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Outside Sales Representative

Position: Outside Sales Representative
Employer: Convoy Supply
City: Edmonton
State/Province: AB
Valid Until: Oct 12, 2021
Convoy Supply

Outside Sales Representative

We are looking for an outgoing and professional Outside Sales Representative who enjoys the challenge of building our reputation and growing our business for our Prairie region. With openings available in Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg, 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, maintains 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 licence 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 providing our workforce with the best compensation and benefits package in our industry
  • Group RRSP – save for retirement – a contribution matching plan, eligible after one year of continuous employment 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program 
  • Paid training/tuition reimbursement – Ready to further your education?

 

Company overview

Convoy Supply is a leading wholesale distributor of construction materials with 40 locations across North America, from the Canadian Rockies and Pacific Northwest forests, across the Prairies to the Great Lakes and places in between. Founded in 1972, the same year that Bill Wither’s classic “Lean On Me” hit the Top Ten. Team Convoy prides itself on being the most responsive, problem-solving and fun place for our customers to conduct business. We want them to know that they can “Lean On Us”! 

 

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