Business Development Trainee | Nedco West

Nedco HO
Vancouver, British Columbia

Employment Type: Operations

For 100 years, Nedco has been a cornerstone in the electrical industry. With branches across Canada, Nedco, a division of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc., is pleased to offer one-stop shopping for a wide range of quality products such as communications, wire and cable, distribution, lighting, data, home integration and security.

As the Business Development Trainee, you will be reporting to the Area Manager. You will be brought in to learn the business starting from the warehouse and moving to other areas of the business such as Counter Sales, Inside Sales & Outside sales. As part of the training you will also be responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to drive business growth and revenue. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to grow their career into sales, doesn’t shy away from call planning and activity, is excited by a fast-paced environment and the chance to offer flexible customizable solutions in a high-demand sector.

Business Development Trainee Daily Responsibilities:

  • Learn and develop into a future Sales & Business Development Representative.
  • Learn and optimize processes from the warehouse operations to sales ownership including learning about new products and services, and develop market go-to strategies to grow customer base.
  • Willing to learn about Electrical industry and develop it into a career,
  • Learn to analyze our targeted customers by utilizing specific territory and demographic research
  • Seek out new sales opportunities and employ the benefit of cross-selling approved products
  • Willing to learn and understand market and territory research, connecting with our targeted audiences, increasing quality engagements, and brand profitability
  • Work with other Business Development Trainees and the Area Sales Manager to ensure all goals are met
  • Conduct outbound calls to engage prospects and effectively communicate the benefits of our services
  • Build and maintain a strong sales pipeline by efficiently managing leads and opportunities, and diligently follow up with potential clients.
  • Participate in regular sales meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities to enhance selling skills and product knowledge.
  • Collaborate with the operations team to ensure a smooth onboarding process for new clients, fostering a positive customer experience.

Skills Needed For Success As Our Business Development Trainee:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Sales, or related field is required
  • 1-2 years of experience in a Business Development, Account Management and/or Sales  is desired
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Tenacity, grit, and a dedication to professionalism
  • A student mentality and the drive to succeed and gain new skill sets
  • Approachable and a positive, empathetic demeanor
  • Goal-oriented, self-motivated, and driven to meet and exceed sales targets consistently
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, with a customer-centric approach to sales
  • Commitment to learn, develop during the training program & deliver results post training program.

What We Offer

  • Competitive base salary with a bonus structure
  • You will receive ongoing training and support to enhance your skills and career growth within the company.
  • Join our dynamic team and be part of an organization that values teamwork, and customer satisfaction.
  • Health & Dental benefits; Pension plan after 1 year;  Paid time off; 8 hours each Monday to Friday; In person

Employee Value Proposition

Joining Nedco means choosing a company that listens to its employees. Nedco accelerates progress, all the while respecting its people, their culture and diversity.

As a Nedco employee, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Think ahead
  • Work with a great team
  • Make a personal impact
  • Learn from the best
  • Earn the career you want

We can offer people a remarkable range of career opportunities – whether that’s moving up in a particular area of expertise or switching to something completely new. If you’re motivated, we’ll help you find the career path that suits you.

Nedco provides a stable and safe work environment along with a competitive salary with excellent benefits and pension packages.

Nedco is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to the Canadian marketplace. 

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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