BDS Connected Solutions, LLC.

Assisted Sales Representative

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Assisted Sales
Position Type

At a Glance

As the Assisted Sales Representative, you are responsible for representing our client’s popular Robotic Vacuum products within well-known home furnishings, home improvement, and/or consumer electronics retailers



You are required to approach and engage customers, provide fun and relevant demonstrations, and have the ability to close the sale. You play a critical role in creating the best customer experience in the industry through best-in-class support.  You should have prior retail experience and will report directly to the Regional Manager.



In-Store Demonstrations

  • Works within defined procedures to successfully execute all assigned activities
  • Delivers excellent sales/customer service as you proactively greet, educate, and engage customers on our client’s robotic vacuums and, ultimately, close the sale
  • Demonstrates sales leadership and accountability by achieving daily and weekly sales goals
  • Delivers product demonstrations that are relevant, memorable, and increase sales and brand advocacy
  • Build and cultivate strong relationships with store associates and management as a trusted ally and brand representative 
  • Ability to close the sale with customers
  • Ability to be socially focused as well as approachable and confident, conveying an engaging and persuasive communication style in any setting
  • Ability to understand, retain and articulate product details in an ongoing, enthusiastic and confident manner with the ability to easily connect with customers and store staff

Reporting and Data Collection

  • Shares observations, concerns, and potential solutions for what works and what can be improved, and reports results daily
  • Reports market activities and trends daily
  • Submits pictures of display setup and sales daily



  • High school diploma some college education preferred
  • 1 year of retail sales and/or training/demonstrating experience
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills



  • Previous sales and/or demonstration experience – consumer electronics, vacuum experience a plus! 
  • Proven history of closing sales and exceeding goals
  • Ability to connect easily with others, share information, and develop relationships with store associates
  • Complete online reports accurately and in a timely manner
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Engaging and impactful presentation skills
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Ability to complete all required training within established timelines
  • Ability to complete all scheduled shifts, including clocking in/out as per given guidelines
  • Minimal Travel
  • The typical schedule is Friday afternoon/evening, Saturday and Sunday days



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 required to:

  • Regularly stand, walk, bend over, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, grasp, push or pull, talk and/or hear
  • Always carrying and lifting something into stores up to 10 lbs
  • Frequently lift and carry up to 35 pounds
  • Continuous hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation

Important Information

BDS Connected Solutions. (“BDS”) is an equal opportunity employer in every aspect of employment, including but not limited to; selection, training, development, and promotion of the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. BDS is committed to equal employment opportunity in all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment that may not be covered in this statement. BDS is an at-will employer.


BDS Connected Solutions offers a complete suite of Connected Commerce solutions that blend Advocacy, Training, Retail, Virtual, Experiential, and Digital environments to influence the modern buyer, regardless of where they are on their shopping journey. Since 1985, BDS has been inspired by innovation; as we continue to evolve as a trendsetter in today’s disruptive market, we enable our clients to do the same. Our industry-leading experts never stop working to discover, design and deploy custom buying solutions that empower brands to achieve and exceed their unique sales goals. BDS is headquartered in Irvine, California with regional offices in New York City, New York; Chicago, Illinois; and Columbus, Ohio. Visit us at for more information.


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