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Associate Trade Sales Consultant

Northwest Suburbs of Chicago


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 Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.  We need a confident, outgoing individual who is self-disciplined and thrives on a challenge.  We provide an opportunity to learn and an 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.

The Associate Trade Sales Consultant role is designed to prepare an individual for a position as an Trade Sales Consultant after 6-12 months. This position requires learning and understanding the Pella product offering and quoting system, as well as interaction with a wide variety of builders and contractors.  You will be mentored by Sales Consultants and initially spend time in a Pella Showroom providing sales support to all customers explaining the Pella Value package.
We offer:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Use of Smartphone, laptop computer and product samples
  • Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K and Profit Sharing plans
  • Excellent training programs and career development opportunities
  • Quality engineered product solutions that are unmatched in the construction industry
  • 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
  • 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 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.

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