Create a Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
US
0 suggestions are available, use up and down arrow to navigate them
What job do you want?

Outside Sales Representative job in Davenport at Gexpro

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

List of Jobs

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Outside Sales Representative at Gexpro

Outside Sales Representative

Gexpro Davenport, IA Full Time


We are seeking an Outside Sales Representative to join our Gexpro team in Davenport, IA!

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling, marketing, promoting, and demonstrating products.

  • Increasing business by generating sales to new customers and by selling additional products to existing customers.

  • Prospects for new accounts within a specified geographical territory.

  • Pursues product applications utilizing personal knowledge, internal specialists or other internal resources, vendor representatives, and other available sources.

  • Establishes and maintains customer relationships.  Learns and evaluates customer operations to aid in identifying customer objectives, requirements, and preferences.

  • Processes product quotations and provides continuous follow-up throughout the completion of the customer's purchasing cycle.

  • Coordinates and directs employee teams to assist in large customer projects and high-tech automation issues.

  • Gathers and reports to management information regarding the company, competitors, pricing, products, and current and future market trends as well as assists management and vendors in planning, tracking, and implementing sales strategies and developing new markets.

  • Achieves and maintains technical capabilities at required levels, attends customer seminars, schools, and special promotions, and participates in sales meetings, vendor seminars, and training schools to enhance and maintain personal and product knowledge.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must have outside sales experience in the Electrical Industry

  • Ability to exhibit a positive, friendly, and helpful attitude with customers and to be sensitive to their needs.

  • Able to meet deadlines.

  • An excellent attendance record required.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or Two-year technical degree or more preferred. 

  • Qualified applicants must be customer-oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills. 

  • Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to drive decisions with influence.  

  • Product and application knowledge essential.

  • Experience with construction sales desired.

  • Equivalent experience in the industry with a strong sales background will be given serious consideration.

#CB





Language Skills:

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to effectively communicate with customers and staff to make an accurate assessment of customer needs.  Ability to create and make presentations. 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to verify and calculate figures such as commissions.  Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer problems and to recommend the proper course of action. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.

Attendance Demands:

The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday within normal business hours.  The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally.  Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software, internet software and order processing systems.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, handle, or feel, and required to speak, read, and hear English.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position will requires approximately 90% domestic travel and ability to travel by air transportation and operate a motor vehicle. 
  • This position may occasionally be exposed to extreme weather conditions in a warehouse environment at company branches or vendor or customer sites. 
  • This is a high stress and fast paced environment.


 

Recommended Skills

  • Scheduling
  • Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Demos
  • Order Processing
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job:

Job ID: 108532

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.