Outside Sales

GMS Paramount , CA 90723

Posted 1 week ago

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 200 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.com or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all steps of sales process, including: preparing action plans by accounts and product line, effective search and follow-through of sales leads and new customers

  • Identify and execute on opportunities for up-sell and cross-sell

  • Establish rapport with customers, building long-term, repeat customer relationships

  • Be proficient in product knowledge to assist the customer in buying decisions

  • Provide timely and accurate competitive pricing on all completed prospect applications submitted for pricing and approval

  • Maintain accurate records of sales activity, sales, and pricing

  • Gather competitive market and pricing information

  • Control sales expenses to meet budget guidelines

  • Adhere to company policies and ethics and makes sure that they are communicated to the sales team


  • Minimum 3-5 years of sales experience required

  • Ability to self-manage is critical, as well as extensive experience in all aspects of supplier relationship management.

  • Knowledge of building materials and construction industry strongly preferred

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

  • 401k

  • Paid holidays & vacation days

  • Competitive compensation

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

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