Outside Sales Representative
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Position: Outside Sales Representative
With more than 800 employees across Canada, Anixter offers a variety of rewarding career opportunities, a wide range of benefits such as a competitive salary, generous bonus programs, a comprehensive employee benefit package and a tuition reimbursement program.
Job Duties and Requirements:
Effectively perform a needs assessment and develop detailed account strategies
Work in collaboration with the inside sales, operations, credit, finance and legal teams to ensure satisfactory completion of all processes that may affect your customers experience.
Work with internal sales resources as well as external vendor partners to satisfy your customers’ requirements for products and/or services we may offer.
Prepare sales activity, expense reports and attend scheduled pipeline reviews.
Participate in sales meetings, professional association seminars and workshops as required.
Stay current on market based projects and business opportunities in addition to vendor products and technology trends
Frequent regional travel required
Reporting directly to the Location Manager, the successful candidate for this position will possess:
Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in related major is preferred
3-5 years of sales experience, preferably in the electrical industry
Preferably has experience dealing with contractors , EPCs and Industrial end users
Must have a record of success in cold calling, qualifying leads, positioning value-added services and closing business
Ability to work with Inside Sales Reps to target potential projects and customers
Ability to develop business plans to grow your business fully and implement the plan utilizing available resources
Strong knowledge of electrical systems preferred
Comfortable with performing presentations and leading customers QBR’s
Working Knowledge of Microsoft office(Excel/Word)
Excellent ability to communicate in English(written and verbal)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to develop strong relationships at various levels with customers & vendors.
Solid presentation and business communication skills
Demonstrated enthusiasm and self-motivation
Strong organizational skills.
Maintain a strong line of communication with colleagues internally
Must be fast paced, goal oriented individual who can provide world-class service to our customers.
Must be adept at learning about new technology, products, sales processes, and systems
We are grateful for your interest in Anixter; however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Anixter Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Anixter Inc. is also proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.