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Outside Sales Representative

Mundelein, IL · Sales
Are you ready to build a new path in your sales career? We are seeking a highly motivated, friendly sales representative that is looking for their next challenge. Join Schwake Stone and utilize your experience as a self-starter to cultivate new business relationships.
 
Schwake Stone has been Chicago's leading supplier of quality stone products for over 74 years.  We offer a wide-range of products including: paving stone, landscape stone, aggregates and pebbles, soil and mulch, cut stone, and landscape accessories.
 
Essential Functions of this role:
  • Responsible for identifying and prospecting projects to use the Schwake Stone products
  • Establish and expand relationships with new and existing clients
  • Develop sales plan to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Quote prices, credit terms and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained
  • Work with operations team to understand inventory needed to drive sales
  • Share knowledge and expertise to sell value added products
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
  • This is not an office position. This position requires driving most of the day to accounts, finding new contractors, and developing new sales.
Skills:
  • Self-directed, adaptable and positive
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High sense of urgency with entrepreneurial qualities
  • Valid and clean driver’s license
  • Knowledge of Landscape specifications and estimating
 
Experience/Education:
  • 5+ years of experience in outside sales experience
  • Experience in hardscape products and working with industry experts; to include landscape contractors, building contractors and masons
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business a plus
 
Benefits:
We offer a comprehensive benefit package, including: Medical and Dental Insurance, generous paid time off, life insurance, 401(k), and work-life balance
 

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