Position Available - Director of Dealer Sales

Position Available - Director of Dealer Sales

Strick Trailers leads the industry in the design and manufacturing of customized aluminum van trailers used to transport all types of interesting products and freight within the United States.  We currently have a Director of Dealer Sales (DDS) opening for the continental United States and Canada. The DDS will service the US and Canada to stimulate and identify sales opportunities that support our facility capacity and continued plans for production growth. 

Our mission is:

To Promote a Safe and Fulfilling Work Environment where Team Members Can Thrive

To Understand our Customers’ Expectations, Needs, Challenges and Opportunities

To Design and Deliver Innovative and Effective Transportation Solutions that Exceed Our Customers’ Expectations.

In keeping with our mission, we believe in establishing committed business relationships which require personal attention to stimulate and identify sales opportunities that support our continued plans for production growth.  The Director of Dealer Sales will be expected to travel Tuesday through Thursdays, 2 weeks per month, approximately 6 days per month OR as required by dealer and or end-user needs. Sales visits will include climbing in, out and under trailers to obtain further information for our manufacturing and engineering teams. Mondays and Fridays are used to compile data obtained while out in the field.  Aside from overnight travel to visit selected end user accounts and dealers, there will be required representation at industry conventions and meetings. 

This position will be guided by and report directly to our President. Personal field training will be provided in combination with added, detailed specification knowledge that will ensure your success. Strick Trailers employs team members that support one another and share their knowledge and expertise so the DDS will never feel alone in the field. While industry experience is preferred, the emphasis is on 5 years of proven sales, business development or other relevant experience in the class 8 truck/trailer market. Strick’s Director of Dealer Sales must have a solid, current working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software including Microsoft Teams and be able to easily and seamlessly toggle between PC and handheld device to communicate digitally with the Strick plant and dealers and end users within their home office and while in the field. 

Aside from ensuring our desired coverage of all accounts needed to generate sales revenue, the DDS will also be expected to actively contribute to the development of innovative products and services to deliver and exceed our dealers and end users’ expectations.  Your demonstrated ability to develop tools to identify prospects and maintain customer data will be an important measure of your success.  As a key member of our team, you must also spend 1 week per quarter collaborating at our Monroe, IN facility.

Compensation will include a competitive base salary, incentive-based sales rewards, and eligibility for profit sharing. Full benefits package available.

Strick Trailers is privately held, with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We expect all Team Members to promote our products, services, and image to all external stakeholders with professionalism, honesty, and integrity.

Please forward resume to Steve Burns at sburns@stricktrailers.com and Sue Marvel at smarvel@stricktrailers.com