Sales Representative
UniFirst Corporation - Charlotte, NC

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UniFirst Corporation is the premium supplier of uniform and facility services throughout North America. From a small, start-up business in 1936 to a billion dollar industry leader, UniFirst now serves more than 240,000 customers throughout the U.S. and Canada and offers great careers in sales. Forbes Magazine recognized UniFirst as one of the “400 Best Big Companies in America” and Selling Power Magazine named UniFirst in their annual list of “The Top 50 Companies to Sell For.” UniFirst CEO, Ron Croatti, was also recently featured on the UniFirst episode of the hit reality TV show, “Undercover Boss,” on CBS.

Job Responsibilities
As an Outside Sales Representative with UniFirst, you will consistently identify new sources of business, maintain high productivity and sales standards and achieve sales quotas within your protected territory.

Additional responsibilities of the Outside Sales Representative include:

  • Cold-calling businesses in person, from major corporations to small businesses
  • Running meetings with potential clients to analyze their needs and present the appropriate solutions
  • Negotiating sales contracts
  • Overseeing account installations


At UniFirst, we understand that our sales team works hard, so we offer a competitive base salary, various sales bonuses and an annual all-expenses paid trip for the top performers! As a family founded company, we understand the need for a successful work-life balance and offer a generous benefits package so you can have the quality of life you deserve. We also understand the importance of training and development and provide a world-class paid training and quota ramp-up program to set you up for success. We greatly prefer to promote from within and offer significant opportunities for personal and professional growth. An ambitious Outside Sales Representative can move into a national account, management or training role depending on your goals and skill set. We are loyal to our employees and if you can add value to our company, through work performance and a great attitude, we will find a niche for you at UniFirst!

Additional benefits for the Outside Sales Representative include:

  • Major medical, vision, dental and prescription drug insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Car allowance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Self-managed profit sharing
  • Paid vacations, holidays and sick time
  • Paid bereavement, jury duty and military leave
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Sales Rep of the Month recognition program
  • Company Founders Day picnic in July
  • Profit sharing program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discounted employee purchase program
  • Payroll direct deposit

Job Requirements As an Outside Sales Representative with UniFirst, you must possess exceptional communication, negotiation and time management skills and be able to follow our specific and successful sales process. Our ideal Outside Sales Representative can establish rapport with people from all walks of life; wear different hats based on each client’s needs and is open to coaching and advice.

Additional requirements for the Outside Sales Representative include:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • 1 year of outside business to business sales experience with a track record of success prefferred but not required
  • Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and handheld devices like a BlackBerry
  • Ability to develop sales strategies
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • Bilingual skills preferred but not required

UniFirst Corporation is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

About this company
UniFirst, a leading supplier of uniforms, workwear and related products to businesses big and small since 1936, provides a wide range of...