Fall 2017 PES Sales Career Fair – General Information


The Program for Excellence in Selling’s Sales Career Fair will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 from 3:00-6:00 P.M. at the Student Center South’s Houston Room. All majors are welcome! Professional dress is required.

For Sales Career Fair employer details, please visit this link.

Here is a list of companies currently registered to attend (updated 10/23/17):

3 Men Movers
Apex Heritage Group
Aspen Technology Corporation
AXA Advisors
C.H. Robinson
Carroll Insurance Agency
CB Richard Ellis
Center for Student Media
Christy Catalytics
CS Disco Inc.
Cumulus Media
Derrick Equipment Co.
Edward Jones Investments
Entrust Energy
Expeditors International
Fisher Investments
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP)
Johnson Equipment Company
Liberty Mutual Group
Michael Page
Myers the Home Buyers
NES Global Talent
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Oracle Corporation
Oxford Partners
Power Home Remodeling
Reynolds and Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds
Richdale Apartments
Senna House Buyers
Sewell Automotive
SHI International
Sirius Computer Solutions
Smith & Associates
SSAB Americas
State Farm
Stewart Title
Vacations To Go
Verizon Wireless
VMWare Inc.

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The Sharpe Group – Marketing Director

Position Open for Marketing Director in Houston, Texas

The Sharpe Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Global Wealth Management



The Sharpe Group helps families, executives, and business owners handle the opportunities and challenges that come with preserving and growing wealth. Whether wealth creation, preservation, or transfer, the Sharpe Group offers strategies to help fulfill clients’ objectives. Supported by the global resources of Merrill Lynch, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

We offer clients a breadth of strategies, premier customer service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances. No matter what your goals may be, we begin by defining and prioritizing your financial goals based on the following seven areas:

  • Health: Managing healthcare expenses, now and in the future
  • Home: Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
  • Family: Taking care of your family and other people in your life
  • Leisure: Spending your free time in meaningful ways
  • Giving: Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
  • Work: Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
  • Finance: Bringing it all together and defining your financial goals

We’ll also draw on our industry knowledge and experience to make recommendations for strategies around the following:

  • Credit and banking needs through Bank of America
  • Risk management
  • Trust and estate planning services
  • Investment management

We offer clients a breadth of strategies, premier customer service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances. No matter what your goals may be, we begin by defining and prioritizing your financial goals based on the following seven areas:

  • Health: Managing healthcare expenses, now and in the future
  • Home: Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
  • Family: Taking care of your family and other people in your life
  • Leisure: Spending your free time in meaningful ways
  • Giving: Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
  • Work: Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
  • Finance: Bringing it all together and defining your financial goals

We’ll also draw on our industry knowledge and experience to make recommendations for strategies around the following:

  • Credit and banking needs through Bank of America
  • Risk management
  • Trust and estate planning services
  • Investment management

We offer clients a breadth of strategies, premier customer service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances. No matter what your goals may be, we begin by defining and prioritizing your financial goals based on the following seven areas:

  • Health: Managing healthcare expenses, now and in the future
  • Home: Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
  • Family: Taking care of your family and other people in your life
  • Leisure: Spending your free time in meaningful ways
  • Giving: Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
  • Work: Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
  • Finance: Bringing it all together and defining your financial goals

We’ll also draw on our industry knowledge and experience to make recommendations for strategies around the following:

  • Credit and banking needs through Bank of America
  • Risk management
  • Trust and estate planning services
  • Investment management

We specialize in a breadth of strategies, premier customer service, and financial tools. We draw our industry knowledge and experience to create strategies about the following:

  • Investment planning and management
  • Trust and estate planning services
  • Risk management
  • Credit and banking needs through Bank of America

To learn about the Sharpe Group and team bios, visit this link.


  • Undergraduate degree preferred, minimum of 1+ years professional or relevant internship experience required.
  • Series 7 & 63/65 or 66 registration preferred; if hired without licenses, depending on the needs of the business, you may be required to obtain registrations.
  • Knowledge of investment and banking products, policies, & procedures is required.
  • Strong client service & technical skills (MS Word & Excel).
  • Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills are required.


  • Part-time at 19 hours per week or
  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week

Email your resume to Gorana Komazec-Tosic at gorana.tosic@ml.com, and apply online at Career Site – Bank of America Merrill Lynch under Requisition # 17050602 Client Associate – Houston (Part-time).


Service Corporation International – Marketing Internship

We currently have an opening for an Internship in our Corporate Alliances department located in Houston, TX. This position is responsible for supporting all aspects of the Corporate Alliances department including, but not limited to: reporting, data collection, marketing collateral distribution, and field communication.



Service Corporation International (SCI) is North America’s leading provider of deathcare products and services. We have 24,000 dedicated employees who provide the finest funeral, cremation, and cemetery services to hundreds of thousands of families each year.



Provide support in all aspects of Affinity Program Management including but not limited to:

  • Support team by conducting analytics and reporting results on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Gathering data and other information from a variety of internal and external sources.
  • In spreadsheet format, track Dignity Memorial location activity with various partners.
  • Assist in launching new and existing programs in various markets throughout the company.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Update and create the point of contact report for Dignity Memorial locations and various partners.
  • Strengthen the department’s internal and field relationship by coordinating the distribution of market promotional items and assisting with the direct mail activity.


  • Junior or Senior, currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in business, arts, or sciences
  • Working towards a graduate degree is preferred


  • One year of progressive experience in a corporate business environment
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience with Access and Excel


  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Exceptional knowledge of MS Office; specifically Word, Access and Excel (pivot tables)
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Creative, Innovative mindset with the ability to suggest new processes
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and direct multiple programs and activities
  • Proven ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Keen sense of judgment and tact
  • Ability to problem solve with very little direction
  • Ability to recognize and respond to the differing management skills of individuals
  • Ability for some travel if necessary
  • Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours per week



Email Jennifer.Lane@Sci-us.com.



August 7, 2017

C.H. Robinson – Sales Internship

C.H. Robinson – Sales Internship – Fall 2017 Semester


About C.H. Robinson

We believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With more than a century of industry experience, we know what it takes to manage rapid growth, embrace change, and to stay competitive in the marketplace. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest third party logistic providers—delivering innovative supply chain solutions to more than 113,000 customers across the world. Whether you need truckload services, ocean or air shipping, supply chain consulting, or more—we use the strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes, and global technology to provide unmatched connectivity, capabilities, and experience.


What’s the opportunity?

An internship at C.H. Robinson is more than a learning experience. It’s an opportunity to make an impact at a Fortune 500 global company. As an intern, you’ll help some of the world’s most prominent companies move their products around the globe. The game of logistics is ever changing and you’ll be in the middle of the action, gaining business experience that will benefit you for a lifetime.

Sales interns are integrated into our teams, giving you the respect and responsibility needed to learn global freight services and help shippers and carriers optimize supply chains.

You’ll be exposed to multiple facets of the logistics and transportation industry, such as:

  • Sales and negotiation techniques
  • Building industry and customer relationships
  • Transportation information systems
  • Distribution management



What are we looking for?

  • Undergraduate education at a Junior or Senior level (pursuing a business, sales, logistics, supply chain, communications, or related major is a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven, team environment, while also delivering independent results
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Driven, enthusiastic, and highly motivated
  • High attention to detail and ability to multitask


How to Apply?

Interested in applying for this internship? Email Arturo.Cuellar@chrobinson.com by August 7, 2017.

ATAB Insurance Services – Sales & Customer Service Opportunity

ATAB Insurance Services – Sales & Customer Service Opportunity


About the company:

ATAB Insurance Services is an independent insurance agency located in Houston, Texas. Our staff is dedicated to educating customers about how to properly protect their most valuable assets. We offer both personal and commercial insurance solutions and we’re committed to providing the most exceptional customer service to our clients.

We are a ‘boutique’ family-run agency and have a team-oriented culture. We are all working towards a common goal, and our priority is to divide responsibilities, capitalize on each other’s strengths, and grow the agency.


Job description:

This position encompasses both sales AND customer service – we have strong relationships with each of our clients, and service does not end once we make a sale – it only begins. Must be able to not only sell policies, but service the clients’ needs so long as they are insured with our agency.

Duties include: checking alerts, following up with client memos, keeping databases up to date with client information, rating quotes, providing proposals to clients, following up to cross-sell business, managing phone calls, and working with various carriers and underwriters to obtain the best quotes.


Job requirements:

– Experience in sales required, but not necessarily insurance-related. Experience in an office environment preferred.

– If not licensed, must obtain Property & Casualty Insurance license within 3 weeks of start date.

– Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing environment.

– Ability to provide emergency assistance and take detailed messages for agents and claims personnel as needed.

– Must be self-sufficient and willing to take initiative with contacting clients/companies to obtain information and ask questions.

– Must be able to speak with clients and carriers pleasantly on the phone and manage incoming phone calls.

– Must be very comfortable with computers and handling various emails, customer management systems, and carrier sites. Must know how to work with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications.

– Must be team-oriented and able to work with other agency employees.

– POSITIVE ATTITUDE REQUIRED! We are in the business of helping people.

– Must be eager to grow with the agency – opportunities for advancement are available.



– Salary range: $30,000-33,000 PLUS incentives/bonus awarded per quarter.

– Benefits: Health insurance through comprehensive Humana plan offered – partial contribution by owner.


If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to anais@atabins.com by August 7.

Sewell Careers

About Sewell

Building relationships, not selling cars and trucks, is our first priority, and it has been for more than a century. “Customers for Life” – that is our aim. Generations of customers have bought their vehicles from our dealerships. The secret is in how we treat others, and each other. Sewell is still the family-owned business it always has been. You never get the feeling that “it’s just business”; a sense of family and the importance of long-term relationships always come through. You can experience our service at 15 dealerships in Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Houston, Plano, and San Antonio.


There are numerous available career opportunities available at Sewell. Whether you’re just looking, or ready to make a change, click here to find the job that’s right for you.

Solar City – Field Energy Specialist

Field Energy Specialist

Believe in a Better Way with your career at SolarCity.

SolarCity employees are driven by our mission to provide clean energy to families across the U.S. and inspired to truly save the planet – one home or business at a time. Beyond a welcoming atmosphere, SolarCity employees also work together to create an extremely positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day. Do you want to be part of the SolarCity team? Apply today and join the movement!


How many people can say their career is making a positive impact on our world today and for future generations? – WE CAN!  

Join our team as a Field Energy Specialist and we will provide you with training you need to succeed and the independent leadership skills needed to launch your career to the next level- all while earning a base salary with uncapped commissions.


SolarCity’s philosophy is to reward and promote top performers.

During your first year, you will be mentored to become a top performer. With a strong desire to succeed, learn and grow, you will work with other smart and equally passionate team members dedicated to changing the world for the better, together. After you ramp and achieve your sales targets agreed upon by you and your Channel Account Manager, you will become eligible to be considered for a next step in your career with SolarCity.


  • Engage customers regarding SolarCity’s clean energy solutions, including installation and inspection processes, saving and benefits etc.
  • Drive the creation of in-store leads to meet personal and team sales goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with Outside Solar Sales Consultants to confirm in-home appointments
  • Set up SolarCity displays and collateral (must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.)
  • Conduct in-store seminars and events for 20 or more people
  • Work side-by-side with top sales producers and learning from them directly



  • Positive attitude, resilient, high energy, passionate, competitive, and integrity required
  • Dedication to provide superb customer service
  • Articulate, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Weekend, evening and some holiday hours required
  • Must be comfortable in an active face to face retail environment
  • Min 18 years of age with a high school degree, college grads preferred
  • Must be able to work with a minimum amount of supervision
  • Prior experience generating customer leads preferred
  • Tech aptitude: ability to maneuver through multiple web-based systems and platforms
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and drug screen


We welcome over-achievers, leaders, and candidates who have been Peace Corps or Teach for America volunteers, college athletes, Eagle Scouts, military veterans, second career seekers, and community service leaders


Full and Part-Time Positions Available!



  • Competitive compensation! Base salary + competitive performance based commission
  • Paid training with the nation’s leader in solar power
  • Full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Lucrative Employee referral program
  • Eligibility to receive equity in the company
  • Career path opportunities for top performers



Email Peter Khrizman at pkhrizman@tesla.com.


Edgen Murray- Associate, Order Management

Job title:  Associate – Order Management

Department: Sales- Order Management

Reports To: Supervisor – Order Management or as designated

Company: Edgen Murray

FLSA Code: Non-Exempt



The Associate Order Management position is responsible for performing entry level duties from order verification to

coordination of order fulfilment including working as part of a collaborative team to assure a positive customer



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including all or a portion of the following)

  • Complete accurate, timely entry of sales and purchase contract data in company systems for designated sales team(s).
  • Coordinate with vendors, customers, and internal departments to understand, monitor and communicate the timing of material receipts and deliveries.
  • Coordinate with freight forwarders/carriers and internal logistics department to arrange for the movements of materials.
  • Complete accurate, timely receiving and shipping transactions in company systems with the required supporting documentation.
  • Create and maintain well organized files, electronic or hard copy per company business process, for all sales and purchase contracts expedited.
  • Prepare internal and external expediting reports as required internally or within sales or purchase contracts.
  • Participate in completion of periodic quality reviews of business data and processes including, but not limited to, month end cut-off, sales and purchase backlog accuracy, and A/P and A/R dispute review and resolution.
  • Actively participate in sales/project team meetings as assigned by Supervisor to understand upcoming orders and coordinate tasks with sales and other internal departments.
  • Ability to work as part of team to provide excellent customer service and foster a positive, collaborative work environment.
  • Perform all tasks ensuring compliance with systems procedures, business processes and policies of the company.
  • Help prevent and/or minimize recurring individual or team processing errors by analyzing trends and implementing feedback from coaches and managers.
  • Prioritize and complete all tasks, project assignments, and communications in a timely manner.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.



Dependability: Punctual; Good attendance record; Work with minimal supervision and direction; Can be counted

on to handle special duties; Follow-up on issues without prompting; Meet deadlines. 

Initiative and Leadership: Self-starter; Help others when needed; Flexible; Show desire to master job, take

pride in work and seek continuous improvement; Actively tackle problems; Seek new opportunities; Strive to see

projects to completion.

Teamwork: Perform a variety of tasks independently while contributing to the team environment; Build positive

team spirit; Put success of team above own interest.

Interpersonal Skills: Support and encourage others; Give and receive constructive criticism; Negotiate; Listen to

and value other’s opinions; Convey ideas to a group; Maintain confidentiality.

Organisational Support: Follow policies, procedures, instructions and pre-determined guidelines; Support

organization’s goals and values.



Adaptability: Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities.

Business Acumen: Understand business implications of decisions; Display orientation to profitability;

Demonstrate knowledge of market and competition; Align work with strategic goals.

Customer Service: Proactively anticipate and respond promptly to internal and external customer needs; Respond

to all requests for service and assistance.

Oral and Written Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of internal

business stakeholders and external customers and suppliers.

Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gather and analyze information skillfully;

Develop alternative solutions.

Quality Management: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.



  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to confirm key information contained within industry documentation including MTR’s and BOL’s
  • Ability to effectively and accurately process a high volume of transactions with varying levels of complexity



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in distribution or similar industry in an order management, accounting, or equivalent role.
  • Prior experience with U.S. freight and shipping terms, international Incoterms, procurement, material handling, packaging, logistics outsourcing, and freight terminology.
  • Ability to learn about products sold by the assigned sales team(s) and the associated product specifications (ASME, ASTM, etc.)  in order to effectively distinguish items on customer, vendor or other documents and help ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Ability to understand revenue recognition rules and commercial terms in order to read and understand various sales and purchase agreements to the extent required to extract relevant information.
  • Must be Bilingual in English and Spanish.



  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically intermediate to advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to learn and master use of Edgen Murray provided computer systems (Oracle or similar ERP system).



  • Must complete and pass all required pre-employment requirements.



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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and

talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is

occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10

pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while

performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Derrick – Sales Admin

COMPANY: Derrick

TITLE: Sales Admin

LOCATION: Houston, Texas, reporting directly to the VP of Global Sales



Derrick Equipment Company, is a 66 year old family owned and operated business with a long standing reputation for providing premium products and industry-leading customer service. The Sales Admin is responsible for assisting and supporting the sales team comprised on approximately 25 to 30 people, 75% of which are offsite. Fully embracing the Derrick vision and the corporate/family culture are vital to success.



Quotations, Accounts, Opportunities, and Sales Reporting (Utilizing Salesforce)

  • Account and contact data entry
  • Generate capital equipment quotations
  • Opportunity, forecasting and price list management
  • Report & dashboard creation, management, and distribution
  • Market share updating and reporting
  • Overall maintenance and organization of Salesforce CRM database


  • Preparation, participation and occasional attendance
  • Coordinate show calendar and manage timelines
  • Manage show contracts, order all necessary services
  • Coordinate travel / accommodations as needed
  • Booth and/or attendee registration
  • Lead retrieval and analysis
  • Promotional item ordering and distribution

PowerPoint Presentations

  • Creation, modification, and management of product presentations

General Admin

  • Coordinate on-site and offsite company meetings
  • Supporting Derrick’s global distributor network
  • Possible involvement in customer meetings
  • Creation of meeting presentation packets, agendas and event outlines
  • Involvement in company events, including tradeshows and customer events
  • Switchboard involvement (participation in break / lunch relief rotation) as needed



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outgoing and positive, can-do attitude is essential
  • Ready to be of service, willing to multi-task and handle rapidly changing priorities
  • Reliable and committed to a long term employment
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, organized and proactive
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional and polished
  • CRM oriented and ability to integrate most sales tasks into CRM
  • Task management ownership including other team member involvement
  • Ability to interface comfortably with all levels of management



  • Alignment with Derrick values; integrity, passion for excellence, humility and accountability
  • College Degree (Marketing or communications preferred)
  • 3-5 years minimum relevant experience
  • Excellent communication & writing skills
  • Salesforce or equivalent CRM software proficiency
  • Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in Excel and strong proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
  • Experience in Oil & Gas industry preferred



  • Employee oriented benefit package.
  • Details available upon request




Ray Clayton


(281) 590-3003


Christian Holdings Mortgage – Job Opportunity

Sales-$100k+ Salary Income + Bonus, 3.5+ GPA

Job description

We teach you to become a Top Producer and provide all the business to you! Now is the time to make a change to better your life and help people become homeowners and celebrate in the financial rewards.

This is 6 Figure Salary Opportunity along with stock and bonus options we have full benefits –insurance, paid vacation and pto, 401k match up to 5%



Career Sales Video


Here is the address:

7702 FM 1960 E Suite 100

Humble Texas 77346

Sales Executive Job description

  • Connect with people who have applied with us to buy a home, you as the loan officer will sell the loan program and package the file to get it closed.
  • Oversee loan process by monitoring loan status and ensuring conformity with terms and guidelines; assist in collecting additional documents and promptly communicating loan status to all interested parties.
  • Responsible for overall customer interaction and interfacing with all parties involved on each individual loan that is originated from application to closing.
  • Pre-Qualify potential home buyers, taking complete and accurate loan application.
  • Provide required documentation to clients in a timely manner.
  • Collect and confirm the accuracy of all necessary support documents along with the appropriate fee and lock-in information. Responsible for knowing rules and regulations pertaining to all type of mortgage loans.

Job Requirements:

Bachelors or Masters degree with 3.5+ GPA

Very Goal Oriented with Proven Track Record

Technically and Mathmatically Inclined 

2 years work experience in fast pace high octane environment

Excellent Communication Skills

Hardworking, Determined, Positive Mindset

Located in North Houston–Humble Texas area must work from Office

Christian Holdings Mortgage was founded in 2005 and is a privately owned mortgage company with a reputation of phenomenal customer service. Christian Financial is expanding throughout the Southern States and we are looking to add experienced secretary and office admin to come and join our wining team. Job Duties are paperwork, file sorting, customer service, document management. Must be proficient with communication, email, using excel and word.

At Christian Holdings Mortgage we care about our customers and our country, we are committed to responsible lending and we believe that one of our greatest opportunities is to help our customers achieve their goal of homeownership.

At Christian Holdings Mortgage

we believe in honesty, integrity, doing the right thing , enriching the lives of the people we work with and help.

Christian Holdings Mortgage

Invests its capital and resources to make certain that everyone has the tools to be successful. When you come aboard you will be successful.


$100,000 Salary + Bonus & Commission + Full Benefits

Paid Vacation, PTO

Christian Holdings is expanding and searching for Fantastic People who want to grow, contribute and enjoy a wonderful quality of life.

This is a fantastic opportunity to come aboard as we expand.

  • We are only looking for Fantastic People who are highly motivated, have a deep desire to grow and enjoy an abundance of financial success.
  • We would like to see a great track record. If you are in another industry and looking to make a change to more money and better quality of life that is perfect!
  • If you love to Help people living a purpose driven life this is a great opportunity for you.


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