Career opportunities at Southern Resources

Southern Resources is often looking for people to join the team!

Southern Resources Mission is to partner with the public and businesses to align profitable scrap metal recycling with the greater good of the community.

Does this speak to you? Are you the kind of person who puts the team before your own self-interests, because you know that when an entire group is looking out for you in the same way, then your life is enriched in a way most individuals don’t achieve on their own? Do you have relevant skills to help us carry out our mission?

Here’s who we are:

Southern Resources Core Values

Harmony is important to us. Everyone who works at Southern Resources shares the following core values:

(*these were written not by a single person, but by a collaborative effort from the entire group)

Creative Thinking: The joy of engaging in challenging puzzles and problems, the thrill of thinking and working hard to find elegant and innovative solutions.

Mettle: The determined and stubborn stand for one’s word in the face of any challenges, demanding oneself and others to take committed action and produce breakthrough results at all times.

Optimization: A passion for continuously refining efficiencies and expanding profits. The profound pride and satisfaction of a game well-played. Bringing all of our talents and capacities to exceed expectations in business and in life.

Appreciation: Honoring and celebrating the efforts and work of all; recognizing the value inherent in each customer. Discovering and delighting in the uniqueness of both individuals and all things.

Camaraderie: A willingness to play with humor, light heartedness, a mercilessly teasing wit, while always truly knowing, accepting and profoundly respecting each other as family.

Current Positions Available:

Account  Executive

We are seeking a highly motivated, proven sales leader with above average closing skills.  Southern Resources is a team of bright, capable and innovative individuals who continue to grow and shape today’s recycling industry.

The following competencies and experience are required:

  • Street smart economic skills and business acumen
  • Creatively craft marketing campaign strategies
  • Detail oriented while understanding time management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical, reasoning and negotiating skills
  • Ability to establish work priorities and work independently
  • Maintain accurate records and provide accurate reporting
  • Effectively respond to a variety of demands, projects and personality types
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM capacities
  • Must demonstrate positive, professional attitude and strong work ethic
  • Preparation and presentation of sales proposals experience a must
  • Ability to prospect and pipeline efficiently / effectively

Metals Experience is a plus.

Salary/Commission/Benefits:  Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Long Term Care, Paid Time Off – Sick, Personal, Holiday, Vacation, 401K Matching, Company Phone, Mileage Reimbursement

Or

Independent Contractor position with aggressive commission dependent on skill set and/or availability

For more information about our company visit  www.Facebook/SouthernResources .

Please submit resume and cover letter to: ElisaW@SouthernResources.com

Inside Sales Agent

We are seeking a highly motivated Inside Sales Agent who is great with people both on the phone and in person.  Southern Resources is a team of bright, capable and innovative individuals who continue to grow and shape today’s recycling industry.

The following competencies and experience are required:

  • Exceptional analytical, reasoning and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Detail oriented while understanding time management
  • Ability to establish work priorities and work independently
  • Maintain accurate records and provide accurate reporting
  • Effectively respond to a variety of demands, projects and personality types
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;  Quickbooks knowledge is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM
  • Telemarketing
  • Lead Generation
  • Appointment setting
  • Must demonstrate positive, professional attitude and strong work ethic

Metals Experience is a plus.

Any candidate should be completely comfortable providing great customer service for both incoming and outgoing calls and emails.  They must also possess the ability to engage and keep potential customers engaged in phone conversation and all other correspondence.

The right candidate could evolve this role into an Outside Account Executive position.

Salary/Commission/Benefits:  Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Long Term Care, Paid Time Off – Sick, Personal, Holiday, Vacation, 401K Matching, Company Phone, Mileage Reimbursement

For more information about our company visit  www.Facebook/SouthernResources .

Please submit resume and cover letter to: ElisaW@SouthernResources.com

Ebay/Craigslist Account Executive

Are you looking for a challenging position that utilizes your creative and interpersonal skills?  Our company is a team of bright, capable and innovative people who continue to grow and shape the recycling industry of today.  We are looking for the right candidate to head up our Ebay/Craigslist division.

This position has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifying materials that could be resold as useable on Ebay or Craigslist (the ultimate in recycling)
  • Handling the process of posting the items on the intended medium from start to finish, including shipping and customer service.
  • Interoffice IT support

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies and experience

  • Knowledge and experience of posting items for resale on several different mediums
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Some level of IT experience, experience with Salesforce preferable
  • Photography experience is not required, but is preferable
  • This job requires a lot of time spent outside
  • Forklift operational experience is necessary
  • Highly motivated and proactive with the ability to work well independently or with teams
  • Ability to establish work priorities and remain flexible
  • Must demonstrate positive, professional attitude and strong work ethic

Metals Experience is a plus.

Salary/Commission/Benefits:  Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability; Long Term Care; Paid Time Off – Sick, Personal, Holiday, Vacation; 401K Matching

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For more information about our company visit www.Facebook/SouthernResources .

Please reply to this ad with resume and cover letter to ElisaW@SouthernResources.com.

BENEFITS

Southern Resources recognizes that our employees ARE our company. In an effort to be not just a good company, but a great company, we provide the following benefits to all qualified individuals:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Bonuses
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Interest-Free Loans
  • Direct-Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Southern Resources believes in and practices equal opportunity and affirmative action. It is the policy of Southern Resources to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, ancestry, arrest or conviction record, sexual preference, national origin, disability, veteran status or other area of prohibited discrimination. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law. Southern Resources is further committed to assuring that:

All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion and compensation programs are granted fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis. Employment decisions related to compensation, benefits, transfers, promotions, hiring, termination, training, social and recreational programs are administered on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.