Canon Solutions America

  • Sales Training Specialist - Large Format Solutions

    Location US-IL-Itasca
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
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  • Overview

    Canon Solutions America is a Canon U.S.A. Company providing integrated systems technology that comprise one of the strongest solutions portfolios in the document management industry. If you are goal oriented, have an interest in technology, and are an outgoing person who enjoys selling, this may be the position for you!  


    The primary focus of this position is to facilitate and administer comprehensive  training and on-boarding processes for the first 100 days of all Large Format Solutions (LFS) new hire sales account executives and other LFS personnel as required.


    • Must demonstrate a complete understanding of the Technical Document Systems (TDS) and Display Graphics (DG) product lines within LFS including the ability to conduct webinars, workshops, facilitator led training, and have a complete understanding of the sales rep’s role and expectations for new hire training.
    • Welcome the new hires, partner with them during their new hire orientation through their first 100 days in the company. 
    • Ability to construct power point presentations in both content and the actual navigation of the power point software.  Working knowledge of Word and Excel software.
    • Ability to interact effectively with all sales people, their managers, their sales directors, and other personnel in the company.
    • Conduct assigned workshop sessions based on the New Hire curriculum topic, in classroom and non-classroom settings concerning equipment and software for demonstration and processes.
    • Ability to execute administrative functions such as communicating with appropriate hotels and support personnel.  Also, to construct agendas and all administrative detail involved in the execution of the Sales Trainer position.
    • Facilitate the 5 Day New Hire Class in conjunction with the LFS Marketing team.
    • Serve as a mentor through this period and up to 90 days after the New Hire Class is completed for each individual.
    • Maintain a high level of communication with New Hires for support and questions.
    • Be willing to travel as required to different field locations for training and/or to accompany sales people on customer sales calls.
    • Provide regular standardized reporting to managers on their new hire’s progress.
    • Act as a liaison between new hires, sales training and marketing personnel to ensure continuous improvement feedback is conveyed and implemented as required.
    • Attend scheduled meetings to discuss “Best practices”
    • Work with department personnel to augment and improve the existing training courseware.
    • In addition, will gather requirements and training suggestions from the Sales Management Team, Sales Directors, and VP of Sales to coordinate and implement ongoing sales training for the LFS sales force.
    • Focus on new hire retention.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, major in Marketing or Business Administration is preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in training, sales and/or marketing
    • Certification in sales training, corporate training or a related field is a plus
    • Coast to coast travel, generally 20-30%
    • Job requires residency in the Chicagoland area 

    Canon Solutions America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.


    EOE Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans







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