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Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative/Account Manager
Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc | Manassas, Virginia
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Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager

Eastern Lift Truck Company, Inc., a leader in forklift sales and service for 47 years, was built on the motto "We're Known for Good Service."  We are expanding and looking for motivated people who wish to contribute and be a part of our growth. Currently, we are seeking an Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager to support our Upper Marlboro, MD location and the general DC and Northern Virginia territory. This is a territory sales position.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, aggressive, and outgoing. This sales role is an exciting high paced opportunity for the motivated salesperson to work for an industry leader!

Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager Main Duties:

  • Grow and expand aftermarket sales within your assigned territory.
  • Contribute to the team effort by meeting and exceeding sales goals.
  • Service existing accounts, obtain orders, and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
  • 50+ "Touches" per day.
  • Will provide superior customer service.
  • Prepare daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly territory analysis. 

Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager Requirements:

  • Some sales experience a plus!
  • High energy individual with a “hunter mentality.”
  • Results oriented, self-starter able to work independently.
  • Strong competitive drive.
  • Ability to build long lasting relationships.
  • Must be customer service focused.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and follow-up skills.
  • Willingness to learn products and services offered by Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • College Degree preferred.

Eastern Lift Truck offers competitive wages and excellent benefits including:

  • Company car with fuel card.
  • Company cell phone.
  • Medical, Dental, and Prescription Plan.
  • 401k with partial company match.
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability.
  • Basic and Supplemental life insurance policies.
  • Paid vacation and sick days.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Base Salary with Quarterly Performance Bonus.

Eastern Lift Truck Company is proud to be a Yale "Dealer of Excellence." The "Dealer of Excellence" title is the highest honor bestowed by Yale Materials Handling Corporation and recognizes among other things, Eastern Lift Truck's high market share, visionary management, and superior customer service. Perhaps more importantly, Eastern Lift Truck Company has shown amazing consistency by earning this title each and every year since 1997! That's over TWENTY consecutive years and counting! While we appreciate the recognition, we continue to work each day to earn this praise!

To learn more about our growing company, please visit our website at www.easternlifttruck.com.
***Eastern Lift Truck Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer***


About Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. is a family-owned company founded in 1971 by John Pruitt. John was a visionary entrepreneur whose values were formed from the Great Depression and from life lessons experienced first-hand as a Pearl Harbor survivor and World War II veteran. He transformed a small lift truck business into a thriving powerhouse for material handling equipment and supplies. John was passionate about the business and understood the importance of his employees and the concept of customer service and satisfaction. His simple philosophy of loyalty and honesty to both his employees and customers built the foundation of the Company that we are today.

John’s sons, Mike and Dan, joined him in the business. Together with their dedicated team of employees, they built upon these founding principles and expanded Eastern Lift Truck Company’s reach throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

At Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. we value our employees. We believe in them, treat them like family and know that what we can accomplish is a direct result of hardworking people, pulling together as a team, every single day. As a Company, this work ethic translates into valuing our customers, anticipating their needs, and providing them with the best customer service experience available in the industry. This is why we can proudly say: “We’re Known for Good Service!


Recipient of Yale’s Dealer of Excellence Award for 18 consecutive years (2001 – Present)

Recipient of MHEDA's (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association) M.V.P. (Most Valuable Partner) Award for 7 consecutive years (2013 - 2019)

Recipient of Hyster's Dealer of Distinction Award (2018)


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