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Opportunity for Contractor Sales Representative

Kent Building Supplies - 171 Jobs
St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 21 days ago


Are you looking to grow your career and knowledge in a fast paced, friendly, safety-oriented environment? Are you up for the challenge of elevating the customer experience through providing the best solution as a trusted partner for our customers?

We are looking to expand our team with experienced Contractor Sales Representatives for our Kent Contractor Supply location at - 10 Messenger Drive St. John's, Newfoundland.

Contractor Sales Representativespartner with contractors to fully understand their needs and assist in planning construction projects. As knowledgeable sales professionals, contractor sales representatives can make recommendations which solve customers' problems.

For this position you will receive a base salary plus uncapped commission following a probationary period.

What will you do:

  • Drive sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge
  • Clarify and understand customers' needs and take them to the best solution(s) for their projects.
  • Grow the geographic sales area by building new relationships with contractors and strengthening relationships with existing accounts
  • Achieve weekly, monthly, and annual sales targets
  • Prepare estimates and material lists and follows up on deliveries
  • Take initiative and confidently direct customer interactions
  • Stay updated about latest products trends and market conditions
  • Demonstrate high standards of safety and customer service
  • Resolve customer challenges quickly and efficiently.
  • Provide the customer with an exceptional experience.

What you will bring:

  • A solid foundation in Sales and customer service
  • Problem solver who can work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication and team player
  • Organized, can manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and sales objectives
  • Microsoft Office skills and willingness to learn new software programs
  • Able to travel to customer sites, a valid driver's license is required
  • A knowledge of building materials, and the construction process would be considered an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication (bilingual would be considered an asset French/English)

What we offer:

  • A safe work environment
  • Wellness program
  • Scholarship and Bursaries
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Employee discount
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • RRSP contribution
  • Continuous learning and Career advancement

Company Profile:

Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.

We employ over 3700 people and work hard to increase our market share through strategic investment in training and technology. In addition to our retail stores, we operate truss manufacturing facilities and a wholesale drywall company. We are a member of the Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative which ensures our great product selection and pricing.

Kent Building Supplies is an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees, candidates, and customers.

If you have disabilities that require special accommodation please email, [email protected]

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Worried you do not meet all the requirements? Studies have shown that many applicants apply only to job opportunities when they feel they meet 100% of the criteria. At Kent we promote an inclusive environment where everyone is appreciated, recognized, and empowered to contribute fully. If you are interested in this position but are worried you did not meet all the requirements, we would encourage you to still apply.

Apply Online today or drop your resume off in store!

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 23002724
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