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Sales Accelerator Program

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Remote, IL, US, N/A

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:

The Grainger Sales Accelerator Program is designed to provide a broad learning experience for recent college graduates or early in career aspirants interested in developing into a full-time Sales role. During the program, participants are exposed to an intentional set of learning experiences, including how to acquire new customers, demonstrate the value of Sales & Services functions and selling Grainger’s value to customers.  Team members will have the opportunity to work in multiple parts of the sales organization, gain in-depth knowledge of the business and develop relationships with senior leaders at every juncture. In addition, this role may include work within Inside Sales, Field Sales and engagement sessions with Sales Operations, Marketing, Merchandising, and Supplier Management. The duration of this program is approximately 12 months, and the work location is remote.


Upon completion, your Grainger career will continue in an outside sales territory where you’ll apply your skills for continued success.

You Will:

  • Articulate Grainger sales and services solutions
  • Model Grainger Edge Principles
  • Participate in end-to-end learning activities
  • Work in a team environment and collaborate on work output
  • Have a Global mindset to grow in a diverse culture and environment
  • Work and develop relationships with a diversified population of business leaders 

You Have:

  • Enrolled in a college or university working towards a Bachelors degree graduating between December 2022 and June 2023
  • This role may include travel (up to 25%)
  • Work location is remote; must have a dedicated workspace free of distractions
  • No visa sponsorships provided now or in the future
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Open to relocation

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
  • Generous 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.