Sales Account Manager

LaForce Inc Vernon Hills, IL
Are you a highly motivated individual with good communication skills looking to be a part of a growing company? LaForce, Inc. is looking for a Sales Representative to join our team! LaForce, Inc. is a leader in the door, frame and hardware industry servicing the growing field of commercial construction.

We are adding a Sales Representative to sell commercial building products on the Contract side of our business. The primary role of this position is to call on general contractors in the market and develop relationships with them that will allow us the opportunity to provide our goods and services on their projects.

Major Responsibilities

* Build relationships with general contractors to solicit business from them

* Research any potential new projects that we have not already bid

* Organize daily/weekly activities with a focus in mind that drives face-to-face customer development

* Understand and develop sales techniques that foster relationship selling

* Seek new accounts outside of our current customer list

* Develop technical aspects of business that allow you to resolve many field problems and to become a resource for your customers needs

* Develop a thorough understanding of all departments within LaForce and how to utilize each area of expertise

* Learn LaForce system of doing business

* Learn to appreciate all different kinds of people and how to get the most from them

Qualifications and Requirements

* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

* Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

* Drug Screen, background, and driver's license check and employment verification


LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment.

* 401K plan with a match

* Medical Coverage

* Dental Coverage

* Vision Coverage

* Paid time-off

* Tuition Reimbursement

* Company wellness program

* Company Vehicle

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