Outside Sales Rep

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Sales



Description/Job Summary

As an Outside Sales Representative you will:

  • Sell Lumber and Building Materials
  • Create materials estimates
  • Read blueprints
  • Travel to job sites (overnight travel not required)
  • Service current customers
  • Create new Customer Relationships
  • Build strong Vendor relationships
  • Create Special Orders
  • Load and unload lumber and building materials
  • Some local travel required, no overnight travel.
  • Required Skills

  • Ability to maintain and grow customer base through prospecting, development, quoting, and follow-up.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office and email.
  • Ability to read blue prints and prepare a material take-off list.
  • Ability to lift building materials. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Required Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training.
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience in building materials supply.
  • Demonstrated selling experience, working knowledge of sales forecasting and account management.
  • Industry contacts preferred.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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