Inside Sales- Appointment Setter

Jani-King of Lafayette/Lake Charles
Lafayette, LA
30+ days ago

Job Description

Competitive hourly pay of $11.00 per hour plus commission! Hours are 8am through 5pm with a one hour lunch break.

Benefits to include medical, dental, vision and 401k, paid time off after probationary period.


Jani-King of Lafayette/Lake Charles, representing the largest commercial cleaning franchisor in the world and the Official Cleaning Company of PGA of America, is seeking a professional, enthusiastic and outgoing Appointment Setter/Lead Generator.The qualified candidate will be HARDWORKING, RELIABLE, SELF MOTIVATED, have a POSITIVE ATTITUDE and be a TEAM PLAYER.

Must be able to develop new relationships, be self-sufficient, organized and comfortable cold calling on the phone. If you aren't afraid of hard work and want the potential to grow with a company while expanding your skill set and experience, then this is the position you've been looking for.

Job Description of an Appointment Setter/Lead Generator:

* Qualify new business opportunities via telephone.

* Uncover prospect's business challenges and relevant information.

* Ability to identify the needs of prospects and generate interest.

* Build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating communications and continuing communications in order to move the opportunities to the sales team.

* Coordinate all leads, prospects and opportunities, set tasks to follow up.

* Work in provided CRM, update vital lead information, and leverage digital resources to gain better understanding of prospects.

* Ability to hit targeted goals.

* Ability to motivate team members and potential customers.

* Consistently meet and exceed expectations.

Job Requirements:

* Experience making outbound calls.

* Strong phone skills with the ability to make a minimum of 100 dials per day.

* Excellent persuasive skills utilized for appointment setting with the ability to set 2 new appointments per day.

* Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with businesses.

* Self-motivated, confident and unfazed by rejection.

* Great organizational and time management skills.

* Ability to establish and maintain relationships.

* Personal discipline and the drive to make a difference.

* Ability to understand territories and sales markets.

* Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

* Ability to manage a CRM and input data.

* Computer research/strong working knowledge of internet search.

* Go-getter mentality & positive attitude!

Job Duties:

* Primary duty includes updating and maintaining the existing CRM database by generating leads and making outbound calls to prospective customers.

* Qualifies leads and sets sales appointments for the Regional Director and Sales Team.

* Maintains CRM by updating prospect accounts, activities and contact profiles and information.

* Manages team calendars to help increase efficiencies.

* Manages marketing material, sales team promotional items and outgoing prospect letters.

* Identifies and tracks potential target accounts.

* Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $11.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Employees are to wear masks moving around the office, door is locked so no non-employees can gain entry, high touch surfaces disinfected twice daily.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No


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