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South Jersey Industries Sales Assistant in Union, New Jersey

Position Summary

Basic Function:Provides technical and advanced administrative support for the Sales & Marketing department.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:• Provides general administrative support to Sales and Marketing departments.• Arranges meeting logistics (e.g., schedules meetings, reserves meeting space, orders refreshments/audio visual equipment or other materials); monitors and follows-up on meeting requests, sends reminders, and other communication as required.• Performs word processing, including creating and editing documents.• Enters and tracks data in databases and spreadsheets.• Sends form letters and/or mass mailings to customers, upon customer or New Business Representatives' request.• Completes and obtains approvals on Personnel Action Notices (PAN); enters into HRMS.• Tracks employee attendance; enters time for payroll processing; answers employee's questions regarding time used and available.

• Prepares purchase orders and enters into PeopleSoft Financials; processes and tracks vendor invoices to ensure payment; tracks invoices paid for budget reconciliation and planning.

• Reconciles and processes corporate credit card statements for payment.• Prepares hand out materials for The Realtor training program.

• Orders and distributes cell phones and pagers.

Additional Functions:

  • Manage customer onboarding in a direction that helps achieve departments goals.

  • Provides the primary interface between the sales personnel and operations along with other ETG departments that assist in delivering gas service to ETG customers both existing and new.

  • Participate in and establish trade show events that will maximize exposure and sales for ETG.

  • Ability to travel to various Company locations as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in customer service and project management with a focus on affecting change. Project management experience is preferred.

  • Associate Degree from an accredited college or university in business, marketing or related field, bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of CRM experience, preferably Salesforce.

  • Working knowledge of Work Management and Asset Tracking, Customer Information System (CIS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technologies. Salesforce, Customer Care and Billing (CC&B), and Maximo preferred.

  • Experience in process coordination or workflow management

  • Proven success in building business relationships

  • Required personal traits include:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proactive problem solver skilled at issue resolution

  • Very well organized and detail oriented

  • Extremely adept at follow through

  • A strong customer orientation

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a short period of time and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Independent, disciplined, self-motivated and results driven


  • Excellent computer skills; must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

  • Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here.