District Sales Manager - Independent Channels, Northern Ontario ( (1 year contract)


Sudbury, ON, CA Orillia, ON, CA North Bay, ON, CA

Req ID:  41224
Jobs by Category:  Sales and Marketing
Job Function:  Sales & Professional Services
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Temporary



Position Overview:


Supported by the Regional Manager, the District Sales Manager (DSM) is responsible for the day-to-day program execution within Northern Ontario at a variety of national retailers (Walmart, Best Buy, Apple, etc.) and independent TELUS/Koodo dealers. This includes driving overall sales across all brands within the TELUS family (TELUS, Koodo, Koodo Prepaid, mobility and home services) while ensuring partners are provided with world-class support and service.




  • Build strong relationships with partners through exceptional responsiveness and quality training
  • Educate channel partners on the TELUS and Koodo value propositions, ensuring top-of-mind awareness of key products and services
  • Leverage data to devise overall district strategy and action plans to efficiently service assigned partner locations, ultimately leading to the achievement of sales targets
  • Anticipate and respond to challenges encountered by channel partners; appropriately escalate unresolved issues to cross-functional partners
  • Represent the TELUS family of brands in the district and communities served; provide market-specific guidance to internal stakeholders, including gathering and reporting on competitive information







  • Exceptional people skills: this is a relationship-based role
  • An analytical approach: we leverage data and numbers as part of our overall decision-making process
  • Ability to prioritize: each day brings with it a new set of priorities. We are looking for someone who can regularly prioritize and work effectively with minimal supervision
  • The ability to travel and provide own transportation
  • Located in, or willing to relocate or regularly commute to, Northern Ontario
  • Comfortable with a flexible and mobile work style:
    • Working from a home-based office
    • Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekends when required


Preferred Professional Designation/Certification & Experience:


  • Sales experience including business development, relationship management, achieving sales targets, and selling products through independent channels to the end consumer (retail and/or dealer)
  • College or university degree in Business or related discipline is an asset
  • Note: Please consider applying even if you do not have all of the preferred experience listed above! Consider transferable skills that may make you successful in this role



Salary Range:  $58,000-$88,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  10%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





Sales and Marketing

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TELUS’s annual revenue

$4.8 billion
The brand value that TELUS brings

Consecutive years our annual dividend payment has increased


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.