TimberTown Careers

Building Materials Sales Associate – Calgary, Alberta

TimberTown Building Centre Ltd. is currently seeking a competitive, ambitious & motivated individual to join our sales team! Earn 12% Profit Sharing with a Guaranteed Salary Base. We are closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays.

Job Responsibilities: The Retail Sales Associate is responsible for servicing and maintaining our current customer base while constantly prospecting for new customers. The sales associate is responsible for seeking out customers around the store, assessing their needs and providing solutions for any materials required. The candidate must be a team player, and be able to quickly adapt & work effectively in a high paced retail work environment.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be experienced with lumber and building supplies, and have a passion for ongoing client relationship building. Must have computer skills and experience using Point of Sale software would be an asset. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with employees, management, suppliers & customers.

Proof of high school education or equivalent.

Able to work a flexible schedule including Saturdays. We are closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays.

Solid work references required (from last 2 employers) – mandatory

Specific Job Responsibilities: Prompt, friendly, courteous handling of customer inquiries for products, pricing, information and concerns. Reading blueprints and providing material take-offs, using drawings/plans to providing accurate quotes for clients. Ensure timely and accurate shipping of your customer’s order. Load customer if time permits. Contact customers on a regular basis in order to develop and increase your personal sales volumes. Ensure that pricing and product information is accurate and current. Ensure that all Orders and Sales documentations are accurately and promptly processed. Follow up on all Back-Order and Special Order documentation to ensure shipment as agreed. Review customer credit status at time of order and ensure that proper approvals are obtained as per accepted policies and procedures. Become knowledgeable of all TimberTown product lines. Investigate and maintain a knowledge of competitor’s products and Pricing. Arrange the purchase, terms and delivery of your Special Order merchandise. Assist in the purchase and inventory control activities for designated product lines assigned to you by the store manager.

Employee Perks: Earn 12% Profit Sharing with a Negotiable Guaranteed Salary Base. No Sunday or Statutory Holiday or evening work required Great Benefits Package after 6 months of employment. Paid Career Development Courses with WRLA, SAIT and MRU, Priority advancement to management positions We are looking for top performers within the industry.

Priority considerations will be given to applicants currently working in the retail lumber & building supply industry.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted and selected for a in person interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Building Materials Sales 3 years

E-mail resume to marketing@timbertown.ca