Preference Personnel

Inside Sales Representative – Construction Materials

Posted August 25, 2017Consultant: Jordan Murphy
  • Professional Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Full Time Position
Preference Employment Solutions would like to interview you for an outstanding inside sales opportunity.  The construction industry at the moment is very competitive but full of opportunity.  Our client has been exceptionally successful and is looking for an experienced sales representative to grow their business in the Fargo market.   
Location: Fargo, ND 
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Compensation:  $40,000
Type of Position:  Full Time, Direct Hire


  • 2 years of successful sales experience required
  • Experience selling lumber and/or construction related materials is mandatory 
  • Must be able to work in a self-directed work environment, utilize the resources provided and prioritize his or her work day accordingly

Position Overview:

  • Promote, sell, and secure orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach
  • Research operational record and reports to develop prospective customers and determine their potential
  • Penetrate all targeted accounts and radiate sales from within client base
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices and prepare sales order forms and/or reports
  • Build and foster a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth
  • Generate and develop new customer accounts to increase revenue, by cold-calling if necessary
  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy and sensitivity to portray the company in a positive manner
  • Maintain accurate records; including sales call reports, billing invoices and other documentation

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • Must have great personality and people skills
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Able to communicate effectively both oral and written
  • Self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm 
  • Prominent organization and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to multi-task activities with shifting priorities
  • Must be honest, assertive and competitive


  • Pay:  $40,000 DOE  
  • Benefits:  Health, Dental, 401k, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Culture:  Team environment that values leadership, integrity and a healthy work life balance

How to Apply:

Please contact Jordan Murphy by emailing your resume to

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• ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
• Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer

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