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Outside Salesperson

Roanoke, VA, USA Req #289
Monday, January 11, 2021
Since 1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca’s proven business principles of “Service, Integrity, Reliability."
Are you outgoing and value customer service? Are you knowledgeable and persuasive? Do you have the determination to close sales and build lasting relationships with new and established customer accounts? If so, then Hajoca Corporation would like you to join our dedicated team as an Outside Salesperson in our Roanoke, VA location. Outside Salespeople strive to develop lasting, ethical customer relationships to maximize our share of the customer’s potential and meet or exceed sales and gross profit goals. Outside Salespeople become an integral part of each assigned account, understanding the customers’ business and needs, ensuring our role as their primary supplier. As an Outside Salesperson with Hajoca your specific duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Visit customer offices and job sites to assess customer needs and potential, to develop and maintain strong relationships, and to generate and close sales.
  • Process Sales Orders, Bids, Job Information packages.
  • Prospect new customers and alert the Profit Center Manager and Credit Manager of viable prospects for screening.
  • Work with the customer, Profit Center Manager, and Credit Manager to facilitate the payment of all accounts receivable. Communicate to the Profit Center Manager and Credit Manager any changes in a customer’s business that might cause a credit risk.
  • Attend local and state meetings or conventions to learn about new products, market conditions, and to build vendor relationships.
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales targets set forth by the Profit Center Manager.
All interested applicants must possess:
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Outstanding customer service, communication, and persuasion skills
  • Working knowledge of products and value-added services offered
  • A proper and valid driver’s license
  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with team members, vendors, and customers
Our ideal candidate will also have: 
  • Contractor sales experience
  • 2+ years outside sales experience  
  • Wholesale distribution experience
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook)
  • The drive to assist team members with other tasks as required
The benefits of working with us:
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations, called Profit Centers, is run by the Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit sharing opportunities and generous benefits package which includes:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • 401 (k) and retirement cash account
  • Life insurance
  • Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE and M/F/Disability/Veterans.)  We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screening required.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Roanoke, VA, USA