Redox is a global chemical and raw material distributor and it’s my responsibility to sell and source a range of those materials.
I’ve been transferred to our Californian branch to increase our sales presence in the United States. My day to day involves finding new potential clients, looking at new avenues for potential business along with new products that can help increase sales. Also whilst continuing my product sourcing responsibilities.
I grew up in Macarthur, NSW.
Out of University I began a finance job and immediately didn’t like how anti-social the position was. My father is a firefighter who worked down the road from Redox head office. He saw that I wasn’t enjoying my job and suggested I put in my resume because in his words “He always saw people in suits walking out of that office”.
I put in my resume and have now worked at Redox 7 years moving to the United States in February 2016.
Yes. If you’re personable and have the drive to succeed you’re fit to be a salesperson at Redox.
As a salesperson you need to be sociable and enjoy dealing with people. An element of competitiveness is also advantageous whilst also wanting to learn about industries you may not be aware actually exist.
The coolest thing about my job would be the idea that we are starting from nothing in the United States and building off our own hard work. Nothing is gifted, as we are only relatively new, so every sale you make is on the back of your own work. Learning how industries operate in a different country is also a great experience, along with experiences the differences with how business is conducted in general.
You’re going to be rejected a lot more often then you’re going to be accepted. It just makes the positive phone calls and meetings all the more worthwhile because you then understand the work that went into getting those meetings and eventually those sales.