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1/19/2017
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Inside Sales Associate - Northbrook
Grainger | Northbrook, Illinois
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Job Description

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

Position Description

Kick off your career in sales working for the Industry Leader!  As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to serve as a trusted business partner to your customers.
At Grainger, you will have the opportunity to learn the art of Selling, while making an important contribution to the business.  At Grainger, we believe in promoting from within, and have a plan in place for how to help you reach your fullest potential.  Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

Our Inside Sale Reps/Territory Sales Associates (TSA’s) make key decisions to influence sales for mid-sized customers, while growing revenue and profits.  We have designed a World Class three-month training program in order to set you up for success!

We offer:
A fun/competitive environment
Competitive base salary
Generous commission structure
18 paid vacation days
Work with an existing book of business – prospecting within accounts to grow sales!
Medical Benefits – Starting Day 1
Growth opportunities with a Fortune 500 Company

The right person understands customer needs, probes to recognize opportunities, solves problems and recommends solutions. Must have passion for creating a remarkable customer experience, while identifying opportunities to grow sales.

We will consider the right person who is driven, energetic and reaches for the stars, ideally 0-3 years of sales, customer service or telemarketing experience.

Position Requirements:

All candidates must have:
• An assertive personality, high energy level and resilient character
• Excellent verbal / phone communication skills
• A high level of integrity in all business dealings
• Strong time management and organization skills
• High School Diploma or GED; (undergraduate degree preferred)
• 0-3 years of sales experience. Customer service and telemarketing experience will also be considered.
• Ability to rapidly build knowledge of Grainger’s product lines
• Understand and use basic selling techniques: opening, probing, presentation, over-coming objections.

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) distributes facilities maintenance products, and provides services and related information used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep their facilities and equipment running. Grainger is the supplier of facilities maintenance and other related products in North America. Its operations are managed in three segments: Grainger Branch-based, Acklands - Grainger Branch-based (Acklands - Grainger), and Lab Safety Supply, Inc. (Lab Safety). Grainger Branch-based is an aggregation of the Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico), Grainger China LLC (China) and Grainger Panama S.A. (Panama). Acklands - Grainger is the Company's Canadian branch-based distribution business. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. (Source: 10-K)

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