Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for an Account Manager to help us grow our Carpet Cushion Division in North Carolina and its surrounding areas.  This position is responsible for  maintaining relationships with existing clients and generating new business in the territory.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. As the Account Manager, you will be expected to plan and implement sales by developing strategies, initiate innovation and communication while understanding the business model though planning and organizing. Thorough and effective communication with both Carpenter personnel and customer base must be maintained. Timely follow up and problem resolution for the company and its customers is required.   Position requires effective time management and travel when necessary.  This is a remote opportunity working from a home office.

Your additional responsibilities as Account Manager will include:

  • Prospect/Close new carpet cushion business and increase customer base
  • Develop and grow distributor accounts in order to further promote Carpenter products
  • Arrange shipment schedules between the plant and the customer
  • Plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate and division goals
  • Prepare periodic sales reports to track sales volume, potential sales, and client base expansion
  • Review market analysis to determine customer needs, price schedules, and discount rates
  • Represent company at trade association meetings to promote our products
  • Advise dealers, distributors, and clients concerning sales and advertising techniques

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years of experience in selling flooring and/or industrial products
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with a variety of customers at all levels of an organization via in-person, telephone, and virtual conversations
  • Must have basic computer skills and intermediate MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Successful record of working in an autonomous environment
  • Ability to travel within the assigned territory (Avg. 4-6 overnights per month)
  • This is a remote opportunity working from a home office. The territory for this position is North Carolina. Therefore, the selected candidate must reside in Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, or a surrounding area.


Important Notes

No agencies or phone calls

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic