Outside Sales Representative

King Marketing - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Sales Representative – Northern Alberta

Founded almost 50 years ago, King Marketing is a national manufacturer’s agency primarily focused on representing leading brands in the hardware and home improvement industry. With 60 Sales and Service Representatives, King Marketing represents some of the most well-known manufacturers in the industry.

We have an immediate opening for a Sales Representative to cover Northern Alberta. The successful candidate will report to the National Sales Manager.

This role would be ideal for an engaging, out-going, organized self-starter.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working in Home Improvement and Hardware stores such as Home Hardware, Castle, Federated Coop and TimberMart, driving sales for the manufacturer’s King Marketing represents.
  • Prospecting and soliciting new customers.
  • Initiating in store activities such as introducing product lines, suggesting and writing orders, product display implementation and maintenance, cross merchandising activities, product knowledge training sessions, and processing defective merchandise returns.
  • Working directly with the represented manufacturers both on the road and through regular phone and e-mail contact, as well as taking key manufacturer principles to accounts as required.
  • Working with distributors and distributor reps to grow the business.
  • Participating in trade shows, dealer shows, and customer events.
  • Reporting all activities on a daily basis through an on-line reporting system.
  • Meeting or exceeding sales targets.
  • Building and maintaining relationships at all levels in the territory from head offices to individual store owners and managers as well as store staff.
  • 25% overnight travel will be required

Competencies

  • Outgoing, with good relationship building skills
  • Performance driven with a competitive nature.
  • Self-Starter that can work on their own.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-past environment
  • Strong organization skills

Experience

  • Ideally the candidate should have industry experience in the home improvement sector.

Requirements

  • Clean Driving License.
  • Reliable Car.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary including bonus plan.
  • Company Medical and Dental Plan.
  • Mobile Phone, Laptop.
  • Car Allowance & Gas Card.
  • Matching RRSP Contributions after 1 Year.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Employee assistance programs

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent