Sales Trainee

Posted: 02/14/2021

We are hiring! Our Brainerd, MN Builders FirstSource location is growing and we are actively searching for a Sales Trainee to join our team and help support builders throughout the Brainerd Lakes area.
As a Sales Trainee you will be fully immersed in the building materials industry, receiving comprehensive training to help set you up for a career of success.
Apply online at or learn more by calling David Lester at 218-829-2891.
More about this position:
Under general supervision, develops industry-specific knowledge and experience required for promotion to Outside Sales Representative role. May rotate through various departments observing, learning and performing responsibilities in order to acquire industry knowledge, functional processes and practices as well as sales techniques.
* Receives training and performs progressively responsible duties in various areas such as: yard operations, production, dispatch/scheduling/delivery, and inside sales while learning the outside sales role.
* Accompanies Outside Sales Reps or Sales Manager on customer calls to become familiar with effective sales and customer service techniques.
* May be assigned to inside sales/counter responsibilities, including answering phone, taking orders, and other responsibilities.
* May be assigned various Outside Sales responsibilities, including but not limited to, performing take offs, taking and processing orders, obtaining signatures on tickets, making sales calls to new and existing customers.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or related field plus 0 - 2 years related industry operations / sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience.