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Renton Location

Account Manager/Sales Executive

Kaye-Smith is looking for a skilled individual who seeks to cultivate a career as an Account Manager/Sales Executive.

As product/service knowledge and systems understanding is paramount, this career opportunity will begin in a customer service representative role working directly under one of our experienced sales teams. It is anticipated that this apprenticeship will take one to three years.

A six figure compensation level can easily be achieved following this apprenticeship and successful transition.

  • Qualifications and Experience Desired:
  • Entrepreneurial and motivated, self-starter and quick learner
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Business professional qualities/attributes
  • Four Year College Education Preferred

Any experience in the following business areas a plus, but not required:

  •  Graphic and Production Design
  •  Printing (digital and offset)
  • Database Programming and Mapping
  • Mail Processing/United States Postal Service Knowledge
  • Warehousing, Distribution and Fulfillment
  • General Sales, Marketing and Customer Service

About Kaye-Smith:

Kaye-Smith is the Northwest’s most comprehensive professional services company offering a regional outsource partner for the execution of mission critical data-driven communications and document management programs. ISO Certified for Information Security Management, Kaye-Smith offers a single-source solution to Statement Processing, ePresentment, Direct Marketing, Enterprise Print Management and Promotional Merchandising programs.

Kaye-Smith helps companies save time and money by providing a comprehensive regional outsource solution delivering exceptional execution of mission critical business functions in the areas of:

  •  Statement Processing and Financial Communications
  • Print and Document Management Services
  • Direct Marketing and Personalized Fulfillment
  • Electronic Document Delivery and Archival
  • Online Store Development and Web Based Procurement
  • Branded Merchandise and Advertising Specialties
  • Warehousing, Inventory Management and Distribution Services

Kaye-Smith is ISO-27001 Certified for Information Security Management and SSAE-16 Soc 2 Audited. Operations in Washington and Oregon utilize the most contemporary technology available and provide the highest level of physical and data security, offering built-in disaster recovery and business continuity.

Kaye-Smith is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and a full suite of benefits, including medical/dental and 401K participation.

Please send resume and cover letter.

Brand Consultant / Sales Executive

Kaye-Smith is a growing promotional marketing agency with locations in Renton and Portland.  We’re looking to add a sales executive to the team – if you enjoy a fast paced, creative environment this opportunity is for you.

The primary responsibility is new revenue generation, we provide teammates in sourcing, client services, well-established infrastructure and design to help you.  You’ll also have input on strategy, tactics, and marketing for the team.

Responsibilities

  • Create and develop great relationships in new companies
  • Achieve weekly and monthly goals in outbound call activity
  • Be positively aggressive in finding opportunities
  • Curate products based on client need
  • Create proposals for potential clients
  • Make client presentations
  • Partner with support staff on all client projects
  • Understand our value proposition
  • Put the client, yourself and the team in a position to be successful
  • Attend trade shows as needed
  • Achieve revenue goals

Qualifications

  • Be positive
  • Be able to sell
  • Be honest
  • Be organized
  • Be creative
  • Be a great communicator
  • Know math
  • Be knowledgeable in the promotional products industry

Experience and Educational Qualifications

  • At least 2 years in branded apparel / merchandise / promotional products
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrable success in sales and account development

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Commission Rate
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental

Customer Support Specialist

Kaye-Smith is a growing promotional marketing agency looking to add a sales support specialist to the team.  If you enjoy a fast paced, creative environment this opportunity is for you.

The primary responsibility of this position is taking care of our key clients by writing orders and estimates, responding to web store inquiries through inbound emails and phone calls.  The position requires a high-level of customer service through timeliness, accuracy, clear communication and follow-up.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Inventory monitoring
  • Order processing and tracking
  • Product sourcing and quoting

Required Skills:

  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Organized
  • Multi-tasker
  • Self-motivated
  • Business math competency
  • Accurate
  • Timely
  • Collaborator
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a customer service role

Not Required, But Helpful:

  • Promotional products industry knowledge/experience
  • BA / BS

Benefits Include:

  • Salaried Position
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental

Billing Clerk

Introduction:

Kaye-Smith is looking for a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 3 years billing and accounts receivable experience. Candidates must have a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Candidates must have a knowledge of GAP.

