Fifth Avenue – Outside Sales Representative

Seeking self-motivated, sales driven individual with a minimum of 5 years experience in building material sales.

Job Purpose: Outside sales representatives are responsible for ensuring the continuous stability and growth of the company through product sales.

Scope of Responsibilities: Visits job sites and converses with customers; Provides takeoffs/quotes; Writes orders; Handles special orders; Works with dispatcher to schedule deliveries; Prospects new customers; May assist in training and developing of new employees; May make small deliveries; Checks foundations; Helps with budgets; Attends sales meetings; Attends builder functions; Attends seminars when needed; Collects on accounts; Assists with annual inventory

Minimum Education Requirement: High school diploma or equivalent, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

Knowledge, Skill, Training, Licenses, Experience and/or Abilities:
· 5+ Years of experience in building material sales

· Strong product knowledge required (i.e. lumber, siding, decking, roofing, etc.)
· Candidate must be organized, detail oriented and maintain a high level of accuracy
· Strong math skills are required
· Candidate must be comfortable with reading and understanding blueprints
· Candidate must have excellent customer relations abilities
· Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills

Equipment/Software/Technology used:
· Frequent use of Windows P.C.
· Frequent use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
· Frequent use of printers/fax machine/copier/calculator/phone system
· Frequent use of cellular phone
· Frequent use of ECS Pro
· Frequent use of internet
· Frequent use of company vehicle
· Frequent use of scales and span charts
· Frequent use of tape measure

Essential physical and mental functions:
· Candidate must be able to handle stressful situations in a professional manner.
· Candidate must be able to operate a motor vehicle safely
· Decent typing speed preferred
· Candidate must be able to climb in and out of vehicle
· Candidate must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.

Working Conditions:
Combination of indoor, temperature controlled environment and outdoor weather including cold, heat, rain, snow, ice, wind, etc. and possibly driving in such weather

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Building Material Sales: 5 years
  • Blueprints: 5 years

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