Outside Sales Representative

Calgary, AB

Outside Sales Representative

Position Summary

We are looking for a motivated, and professional Outside Sales Representative who enjoys the challenge of building our reputation and business development. This position will be reporting to our Lethbridge branch located at 4400 8 Avenue North. If you wish to have a career in a fast-paced industry – join our team!

Responsibilities

  • 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 contacts 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
  • 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
  • Ensure excellent customer service for billing, payment, and delivery services

 

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 verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to connect with customers to schedule appointments, discuss new products and pricing
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Able to work flexible hours beyond normal branch office hours 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

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible Benefit options
  • Paid sick time
  • Short and long term disability coverage
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Paid training/tuition reimbursement
  • Overtime available in peak periods
  • Internal Promotions

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.

Convoy can be a job or a career. Find out more at:
https://www.convoy-supply.com/careers/overview

 

 

 

Convoy Supply

Convoy Supply

Convoy Supply is a one-step building materials distributor with over 40 locations across Canada, the Pacific Northwest, Montana, and Maryland, with product lines covering every aspect of the building envelope.

Here's a sample of what it means to join Team Convoy:

  • A team of champions who bring their best to every game
  • A vision for our communities that includes and goes beyond providing meaningful employment
  • A commitment to grow ethically, responsibly, and sustainably
  • A rich history spanning over 45 years, filled with stories of challenge, growth, and friendship 

A career with Team Convoy can lead to a wide range of employment opportunities, including truck drivers, crane operators, warehouse associates, sales, administration and finance, and management. We provide a comprehensive benefits package for you and your family, support your career goals through education, transfers, and development, and are committed to providing a safe place to work. We believe in making our communities and our world a better place to live, and our goal is to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. We work hard and enjoy ourselves in the process.

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