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Outside Sales Representative


Rumpke Waste And Recycling


Outside Sales Representatives are responsible to prospect and generate new commercial business. This position requires cold calling on commercial accounts in the field to generate new contracted permanent commercial sales. The hours and level of responsibility may vary by location or line of business.

•Identifies leads, manages prospects and acquires new business.
•Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of Rumpke’s services and pricing structure.
•Determines customer needs and propose appropriate service needs.
•Meets or exceeds the new business sales goals.
•Conducts cold call and prospecting activities that result in scheduled first appointments and follow up appointments with decision makers.
•Prepares and delivers sales proposals/presentations to key decision makers that result in closing the sale.
•Proposes customer solutions that are compliant with appropriate local, state and federal regulations.
•Utilizes the company’s Growth Management System (GMS Board) on a daily basis, scheduling and documenting activities, and developing prospective customer profiles.
•Performs data entry to populate electronic sales orders via the Sales Management System (SMS).
•Secures customer signatures on required Customer Service Agreements (unaltered).
•Submits and reviews for accuracy reports and other paperwork in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy.
•Develops and maintains an awareness of market behavior and competitive trends and respond accordingly.
•Attends meetings regularly with Sales Supervisor to review weekly sales activities, progress on goals, and status of prospective customers.
•Performs other duties as assigned.


•Previous cold calling experience.
•Experience in developing and executing territory sales strategies.
•Possess strong presentation, negotiation, and closing skills.
•Must be self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals.
•Must present and communicate in a professional manner.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Must be organized with good time management skills.
•Possess proven analytical/problem solving solutions for the customer and the company.
•Computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft applications.
•Waste industry experience, a plus.
•Must have reliable transportation.
•Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business



Work Schedule

Set Hours


Commission on sales


Medical, dental, vision insurance after 90 days, 401k with match after 6 months, Vacation, Short and long-term disability, etc.

Required Education

High School Diploma — Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Sales or related field preferred.

Work Location


Application Process

Go to https://www.rumpke.com/careers. Click "Search Careers" on the page and filter for Louisville positions.

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