Outside Sales Representative

We are seeking an Outside Sales Representative to join our Gexpro team in Naperville, IL!

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling, marketing, promoting, and demonstrating products.

  • Increasing business by generating sales to new customers and by selling additional products to existing customers.

  • Prospects for new accounts within a specified geographical territory.

  • Pursues product applications utilizing personal knowledge, internal specialists or other internal resources, vendor representatives, and other available sources.

  • Establishes and maintains customer relationships.  Learns and evaluates customer operations to aid in identifying customer objectives, requirements, and preferences.

  • Processes product quotations and provides continuous follow-up throughout the completion of the customer's purchasing cycle.

  • Coordinates and directs employee teams to assist in large customer projects and high-tech automation issues.

  • Gathers and reports to management information regarding the company, competitors, pricing, products, and current and future market trends as well as assists management and vendors in planning, tracking, and implementing sales strategies and developing new markets.

  • Achieves and maintains technical capabilities at required levels, attends customer seminars, schools, and special promotions, and participates in sales meetings, vendor seminars, and training schools to enhance and maintain personal and product knowledge.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have outside sales experience in the Electrical Industry

  • Ability to exhibit a positive, friendly, and helpful attitude with customers and to be sensitive to their needs.

  • Able to meet deadlines.

  • An excellent attendance record is required.


  • High School diploma or Two-year technical degree. 

  • Qualified applicants must be customer-oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills. 

  • Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to drive decisions with influence.  

  • Product and application knowledge essential.

  • Experience with construction sales desired.

  • Equivalent experience in the industry with a strong sales background will be given serious consideration.


Full time
Naperville, IL 60540, US