United Rentals Sales Associate in Portland, Oregon
Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.
At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future. We believe in:
Hiring and retaining exceptional employees at every level
Providing training, development and career planning
Instilling the belief that our customers are key to our long-term success
Encouraging a strong sense of responsibility, involvement and commitment
Recognizing and rewarding both individual and team efforts
As a Sales Associate at United Rentals, you will channel your ambition and desire to excel to support the increase of revenue for the branch. Working side-by-side with the branch's operating staff, you will participate in a structured sales training program designed to develop the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to move into an outside sales role. We will help you work to establish new rental and sales accounts in niche markets through phone calling and in-person visits to potential customers.
If you're driven to succeed and have a true understanding of what outstanding customer service is, you may be the perfect fit for United Rentals. Once you establish a record of high-performance achievement, you will have the opportunity to grow your career as fast and as far as your ambition takes you.
Additional duties include the following:
Establish new rental and sales accounts through phone calls and in-person visits to potential customer sites
Generate leads for new business through the use of sales marketing tools
Call on lost and/or dormant accounts to generate business
Work with branch Inside Sales Reps to provide service to new and current customers including but not limited to equipment needs assessment, quotations, catalogs, credit apps
Other duties assigned as needed
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education preferred
Six months of inside sales or operations management experience, or one year experience in a sales-related role
Strong planning, presentation, problem-solving, communication and negotiation skills
At least one year of experience using Microsoft Office
Sales orientated and self-starter
A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
Ideally, willing and able to relocate
What's in it for you?
U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.
U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.
Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.
*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces
United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.