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 the Hartford, CT or West Springfield, MA area and covers the states of CT, Western MA, VT, and Eastern NY.
|% 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.|
|Required or Preferred||Degree or Certification|
|Preferred||Bachelor's Degree (B.A/B.S.) with an emphasis in business or marketing|
|Years||Type of Experience|
|2 years||Sales experience|
|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.|
|Reading Comprehension||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.|
|Writing||Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.|
|Analysis/Reasoning||Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.|
Travel Required / %: This job requires domestic travel, 40% of the time.
This full-time, exempt position is located in Hartford, CT or West Springfield, MA.
Relocation will be considered for this position.
To apply for this position, please send your resume to ColumbusCareers@strongtie.com.
Job posted: 2/15/2018
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.