Area Sales Representative - Smart Savvy
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Area Sales Representative

You are a confident sales professional who easily steps up to the challenge of cold calls and pursuing hot leads. Your experience in the construction industry has given you the skills and language to work successfully with builders, architects, and homeowners. You’re keen to dig in hard and build your career with a successful company with great potential for continued growth.

Smart, Savvy + Associates has partnered with our client, Western Elevator, in their search for an Area Sales Representative. Representing this well-established distributer/installer of high-quality, residential construction products, this role will manage and expand sales in BC’s Lower Mainland. If you’re an experienced sales professional with excellent ability to build relationships, and have a background in construction, consider applying for this role today!

About the role:
 
  • Identify, pursue, and manage relationships with builders in BC
  • Identify new leads and follow up on existing ones to increase company’s market share
  • Provide technical support and share product knowledge with architects, engineers, contractors, etc.
  • Follow up on projects and product specifications
  • Establish and maintain long-term relationships with general contractors
  • Contribute to the company’s business strategy and offer insights for business development


About you:
 
  • 2+ years of sales experience, ideally in the construction industry
  • Energetic and ambitious, intrinsically driven to continually develop and grow in the role
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Confidence in making cold calls and prospecting for new customers
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with an equal ability to work independently and on a team
 
About Smart, Savvy + Associates

Smart, Savvy + Associates are expert providers of recruitment of high-calibre marketing, communications, creative, and sales professionals. Our specialty is strong relationships: we get to know our candidates and we take the time to explore the job requirements, cultural context and business objectives surrounding each hire.
 
 
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Job Match

We are a client-facing business so we’re actively seeking people that fit our client’s requests. If you’re a fit for a role, we’ll reach out via email or phone to chat further about the opportunity with you. If the opportunity aligns with your career trajectory, we’ll continue the discussion from there. If you’re not a fit for a role, we’ll do our best to let you know that so we can keep your job hunt respected and honest.

Online Screening

If we've contacted you with an opportunity that you're interested in pursuing, we'll put you through a screening process called the Online Career Profile. It's an online questionnaire that allows us to get to know you more in-depth: what you've achieved, where you want to go, your views on corporate culture. It takes about an hour to complete, but we promise the investment will be worth the return so we can find you a perfect match.

Interview

We then meet face-to-face with you to flush out your OCP further and get to know you on a personal level. If following this both parties see a great fit for the role in mind, we then introduce you to our client to go through their interview and hiring process.

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