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Counter Sales Representative

Kamloops, BC


$52,000 - $55,000



About Us 

STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs. 

Our recruitment team is currently working with a nationwide leader in building supplies, searching for a Counter Sales Representative in Kamloops for an opportunity fully on-site.


The Role  

The main duties of the Counter Sales Representative include working with different means of communication including phone, email, in-person interaction, and computing systems to target potential new clients and assist incoming clientele.

Providing top-class customer service through genuine interactions in every conversation. The right candidate has strong communication skills, as well as computing skills and a strong sales acumen with some familiarity with the industry and the products used in construction sites.

This position requires flexible availability between 7 am to 5 pm as it offers shift times from Monday to Friday starting at 7 am to 4 pm or 8 am to 5 pm.



  • Greeting, introducing, and upselling while providing excellent customer service to incoming and new clientele
  • Adjusting sales tactics to appeal to a larger demographic of clients
  • Abiding by company policies
  • Effectively processing customer orders and updating customer accounts using point-of-sale systems and computing programs
  • Working on creating quotas, and estimations, and presenting them in a professional manner to clients
  • Finding new prospective clients through outbound emails and outbound calls
  • Providing product pricing consulting and following company guidelines
  • Keeping track of customers' orders; following up if finding any issues with an order with prompt communication



  • A minimum of 1 year of sales experience. Preference is given to those with construction materials experience.
  • Experience managing the sales of inventory
  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree or similar
  • A coachable candidate who is able to adjust to best practices with ease
  • An individual who takes pride in their work and the company working for; keeping a curious mindset and continuously learning product details
  • Ease to retain information for product knowledge
  • Genuinely friendly and approachable, able to start conversations with clients and build solid relationships
  • KPI-driven with a track record of meeting sales quotas regularly
  • A professional and strong problem solver, capable of providing resolutions to presented problems



  • $52,000 - $55,000 depending on experience
  • 10% annual business incentive plan paid if the region meets or exceeds the target, for an extra $5,000 bonus.
  • Regular annual merit wage increases
  • Benefits paid 100% paid by the employer except for Long Term Disability, available upon start date
  • Vacation time starts at 10 days a year and 5 sick/personal days a year
  • RRSP matching is up to 4% after 3 months
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • A great supportive team environment
  • Plenty of opportunities for growth within the partnered companies



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