About AIST


Career Opportunities

Who We Are

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit association based in Warrendale, PA, with members from more than 70 countries. Our staff is committed to providing superior technical meetings, conferences, exhibits and publications to better serve those involved in the iron and steel community, including steel manufacturers, suppliers, consumers and academics.

What We Offer

AIST provides opportunity for growth in a friendly, efficient and productive work environment. Our goal is to employ articulate, intelligent and self-motivated people who: strive for excellence in quality and service; cultivate an environment of trust and mutual respect; and position themselves and others to win.

AIST offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including medical, vision, dental, retirement plan, vacation, flexible hours and business casual attire.

Current Opportunities

SALES REPRESENTATIVE, ADVERTISING AND EXHIBITS

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST.org), located in Warrendale, Pa., seeks a dynamic individual who will contribute and collaborate with our sales team to service new and existing customers. Our ideal candidate is an ambitious, hard-working person who exhibits a positive attitude. In addition, candidate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers, co-workers and managers. Demonstrated sales experience in the steel industry is a plus. Required qualifications: BS degree (business, marketing or communications is preferred) and 5–10 years of work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate will work from the AIST office in Warrendale, Pa., however some travel is required. AIST provides a competitive base salary, with incentive compensation, along with employee benefits and a supportive work environment. Send cover letter and resume including salary requirements by 27 April 2022 to hr@aist.org or by mail to AIST Human Resources, 186 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086.
 
About the job
The Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) located in Warrendale, Pa., seeks a dynamic individual who will contribute and collaborate with our sales team to service new and existing customers. AIST is a non-profit entity recognized as a global leader in networking, education, and sustainability programs for advancing iron and steel technology. The Sales Representative responsibilities include:

  • Service existing and new customers by selling products and meeting customer needs.

  • Maintain a high level of expertise about available association products and services. Demonstrate that knowledge to existing and potential customers.

  • Prospect and qualify new sales leads.

  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with customers and prospects.

  • Communicate customer and prospect product pain points to appropriate departments.

  • Collaborate with the sales team in weekly meetings by bringing a friendly, can-do attitude.

  • Coordinate with team members and departments to optimize sales efforts.

  • Assist with coordination and development of promotional material for sales efforts.

  • Provide on-site support at designated AIST events.

  • Accomplish department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

A bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or other related field is required, with at least five years’ experience in sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Our ideal candidate is an ambitious, hard-working person who exhibits a positive attitude. In addition, candidate must enjoy working in a team-based environment and be able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers, co-workers, and leadership. Demonstrated sales experience in the steel industry is a plus. Candidate will work from the AIST office in Warrendale, Pa.

AIST provides a competitive base salary, with incentive compensation, along with employee benefits and a supportive work environment. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume including salary requirements to hr@aist.org or by mail to AIST Human Resources, 186 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086.

AIST is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.