Sales Trainee | Cedar Falls, IA

Cedar Falls Division

Position Summary: 

BCI is looking for talented, passionate associates to join our Sales Trainee program. The Sales Trainee will be enrolled in our 12-18 month sales training program to prepare and equip the associate with the knowledge and skills in learning the corrugated packaging industry to become a part of our successful Account Executive team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform all duties from a foundation of trust and the highest ethical conduct, following established safety rules, company policies and procedures
  • Participate in a 12-18 month sales training program to prepare for a long-term position with BCI as an Account Executive
  • Meet or exceed the operating standards in the areas of sales and customer service. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the Account Executive
  • Achieve in meeting or exceeding the developed professional goals set to and agreed upon between yourself and the Sales Manager
  • Participate in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas
  • Review of the training program goals with the Sales Manager on a weekly basis to ensure the Sales Trainee is acquiring the skills necessary in becoming a successful Account Executive 
  • Exhibit professional behavior at all times and treating others with respect 
  • Full-time role in an office setting

Desired Qualifications and Behavioral Strengths:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, listening and verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and results-orientated individual who can work well both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as sales reports, operating instructions and training and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, costs, proportions, percentages and volume
  • Strong attention to detail

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in sales/marketing 
  • Two years outside selling or related experience – preferred, but not required
  • Experience in the corrugated box industry – preferred, but not required
  • Valid driver's license, safe driving record and reliable transportation

About BCI:

Buckeye Corrugated, Inc. (BCI) is a privately held, employee-owned company with ten corrugated manufacturing facilities, providing an extensive range of corrugated packaging products. Located in eight Southern and Midwestern states, our services and capabilities include custom-designed corrugated packaging, point-of-purchase displays, point-of-sale packaging along with fulfillment and logistics. Simply stated, we do not just make boxes. We build the means to shape impressions and influence perceptions.

BCI provides competitive pay and a robust benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability benefits, 401(k), paid time off and holidays. 

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