OldCastle Outside Sales Representative - Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois
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Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisitions across much of the United States is now established as a major industry player. We believe that our employees are our best asset. Allied still holds true to the core values of our humble beginnings that have made us a true success.
Do you like variety and the challenge of building ongoing relationships with customers?
Are you customer focused and sales driven?
If you answered yes to these questions AND have a proven sales track record, we want to hear from you!
As an Outside Sales Representative for Allied Building Products, you’ll acquire new business by developing strong customer relationships, maintaining an active call back list, and creating and following-up referrals from existing customer base.
Establish new business opportunities with potential customers through cold calling, telemarketing, provided leads, networking and client/associate referrals
Work to establish add-on business with existing customers
Maintain an organized and easily accessible filing system (sales leads, prospective business, new business activity, add-on business activity, forecasting, quota details, etc.)
Achieve monthly and yearly quota requirements
Maintain up-to-date knowledge base of entire product line
Attend industry and product related training programs, conferences, seminars and educational forums
Work closely with inside sales consultants to assure customer satisfaction and business accountability
Assist branch manager in developing new business ideas and accompanying marketing materials to achieve sales objectives
Work to build long term relationships with customer base
Provide accurate price quotes in a timely manner to customers
Perform other duties as assigned
Previous sales experience
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Professional demeanor both on the phone and in person
Must have PC knowledge (i.e. Microsoft Office)
Previous customer service experience
Ability to remain organized while handling multiple projects/tasks
Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers and vendors (verbal and written)
Experience in a position that deals directly with customers (front-line)
Must have a valid driver’s license
- Experience in the building materials industry is preferred
What Allied Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Allied is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day.
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Allied Building Products is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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