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Sales Manger Trainee Program

  • Advocate Construction
  • Naperville, IL, USA
  • Mar 09, 2018
Full time Construction Customer Service Sales

Job Description

Advocate Construction is a locally-owned construction and Illinois roofing company serving the needs of homeowners. Our roofing contractors provide roof inspections and roof replacements, roof repairs, siding and gutter installation services, we remove the burden from our valued customers by managing the entire process. We are currently looking for 1-2 Sales Representatives to help us better serve the Chicagoland area.

We are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. We approach training from a "hands-on" position. Through our training program, you will be introduced to all facets of running and leading in our business. Within your first year, you will actively participate in everything from sales, marketing, and customer service to operations and finance. As you progress, you will be evaluated based on determination, effort and results. Successful Management Trainees will be eligible for promotion to a management role.


  • Associates or bachelors degree preferred
  • Minimum 6 months of part-time or full-time experience in sales
  • Highly developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Must be willing to canvas assigned territories, on foot, meeting face to face with homeowners
  • Ability to work over 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to speak publicly with confidence and poise
  • Strong sense of ambition, self-motivation and self-discipline
  • Open-minded with a passion for learning a wide-range of skills that will carry through a variety of positions within the company
  • Naturally outgoing and articulate individual who thrives in social settings
  • Must have access to a truck to carry an extension ladder (We offer a truck allowance!

Once successfully fielded into a territory, your job responsibilities will include:

  • Making business decisions that greatly affect your career as well as the bottom line.
  • Gaining responsibility for developing new business and maintaining current relationships.
  • Learning how to deliver superior customer service
  • Learning how to effectively communicate, influence and interact with all types of customers and team members.
  • Learning proper sales techniques to problem solving and conflict management

In your training to become a successful Sales Manager at Advocate Construction, you'll learn how to mentor, train, develop, manage and promote a team of Sales Representative of your own.


  • Expected earnings of $70,000 to over $125,000 in your first year, depending on your commitment and hard work
  • Hands on extensive training
  • W2 Position- Salary and commissions paid weekly
  • Health benefits (Medical, Dental, & Vision)
  • Industry leading base retainer
  • Incentive week-long yearly trip – All inclusive, Airfare included
  • Uncapped bonus potential
  • 401K with up to 4% company matching

Jump start your management career with Advocate Construction!