AKE Safety Equipment Outside Agricultural Sales Representative in Decatur, Iowa
$88,289+ a year ? Average Commission
This 1099 outside-sales position is compensated by 100% straight commission with significant weekly performance bonuses.
Sell a unique product that makes a difference!
Be sure to read this entire ad before you complete our online application.
Founded in 1989, AKE Safety Equipment is a Christian based company. We have built our brand and have evolved into a market-leading fire safety equipment manufacturing and sales company. We are a recognized household name within our target market which assists our direct sales team significantly due to brand recognition.
We operate on a national scale with a large network of dealers and sales representatives and have experienced over 300% growth over the last six years. AKE?s target market is based on the agricultural industry throughout the country. In this role, you would be focused on selling directly to farmers, by going farm-to-farm. We are committed to providing our salespeople with an opportunity to improve their lifestyle while being an integral part of something bigger than themselves and have a chance to make a genuine difference in the lives of good people.
We are looking for confident, driven, experienced outside sales reps located in agricultural areas nationwide. Our sales representatives are road warriors, selling STOP-FYRE ® directly to farmers by driving farm-to-farm.
In 2019, our average Fire Safety Consultant (outside sales representative) earned $88,289.10 and our top performers earned over $125,000 in commission selling STOP-FYRE ® The World's Best Fire Extinguisher ® direct to farmers within their protected territory.
Our most successful Sales Representatives:
Have many years of sales experience - they know how to sell, are excited to do so, and have learned what to look for when selecting a company to sell for.
Are extremely competitive - they always expect to win.
Have a connection to the agricultural community - either they grew up on a farm, worked on a farm, or have done business with farmers on a regular basis.
Have a background in construction and/or excavation - worked in construction, sold to the construction industry, sold for a construction company, or owned their own construction business.
Are entrepreneurial - it is simply in their DNA to be independent, self-driven, self-motivated, and business minded.
Committed to helping others ? often times have worked as a firefighter, law enforcement, military or EMT.
Our candidates must be:
Performers - experienced hunters who can prove successes.
Willing - trainable individuals who embrace new ideas.
Ambitious - no excuse mentality with a burning desire to succeed.
Independent - self-driven and self-motivated people.
Passionate - someone who truly cares about the customer, product, and team.
Trustworthy - every team member must be in line with our core values.
We are extremely selective. On average, only 1.5% of those who apply are invited to join our team.
We NEVER charge our salespeople anything to work for us.
Our salespeople DO NOT buy their product from us in order to sell.
Bottom line is: no surprises, no fees, no funny business - no BS.
Our sales reps 'get' how business works, and as a result thrive in and appreciate the sales position at AKE. This is why our sales representatives are compensated with a 100% straight commission structure. Our sales reps are also offered significant weekly performance bonuses. Leads and existing customer lists are also provided to our best performing sales representatives.
Top 3 reasons why our current sales representatives say we offer the best sales career opportunity available today:
Sell a unique product - Our sales reps get the chance to help people and potentially save a life while representing a company and brand to be proud of.
Freedom to be their own boss - Controlling their own schedule, income, and destiny while still having a very strong team backing them up in this 1099 outside-sales position.
Earn unlimited income - They have the opportunity to earn as much as they desire because our commission & bonus plan is both lucrative and uncapped.
True hunter salespeople want the opportunity to earn an income that is ONLY limited by their performance because THEY perform! The great ones do not want a safety net because they realize there are always strings.
If you are what we are looking for, you too can cultivate your future while helping our customers protect what matters most!
Advancement within our company is available for those who consistently achieve goals set. Our entire team understands that the success of our salespeople and serving our customers is what keeps all of us working; therefore, on OUR sales team your independent-entrepreneurial-sales mindset and results will be greatly appreciated rewarded, and highly respected.
IF our Selection Committee believes you have what it takes to help our sales team continue to grow, AFTER you have completed the online application, next steps include:
A one-on-one phone interview and then,
If they believe you are a good fit for our team, you will be invited to a face-to-face personal interview with our Recruiting Director at our headquarters in Rochester, MN.
Again, we are a Christian-based company. We acknowledge this career is NOT right for everyone (as you may discover through online reviews found during your research), but for those team members that align with our values, this position is often life-changing.
If you think you have what it takes to meet the challenge of helping us save lives and property, then begin your process now by completing our online application!
Go to our website to learn more!