Quote Associate

DEPARTMENT: Contract Sales Department


  • Bid Numbering - Assign Nasco catalog numbers to customer line item bids and pricing requests, when necessary cross reference competitors’ catalog part numbers.
  • Detail bids - Accurately complete line item bids based on preset discount guidelines with a careful review of contractual obligations and related forms so that they may be submitted in a timely manner.
  • Familiarity with category areas assigned.
  • Identify items recurring on bids that are not carried by Nasco and communicate to Directors responsible for merchandising.
  • Contact buyers for special pricing requests when necessary on large quantity bids and share bid recap data to assist buyers with vendor negotiations on items we are not competitive with.
  • Enter all terms and details accurately on the computer for each quote.
  • Pricing Requests - complete quote requests for Customers based on preset guidelines and discounts. May include shipping calculations when determining price.
  • Loading of competitor pricing information and cross indexing Nasco Part numbers in the competitor catalog part number files and competitive analysis program.
  • Assist with completion of the annual blanket quote update.
  • Cross train in other areas as assigned.


  • Must have the ability to accurately type 30-35 wpm.
  • Must have the ability to work with stringent deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to use a computer/proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to work with people and have good customer service skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must have above average math skills.
  • Must be able to read and write in English.
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Nasco is an Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran
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