Graybar Outside Sales Representative - Electrical Market in Portland, Maine

Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.

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.

  • Responsible for a maximum of thirty assigned accounts (excluding job accounts).

  • Sales volume per assigned account is to be a minimum $25,000 annually in actual sales or potential sales.

  • Promote and sell Company products to customers through assigned territory, in compliance with all Company pricing policies and instructions, to achieve maximum gross margin rate.

  • 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 3 years experience required: Industry-specific experience High school diploma or GED required

Preferred Job Requirements 4-5 years experience preferred Four-year degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and 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

Working Conditions Extensive travel required, including some overnight travel. Ability to drive and operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver's license.

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Title: Outside Sales Representative - Electrical Market

Location: Maine-Portland