Sales- Entry Level- Inside - Chicago, IL

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Location :
Chicago, IL US
Category :
Inside Sales
Shift :
First Shift
Job Type :
Full Time
Job Level :
Other Positions
Description :
Job Description
Are you passionate about starting or growing your sales career? Do you have a passion for technology? At CDW, we are “People Who Get IT.” Our entry level, inside sales Account Representatives begin their career at CDW with award winning, paid training so they can design customized, cost effective solutions for their customers. Account Representatives craft and build consultative, long-term relationships with business, government, education, and healthcare customers nationwide. If you are ambitious, money motivated and dedicated, look no further than CDW. 



  • Outbound calling to potential and established customers everyday 
  • Establishing and growing relationships with key executives and decision makers 
  • Overcoming customer objections to close sales and educate customers on the value of doing business with CDW
  • Positioning CDW’s solutions as a strategic advantage to our customers’ long term needs 
  • Maintaining CDW’s values and Philosophies of Success


  • Strong sales drive and aspiration to win
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office in addition to basic computer knowledge
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask.  We help you with this by providing dual monitor setups
  • Effective communication skills to aid in forming relationships with your customers and coworkers 


CDW Offers:

  • Guaranteed base salary PLUS uncapped commission potential
  • Awesome partner incentives such as TVs, tablets, trips, sporting events and cash
  • Career advancement opportunities.  Over 88% of Sales Managers were Account Representatives prior to their move into sales management
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits. CDW invests in all aspects of your wellbeing 
  • Company paid vacation and sick time
  • Profit sharing, 401K and coworker stock purchase program
  • Thinking of continuing your education?  CDW provides tuition reimbursement 
  • We give back with on-going community involvement opportunities and our charitable match program


About CDW:

CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. A Fortune 500 company, with multinational capabilities, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 8,600 coworkers. For the year ended March 31 2017, the company generated net sales of over $14 billion. For more information about CDW, please visit


Awards and Recognitions:

  • Ranked #220 on the Fortune 500 list
  • Ranked #337 on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers
  • Ranked #41 on Top 100 Military Friendly Employers by G.I. Jobs
  • Ranked #14 on Computerworld 's "Best Places to Work in IT"
  • Ranked #13 on 2017 Best for Vets: Employers list by Military Times
  • Ranked #13 on Glassdoor’s list of the Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values
  • Recognized as a Top 5 Chicago Performer by The Chicago Network Census for high number of women in executive roles
  • Recognized Thomas Richards on Glassdoor’s list of the highest-rated CEOs in 2016 (#37)
  • Recognized Thomas Richards as one of the 25 most influential executives in 2016 by CRN (#19)
  • Recognized on U.S. Veterans Magazine’s 2015 Best of the Best list

CDW is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

The information in this position description is intended to convey information about the key responsibilities and requirements of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties or working conditions associated with the opportunity. Responsibilities are subject to change.

CDW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at


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