Sales Representative - Wood Packaging & Lumber (Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

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  Louisiana, Louisiana, United States

Job#170614SR – Sales Representative – Wood Products – Louisiana
 United States

Education Required: BS Degree in Marketing preferred

Years Experience Required:  5 years of Lumber and wood packaging and component sales experience in the south required. 

Job Description: 

The Sales Representative will provide sales for a manufacturer and distributor of wholesale lumber, panel goods, and industrial wood packaging from Louisiana.   


  • 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

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

  • Communicate internally with Company Purchasing, Production, Transportation

  • Close business face to face through traveling and by telephone

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

Job Requirements:

  • Speak and write fluently in both English and Spanish language is a plus.

  • 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

Employment Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

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


Wage: $50-70k/year depending on experience

How To Apply

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