Industry Relations Manager

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Industry Relations Manager

Lumber Marketplace
Remote | Columbia, TN
Position Description

About the job:
We are seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual to join our team as an Industry Relations Manager. This unique role combines elements of sales, account management, and customer operations, with the primary objective of onboarding businesses to Lumber Marketplace and driving transactions on the platform. This opportunity is more than just a job; it’s a chance to be at the forefront of building our vision for “the world’s greatest company” right here in Tennessee.

Key Responsibilities:

Sales and Account Management:

  • Identify and engage potential buyers and sellers in the wholesale hardwood lumber industry.
  • Drive sales by demonstrating the benefits of Lumber Marketplace to flooring, cabinet, millwork, and other related wholesale hardwood lumber-buying businesses.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with businesses, ensuring they are satisfied with the platform.

Customer Operations:

  • Provide training and support to businesses on how to use Lumber Marketplace effectively.
  • Assist businesses with account setup, inventory posting, and transaction processing.
  • Address and resolve any issues or concerns businesses may have with the platform.

Public Relations and Events:

  • Represent Lumber Marketplace at trade shows and conventions, including setting up and tearing down booths.
  • Act as the public-facing persona of the company, promoting the platform and engaging with potential businesses.
  • Conduct on-site visits to businesses across the United States to drive engagement and transactions.
Skills & Experience Required

What You Bring:
• Proven sales experience, preferably in the hardwood lumber industry (e.g., flooring, cabinet, millwork sales).
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
•Strong customer service skills with a focus on client satisfaction.
•Ability to travel extensively and work independently on the road.
•Ambitious, self-motivated, and adaptable to a fast-paced startup environment.

What Will Set You Apart:
•Experience with online marketplaces or e-commerce platforms.
•Knowledge of the hardwood lumber industry and its key players.
•Ability to wear many hats and manage multiple tasks effectively.

Salary & Benefits

What We Offer:

• Base Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications.
• Commission: Uncapped commission structure. Earn a percentage of the gross transaction volume you facilitate for each new seller or buyer successfully onboarded and transacting on the platform.

Equity: Stock options on a vesting schedule.
Culture: We prioritize Faith, Family, and Work, in that order.
Growth: An exciting startup opportunity filled with individuals deeply committed to success.
Ownership: Make an immediate impact, have your opinions matter, and lead by example. Take ownership of growth objectives, see your impact immediately, and grow your leadership skills.

How To Apply

Please send all questions, resumes and applications to Anthony Gallegos at

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