Outside Sales Representative Home Security

Cox Communications Inc Fort Smith , AR 72916

Posted 2 months ago

*Primary Location: *8100 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR, USA

  • Division: *Cox Communications Inc

  • Job Level: *Individual Contributor

  • Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule: *Full-time

  • Shift: *Day Job

  • Requisition Number: *213748
    Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now we'd like to connect with

Cox Communications is
seeking an Outside Sales Representative to join our Home Security team.
The Outside Sales Representative is an
incredible opportunity for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit
, who
enjoys relationship building, managing customer accounts, and developing new

If you
are a highly competitive and personable
who is interested in a sales career with an established and innovative
company, we invite you to keep reading to learn more about joining the Cox
Communications Home Security team.

  • Take
    Control of Your Career *and Unleash
    your potential
    as an Outside Sales Representative
    Home Security
    with Cox Communications today.

As an Outside Sales Representative Home Security,
you will be responsible for introducing, promoting and selling Cox Homelife
services and ancillary products to residential customers to ensure achievement
of Homelife PSU growth and net gain objectives. You will perform the entire
sales process (with a focus on Self-Generation and prospecting, in-home sales
consultation, sales and post-install customer satisfaction (follow-up) for
Homelife products to residential customers, with a strong Performance
Management accountability to meet or exceed sales targets.

As an Outside Sales Representative Home Security,
you will work independently in the field meeting with both new and existing
customers, with at least 90% of work time is spent in the field. In this role will use a company vehicle or private vehicle for extensive local travel, with
mileage reimbursement (or allowance).
You will be expected to meet or
exceed corporate/regional sales goals in a goal-driven, sales organization.
Incumbents will exhibit a strong entrepreneurial spirit and self-motivation,
manage your own schedule and may work evenings and weekends to maximize
customer contact and regularly work outdoors in adverse weather conditions and
at night, when necessary. In some
situations, you may work with dissatisfied customers and will work in
customers' homes or premises.

  • Successful candidates* are driven "hunters", with a strong work ethic, a high
    degree of integrity and an entrepreneurial and achievement-oriented attitude.

  • At
    Cox Communications, our employees are our most important resource. To
    demonstrate the value we place in our employees, we offer: *

  • Competitive base
    salary plus unlimited commission potential

  • Generous benefits to
    include healthcare day one, paid time off and 401(k) matching

  • Free Internet and
    other Cox discounted services

  • Career development
    programs and ongoing training, including tuition assistance

  • Future career growth
    and promotional opportunities

  • Primary
    Responsibilities and Essential Functions*

Essential functions of the role include sales, customer service,
networking and collaboration, administration and self-development. Primary responsibilities within these
functions include:

  • The ideal candidate will be able to
    Self-Generate customer connect opportunities, in addition to company leads in
    order to meet or exceed sales targets.

  • Markets, promotes and sells Cox Homelife
    services and ancillary products door-to-door to residential customers to meet
    or exceed sales goals.

  • Identifies new residential prospects through prospecting,
    cold calling, auditing subdivisions, remarket neighborhoods and analysis of
    street sheets by utilizing various resources and individual effort.

  • Cold calls (door-to-door and phone) new and
    existing customers in territory to sell (or upgrade) services and ensure
    satisfaction with Cox services.

  • Meets with prospective customers to collect
    information required to assess their home security needs in detail and qualify

  • Delivers sales presentations following our
    G.U.I.D.E sales process; and product demonstrations to customers and prospects.
    Uses solution selling techniques to leverage the position of Cox Homelife
    products to educate and influence customers to buy products, typically, in one
    sales call.

  • Educates customers in the use of installed Cox
    Homelife products, service offerings, billing, charges, and product features.

  • Engaged in Self-Generated prospecting
    activities daily in order to ensure that sales expectations are met.

  • Negotiates pricing, products, promotions, and
    terms/conditions with prospective customers.

  • Tracks orders and serves as a point of contact
    for customer throughout sales and installation process. Keeps customers
    informed of installation progress and installation problems and maintains
    client satisfaction throughout the sales cycle.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with
    developers, realtors, insurance agents, contractors, builders in subdivisions
    utilizing our Community Connection Program to promote Cox Homelife products and

  • Prospects and promotes Cox Homelife products
    and services by asking for referrals at time of sale, being involved in
    networking groups, making presentations at homeowners association meetings, and
    conducting informational sessions at Cox retail stores.

  • Builds and maintains effective internal
    network to refer problems and process sales and installation orders.

  • Communicates special conditions or extenuating
    circumstances to Managers and/or assigned technicians to assure smooth
    installation and excellent customer service.

  • Initiates and documents new account
    information by keying orders into ICOMS.

  • Documents and communicates installation design
    for Installers.

  • Plans and organizes daily work route in

  • Schedules installation appointments if

  • Maintains and submits regular expense and
    sales activity reports using software designed for that purpose.

  • Obtains credit approvals as required through
    established processes.

  • Ensures product pricing reflects pricing
    structures set at the corporate level.

  • Document contract information in Docusign and
    provide copy to customers for approval.

  • Attends job-related training to increase
    knowledge of Cox and competitor home security services and offerings,
    consultation, negotiation, and sales skills; attends scheduled team meetings,
    refresher training, and service updates.


  • Accountability, internal drive, self-motivation, entrepreneurial spirit and a burning desire to excel, are highly desirable attributes for successful candidates this role.

  • 1 or more year of experience preferred in outside or field sales experience with quotas and cold calling.

  • Valid state drivers license, good driving record, reliable transportation.

  • Certifications and licenses, as required by state and municipal laws.

  • 6 months experience using a computer in a work or non-work setting.

  • Willingness to work weekends and nights.

  • 18 years of age or older.

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Eligible to work in United States.

  • Excellent adaptability, applied learning, assignment management, relationship building, customer service delivery, formal presentation skills, high impact communications, results produced, continuous learning, PC skills, quality orientation, sales disposition, self-management, self-motivation and self-discipline, technical aptitude, and trustworthiness in order to work effectively with teams throughout organization.

  • Preferred *

  • BS/BA degree in related discipline or strong sales background.

  • Experience in direct sales in home security or telecommunications industry.

  • 2 years of outside or field sales experience with quota requirements.

  • Knowledge of local market, local contacts.


Who We Are

  • About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

  • About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions

  • Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
    Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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