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Sales Trainee | Indianapolis, IN



  • location Indianapolis, IN

Sales Trainee

Reports To:

Sales Manager



Position Purpose:
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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasks related to this position may vary and are not limited to those listed below:
• Follow established safety rules, policies and procedures at all times
• 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 Skills 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 eleven (11) corrugated manufacturing facilities, providing an extensive range of corrugated packaging products. Located in nine 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.