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Job Title: Telesales Representative

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated Telesales Representative to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating leads, making sales calls, and closing deals over the phone. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.


  • Generate leads and make sales calls to potential customers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing customers
  • Meet or exceed sales targets and goals
  • Provide excellent customer service and support
  • Keep accurate records of all sales activities and customer interactions


  • Proven experience as a telesales representative or similar sales role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM software

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in sales or customer service is preferred
  • Experience in SEO or digital marketing is a plus

Working Conditions:

  • This is a full-time position with flexible working hours
  • The majority of work will be done over the phone and computer
  • Occasional travel may be required for client meetings or conferences

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Telesales Representative

What is the best way to find and hire a Telesales Representative near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Telesales Representative applicants. Employers posting their Telesales Representative job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Telesales Representative applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Telesales Representative are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 19 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Telesales Representative positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Telesales Representative role?
SMS has 93% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Telesales Representative job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Telesales Representatives are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 166% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Telesales Representative applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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