Outside Sales Representative

Outside Sales Representative in Edmonton

Our client is one of Canada’s largest electrical distribution companies supplying to a multitude of industries. They are recognized for their strong customer service, quality products and ability to deliver.

As a result of growth, we are currently in an active search for an outside sales representative for an Edmonton and northern Alberta territory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contacting current customers and identifying new products and potential up selling
  • Responding to and processing incoming calls and orders
  • Opening new accounts
  • Developing customer base and sales leads by making cold and warm calls
  • Entering orders into system
  • Maintaining knowledge base on current products and learning about new products
  • Providing pricing quotations and follow-up on quotes
  • Returns as required
  • Providing technical support on products
  • Providing quotations and product information
  • Troubleshooting (freight problems, expediting etc.)
  • Responding to inquiries
  • Identify, develop and close business opportunities
  • Travel to northern Alberta to the extent of 20-25% at times will be required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of business development experience
  • Post-Secondary courses in sales and/or marketing preferred High School Diploma required
  • A background in selling industrial and commercial products is an asset. Product knowledge or industrial experience preferred
  • Experience selling to contractors is an asset
  • Strong understanding of solution sales versus price
  • The role includes a strong understanding of sales margins, product sourcing, pricing and negotiations.
  • Candidate must show progressive sales accomplishments.
  • Strong business acumen and professional approach to offering effective services and solutions.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required


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Edmonton, AB


Remuneration for this position will consist of a base salary of $80K commensurate upon experience, a bonus/commission program that will target first year income at $110-120K at plan, automobile allowance, gas card, expenses, and full benefit program included.


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Outside Sales Representative

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