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Sales Trainee

Athens, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Job description

Sales Trainee - Entry level position with a year and a half training program to become a full time sales associate. Learn the sales process by completing training assignments and completing rotational training.

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Job Description

  • Provide competitive quotes for daily purchases, monthly buys and annual contracts.
  • Enjoy winning sales orders and growing market share, through negotiations and reaching team oriented sales and GP goals.
  • Develops sales opportunities with current customers and building rapport; providing technical information and explanations; preparing quotations.
  • Maintain a proactive approach to all accounts and their needs, through constant communication and prompt responses
  • Fills orders by transferring orders to fulfillment; communicating expected delivery date; explaining stock-outs.
  • Develops accounts by checking customer's buying history; suggesting related and new items; explaining technical features.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes department and organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Responsibilities also include counter sales, receiving, stocking, order fulfillment, and occasionally customer delivery
  • Below is a sample training program

Sample Training Schedule

Warehouse Training 6 weeks

(Safety and equipment operation; shipping/receiving;

freight claims; paper processing; backorders; warehouse

organization; product familiarity)

Counter Sales 5 months

Product knowledge; customer interface and sales ability

Operations 10 weeks

(Includes credit office, service center, and administration)

Inside Sales 6-7 months

Phone sales techniques; develop job requirements; joint

calls with outside salesmen

Purchasing 2 months

Inventory control (stock level); write-downs

Outside Sales 12 months

(New and current account development with sales and GP goals)

Qualifications -

  • High energy level, positive attitude, self-motivated
  • Goal oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Sales motivated
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong relationship and people skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills

What do we provide you?

Consolidated Electrical Distributors thrives when we have a team of motivated, enthusiastic individuals working at each of our locations and ensuring quality service at every level, and we’re always looking for more to join the team. Here are some of the benefits we offer:

  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Growth Opportunity - we believe in promoting from within
  • Competitive 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Vacation and Accrued Personal Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and matching
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Teledoc
  • CED is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability and Veteran Status.

Job Type: Full-time

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Large National Electrical Distributor


Large National Electrical Distributor


1001 West Cotton

Athens, TX



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