Inside Sales Representative - Work From Home (Illinois)

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Why HomeAdvisor? 

Routinely voted a Top Workplace around the country, HomeAdvisor provides homeowners the tools and resources they need to complete their home improvement, maintenance and repair projects. HomeAdvisor also helps service professionals grow their business by providing online advertising and lead generation to small businesses or contractors all over the country to make the perfect match. In 2017, HomeAdvisor merged with Angie’s List to help form ANGI HomeServices Inc. 

The best part about HomeAdvisor Sales is joining a supportive and fun team environment. We love competition and are looking for individuals that will thrive in our fast paced, high energy environment and want to help push others to be better. HomeAdvisor Sales offers tons of incentives like team outings, happy hours, and lively games & competitions. We take pride that all levels of leadership are accessible and invested in our employee's success and development. Employee engagement is at the heart of the organization and incredibly important to us.  

Where are we located? Where the talent is!

HomeAdvisor is headquartered in Denver and has offices located in Indianapolis, Kansas City, New York City and Chicago. We are committed to finding the very best to join our growing workforce; In addition to the locations above, we have remote opportunities available. To be eligible for these opportunities, you must reside in one of the states listed below. When submitting your application, please apply to the job post listed for your state. 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,

Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,

Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York,

Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,

Virginia, Washington D.C., Wisconsin

What you’ll do as an Inside Sales Representative:

  • Interactive training program that graduates you and hands you off to your new team
  • Cold call on new business - this role is 100% phone-based, you will be expected to make about 200 dials a day to engage with service providers and sign them up for our platform 
  • Leads are provided in our proprietary CRM system- prospecting is done for you!  
  • Sell HomeAdvisor as a marketing solution to Home Improvement Pros to help grow their clientele  
  • Become an expert in overcoming objections to business owners over the phone 
  • Meet and exceed required daily/weekly sales targets- the goal is to sign up at least 3 contractors each week! 
  • Collaborate with leadership and other team members to continue to master your sales pitch  
  • This role is 40 hours a week, Monday- Friday. We expect our sales reps to be independently motivated and be able to manage their time well in a work from home environment. 

 Career Growth– What to Expect:  

  • Experience personalized one on one coaching to become a sales expert 
  • Opportunity to join weekly management training workshops led by members of our sales leadership team 
  • Ability to apply for our management training program after 6 months of employment to get on track for a promotion 
  • Leadership that is invested in your success and development 
  • Additional leadership training offered throughout the time of employment  

 Must-haves for the Inside Sales Representative Role: 

  • HS Diploma or GED required 
  • Bachelor’s degree OR 2+ years of sales or customer facing experience required 
  • Experience selling over the phone and cold calling is a plus 
  • You're not afraid to fail and you can recover quickly from difficult objections- rejection doesn’t get to you 
  • Ability to think on your feet and pivot quickly when selling to businesses over the phone 
  • You’re an excellent listener and you can communicate extremely clearly & concisely both verbally and in written forms 
  • Strong ability to adapt and possess a coachable mindset- you'll receive frequent coaching 
  • Openness to growth and desire for leadership opportunities a plus 
  • Desire to work hard and exceed goals- you’re not satisfied unless you’re the best  
  • Work self-directed remotely, while utilizing multiple technology platforms and communicating cross-functionally throughout the day
  • Must utilize all company provided equipment, including the webcam, for all team communications
  • Individual Hardline High-speed internet connection
  • Hear and talk on a phone head set for up to 8 hours per day
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check  

 Benefits & Compensation:  

  • Base salary of $30,000.00 
  • An uncapped commission plan- in the first year our consultants average $55,000-$65,000 with some earning as much as $100,000+ 
  • Ongoing bonus opportunities and incentives- earn an additional bonus of $5,000+ in your first 3 months! 
  • Employer paid medical coverage with a company contribution to an HSA fund 
  • Dental & vision coverage, pet discount plans & retirement plan with company match (401K) 
  • Generous PTO including sick, personal, vacation, and volunteer time  
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits 
  • Work/life balance 

ANGI HomeServices Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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Our brand new office at the Merchandise Mart is nearby dozens of great restaurants, the brown, purple, and blue train lines, and several bus stops.

An Insider's view of HomeAdvisor

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Upbeat, fun, competitive and rewarding!



What projects are you most excited about?

The Leadership Development Program is a project to become eligible for management. Career growth is one of the reasons I chose a career with HomeAdvisor. The projects I am working on focuses on improving my FTE, Retention, and Pipeline Management to make sure I am in good standing to become the best version of myself and to lead a team



How does the company support your career growth?

They give you the tools necessary to perform at the highest level. With a supportive and knowledgeable management team, I can rely on them whenever I have questions . With this being my first job right out of college, I am lucky to be in a company where I have the chance to move up in my first year.



What is your vision for the company?

The vision of the office in Chicago is to grow leaders. The Sales Leadership Development Program provides mentorship to sales representatives who are interested in future leadership opportunities, and new managers transitioning into the role. The course is designed to help breed our leaders and future leaders with the tools necessary to succeed



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The company culture is one of the main reasons I took the position at HomeAdvisor. Between the quick pace & high energy on the sales floor and the amazing relationships I have formed with my coworkers the environment is the perfect mix of competition & teamwork. Our leadership team does a tremendous job keeping the sales floor motivated.



What are HomeAdvisor Perks + Benefits

HomeAdvisor Benefits Overview

HomeAdvisor strives to make all employees feel valued through a variety of programs, perks, and benefits. We're proud to offer a competitive salary with unlimited earning potential for our sales consultants, and supplement that with comprehensive healthcare offerings, pet insurance, catered meals, and more!

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
HomeAdvisor provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Uncapped Commission
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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