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Dealer Sales Representative

Columbus, OH

The Dealer Sales Representative represents Simpson Strong-Tie Company with direct and indirect accounts to achieve product sales, provide support service/training, and ensure our products are in stock, well-maintained, and well-represented. Planning the travel itinerary, regular driving to meet customers and having a suitable home office environment conductive to telecommuting will be critical. This position is based out of Columbus, OH and covers the state of Ohio (excluding SW Ohio) and Northeast Indiana.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
70% Make sales and service calls and increase sales by obtaining and facilitating orders.
10% Build and maintain displays in the retail environment; add new product line to store sets.
5% Conduct product knowledge sessions both at the customer’s location as well as off-site workshops.
5% Make calls on Building Designers, Contractors, and Building Department personnel at the direction of the Territory Manager. May also be a point of contact with the end users: homeowners and sub-contract trades.
5% Perform administrative duties, as required, such as writing sales reports and strategies, and maintaining the company client database.
5% Attend company sales functions and complete all required training schedule.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree (B.A/B.S.) with an emphasis in business or marketing

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
2 years Sales experience

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Math Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Interpersonal Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Speaking Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Reasoning Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving variables encountered during the manufacturing process.
Writing Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Ability to identify options for solving a problem encountered during the manufacturing process. The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Travel Required: This job requires travel 40% of the time.

This full-time, Exempt position is located in Columbus, OH.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to ColumbusCareers@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 10/24/2017

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. In keeping with the Company’s commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.