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Graybar Outside Sales Representative - Broadband Utility in Houston, Texas

Graybar is proud to be a part of the effort to completely deploy 5G in urban, suburban and rural environments across the country! We are currently adding Outside Sales Representatives across the United States to focus on selling products and services to wireline, wireless and utility customers involved in the 5G deployment. You will develop new prospects and maintain contact with established customers, regularly visiting them at their site of business or other off-site locations. If connecting personally with your customers and delivering the best service in the industry is your priority, we are looking for you to join us in being a part of this exciting opportunity!

In this role you will:

  • Meet or exceed assigned annual budgets working in assigned territory
  • Support strategic accounts as primary point of contact for daily activity
  • Drive sales and merchandise programs, provide input on new products and services
  • Build strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs and recommending Graybar services and programs tailored to their business objectives
  • Navigate inside the customer and gain market share of their purchases
  • Participate in training sessions, trade shows and sales meetings
  • Ensure up-to-date, accurate customer records including reports of business transactions

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of territory with business connections in market
  • Knowledge of product line and pricing
  • Strong ability to negotiate and be persuasive
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively while working on multiple opportunities in parallel
  • 6-10 years of experience preferred
  • Preferred experience in the following markets: o Traditional Telco (Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 Telephone Companies) o OSP Contractors (National, Regional and Local Contractors supporting Telcos) o Backhaul/Middle Mile Carriers (Builders of national broadband pathways) o Wireless (Carriers, 5G, Small Cell, Tower Owners, Contractors) o Utility (IOUs, EMCs, Municipal Power, Smart City) o CATV (National and Regional MSOs) o CIG (Local/State Government, DOT, Education)
  • Preferred experience in sales or business development with Carrier Customers or Neutral Host Enterprises
  • Preferred experience or trade knowledge on Small Cell, CRAN, Macro tower builds or adds, Microwave, pLTE
  • Ability to travel up to 60-70% of the time for face to face meetings (company car will be provided)

Why should you join Graybar?

Graybar is a leading North American distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and a provider of supply chain management and logistics solutions. Come see why Graybar is continually ranked as a top employer across the country.

As an employee-owned company, our employees are the key to our success. We provide comprehensive benefits and opportunities for learning and development. Whether you are just starting your career or have years of experience, you will be proud to work for a thriving company with a solid foundation. Learn more at

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Title: Outside Sales Representative - Broadband Utility

Location: Texas-Houston