Tallgrass Business Resources | Cedar Rapids | Coralville | Davenport | Wilton

800-373-9211 sales@tallgrassbiz.com

Title Sales Rep
Posted 2015-07-23
Location Davenport
Department Supplies
Job Information

Position Summary:
We are currently seeking a motivated, high-energy Sales Rep to focus on new account development in the Quad Cities area.

Primary Responsibilities:

In this position the right candidate will…

  • Effectively utilize our sales strategy and ensure the company meets revenue and profit objectives through targeted prospecting of small to medium sized accounts.
  • Be responsible for developing a new customer base.
  • Work with a defined sales quota focusing on initiating relationships with multi-level decision-makers through phone, email campaigns, in-person contacts, and presentations.
  • Have a typical work week consisting of office and field days including face-to-face contact with your prospective new accounts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Proven self-starter with energy and motivation to find, develop and close sales
  • Must be results oriented and driven by both financial and career opportunities
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook


  • College degree
  • 1 – 3 years of successful sales experience
  • Ability to succeed in a competitive selling environment
  • Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management tool (CRM) beneficial
  • Office Supplies industry knowledge a plus

Tallgrass Business Resources is a fourth generation, family owned company with a 93-year history. We are looking for an independent-minded individual who wants to work in an environment that allows you to reach your income goals and who understands that effort equals reward. Starting compensation and commissions will be commensurate with skills and experience. Full benefits. 401k program.

All inquiries will be held in confidence. EOE.

No walk-ins, please.

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