Outside Sales Representative - Electrical Market

Graybar   •  

Bakersfield, CA

Industry: Wholesale


5 - 7 years

Posted 174 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Develop new prospects and maintain contacts with established customers for the purpose of selling Company products; customarily and regularly interact with prospects and customers in person at the customer's site of business or other off-site locations.


  • 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 current 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 years 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 our business and to work independently to achieve goals  
  • Ability to sell and be persuasive