Direct Sales Representative - London Region

  • Dashwood Industries Inc.
  • 28648 Centre Rd, Strathroy, ON, Canada
  • Apr 05, 2022
Account Management

Job Description

Dashwood Industries Inc. a major manufacturer and distributor of windows and entrance systems for the residential and commercial markets has an immediate opening for a Direct Sales Representative in the London region. Dashwood Industries Inc. has been manufacturing high quality windows and doors since 1928. Our commitment to providing the very best quality, selection and service to our customers has never wavered.  We are looking for individuals who are interested in thriving professionally at a rapidly growing company with an inclusive and engaging culture. A career Dashwood means you can become a part of a clear purpose; one that brings innovation and quality for years to come. 

We are looking to employ a driven direct sales representative to introduce and sell company products to existing and potential customers. To be a successful candidate you must demonstrate strong negotiation skills and achieve exceptional customer service.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Introduce and sell company products to existing and potential customers in the London region.
  • Sell residential/commercial products to residential builders, commercial contractors, renovators, homeowners and companies on site, at sales office, factory office, home or customer’s place of business.
  • Travel throughout the London area of focus to call on regular and prospective residential/commercial customers to solicit orders. Talk to customers in person or via telephone; communicate via e-mail or other electronic means. Work from sales leads with the ability to develop a customer sales relationship.
  • Display/demonstrate products and options emphasizing value added features/benefits of the products and the company.
  • Read builder and commercial plans/blue prints and perform product take-offs to prepare quotations and sales presentations. Accurately measure where required.
  • Quote prices based on approved discount levels and credit terms and prepare sales proposals. Build relationships with existing and new prospective clients representing Dashwood Industries Inc. in a professional manner.
  • Submit accurate approved orders. Work with Inside Sales and Scheduling team to estimate and communicate delivery to customers based on production and delivery schedules.
  • Inspect jobsite conditions before and after orders as required.
  • Assist in collection of monies as needed from customers who have exceeded their credit terms.
  • Contribute to the development of annual sales objective/targets.
  • Communicate sales support and product/service requirements based on customer interactions, field knowledge and customer interests.

Qualifications and required skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration or related field an asset
  • General business knowledge and sales experience required
  • Residential construction-related production and/or field experience an asset
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills

We are offering a competitive compensation and benefits package for this role. This role offers a base salary plus commission and bonuses.

Please submit your resume using the form below OR Fax to 519-228-2076

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Dashwood Industries provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require a specific accommodation, please let us know.  


COVID-19 considerations:
Common surfaces are sanitized regularly.