Electro Rent Corporation

  • Outbound Sales Representative

    Raleigh, NC
  • Overview

    The Outbound Sales Rep engages customers via telephone or email and identifies and evaluates customer needs. The focus is on outbound calling of past customers and targeted industries to create opportunities for rental and product sales (new and used).


    Electro Rent is the largest, most comprehensive test equipment services provider for market-leading customers around the world. We are focused on delivering outstanding service to customers across a broad range of industries including Aerospace/Defense, Telecommunications, Mobile/Computing, Power & Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Education, New Space, Data Products Rental and more. With $1.1 billion of inventory, immediate shipping to over 100 countries, and a world-class accredited calibration and repair lab, our team of experts solve tough technical and financial challenges related to testing.


    • Operates within SalesForce.com to call contacts at former and potential customers.  Engages well on the phone with customers to create quick rapport to create near-term rental and sales opportunities.
    • Plans and executes a sales call-out schedule to existing and potential customers.
    • Works with Inside Sales Reps to seamlessly transition opportunities to them for quoting and ordering.
    • Occasionally performs special tasks as assigned.


    • Knowledge typically gained through two (2) years inside sales experience or other experience dealing directly with customers selling technical products.
    • Ability to successfully multi-task and manage concurrent selling situations.
    • Must be micro-computer literate with the ability to access, input and retrieve data from SalesForce.com
    • Ability to perform the required physical elements of the job (listed below)
    • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.



    • Achievement of rental and sales goals.
    • New business creation.
    • Consistently making 100+ calls per day creating 6+ opportunities per day
    • General job performance as defined by standard company performance evaluation and requirements.


    All positions will require, to some degree, the physical abilities described below in order to perform the essential functions of the job:


    Work the expected hours, consistently arrive at work at the agreed time and follow Company rules and guidelines regarding breaks and meal periods.  Full time is typically considered to be 40 hours per week. 

    • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Move around and through all work areas as needed; may include climbing stairs or ladders.
    • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (i.e. books, reports, binders, etc.).
    • Regularly sit at the assigned workstation.
    • Use keyboard or equivalent equipment to access the computer.
    • Use hands to manipulate documents and general paperwork in order to view contents.
    • Read documents, reports, files, etc.
    • Communicate effectively using the telephone


    "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" Fortune Magazine, 2012

    "Best Practices Award Company of the Year" Frost & Sullivan, 2012

    "100 Most Trustworthy Companies" Forbes Magazine, 2014, 2010 and 2009



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