clearly and persuasively, listen effectively and respond appropriately to questions; participate in group meetings and demonstrate group presentation skills
  • Written Communication– write clearly and informatively; present numerical data effectively
  • Teamwork–Balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibit objectivity and openness to others’ views and give feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Business Acumen–Understand business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrate knowledge of market and competition; align work with strategic goals
  • Cost Consciousness–Works within approved budget to develop and implement cost saving measures; contribute to profits and revenue
  • Strategic Thinking–Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals; understand organization’s strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identify external threats and opportunities; adapt strategy to changing conditions
  • Planning/Organizing—Prioritize and use time efficiently; plans for additional resources; set goals and objectives; develop realistic action plans
  • Motivation–Set and achieves challenging goals; demonstrate persistence and overcomes obstacles; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
  • Professionalism–Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions
  • Ethics–Treat people with respect; keeps commitments; work with integrity and ethically; uphold organizational values
  • Organizational Support–Follow policies and procedures, complete administrative tasks on time
  • Judgment–Display willingness to make decisions with accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in a timely decision-making process
  • Quality–Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance
  • Quantity–Meet productivity standards; complete work in timely manner; strive to increase productivity
  • Dependability–Follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own action; keep commitments; complete tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
  • Innovation–Display original thinking and creativity; develop innovative approaches and ideas; present ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention

Benefits Offered: medical, dental & vision benefits, 401k match and competitive vacation package
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (relocation assistance not offered); position is remote during the COVID-19 pandemic, however this position will be an in-office role for training and once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted Application: Qualified candidates should submit to the following:

1) Resume

2)  Cover letter

3)  Salary Requirements