Lester Building Systems, LLC

  • Sales Manager - Metal Roofing Sales

    Job Location US-IL-Charleston
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    Sales Manager - Metal Roofing Sales

     

    The Sales Manager - Metal Roofing Sales will be responsible for expanding the distribution and sales of Lester’s proprietary, patented Eclipse™ Roofing System.  Initial focus will be on non-traditional Lester distribution channels…. primarily building material distributors and roofing contractors.  Lester currently operates in 35 states from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains, and as far south as a line running from Oklahoma eastward through Tennessee and North Carolina.  Initial territory for the Sales Manager will initially start with the states of MN, IL, WI and IA, but includes our entire geography.  Successful candidate will be located near our plant in either Lester Prairie, MN or Charleston, IL.

    Responsibilities

    • Expand the sales of our Eclipse™ Roofing System.
    • Develop new distribution channels.
    • Develop relationships with key building material distributors, roofing contractors, and architects.
    • Support existing distribution channels with needed marketing and technical information.
    • Work closely with Product Development and Marketing to ensure we have the breadth of product and marketing support needed to grow market share rapidly.
    • Partner with Product Development to develop the necessary construction details to apply the Eclipse product to a wide-variety of roofing (and potentially siding) applications.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 5 years of work-related sales experience, preferably in the building products industry.
    • Experience selling metal roofing products is preferred.
    • Experience calling on building products distributors, building contractors and architects is a plus.
    • Experience developing a new territory is desirable.
    • Experience reading construction drawings is necessary.
    • The ability to establish relationships and build trust with new customers is critical.
    • Good computer aptitude and the ability to learn Lester’s pricing software will be required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Frequent travel is required.

    Benefits

    Lester Building Systems offers an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, sales incentives, bonus objectives, comprehensive benefit package, and laptop. 

     

    Apply online at www.lesterbuildings.com Sales Manager - Metal Roofing Sales.

     

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