Metro Wire & Cable
  • Front Office- Midwest
  • Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, 401(k) and Profit-Sharing programs, Vacation/Personal Time-Off

Metro Wire & Cable, one of the Nation's top electrical distributors, provides warehousing, supply chain, and delivery services of wire and cable products for a broad spectrum of markets.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Iowa City team as a SALES ASSISTANT. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic individual with strong work ethics to join a stable, respected company which offers a competitive wage and benefit package.


  • Preparation of quotes and working with vendors
  • Phone/E-mail solicitation with customers to help clarify information and/or sharing information on Metro Wire and Cable Corp
  • Acute attention to detail and prioritizing workflow
  • Working with Sales Consultants to provide proposals to fulfill customer needs
  • Mailing literature, samples and other promotional items
  • Providing assistance to other salesperson's accounts, when necessary
  • Total participation in marketing and product knowledge programs
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Attending all sales meetings, and individually preparing materials for sales meetings as assigned
  • Pricing and editing all sales forms
  • Performing any and all assigned duties


  • Highly motivated, results driven individual
  • A minimum education of a high school diploma or GED
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Extreme proficiency in Microsoft (Word & Excel)
  • Previous CRM/Inventory Management software experience
  • Desire to grow with company


  • Base Salary
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit-Sharing programs
  • Vacation/Personal Time-Off

Additional Job Details (Sales Assistant)

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Status: Full-Time, Benefits Eligible, At-Will, Non-Exempt

Similar Jobs Titles: Sales Representative, Sales Consultant, Inside Sales, B2B Field Sales, Outside Sales, Industrial Sales Representative, Business Development Executive

Company Description:

Metro Wire, founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1976, established its Southeast Regional Distribution Center in Atlanta, Georgia in 1981, and it's Midwest Regional Distribution Center in Iowa City, Iowa in 2008. The company, now headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, maintains extensive inventories tailored specifically to customer requirements at each location.


"We are a 'family'. When one employee has a personal crisis or needs help in the office, so many of the employees are there to help and support in their time of need. I know this personally from past experience and it means a lot! Naomi H., Office Manager, Lawrenceville, GA

"We work hard, but we also have a great time working together. Some of my fondest memories are the relationships I have made with other employees, our customers and vendors" Al M., Senior Buyer, Detroit, MI

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