Inside Sales Associate - University Recruitment - San Antonio

Date: Nov 12, 2023

Location: SAN ANTONIO, TX, US, 78218-4638

Company: Grainger Businesses


About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

As an Inside Sales Associate, you'll report to a Manager of Inside Sales and build relationships with mid-sized customers to enhance their business operations and integrate Grainger's purchasing technology. The more customers who purchase on their own, the greater your earning potential as sales without your direct involvement count toward your uncapped commission! Our 4-week paid training program is designed to set you up for success, teaching essential selling skills, Grainger's exceptional services, and valuable technology tools. Our sales teams share best practices, and collaborate through frequent sales contests, team huddles, and coaching sessions.

This position is only for students graduating between December 2023 - June 2024.


You Will:

  • Achieve your sales goal by maximizing customer time
  • Build customer relationships to understand their needs and remain responsive to changing customer goals
  • Source and prioritize new sales opportunities by phone and email
  • Adapt your communication approach by customer to best solve their challenges
  • Demonstrate perseverance to overcome customer concerns and close sales opportunities


You Have:

  • Expected graduation with a Bachelor's degree between Winter 2023 – Spring 2024
  • Comfort spending 50% or more of the day working with customers over the phone
  • Excellent listening and communication skills to capture and address customer needs
  • Experience with a customer relationship management tool, like Salesforce, is a plus


Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement:

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.