Longleaf Lumber Career

Longleaf Lumber is seeking a full-time sales representative to work from our Cambridge, MA showroom. Position is weekday 9:00AM-5:00PM, with one Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM per month. Customers range from small craftspeople and DIYers to large contractors, architects, and design institutions. Salesperson must be punctual, self-directed, outgoing, and patient. Experience in lumber and/or floor coverings industry preferred. Fine arts, engineering, architectural, home design, or technical backgrounds preferred, but not required.


  • Previous professional sales experience
  • Experience with high-value sales items, home decor, or building materials a plus
  • An appreciation for sustainability and familiarity with LEED building principles
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to read architectural/engineering drawings
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Quickbooks


  • Maintain long-term relationships and build new ones
  • Attend to walk-in customers and field inquiries via phone and e-mail
  • Prepare and ship attractive, targeted sample materials for customers
  • Timely preparation of customer paperwork
  • Prepare finished goods for shipping and track product to customer
  • Maintain sales and inventory records
  • Maintain showroom and sample stock

Competitive salary based upon experience. One-two weeks paid vacation. Annual profit-sharing bonuses based on performance. Health and dental insurance offered.

This is a high-performance position at a growing company with opportunities for enthusiastic and competitive individuals to expand their role/responsibilities. We are a team-oriented organization that values social and environmental responsibility, respect, and a strong work ethic.

No phone calls. E-mail résumé and cover letter to info [-at-]