Responsibilities:

  • Verify the data input for accuracy of final bill
  • Receive and post payments through various methods
  • Set up and update client records
  • Maintain an accurate aging report
  • Interact with clients to resolve outstanding issues
  • Work closing with sales and other departments to ensure positive results
  • Should effectively manage time and meet necessary deadlines
  • Maintain exceptional attendance and punctuality
  • Allow for flexibility and change within the growing department
  • Other job duties and projects, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience with general accounting.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, and college-level accounting coursework is a plus.
  • High level of computer literacy (see below for specifics).
  • Customer service – proven ability to deal effectively with members of other departments.

Skills and Traits:

  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Basic math skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Windows operating system
  • MS Office suite
  • MIS workflow and invoicing systems
  • Ability to quickly learn new computer applications and processes as needed

Additional Requirements:

Because of the rapidly evolving technologies and changing market, Kaye-Smith must take a progressive approach with the requirements of employees in this classification. It is important that employees understand that their willingness and ability to adapt to these changes is critical to the success of this company.

Portland Location

Branded Merchandise Sales Executive

The Role

Are you, in no particular order, a:

  • Drive
  • Builder
  • Teammate
  • Leader
  • Consultant
  • Servant
  • Merchandiser
  • Originator
  • Fashionista
  • Garmento
  • Optimist
  • Cool Cat
  • Top Dog
  • Winner
  • All around go-getter

If so, we’d love to talk! We’re a solid, local company that is looking for a few amazing individuals to add to our Branded Merchandise Sales team: Experience would be great, positive energy is a requirement.

The primary responsibility of the role is new revenue generation. It’s challenging but you won’t be alone. We provide teammates in sourcing, client services, and design to help you as well as the best infrastructure in the region. You’ll also have input on strategy, tactics, and marketing for the team.

Kaye-Smith is a family, a team with northwest roots and local ownership for over forty years. We’re looking for the best.

The Company

Kaye-Smith is a leading northwest marketing execution and supply chain company, serving a wide range of industries. With an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, we deliver full service solutions for branded merchandise, statement processing and billing services, inventory management, direct mail marketing, web applications, warehousing and distribution, data management and personalized fulfillment.

Kaye-Smith is a privately held company with locations in the greater Seattle area and Portland, OR.

Responsibilities

  • Create and develop great relationships in new companies
  • Achieve weekly and monthly goals in outbound call activity
  • Be positively aggressive in finding opportunities
  • Merchandise based on client needs
  • Create proposals for potential clients
  • Make client presentations
  • Partner with support staff on all client projects
  • Understand our value proposition
  • Put the client, yourself and the team in a position to be successful
  • Attend trade shows as needed
  • Achieve revenue goals

Qualifications

  • Be positive
  • Be able to sell
  • Be honest
  • Be organized
  • Be a great communicator
  • Know math
  • Be knowledgeable in the promotional products industry
  • Be detail oriented with an entrepreneurial attitude

The team supporting you will include experts in:

  • Artwork
  • Creative brainstorming
  • Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Sourcing / ideation
  • Client services
  • Vendor relations
  • Accounting
  • On-site fulfillment, direct mail personalization, kitting, warehousing
  • Web site design and development in-house

Experience and Educational Qualifications

  • Experience in a customer-centric sales environment
    (At least 2 years in branded merchandise/promotional products a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrable success in sales and account development

Compensation

  • Salary transitioning to commission
  • 401k
  • Benefits
  • Happiness

No relocation assistance is available with this position

Interested in working with us? Give us a call at 1.800.822.9987 or send us a message.

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