Requisition Number: 0514 6B 001
Job Title: Contractor Sales Trainee
City: Radcliff
State: KY
Salary Range: N/A

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Contractor Sales Trainee

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Description/Job Summary

84 Lumber is searching for a Contractor Sales Trainee. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a rewarding career in sales with an industry leader! As a Contractor Sales Trainee, you will be engaged on learning how to identify potential customers, build positive relationships, and create customer loyalty within the building industry.

This exciting career opportunity includes 6 months of fully loaded training which includes 84 Lumber Company’s signature Lumber & Sales Camps at Team Headquarters, Self Study Programs, and hands on training from our very own field Sales and Management professionals! After completion of the first 6 months of training, the Contractor Sales Trainee will progress into their role over the following 3 months by beginning to service customers directly. Thus, ultimately launching forward on the path of becoming a successful member of 84 Lumber Company’s sales team!

 Contractor Sales Trainee responsibilities will include:

  • Attaining and implementing knowledge and skills facilitated by 84 Lumber Company’s sales training program.
  • Selling lumber and building materials supplies.
  • Sourcing special orders and other activities that enhance the customer's experience.
  • Must achieve predetermined sales goals at an acceptable margin.
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints & creating material estimates.
  • Scheduling deliveries.
  • Maintains and grows existing customer base across through prospecting, sales development, quoting and customer follow-up to ensure sales goals are met or exceeded.
  • Regular site visits to plan and evaluate customers’ needs, ensuring prompt and accurate service.
  • Correlates with sales support, operations team and vendor resources to secure business and attain profit and sales goals.
  • Regular account evaluation determining revenue and profitability
  • Updates and maintains accurate account information, customer details, and contact information available to management and support teams.

Required Skills

  • Positive and competitive attitude.
  • Strong aptitude and desire for a sales career.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and grow customer base through prospecting, development, quoting, and follow-up.
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office and email (Outlook).

Required Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor's Degree preferred; Or two to four years of equivalent job related experience.
  • Previous retail and/or sales experience strongly preferred.
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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.