Job Description

Carpenter Co. has an opportunity available for a Sales Representative within our Furniture and Bedding division. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving organization committed to operational excellence and offers stability, excellent benefits and a place to learn and grow professionally.  

The Sales Representative will be the face of the organization to clients within an assigned territory in Southern California. Through a combination of prospecting and planning this role is responsible for building and maintaining business relationships with furniture, bedding and packaging companies throughout the assigned territory.

Job Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand Carpenter’s products and capabilities
  • Service existing accounts and prospect and close new business accounts though effective organization and efficient planning
  • Work with plant and technical center personnel, as well as management team to develop solutions to customer inquiries
  • Prepare weekly call report and weekly sales report
  • Prepare monthly and annual territory analysis to be submitted to the Sales Manager in order to strategize and discuss business goals 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of successful sales experience
  • Bedding, furniture or foam knowledge highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with a variety of customers at all levels of an organization
  • Must have basic computer skills with MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel approximately 20%, 4-6 overnights per month