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

    Job Locations US-OR-Bend
  • Overview

    Fund your Future! Company: #TDS Telecom is 7th largest local exchange telephone company in the U.S. with 1.2 million service connections in nearly 900 communities nationwide. TDS Telecom is currently ramping up its sales team to meet the growing demands of our 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.


    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?

    • Top reps earn $80k 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 or 20hr Part-time schedule.
    • 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


    • Contact cold and warm prospect customers through in-person cold calling at people’s homes, networking, and referrals to educate them on voice, data, and television services in territory provided by TDS
    • Make sales calls to determine customer need, gain information, and sell TDS services to prospective customers in order to achieve their sales quota
    • Prepare documentation of sales orders received from customers and remit to supervisor on a daily basis.  This includes sales orders and agreements, third party verifications, and sales reports in a manner consistent with manager specifications
    • Manage the customer account from the sale through installation.  Perform telephone follow-ups on each sale after it is installed to ensure customer satisfaction after the sale
    • Set up and attend community events that will allow for sales opportunities
    • Maintain technical knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to achieve success in position.  Maintain proper appearance and professional attitude at all times to represent TDS positively in the community
    • Attend and participate in sales meetings and training as established by management
    • Perform other duties as assigned



    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.

    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.



    As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.


    TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) 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
    TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000®company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,600 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. In 2018, TDS Inc. was named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit


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