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19001106 Requisition #

Associate Trade Sales Consultant

Chicagoland Area


Are you a driven, independent, self-starter who constantly strives to be number one?  Are you looking for an opportunity to break into B2B selling with a world-class brand?


If so we need to talk to you.  Pella Corporation, an innovative, dynamic, growing company is now looking for an Associate Trade Sales Consultant for the Chicagoland area.  We need a confident, outgoing individual who is self-disciplined and thrives on a challenge.  This 6-12 month sales program provides an opportunity to learn and understand the Pella product offering and quoting system, interact with a wide variety of builders, contractors and homeowners, and a smooth transition to the outside Trade Sales Consultant position.  We provide you with a exciting, fast paced and fun work environment.  We look for you to provide a competitive drive, an outgoing nature, and the will to learn to be the best sales consultant in the industry.


We offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Use of Smartphone, laptop computer and product samples

  • Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K and Profit Sharing plans

  • Quality engineered product solutions that are unmatched in the construction industry

  • Sales mentorship opportunities

  • Excellent training programs and career development opportunities

  • Reputation of the Pella Brand

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acquire in depth knowledge of Pella’s offering and the competitive landscape

  • Develop an understanding of and adhere to the Trade Selling Process in all aspects of sales related interactions

  • Assist in the sales process in the field and in the Pella Showrooms

  • Assist in acquiring and applying new account development skills and nurturing long-lasting client relationships

  • Support sales team by reading blue prints and by utilizing electronic systems and software to quote products and track customer interactions

  • Complete the professional sales training at our corporate office and any local workshops as they become available

  • Represent Pella as needed at company sponsored events, professional group’s invitations to discuss and/or present Pella products, trade association meetings and/or builder home shows

  • Collaborate with the Operations teams to ensure successful after sale service requirements

  • Occasionally work variable, non-traditional hours and make oneself available for customers during evenings and weekends as needed


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University; or 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Individual’s motor vehicle record must also comply with company requirements

Pella Corporation, Headquartered in Pella, IA, is an innovative leader in creating a better view for homes and businesses by designing, testing, manufacturing and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications.  Founded in 1925, Pella is a family-owned and professionally managed privately-held company, known for its history of innovation, making outstanding products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction.  The company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity and practicing environmental stewardship.


Apply today at and learn about your future as a team member of Pella Windows and Doors.


Pella Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Smoke Free Environment.  Post-offer background check and post-offer drug screen required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.

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