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Outside Sales Representative

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Kelowna, BC, CA, V1X 8C8

Company: Sonepar

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.


Are you ready to start a challenging new career? Are you a team player, enthusiastic, and motivated to achieve great things? Start a career like no other at Gescan, one of the largest electrical distribution networks in the world. We are passionate about offering our employees challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities to bring their careers to the next level.

At Gescan, we are genuinely passionate about offering our employees challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities to bring their careers to the next level. 


As a leader in the distribution of electrical supplies and equipment in Canada, we are continually searching for passionate, self-motivated, and results-oriented individuals to progress their careers within our fast-growing team. We are currently looking for a Outside Sales Representative to be the newest member of Gescan to take their career to the next level and join the Kelowna team. 


Scope of the position

  • Responsible for generating sales with existing customers and developing opportunities with new customers within assigned territory.
  • Key Responsibilities 
  • Scheduling appointments and visiting existing customers to review product needs and determining other opportunities.
  • Providing product quotes as required.
  • Organizing and attending joint sales calls with Vendors.  
  • Opening new accounts.
  • Continuously updating customers on product changes and modifications.
  • Providing solutions to customers’ problems.
  • Attending Trade Shows and Conferences (if applicable).
  • Product introduction of new releases.
  • Liaising between customers and the company for up-to-date status of service, pricing and new product release launches.
  • Preparing reports for marketing and sales and keeping expense accounts.
  • Performing maintenance and updating of customers’ accounts including contact names for future sales.
  • Keeping up to date on new products, services, procedures and tools by attending training and departmental meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma required. 
  • Post Secondary courses in Sales and/or Marketing preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required 
  • 1-3 years related experience. 
  • Product knowledge or industry experience preferred


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  

More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV