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84 Lumber Outside Sales Rep in Richmond, Virginia

Requisition Number: 1705 5A 004

Job Title: Outside Sales Rep

City: Richmond

State: VA

Salary Range: N/A

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Outside Sales Rep

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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.

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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.