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Sales Representative, Tile and Stone installation Systems. DC Metro

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-717503
    • Job Location: Washington DC, DC
      Washington DC, Maryland, District of Columbia
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 06, 2020
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is a Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials.

Our continued success and reputation as an industry leader, is driven by a growth mindset culture, where innovation, collaboration, idea sharing, and empowering our people, is encouraged at all levels and job functions across the organization.

Our people benefit from a diverse work environment, competitive compensation, great benefits - and flexible work options that help support a work/life balance. With an emphasis on developing our people, ARDEX Americas is the recipient of PHRA’s Innovative People Practices Award for Learning and Development, 2017, AND 2018!!

SALES PROFESSIONAL, TILE AND STONE INSTALLATION SYSTEMS.

We are immediately hiring for a SALES PROFESSIONAL, with experience of TILE AND STONE INSTALLATION SYSTEMS as part our WASHINGTON D.C. METRO TEAM.

Working independently and part of a dynamic team, you will successfully drive, develop and win business with tile installers, tile contractors, architects and ARDEX distributor partners, while providing the exceptional product guidance and technical expertise, that continues to set ARDEX apart as industry leaders. Sales experience within the tile and stone installation products sector, is essential.

This position will work from a home-office location, with a preferred home office base of WASHINGTON DC or MARYLAND and will require up to 30% territory travel, including some overnight.

(Territory consisting of the State of Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware - South of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, and Metro-Washington counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia to include - Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford, Louden, and Fauquier.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, promoting and growing sales of ARDEX Tile and Stone Installation Systems throughout assigned territory
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationship with distributors, tile contractors, specifiers and other key business influences in assigned territory
  • Retain current accounts and prospect new business development
  • Successfully launch and promote new products via hands-on product demonstrations, presentations & professional product displays
  • Provide technical expertise, recommendations and product systems solutions, utilizing the resources such as the ARDEX technical and marketing teams.
  • Generate and follow through new business leads by calling on jobsites, cold calls, and industry channels.
  • Ability to recognize and work with all major decision influences such as Tile Contractors, Stone Contractors, Specifiers and Owners\Development and implementation of field sales action plans

Experience and Skills:

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years outside sales experience is required
  • Demonstrable experience of Tile and Stone Installation Systems is essential (thin sets, sub floor preparation, cement & epoxy grouts, under tile waterproofing, commercial & residential)
  • Tile and stone installation experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to make sound business decisions and possess the ability to close a sale
  • Familiar with architectural specifications and construction design elements
  • Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for the industry. Persistent and resilient
  • Demonstrates good mechanical or hands-on skills to meet the needs of intensive and physically demanding field support and service. Must be able to operate non-power and power tools
  • Must be technically competent
  • Must be able to travel throughout assigned territory, dependent on advertised geographic territory, including some overnight
  • Must possess a current, valid and unexpired driver’s license with a clean driving record

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to lift to 70 pounds with a carrying capability of 55 pounds

Education:

  • Four (4) year college degree or greater is preferred, OR minimum high school diploma with relevant industry work experience

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Industry competitive compensation (base salary, commission, bonus), monthly car allowance, company phone and laptop. 
  • Excellent benefits package to include Paid Time off (PTO), 11 Paid Holidays, 401K match, Vision, Medical, Dental, flexible work initiatives, tuition reimbursement program (up to $5,250 annually), reduced gym memberships, pet insurance & more!

About ARDEX: Want to put your career on a solid foundation?

As a family-owned company, our employees are the foundation of what we do, and enjoy a culture that promotes team-spirit, innovation, and excellence in all we do.  ARDEX employs almost 400 people in North America, and over 3,000 worldwide.  Our corporate offices are located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 20 minutes North of Pittsburgh International Airport, and serves our U.S., Canada, and Latin America businesses.