• Outside Residential Sales Representative ($1,000 Sign-On Bonus + Uncapped Commission!)

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    Fund your Future! TDS Telecom is currently ramping up its sales team to meet the growing demands of our residential business tomorrow. Our sales system is unmatched in talent, process, commitment, and our Outside Residential Sales Representative position is a phenomenal way to make an impact on an exploding industry in your local community.


    TDS Telecom delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit


    Individuals successful in this position have backgrounds and experience in public service positions, retail, hospitality, customer service, healthcare, and sales. Experience can range from entry level to career professional.


    What’s in it for you?

    • Average sales reps earn $60k per year -- top reps earn $100k or more!
    • Uncapped earning potential
    • Discounted TDS services and products
    • Full Benefits Package -- Begins on first day of employment!
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
      • Vacation, Sick time, Personal days, and holidays
      • 401k eligible after 30 days and flexible spending accounts
    • Paid training and development.
    • Company provided laptop and cell phone allowance.
    • Generous territories and comprehensive listings of qualified leads.
    • Flexible work schedule: manage your own 40hr work week between 9am – 9pm.
    • Top performers and their guest are invited to an all expense awards trip! Previous trips have been to New Orleans, South Beach Miami, Costa Rica, and Las Vegas to name a few!

    Skills & Traits

    • Persistent, fearless, and outgoing
    • Ability to self-manage
    • Ability to build rapport and generate referrals from customers
    • Ability to handle and overcome objections


    This position is not a desk job, in fact our Outside Residential Sales Representatives sell our products and services in a door-to-door manner. You would act as a territory manager, coordinating the customer experience from sale to installation, taking ownership of acquiring new leads (above and beyond the lists of leads provided by our marketing team), gaining referral partners, participating in community events, and acting as a brand ambassador for #TDS at all times.


    Required Qualifications

    • 6+ months of sales/customer service experience – OR – current or prior military service with honorable discharge.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain any credentials and/or licenses necessary to sell.
    • Must have access to reliable transportation.

    Other Qualifications

    • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Computer literate with familiarity of in-home electronics, computers, and high-speed Internet preferred.
    • Must be enthusiastic, persuasive, persistent, and have the ability to handle rejection in the selling process well.
    • Must be a good listener and have superior people skills.
    • Must be committed to providing exceptional customer service in a calm, professional manner.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively and be a self-starter.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills for interaction with customers to educate them on cable, voice, and data services.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of company and customer information.
    • Ability to deal with public in a professional manner.
      Must be able to pass local community background checks and permitting processes.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, write, and operate a computer keyboard, standard office equipment, and telephone.  The employee is frequently required to move about and reach for items.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee may need to operate a motor vehicle during the work shift.  The employee must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.  The employee must be able to ambulate door-to-door through various constructed housing units.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


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