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Outside Sales Representative - Cedar Rapids/Iowa City

Location: Rock Island
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


  • Competitive base salary with industry leading commission program.
  • 20 PAID DAYS OFF (includes PTO, Holidays and Family Focused Company Closure between Christmas and New Years).
  • Bonus Incentive program as well as Holiday bonuses and other bonus opportunities!
  • Competitive Hourly Rate with great OT potential during peak season hours.
  • Flexible work/life balanced hours, home every night and typical schedule Monday-Friday 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Significant employer contributions towards monthly premiums for Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life and Short Term Disability Benefit
  • Additional Voluntary benefit options available including Long Term Disability coverage, Accidental Injury, Critical Illness and Cancer plans as well as additional Life and AD& D benefit policies.
  • 401K program with a best in industry company match.
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Family owned, operated and focused company!

    Responsibilities Include:
    • Engage and develop relationships with prospective customers and build a self-sustaining network of clients.
    • Extensive experience and knowledge of lumber is a MUST.
    • Assist customers in the credit application process.
    • Respond to inquiries with accurate pricing, inventory, and delivery information
    • Perform other responsibilities as needed.
    • Utilize sales reports and other data to recognize sales opportunities in customer buying patterns.
    • Make cold calls to prospective customers.
    • Follow sales leads and scheduling appointments with prospective customers.
    • Follow up with customers and provide solutions, should a service concern arise.
    • Provide training to customers and their teams on various product lines and services.
    • Connecting with customers to ensure that past due bills are paid and collect payments when necessary.

      Additional Duties:
      • Cultivate, develop and conserve sales and business with new and existing customers.
      • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail which includes: maintaining full, complete, accurate and detailed sales records of all sales activities and have them available for inspection.
      • Timely follow up on quotations submitted to customers.
      • Meet or exceed minimum sales budget.
      • Preserve and safeguard Company's Confidential Information.
      • Stay informed on new products in the industry.
      • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • Most importantly, the ability to work in a team atmosphere.

        Preferred Experience:
        • Minimum 2 years of previous outside sales experience ideally within the building materials industries.
        • Ability to adapt to a customer base with varying degree of product knowledge.
        • 2+ years selling exterior building materials
        • Professional presence with strong interpersonal skills with clients and peers.
        • Proficient with MS Office products, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

          Engage with our Virtual Recruiting Assistant Christine here:

          OR TEXT: RBS to : (773) ###-####

          Req #ZR Cedar Rapids

          Richards Building Supply is a wholesale building material distributor serving 12 states with over 60 locations! As a family owned, operated and focused company, Richards Building Supply has spent the last 40 years building a thriving and profitable organization, as well as invaluable business relationships. Richards stocks a comprehensive line of products such as residential and commercial roofing, siding, windows, decking, soffit, doors, molding, rainware, cabinets, and more!

          Learn more about us here :

          Richards Building Supply believes in hiring military veterans at any level for any position. We know your service trained you in many of the areas we value, such as; leadership, teamwork, performance, integrity, and safety. If your experience matches our requirements, we want you to apply today.

          It's more than a job, it is your Career! Submit your resume today to join our exciting and growing family. Associated topics: architect, building, field service, lab, laboratory, microsurgery, physician, sales applications engineer, technical, web service

Keywords: RICHARDS BUILDING SUPPLY, Davenport , Outside Sales Representative - Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Other , Rock Island, Iowa

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