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Commercial Sales Professional

Terminix Richmond, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $40,000 to $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

For more than 85 years, Terminix has built a reputation as one of the nations leading providers of termite and pest control services, safeguarding over 3 million homes and businesses against all types of pests in 47 states and 14 countries.

What is this role about?

Our Commercial Sales Professionals play a key role at Terminix working with businesses to ensure they have the right products and services to protect their property from Termites and other pests.

What does a Day-in-the-Life look like?

Equipped with a company vehicle and excellent industry training, our Sales Reps are out in the communities Terminix serves meeting with new and existing customers. Sales appointments are sometimes pre-arranged withcustomers who have already expressed a need, giving a head start on the selling process. Your visit would typically begin with an inspection of the business to diagnose the issue (which may include getting in confined spaces) andbe followed by a presentation of a recommended Service Plan to the customer.

Here are a few additional details of what you would be doing each day:

Prospecting for new customers via phone and interactively though tip groups, networking, cross-selling, referrals, and canvassing for large potential customers in your assigned territory

Presenting commercial pest control services and products to potential customers through in-person presentations and electronic communications

Following up with customers after service is performed to ensure satisfaction and developing additional prospects

Continually building product knowledge and refining sales techniques

What do I need to be successful?

Being a high school graduate/having a GED and a valid drivers license are both requirements

Two or more years of business-to-business (B2B) sales experience or prior sales training is highly desired, but the following is even more important

You are highly motivated, have a strong work ethic and enjoy the selling process

You are able to build rapport easily and establish trust, leading to lasting customer relationships

You have strong communications skills impersonal, written, presenting

You can effectively present information to customers one-on-one and in small or large groups

You have a good aptitude for basic math-- necessary for doing calculations related to the sales process

Of course, given our business and the nature of this role, you should be comfortable working outside and

in confined spaces

For safety reasons (rebreathers have be able to seal to your face) our Commercial Sales Professionals arent able to have facial hair

Why should I choose Terminix?

In addition to being part of an iconic brand with a rich 85 year history, here are some other highlights of what we offer members of the Terminix Team.

Comprehensive training and licensure, all paid by the company

Highly competitive compensation program with uncapped commission potential average earnings of$40-60,000 in first year with 100K+ earning potential

Company provided vehicle (that you can take home with you at night) and gas card

Opportunities for advancement and career growth including paths into management level roles

Medical, dental and vision coverage + discounts on ServiceMaster brands

Short/long-term Disability and Life Insurance

Paid time off


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees assigned to this classification; they are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

ServiceMaster companies are proud to be EOE.



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