Inside Sales and Customer Service

EMPLOYER: Maine Wood Treaters, Inc.



Maine Wood Treaters is looking for an energetic self-starter to join our sales team and work with us at our Mechanic Falls, ME office. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. If you are a motivated self-starter and team player who is already passionate about sales, eager to learn the ins and outs of this profession and interested in learning everything you possibly can about lumber product distribution (a very stable and busy industry), then let’s grab a coffee, and see if you’re the right person for the job.


The key areas of focus for this position are as follows.

Answer inbound customer calls, e-mails, faxes and communications to establish and enhance sales relationships with customers.

Service existing accounts obtain orders by planning and organizing daily work schedules to assist in communication and help call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.

Work with management and the sales team to determine and look for opportunities to grow the product mix at existing accounts. Help establish new accounts within the territory through prospecting.

Communicate with management by submitting activity and results reports such as daily call reports, weekly work plans and monthly and annual analysis as requested or required. Monitor quarterly sales goals with progress to be communicated to management, reviewing in meetings as requested.

Monitor current marketplace information on pricing, products, market trends, new products, delivery schedules, and merchandising techniques.

Help resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.

Help with implementing marketing tools and projects through merchandising assistance, signage, promotions, products knowledge and customer events.

Provide historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.

Measure customer’s pressure treated business growth by using sales numbers and product’s SKU mix analysis.

Provide support for “other” customers of Maine Wood Treaters as needed.

Facilitate product knowledge events and participate in customer events, as needed.

Complete such additional projects as may be directed by management, or designee.


Previous related lumber and or sales experience (preferred). Ideal candidates would have a working knowledge of the lumber industry but willing to train the right candidate with no prior experience. Must maintain and carry a valid Main driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines. High level of computer proficiency. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Reasonable mathematical skills a must.

How to Apply:

Contact: Erin Marden
Phone: (866) 385-7723

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