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Outside Sales Representative

Position: Outside Sales Representative
Employer: Convoy Supply
City: Surrey
State/Province: BC
Valid Until: Feb 22, 2023
Convoy Supply

Commercial Outside Sales Representative

We are looking for a motivated, and professional Outside Sales Representative who enjoys the challenge of building our reputation and growing our business for our Lower Mainland region. This position will be reporting to our Surrey branch. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a Group RSP. If you wish to have a career in a fast-paced industry – join our team!

 

Job Summary

  • Proactively identify prospects and develop new accounts
  • Identify market trends, maintain awareness of competitive activity in the roofing industry and continually evaluate marketing, pricing and selling strategies
  • Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with a focus on quality and customer service
  • Provide project quotations on a timely basis; maintain project files, and quotation follow up
  • Conduct job site visits on a consistent basis
  • Interact regularly with our major suppliers and keep up to date on all products
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Achieve defined sales targets

 

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 2-3 years of experience in a sales role, preferably in the construction industry, which includes:
    • business development activities including prospecting and networking for potential clients
    • visiting job sites for specifications, products
    • meeting with installers for potential clients
  • Ability to read and understand construction specifications, drawings and technical data
  • Able to make cold calls and always looking for new sales opportunities within assigned territory
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence; must be able to connect with customers to schedule appointments, discuss new products and pricing
  • Work with other team members to ensure excellent customer service
  • Provide accurate quotes and orders and ensure excellent customer service for billing, payment, and delivery services
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmark state-of-the-art practices; participate in professional societies
  • Able to work flexible hours beyond normal branch office hours in order to make contact with contractors. Need to be accessible and responsive to the requests of customers
  • Able to travel, have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions whether in written, oral, diagram or schedule format
  • Possess basic computer knowledge including Customer Relationship Management - databases, Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Able to speak, read and write in English

 

What we offer

Competitive salary - we take great pride in offering our workforce the best benefits and   compensation packages in our industry, and we think you will too.

Healthcare – we offer multiple options and Convoy picks up a generous amount for single, couple or family coverage

Insurance benefits and employee assistance program

Benefits plan that includes dental, health, group RSP, vacation, and more 

Time Off – Everyone needs time away from work to recharge and be with family and friends - receive a generous amount of paid holidays

Referral Bonus Program

Paid training/tuition reimbursement – Ready to further your education?

Open door policy in a supportive and encouraging work environment

Overtime available in peak periods

Internal Promotions

 

Additional information

 

Company Overview

Convoy Supply, founded in 1972, is a leading wholesale distributor of construction materials with over 40 locations across North America. Convoy prides itself on being the most responsive, problem solving and fun place for our customers to conduct business.