Sales Representative

Sales Representative

Trade Sales Consultant

 Independently owned Pella branch

Are you a driven, independent, self-starter who constantly strives to be number one and has a proven track record of developing new and nurturing lasting relationships? If so we need to talk to you.  

“Prairie Pella Inc”, an innovative, dynamic, growing company is now looking for a sales rep for the Des Moines, Iowa metro area.  We need a confident, persuasive individual who is focused on details and thrives on a challenge.  We provide independence and an exciting, fast paced and fun work environment.  We look for you to provide a competitive drive, an outgoing nature, and the will to be the best Sales Representative in the industry. 

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • We supply Smartphone (or phone allowance), car allowance laptop computer and product samples

  • We offer paid time off, health, and dental insurance 401k

  • Quality engineered product solutions that are unmatched in the construction industry

  • Excellent training programs and career development opportunities

  • Reputation of the Pella Brand


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop new accounts through prospecting, cold calls and networking in assigned geographic territory.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with your immediate supervisor by reporting field activity, customer relations, and current status of accounts.
  • Maintain a complete customer list, including prospects within a contact management system.
  • Attain and demonstrate a high level of knowledge as related to the entire Pella product offering, as well as installation procedures, and available shop services.
  • Attain and maintain adequate knowledge of competing products.
  • Provide accurate and correct information to Prairie Pella Inc. regarding pricing, production instructions, contracts, quotations, and reports.
  • Attain and maintain adequate knowledge of the Pella Systems (PQM and Oracle CRM On-Demand).
  • Attain and maintain adequate knowledge of Prairie Pella, Inc. processes.
  • Provide all necessary paper work and related follow-up to insure accurate and orderly delivery of products to the customer within the confines of established company production and delivery schedules.
  • Staff office, showroom, and trade shows when scheduled.
  • Make minor deliveries and provide minor warranty service work when necessary.  Be willing to lend a hand to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Be proficient and responsive with communication via email, fax, cellular phone, land phone, etc…
  • Continue to strive for 100% “Very Satisfied” clients


  • Prefer 4 year degree and at least 2 years of sales experience

  • Must be able to read blue prints

  • Individual’s motor vehicle record must also comply with company requirements


Prairie Pella, Inc in Des Moines Iowa is an independently owned Pella branch. Prairie Pella, Inc. has been in business since 1925.   Our company was the first distributor of Pella Products under the Pella direct sales network. During that time-period of 93 years, Prairie Pella, Inc. has only had 4 different owners. 


Prairie Pella, Inc. sells, delivers, and services all Pella products in our territory, which extends over 2/3 of Iowa, and into Western Illinois.  We operate 5 showrooms located in Des Moines, Carroll, Pella, and Davenport, Iowa, and Peoria, Illinois.  Our company employs over 80 employees throughout Iowa and Illinois


Pella Corporation, is an innovative leader in creating a better view for homes and businesses by designing, testing, manufacturing and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications.  Founded in 1925, Pella is a family-owned and professionally managed privately-held company, known for its history of innovation, making outstanding products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction.  The company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity and practicing environmental stewardship.


Apply today to learn about your future as a team member of Pella Windows and Doors!

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Posted on

February 26, 2019