Sales Representative - Lumber - South and South East Locations


Job#170509SR – Sales Representative – Lumber – South and South East Locations
Location: United States
Wage: $75 - $100K estimate/year depending on sales. Straight commission job.
Education Required: BS Degree in Business preferred
Years Experience Required:  5 years plus of lumber sales experience. Wood packaging experience preferred too.


The Sales Representative will provide sales for a manufacturer and distributor of wholesale lumber, panel goods, and industrial wood packaging from various locations from Virginia to Texas.  


  • Build market position in our industry by locating and closing new accounts

  • Create and build long-lasting relationships on multiple levels with various customers—from Production and Shipping/Receiving to C Level personnel

  • Develop and negotiate customized pricing contracts while understanding risk/reward

  • Communicate internally with Company Purchasing, Production, Transportation and Accounting

  • Close business by telephone and by face to face, traveling as needed.

  • Understand and effectively present Company’s capabilities, products, and services as well as visit with customers to present our industry-leading service elements


  • Speak and write fluently English and prefer Spanish language skills too.

  • Develop positive working relationships with all team members

  • Display initiative with a "self-starter" attitude

  • Demonstrate excellence by the ability to prioritize and multi task with a strong attention to detail

  • Represent company initiatives via oral presentations to both small and large groups

  • Exhibit professionalism by proficient use of computer software programs (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Strive for success by a willingness to travel in support of the business needs


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Sales experience in lumber or a similar industry. Wood packaging experience a plus.

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word along with the job name in the Subject line to

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