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Sales Representative - Entry Level

Sharp Hires | San Jose, CA 95140

Technical Sales might be your dream career if you love technology but prefer people over spreadsheets!

What Your Career Will Look Like as a Sales Representative:

  • You will spend 4-6 months (yes, paid!) not only learning your product line but you will also benefit from a formal mentorship program, all of which sets you up for long-term career success.
  • Representing some of the most innovative manufacturing automation or life science solutions to a stunning array of clients, in practically every industry.
  • Taking your knowledge and becoming your clients’ resource, providing your expertise to be their trusted advisor in solving problems, some they never even dreamed solvable.
  • Making calls, visits and presentations to your clients, be they in manufacturing or lab environments.

(GIANT HINT ALERT: We Prioritize Applications that Include Cover Letters!)

If you read the following and wonder how we know you so well, then you might just be the person we are looking for!:

  • You see objections as opportunities - you know rejection is not personal so you bounce back and keep going.
  • You are obsessed with using your powers of persuasion to get to a “yes”, it’s the best feeling you’ll have all day.
  • Your competitive drive is 2nd to none and drives you to ask the right questions, the right way, which lead to you beating out those who mistakenly thought they were your competitors!
  • Staying on your toes isn’t just for boxers, you know you have to not only actively listen to your clients needs, you need to sense them.
  • Selling innovative products takes an innovative technique, and you’re not afraid to try take a risk and new ones.
  • Being a relationship builder is about being interested with a dash of interesting.
  • You appreciate that the “art” of selling is in the creativity of your solutions.
  • You know the key to success lies not in simply selling a product but in actually solving your clients’ needs.
  • You can take a concept, understand it and then help your client see it


What You Must Bring to the Table as a Sales Representative:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (NO exceptions)
  • 0-5 years experience (yes, you read that right - NO experience necessary!)
  • Background or aptitude in technology (think engineering & science)
  • Excitement to spend 3 days traveling ( face to face with clients)
  • Thrilled to spend 2 days in the office filling your pipeline (calling clients & making connections)
  • A desire to work hard and make a lot of money (sales means you directly influence your compensation)
  • A passion for a career in sales, not a job as a salesperson



The Rewards of an Entry Level Sales Representative:

  • $95k average 1st year compensation ($70K base + incentives / bonuses)
  • $115K average 2nd year compensation ($70k base + incentives / bonuses)
  • Work in a culture of success that only promotes from within
  • Laptop / tablet / smart phone all provided
  • Generous medical/dental/vision/life/etc. benefits package, including a fantastic 401k
  • Relocation & assistance a possibility (30+ locations in the U.S.)


Salary: $90,000 - 90,000 per year

Job Code: 4A7FAD69E2
Posted On: 01/17/192019-01-17
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Other
Job Status: Full Time
Career Level: Entry Level (<2 years experience)
Minimum Degree: Bachelor's Degree
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 95140

Additional Contact Info

Phone: 2035722053

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