Outside Sales Representative

Req ID:  31017
Date:  Jun 14, 2024

Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80915

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  QED, Inc
Quality Electrical Distribution (QED) is a regional electrical distributor serving residential and commercial contractors, industrial facilities, and OEM businesses. We're one of the nation's top 50 wholesalers of electrical supplies, operating more than 12 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and employing more than 340 associates.  Just as in our first year, we have an unwavering dedication to quality - from the products we supply to the excellent design skills and deep product knowledge of our staff.
At QED, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? OUR PEOPLE. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.


Job Summary:


As an Outside Sales Representative, you will be the point person on key accounts.  We will count on you to service these key accounts and solicit new business to maximize profitability.  You will position QED as the primary supplier of electrical supplies by delivering exceptional customer service, communication, and solutions.


Essential Functions:

  • Build strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs and recommending QED’s value‐added services and programs tailored to their business objectives
  • Participate in training sessions and sales meetings
  • Work actively with key suppliers to develop business with new and existing customers
  • Implement strategy to increase sales and profits from key accounts
  • Deliver presentations on new products, answer questions on products and Company services
  • Develop and maintain technical knowledge of company products and supplier offerings, application features, advantages, and benefits
  • Meet or exceed annual sales and profit budgets working with new and established customers


Minimum work experience requirements:

Through previous background and experience, the candidate must be able to demonstrate, with or without an accommodation:


  • 4 year degree preferred
  • 4‐5 years of experience in sales preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from small groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to perform math functions representative of the job such as; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and metric scales; computing rate, ratio, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs; calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and proportions.
  • Possess in depth knowledge of QED computer systems, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Must be a team player and abide by QED’s strong core values and beliefs.
  • Strong ability to negotiate and be persuasive
  • Can work independently and collaboratively
  • A metric‐oriented, competitive attitude
  • Define long term objectives while maintaining the ability to adjust to changing situations


Compemsation:  100% Commission  


Associate Benefits:

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment including several company paid benefits
  • 401(k) eligibility with competitive company match
  • Access to wellness rewards, discount plans, paid parental leave and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Vacation, Holidays, Personal/Sick Days, Jury Duty, Bereavement Days
  • Promotional opportunity
  • Work in a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

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Learn more about QED HERE!


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs