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1400 JACKSON STREET, SAINT PAUL, MN 55117     //     651-489-8881

Careers

Advance is a family owned business with over half a century of providing exceptional service, innovative solutions and quality products to our construction industry customers. We are looking for motivated and talented individuals to join our team. We are a highly-motivated team with decades of expertise in our industry. We continually strive to familiarize ourselves with new products and techniques, while providing our customers with the time-tested solutions they have come to expect from Advance.

Advance is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Employment Opportunities

Concrete and Masonry Supply Sales Representative

Advance is offering a tremendous career opportunity for a motivated individual with experience in construction related outside sales. Concrete and masonry specialties related sales experience preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current customers and find prospective new customers.

  • Email, make telephone calls and perform in-person visits to contractor’s offices and to their jobsites to make presentations to prospective customers.

  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for prospective customers.

  • Coordinate with company management, city desk, accounting and dispatch.

  • Complete sales orders and work with A/R on billing and collections.

  • Some delivery of product will be required.

  • Additional duties may be added.

 

REQUIREMENTS / SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Positive and professional attitude.

  • Aggressive self-starter.

  • Experience in construction related sales, preferably in concrete and masonry related items.

  • Ability to acquire & maintain customer relationships.

  • Excellent sales & customer service skills.

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Prospecting, presentation, and negotiation skills.

  • High level of organization and the ability to meet deadlines, work on short lead times when required.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to follow instruction with minimal supervision.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and other software.

  • Must be able to read blue prints and specifications.

  • Must be able to be walk on rough terrane, lift 50 pounds, and climb in and out of the bed of a pick-up truck and trailer.

  • Must have a good driving record, be able to obtain a medical card for towing a trailer and must have a good driving record.

  • Area needed to be traveled is mainly Minnesota, with some in Iowa and South Dakota.

 

This is a commissioned sales position. We offer a highly competitive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a generous company matched contribution, life & disability insurance, holidays and vacation. An auto allowance, a computer and a cell phone are provided.

Advance Specialties Company and its sister Companies are all WBE certified, and are an EOE, in a drug-free environment.

Job Type: Commission

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Apply

If you are interested in submitting an application for employment, please submit your resume along with the following two completed forms, either by email, mail or fax to:

Advance Companies

HR Department

Email: apply@advancecos.com

Address: 1400 Jackson Street, Saint Paul, MN 55117
Fax: (651) 489-9416