Outside Sales

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website A-1 Truss

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
DESCRIPTION At A-1, we wouldn’t be the industry leader without our successful sales team. We are seeking a qualified Sales Specialist to help us sell the products and services that help improve people’s lives. Our ideal salesperson has a strong understanding of the sales process and excels at generating leads, building relationships, and closing deals. We are seeking a quick learner with strong listening and negotiating skills, and someone with presence who can showcase our offerings in a compelling way. Often tasked with giving presentations, attending networking events, and participating in trade shows, it is essential that our salesperson be approachable and professional. If selected, your efforts will help us extend our market reach and impact.

Who is A-1?

Building trusses is just a small part of what we do.  We take on any challenge with our customers, no matter what it is and work closely with our Design and Estimating team to provide the optimal solution in each case. We pride ourselves on transforming apprentices into skilled specialists and technicians of the highest caliber.

We push ourselves at every level; from design, to production, to customer service, to make sure that our products meet our customer’s needs, delivered on time, anywhere required. Our role is to carry each project from beginning to end, with appropriate and responsible follow through so that our customers don’t have to worry at all.

To make sure we honor our commitments, we measure our customer feedback carefully and value every piece of information we receive. We welcome constructive criticism and never shy away from the constant improvement and innovation that will always be the foundation of what we stand for.

A-1 Core Values

We value our PEOPLE. We treat one another with respect and take pride in the significant contributions that come from the diversity of individuals and ideas. Our continued success requires us to provide the education and development needed to help our people grow. We are committed to openness and trust in all relationships.

We act with INTEGRITY in all we do. We are each personally accountable for the highest standards of behavior, including honesty and fairness in all aspects of our work. We fulfill our commitments as responsible citizens and employees. We will consistently treat customers and Company resources with respect.

We provide LEADERSHIP as a Company and as individuals. We are founded on talented and loyal employees using efficient and safe production processes, innovative software and sound business management. We add more value at lower cost with faster response. We each lead by example through our competence, creativity and teamwork.

We deliver CUSTOMER satisfaction. We believe in respecting our customers, listening to their requests and understanding their expectations. We strive to exceed their expectations in value, quality and on-time performance.

We regard our PARTNERS as essential team members. We owe our suppliers the same type of respect that we show to our customers. Our suppliers deserve fair and equitable treatment, clear agreements and honest feedback on performance. We consider our suppliers’ needs in conducting all aspects of our business.

Our products and services will be “best in class” in terms of value received for dollars paid. We will deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. Each of us is responsible for the quality of whatever we do.

General Job Description

The sales of fabricated roof and floor trusses and components and related supplies or services

Responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities in assigned market

Focuses on the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values

Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for clients

Objectives of this Role

Represent our company, with a comprehensive understanding of our offerings

Maximize the sales performance by establishing strong relationships and gaining insight to the needs and lifestyle of the customer

Meet weekly, monthly and annual sales and activity quotas

Generate leads and commit to customer service by building relationships

Adjust sales techniques based on interactions and results in the field

Perform incisive and insightful market and competitive research

Skills and Qualifications

Excellent communication, interpersonal, telephone, and organizational skills

Ability to analyze business opportunities and read situations well

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

3-5 years in sales within an interpersonal sales setting

Ability to travel at least 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Proven success rate at levels above quotas

Strong organizational skills

Strong knowledge of building materials products (especially commodities) and lumber.

Experience closing enterprise level deals


Annual Bases Salary commensurate with experience


Competitive benefits package, including 401K

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