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Sales Associate

Oakbrook, IL

Job Description


First Communications is seeking an ambitious and well-spoken professional for the position of full-time Sales Associate (SA). This is a junior level sales role, for a high energy individual who is aggressive, positive, and driven to be the best. First Communications believes in rewarding hard work and giving back to the community. Get a jump-start on your career by learning and selling an extensive product suite in a progressive, fast-paced environment. Top producers will have an opportunity for advancement within a company that is growing and investing in its technology for today’s marketplace. Recently new business professionals are welcome to apply.



  • Understand the technology; attend and complete product, service, and sales training as assigned
  • Actively identify, qualify, develop, and close leads through individual business development efforts that include cold-calling, email, social media, and working your referral network
  • Contacting key C-level and IT senior-level executives at prospective customers promoting our services with goal of setting appointments – this is a “hunter” role
  • Utilize a high level of activity and urgency to meet and exceed all sales targets.
  • Use of the telephone, email, and web meetings to identify, develop, and close sales.
  • Provide field team with qualified leads as designated to win larger and more complex opportunities
  • Gathering data and actively listening to prospective customers by using consultative sales methods to fully understand their business, uncover their problems, and identify impact areas where our solution can help
  • Coordinate and manage internal resources to quickly progress through the sales process


Desired Skills and Experience

  • 0-3 years’ experience in inside sales, telesales, or telemarketing experience in a B2B setting
  • Previous experience in a selling role preferred but not required
  • Previous experience in telecom or technology preferred but not required
  • Uses a high level of urgency and activity to meet all assigned goals
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Positive, outgoing, team player, adaptable, professional, ambitious, results-oriented, & competitive
  • 4 year degree required
  • Use of MS Office required, basic computer literacy and math skills
  • Valid Driver’s License


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer