Position title: Sales Consultant / Business Development

FLSA Status: Full Time - (flexible schedule, work from home)

Compensation: Base plus commission

Location: Greater La Crosse WI

Who we are and what are we looking for:

PeopleFirst HR Solutions is looking for an energized Sales Consultant to help build our business and brand in the greater La Crosse and Winona market. If you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves, love engaging with people and providing solutions to our future and current customers, this may be perfect for you! This is a great opportunity to bring on new business and expand existing offering with an established customer base.  

The Details:

We are looking for a Sales Consultant to act as the sales team. Working closely with our Managing Partners, your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers, and expanding services with current customer base. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience developing leads from marketing campaigns and meeting sales quotas. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from first contact building strong trusted relationships. Ultimately, you will boost our client base and contribute to our long-term business growth.

Essential Skills:

  • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns as partnership opportunities

  • Integrate Social Media in sales strategy

  • Contact potential clients through prospecting

  • Match and present our company to potential clients

  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate products/services

  • Customize product solutions to increase customer satisfaction

  • Build long-term trusting relationships with clients

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market

  • Report accurately (weekly/monthly/quarterly) partner results

  • Stay up-to-date with new products/services and new pricing/payment plans

  • Proven work experience as a Business Development Representative, Sales Consultant or similar role an asset

  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques (including prospecting)

  • Background with general HR practices and services an assess

Non-Essential Skills:

  • Be familiar with emotional intelligence (EQ)

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with both external and internal clients

  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations including integrating companies core values and with our presentation

  • Have a keen sense of what the client isn’t telling you that will help you advise them on other services that we offer

  • Genuinely care about people and companies, get to know the people

  • Have the passion to push for what is right for both the client and the company.

  • Understanding of sales performance metrics

  • Experience with being able to have difficult, honest, and constructive feedback to internal clients when developing client programs.

Desired Experience:

Our desired candidate will have 1+ years of experience consulting with clients on human resources key areas or equivalent related experience. Not be afraid to start from ground zero and be a part of an amazing opportunity. We are in an experienced economy and that requires a great working environment starting with our own people. Last but not least, be able to have fun, and work hard!

Our Mission:

To provide high touch, personalized, value-added human resource solutions to businesses, organizations and individuals.


  • Outside Sales: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Business Development: 1 year (Preferred)

Billing cycle:

  • Monthly

Sales cycle:

  • Less than 90 days

Sales environment(s):

  • Live and in person

  • Trade shows

  • Office or call center

Onboarding time:

  • Less than 1 month