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Sales Training Specialist

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Location:

United States

Job ID

2202920

Where will a UniFirst Career take you?

As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst Corporation has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment services industry.

UniFirst is recognized on the Forbes “Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies” List. With over 14,000 employee Team Partners and more than 250 facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you are never just a number when you work for UniFirst. What sets us apart from all other companies is that we still function as a family run business. When you work for UniFirst, you’re family!

UniFirst Corporation has a strong history of promoting from within. In fact, most of UniFirst's Senior Managers have come from within the Company. Opportunities are endless for those individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to quality, and above all else, a passion for delivering quality customer service, both internally and externally.

Our culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest. Are you interested in loving your job? Find out just how far a career with UniFirst can take you.

Job Summary:

To design, implement, facilitate, and continually improve a wide range of New Account Selling Skills, Sales Management, and Sales Leadership oriented modules/curriculum/program delivery for new and tenured Salespeople and Managers. This work will include a great deal of documentation writing, re-writing, and layout for various manuals, workbooks, and multi-media, etc. Provide continuous support and communication to the field with regard to corporately delivered and/or supplied training and tools, and ongoing Location based and Long Distance learning (Intranet/Internet/Video Conference/Webinar) initiatives.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  •  Facilitate or support various Sales and/or Sales Management training programs delivered at Corporate and regionally.
  • Revise, update, maintain, and develop new materials for Selling Skills and Sales Management programs, manuals, workbooks, and standalone materials. This can include maintaining/improving the New Hire Sales and/or the Sales Manager Training programs and all associated tools and materials.
  • Assist with Regional and National Sales Meetings and Strategic Planning Sessions as needed.
  • Through in-field observation/participation, assess and propose effectiveness enhancements for any or all field Selling related activities engaged in by Salespeople and/or Sales Managers.
  • Help to organize, track, and maintain all training support product inventories.
  • Help support servicing a wide range of “field” requests, questions, and needs.
  • Work with others within and without the department in order to continually improve, streamline, and overhaul all elements of the Sales Training Department’s infrastructure.
  • Work with others within and without the department with regard to intranet/internet delivery of testing and training instruments, long distance learning, new training technologies, and delivery methods, etc.
  • Provide creative and administrative support for various and sundry publication projects (existing and proposed) such as handouts, newsletters, policy memos, audios, videos, etc.
  • Actual “Live” training time may account for as little as 20% of this position’s typical activity.
  • Position requires a great deal of writing, editing, proofreading, etc. in various professional styles.
  • Position requires up to 50% travel anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Special projects as needed.

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

  • 401K with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 30% Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Program

Qualifications
  • College Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year training and/or 1 year of New Account Field Sales experience (or comparable). 1 year Sales Management experience preferable
  • Must possess very strong and versatile writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Must possess very strong software competencies, especially MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess or be willing to pursue Competent Toastmaster (CTM) rating from Toastmasters International.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.

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