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Position Posted On:
3/5/2014
Employer:
Graybar Electric Comapny, Inc.
Address:
600 E. 4th Street
Des Moines, IA  50309
Website:
http://www.graybar.com
Job Title:
Outside Sales Representative - 70135102
Job Type:
Business
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
5/1/2014
Pay Rate:
Contact us for more information
How To Apply:
www.graybar.com
Contact Name:
Ann Kellogg  
Email:
ann.kellogg@graybar.com
Phone:
612-728-2559
Fax:
612-728-2629
Job Description:
Purpose Develop new prospects and maintain contacts with established customers for the purpose of selling Company products; customarily and regularly interact with prospects and customers in person at the customer's site of business or other off-site locations. Responsibilities • Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned annual gross margin budget by promoting and selling products to more complex accounts in assigned territory in compliance with the Company's pricing policies. • Handle customer complaints promptly effectively and report potential claims. • Keep management informed of local competition and market conditions. • Carry out sales and merchandise programs as directed and recommend new items for stock. • Maintain current customer records, files, and reports of business transactions; assist in collection of past due accounts. • Participate in training session, trade shows, and sales meetings as requested. • Demonstrate products after sale when necessary. • Other duties as assigned. Requirements Minimum Job Requirements Minimum of 5 years experience required High school diploma or GED required. Working Conditions Extensive travel required, including some overnight travel. Ability to drive and operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver's license. Primary Location : Iowa-Des Moines
Job Qualifications:
Preferred Job Requirements 6-10 years experience preferred Four-year degree preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge • Knowledge of product line and pricing • Knowledge of business administration, sales, and marketing Skills • Negotiation skills Abilities • Ability to learn our business and to work independently to achieve goals • Ability to sell and be persuasive.