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Job Description

Job title: Counter Sales Specialist

Pay: Based on experience (base+commision)

Job type: Full time position

Job Description

Willow Electrical Supply is one of the fastest growing electrical supply houses in the greater Chicago-land area. Our strategy is simple – helping our customers thrive, ensures our company grows. We’re looking for somebody that’s an innovator, fresh thinker, and maintains high level of customer satisfaction in our Counter Department.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely project quotations based on specifications provided by customers
  • Establish relationships with lighting reps, vendors, contractors
  • Provide help customers over the phone
  • Sell products & offer alternative products that may benefit the customer
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships, communicate with customers and co-workers in order to provide technical information
  • Ensure that will Will-Call tickets have been properly picked & packed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or GED required with 1-3 years related experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to drive decisions with influence
  • Related Counter Sales experience required, 1-3 years
  • Tools Sales experience required, 1 year
  • Product and application knowledge essential


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize time sensitive assignments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Works well under stress with deadlines
  • Ability to work unsupervised and/or as part of a team
  • Intermediate/advanced of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees and management

Competitive hourly wage, paid vacation, Healthcare, 401K

Must be able to pass background check

Required experience:

  • Counter Sales: 3 year
  • Electrical distribution: 3 year
  • Warehouse: 3 year
  • Eclipe ERP System: 1 year


Required education:

  • High school

Job Type: Full-time