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Sales Development Trainee

WESCO Distribution Buena Park, CA
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Job Title:
Sales Development Trainee

Buena Park, CA, US

Organization Name:
6705 Los Angeles CA

Company Overview:
WESCO is known for the best service and the best people, always going above and beyond to provide top-notch service to our customers. As a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, WESCO's goal is to ensure that our customers have the products they need, when and where they need them - whether that is on a construction site or in a manufacturing plant. We back up those products with proven expert services that help companies increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, create safer workplaces, and achieve sustainability goals. If this is a culture you want to be a part of, we invite you to join WESCO, a place where inclusion and diversity is valued and continuous improvement is a way of life.

Brief Description:
The WESCO Sales Development Training program is a one year rotational program designed to prepare an individual for a sales career with WESCO International. The training helps develop strong selling skills, overall business acumen, sales presence, and engages with other new sales associates to begin building a professional network. Successful completion of the program will result in placement in a sales position.

Detailed Description:
• Works in all areas of one or more branch locations and learns through on the job training and classroom instruction in warehouse operations, branch administration, product applications, outside and inside sales, business development, inventory control, and audit.
• Additional training will be provided in financial services, marketing, supplier relations, pricing, global accounts, and procurement with an emphasis on using LEAN principles to support continuous improvement culture.
• Participates in centralized classroom and online instruction and develops solution-focused presentations to peers and company leaders.
• Participants work on a variety of projects to support branches and business units.

Job Requirements:
Experience working for an industrial distributor, contractor or supplier - 2 years' experience preferred.
Internship or prior outside sales - 2 years' experience preferred.

Bachelors' Degree in Business or related field required; Masters' Degree in Business or related field preferred.

Interest in outside sales.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Demonstrated strong sales presence - consultative with the ability to close the sale.
Organized and able to handle multiple tasks.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to travel - local and national.
Ability to relocate anywhere in US or Canada for training and/or placement preferred.

Working Environment:
Outside Sales - Work is generally performed in an office environment, but employee may need to travel to customer sites or warehouse facilities. Driving may be required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts. Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

physical requirements:
• Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.
• Employee required to sit and drive a vehicle to perform their job.

mental requirements:
• Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.
• Employee required to problem-solve.
• Employee required to communicate with the public.

Additional Details:
At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination."

WESCO Distribution


Buena Park, CA