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Outside Sales Representative

Date:  Jun 19, 2021

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9H 2W7

Company:  Sonepar

Sonepar Canada is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 114 locations with coverage in all 9 provinces.


To explore and learn more about Sonepar Canada, please visit www.soneparcanada.com



General Information

Job Title

Outside Sales Representative


Sales and Marketing

Reports to

Sales Manager/Director of Sales


July 2006


Scope of the Position

Responsible for generating sales with existing customers and developing opportunities with new customers within assigned territory.

Major 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.


Profile 1:  Education & Training

This factor describes the extent or level of knowledge or training obtained by formal education or outside study that is necessary to achieve normal job performance and proficiency.  Such knowledge is to be considered the minimum education required for performing the position responsibilities.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Post Secondary courses in Sales and/ or Marketing an asset.
  • Product  knowledge or industry experience an asset.


Profile 2:  Experience

This factor specifies the minimum experience required to perform the job.  This experience can be gained in previous employment in a similar job and/or on the job with the current employer.  Experience in this factor is measured in time periods e.g. 3 – 6 months, 3 – 5 years, 10 – 15 years etc.


  • 1-3 years related experience.




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