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Sales Representative

Position Summary: Reports to the General Manager (Smith-Columbia) and the VP of Sales and Marketing (Smith-Midland) and works collaboratively with management in the development and execution of sales & marketing strategies for all precast concrete products.

Provisions of this assignment: • Based out of the Hopkins, SC office. • Some overnight travel is required. • The ability to track projects within SALESFORCE is required. • Must be able to work independently to accomplish goals. (Drive, self-discipline.) • Directly responsible for all area/regional sales functions that will promote sales growth and customer satisfaction for our precast concrete products. • Promote Smith-Columbia's products and services to target end users. • Work with target end users to specify Smith-Columbia products. • Solve customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right solution. • Achieve established sales and margin goals. • Conduct presentations and sales calls before target end users. • Estimate and bid projects. • Follow up on leads; ensure customer satisfaction; manage customer expectations. • Participate in the development, implementation and performance of sales strategies designed to maximize sales and earnings. • Recommend sales strategies for improvement based on market trends, industry trends, budgets and competitor analysis. • Responsible for continuing education and skills development.

Strategy and Customer Focus Responsibilities: • Identify new and potential customers and strengthen relations with existing client base. • Develop, reinforce and execute local marketing strategies that raise visibility, awareness and interest about our capacity to fulfill expectations. • Oversees the sales plan development and execution. • Keep abreast of latest sales and promotions techniques. • Establishes plan for the introduction of new products and supports with adequate resources. • Keep abreast of products and industry innovations. • Performs sales presentations; work product booth at trade shows; participate in relevant industry organizations such as AGC of the Carolinas.

People Development and Accountability Responsibilities: • Identifies product knowledge gaps and arranges formal and informal training. • Reviews and monitors sales activity for effectiveness

Reporting Responsibilities: • Reports to the General Manager of Smith-Columbia and to the VP of Sales and Marketing for Smith-Midland Corporation. • Maintains clear communication with direct reports, sales organization and executive staff, and communicate regularly with other departments (engineering, production, delivery) as needed.

Job Type: Full-time, Commission Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00/year plus Commission Vehicle allowance provided.

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Smith-Columbia is a dynamic growing company recognized for its innovation and reliability in the marketplace. Continued growth and product expansions have created a demand for new positions in our company.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes, medical, dental, and vision insurance, a generous 401k match, company contribution to your HSA, a company paid tuition reimbursement program, company paid Short Term Disability Insurance, company paid Life Insurance, paid holidays and paid time off.

Applications are available on our website and can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to Human Resources at any time. Our mailing address is: Smith-Columbia Corporation, Attn: Human Resources, 9790 Garners Ferry Road, Hopkins, SC 29061.

Smith-Columbia is a drug free work place.

If hired, proof of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States and completion of an I-9 Form shall be required. Smith-Columbia participates in E-Verify.

Smith-Columbia Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Smith-Columbia is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are in need of special assistance, or an accommodation, in order to apply for employment please contact Human Resources by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone 803-708-2222. When contacting us, please be prepared to state the nature of your accessibility issue. Human Resources shall respond to inquiries concerning requests for reasonable accommodation.

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