Remote Outside Sales in Taylor, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

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    Taylor, MI
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Job Description

Outside Sales Rep


Our client is one of the largest fuel distributors in the country and they are looking to add an experience and driven Outside Sales Rep to their team. The Outside Sales Rep will be one of the leaders in their Emergency Fueling division. This individual will build relationships with national retail accounts, present risks and solutions, and close meaningful deals.  This job is a great fit for an individual who has a track record of business development targeting national and regional retail facilities and operations groups.

The Outside Sales Rep must have experience selling solutions or services to national retail accounts

Outside Sales Rep Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business, Advertising, or related discipline
  • Preferred experience selling fuel or trucking/logistics related services to national or regional grocery retailers, superstores, and home improvement stores
  • Experience in the refrigerated trailer market is also a plus
  • Ability to conduct business development from the ground up or the top down within a corporate structure
  • Project management skills
  • Strong learning skills and worth ethic
  • Team player
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, sense of urgency, trustworthy, well organized, ability to achieve goals, ability to focus and pay attention detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including proposal writing and presentation skills
  • Sense of urgency and professional follow through
  • Proficient skills Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Ability to connect key concepts and ideas with implementation into daily tasks and projects
  • Excellent skills in organization, prioritization, time management, and problem-solving

Outside Sales Rep Description:

  • Motivate customers and prospects to engage in contracts that will provide fuel programs for major retailers who have just-in-time delivery needs for refrigerated trailers and standby generators
  • Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally and in writing to stakeholders in the corporate suite, facilities, grocery, and operations groups
  • Use the power of social and in-person networking to reach the corporate decision makers who are responsible for maintaining operational uptime
  • Build trust with customers and prospects and sell them solutions for maintaining fuel supply and related services
  • Articulate risks in a factual, yet emotionally motivating way, so that people understand how they can manage these issues better
  • Strong listening skills
  • Strong brand ambassador


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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