Home Depot OUTSIDE SALES - Interline Brands in Commerce, California

POSITION PURPOSE The Outside Sales Representative will be building rapport and solving customers’ needs, so they will enjoy using their business development / marketing skills to identify prospective customers, develop accounts, as well as using their customer service skills to deepen existing business. MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 25%- Prospect for new customers and secure appointments to share the Interline/Home Depot proposition and offerings. 40%- Manage existing accounts on a daily basis making on-site customer calls to uncover need. 5%- Using the company CRM tool, prepare a weekly sales plan that shows initiated sales, sales leads and prospects as well as account penetration. 10%- Learn and understand the basic applications of the products that we sell and how to partner with both internal and external resources to provide solutions to customers. 15%- Work with internal and external sources to provide solutions for customers. 5%- Attend and actively participate in monthly sales meetings. NATURE AND SCOPE Reports to the Regional Sales Manager. No direct reports. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Travel: Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED. Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1+ years Physical Requirements: Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds). Preferred Qualifications: - BA or BS Degree, preferred - 0-2 years of outside business to business sales experience - Personal vehicle, valid drivers’ license and insurance, required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:- Sound computer skills - Excellent communications skills - Strong follow-up skills - Excellent time management and planning skills