Inside Sales / Technical Proposal Writing

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Hoover, AL, USA
  • Jan 23, 2018

Job Description

Salary: $50,000 - $70,000+, DOE

Direct hire. $50,000 - $70,000+, depending on experience. Mon-Fri, 8 AM - 5 PM. West Birmingham metro area.

You will be developing new business for a specialized industrial engineering and installation company, by primarily handling the following:
  • Technical proposal writing - working with a team of 2-4 others to develop effective, in-depth proposals
  • Supporting 8 commissioned sales reps working out in the field
  • Handle incoming calls from prospects and current customers

If you meet the Requirements below, please send resume to:, and note “Technical Inside Sales” in subject line

Requirements - Here's What You Need:
  • 5-7 years' experience in one of the following;
    • Developing/writing technical or detailed industrial product proposals
    • Sales or product development related to bulk materials handling (conveyors, coal/rock movement, etc.)
    • … same as related to industrial air handling or dust-collection systems
    • … same as related to materials handling coatings (ceramics, etc.)
  • … will ALSO consider recent college graduate with degree in mechanical engineering, physics, marketing or other related field
  • Must have good writing skills - grammar, business writing, punctuation, etc.
  • A strong, genuine interest in mechanical things - mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent customer service / sales skills - ability to build rapport, connect, etc.
  • Ability to travel on occasion (only 10% estimated out-of-town travel)

… and those important soft skills:
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work well within a small team structure; able to adapt and flex communication style as needed re: various customer, prospect, team personalities
  • Flexible and adaptable - company prides itself on customer-responsiveness!
  • Strong initiative with ability to prioritize work and maximize effectiveness
  • Drug-free workplace; background check

If qualified and interested, please submit updated resume to:, and note “Technical Inside Sales” in subject line

Express Office: Birmingham (South)

200 Cahaba Park Circle

Suite 130

Birmingham, AL 35242