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Internal Sales Specialist, Japan

  • Location

    Yokohama, Japan

  • Job ID 01QN9
  • Closing date N/A

Job Purpose

  • Generate and close sales leads from within an assigned territory, working with New, Lapsed and High Potential Customers by providing a first class customer experience and educating on the RS Value Proposition, whilst continuing to achieve customer satisfaction levels.
  • Achieve successful daily Outbound Sales Calls to selected customer base.
  • Liaise effectively with Internal and external Sales Teams for completion of sale process.
  • Managing Contact base through data cleanse and updates within SAP CRM.     

Key Accountabilities


Work with new, lapsed and high potential customers within an assigned geographical territory:

  • Outbound Sales Calls to Selected Customer Lists in CRM

  • Identifying Key Customers within Account

  • Gain insight of past experiences and current buying habits

  • Educate on Value Proposition based on customers’ needs

  • Processing quotes and Bill-Of-Materials through to orders

  • Contact expansion and manage Customer Data within CRM & SAP

  • Update Sales Activities within CRM SAP

  • Generate Sales Leads within CRM and liaise with Internal & External Sales to complete sales process

  • Support and drive marketing campaigns and promotions     

 Achieve or exceed specified KPI’s within your job role


Scope of the Role


Accountable for 

  • Sales targets and profitability of accounts in assigned territory
  • Increasing customer contacts in region
  • Customer satisfaction  

 Financial & Legal Responsibilities

  •  Annual Sales and Gross Margin budgets for assigned accounts


  • Office based with occasional travel to trade shows and seminar 
Person Specification


  • Proven experience minimum 2 years of working in an outbound sales environment
  • Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft package

  • Knowledge of using CRM

  • English level – Writing/Reading

Desirable :

  • English level - Conversational

Customer Focus:

  • Ownership of customer enquiries, make decisions with the customer in mind, exceed customer’s expectations, keeping the customer informed/updated. Constantly seeking to deliver for our Customers!

High Performance:

  •  Exceeding KPIs and deadlines, able to work under pressure, target driven, takes accountability and initiative, innovative problem solving skills, independent. Strives to be the best!

Working Together:

  • Collaborative, exceptional communicator, proactively builds relationships to deliver excellence, drives a culture of excellence.


  • Consummate professional, active listening and questioning skills, respectful at all times, passionate about providing and requesting excellent feedback.


  • Welcoming and encouraging of change, natural inquisitiveness, drives continuous improvement, works well under pressure.

Characteristics for success

We are a transforming business. And we’re growing to serve and inspire our customers even more. To forge a successful career here, you’ll need to:

  • Take the initiative
  • Think differently
  • Become the best
  • Focus on people
  • Work together

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We place a strong emphasis on investing in our people, our best asset, enabling them to be customer focused at all times and exceeding their expectations. This is because our customers are at the heart of everything we do. So we look for people who have a strong belief in, and commitment to exceeding customer expectations, people who have pride and belief in their company.

In return we offer a positive and supportive culture which ensures that together we can help our customers do great things.

  • Passion

  • Integrity

  • Innovation

  • Collaboration

  • Accountability

  • Aspiration

In the 8 years I’ve been here, lots of opportunities for career progression and recognition, if you take ownership of it. Great strategy to take the business into the future. Some really talented people, who are great to work with. Clear direction of expectations, vision and purpose. Good working environment. A lot of investment in their people with lots of opportunities available.

John Min, Lead Support Engineer China, IT Operations

Rewards and benefits

As well as a competitive salary, you can look forward to a valuable set of benefits, depending on your location, that look after your financial and physical wellbeing. These include:

  • Medical

  • Professional Development

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Cafeteria

  • Awards & Recognition

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