Commercial Sales Trainee – CentiMark Corporation – Cedar Rapids, IA

  1. Home
  2. Commercial Sales Trainee – CentiMark Corporation – Cedar Rapids, IA

CentiMark Corporation

Job details

Job Type

Full Job Description

CentiMark Corporation, the national leader in the commercial/industrial roofing industry, has an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial Sales Trainee to join our team in our Cedar Rapids, IA office.

CentiMark Corporation has been in business for over 53 years and has 95 offices across the country with over 3,500 employees. We are looking for people who want to contribute to a great team. Successful candidates must demonstrate initiative, a good work ethic, and attention to detail. We provide on the job training, premier benefits and room to grow.


This Sales Trainee position offers a candidate the extraordinary opportunity to learn our outside sales process from the ground up! Through the on-the-job training, this person will learn our hands-on technical estimating process, service sales, proposal creation, closing commercial sales and will assist the mentor in all aspects of the sales cycle within various accounts and territories. Knowledge gained in the Sales Trainee position will help to easily transition into a sales position.

Once the training period has been successfully completed, you will transition into your own sales territory within the Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas!

Job Summary:

  • Traveling to customer’s locations and inspect commercial roofs
  • Measuring roofs, acquiring core samples and estimating the amount of roofing material and labor needed to re-roof
  • Working closely with the sales team to provide accurate information for the creation of proposals for customers
  • Generating, developing and managing relationships with clients
  • Prepare and deliver sales proposals/presentations
  • Hands-on learning and classroom training of commercial roofing systems to include: TPO, PVC, EPDM, BUR, Modified-Bitumen, Metal, Foam, Coatings

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree is preferred
  • 1-3 years of prior outside sales experience, preferably in the construction industry
  • Strong communication/writing skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-pace environment
  • Must have a tenacious drive to sell and the ability to problem-solve
  • Must have a Valid, current driver’s license

Premier Benefits:

  • 2 Health Insurance Plans:
    • Free “Core Plan” – Free Medical & Dental
    • “Buy Up Plan” – Features a lower deductible for Medical
  • Vision Plan
  • Free Life Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Free Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Programs
  • Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Cell Phone, Laptop
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

CentiMark provides a great work environment with challenging career opportunities.

Drug Free Workplace – EOE (M/F/V/D) – E-Verify Employer

For more information, please visit our website –