Telemarketer - Lead Generation Specialist
Warrendale, PA 
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Please send current resume copy to: scarlson@wescodist.com
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Please send current resume copy to: scarlson@wescodist.com
Job Description

Company Overview:

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2016 annual sales were approximately $7.3 billion. The company employs approximately 9,000 people, maintains relationships with over 25,000 suppliers, and serves approximately 75,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 500 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

Brief Posting Description:

Uncovering new business development opportunities and effectively working with managers and the sales force that would be executing on these highly qualified opportunities.

Detailed Job Description:

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Cold call a targeted list of prospects to generate new business

Maintain and develop customer relationships with the WESCO sales field

Consistently make 70-100 outbound phone calls per day, speak with a decision maker per day and maintain a minimum of an hour and half or more of talk time per day

The Telemarketing Sales Representative will be expected to use effective phone skills to call managers and directors in IT, Facilities, Telecom and Security to uncover the following types of projects:

Facility moves/re-locations/expansions/new construction

Network upgrades/re-cabling projects

Sound & paging projects

Wireless/VOIP projects

Analog & IP video surveillance projects

Electrical

Lighting

Key information to uncover includes but is not limited to:

Current & future specs

Incumbent contractors

Size, scope and time frame of project

Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-

Assertive team player with positive attitude and high energy

Competitive drive and self-motivated

Effective skills in phone-based marketing

Proficient in standard office PC and computer equipment software

Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision

Superior oral and written communication skills

Out of state travel will be required for company training

Experience-

1-2 years in a Telemarketer role

Outbound calling - sales experience

Background and knowledge of the voice/data or electrical industry preferred

Education-

Associates Degree required


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.”

 

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Special Instructions
Please send current resume copy to: scarlson@wescodist.com
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8am-5pm
Salary and Benefits
Base salary + commission plan. Benefits available within the first 30 days of employment.
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1 to 5 years
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