Inside Sales Representative / Electrical

Graybar   •  

Santa Barbara, CA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 368 days ago

The Opportunity

Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business.  We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.


Develop new prospects and maintain contacts with established customers for the purpose of selling Company products; primarily interact with prospects and customers by telephone or other electronic means of communication, with occasional in person visits to customer's place of business.


  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned annual gross margin budget by promoting and selling products in assigned territory in compliance with the Company's pricing policies.
  • Handle customer complaints promptly and effectively, and report potential claims.
  • Keep management informed of local competition and market conditions.
  • Carry out sales and merchandise programs as directed, and recommend new items for stock.
  • Maintain up-to-date customer records, files, and reports of business transactions; assist in collection of past due accounts.
  • Participate in training sessions, trade shows, and sales meetings as requested.
  • Demonstrate products after sale when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 year experience required
  • High school diploma or GED required

Preferred Job Requirements

  • 6-10 years experience preferred
  • Four-year degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of product line and pricing
  • Knowledge of business administration, sales and marketing


  • Negotiation skills


  • Ability to learn business and work independently to achieve goals
  • Ability to make a professional presentation of self and products
  • Ability to sell and be persuasive