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Sales Representative - Houston

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-745453
    • Job Location: Houston, TX
      Houston, Katy, Sugarland, Woodlands, Clearlake, Texas
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 07, 2020
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is the Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials. Our success is built on continuously innovating products that shape the construction industry, and a strong team committed to delivering effective solutions for our customers.

We are immediately hiring for a FIELD SALES PROFESSIONAL, as part of our HOUSTON METRO team , with a preferred home office base of HOUSTON.

The successful individual will have a proven track record of developing and delivering new sales business opportunities, with installers, contractors, GCs, architects and ARDEX distributor partners. You will be a proficient business developer with exceptional customer follow up, lead generation experience, and the ability to close the sale. You will have a passion for the industry and enjoy delivering exceptional solutions to new and existing customers, through expert product advice, hands on product demonstrations, and product guidance.

Approximately 50% territory travel including some overnight. Territory to cover: Southeast Texas - South of Rt.84 and East of 77 to include Houston, Beaumont, Victoria and Lake Charles. Louisiana - Alexandria and all points South, excluding Caddo, Bossier counties and Shreveport.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively develop and grow sales of ARDEX and Henry products across assigned territory
  • Successfully launch and promote new products through confident product demonstrations, presentations, professional product displays and market blitzes
  • Develop solid working relationships with distributors, specialist and general contractors, architects and key business influencers
  • Make technical recommendations liaising with the technical team for resources and solutions
  • Conduct contractor clinics and implement loyalty programs such as LME (LevelMaster Elite) and SystemOne
  • Develop product specifications through architectural communities
  • Provide unmatched level of field service and support through job start assistance, assistance with preparing bids, and distributor and installer training
  • Generate and action leads through jobsite visits, lead generation services, cold calls etc. and maintain/update current Lead Trackers
  • Develop and implement field action plans, sales strategies that will deliver territory goals
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively, professionally, and proactively with all areas of the business including other Territory Sales Professionals, Architectural Team, Technical Team, Marketing and Customer Support

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years outside sales experience and / or minimum 5 years knowledge of building materials industries is required.
  • Knowledge of flooring installation systems is highly desirable
  • Must be able to confidently and professionally conduct product presentations and demonstrations
  • Must be able to operate non power and power tools. Demonstrates good mechanical or hands-on skills to meet the needs of intensive and physically demanding field support and service
  • Technically proficient as demonstrated by passing ARDEX Technical and Field Proficiency tests annually (approximately two per year)
  • Familiar with architectural specifications and construction design elements
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm for the business. Customer-driven and professional
  • Self-starter with high levels of self-motivation and initiative
  • Demonstrates excellent teamwork - supportive and collaborative
  • Able to work within, and adapt to the demands of a fast paced and changing market
  • Able to make sound business decisions, influence, be assertive and close a sale
  • High levels of business integrity, ethics and good professional judgement
  • High levels of communication (written and verbal), responsiveness, follow-up, dependability, organization, time management, listening, administrative, and interpersonal skills (customers and colleagues) are essential
  • Demonstrates ARDEX Growth Mindset competencies: Innovation, Open Mindedness, Collaboration, Agility, Initiating Action and Execution, Ownership
  • Proficient in digital systems: Microsoft Word, Email, Internet, PowerPoint and CRM systems
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Must be able to travel throughout assigned territory up advertised amount including some overnight

Education

  • College degree preferred or minimum high school diploma /GED and industry related experience

Benefits

  • Industry competitive compensation (salary, bonus, commission)
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Car allowance
  • 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 $5,500 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 an open culture that promotes diversity, team-spirit, innovation, and excellence in all we do.  ARDEX employs almost 400 people in North America, and over 3,000 worldwide. 

Our North America corporate offices are located in Beaver County, (20 minutes North of Pittsburgh International Airport), within a picturesque woodland setting with free parking facilities, onsite Zumba classes, monthly massages (paid and free!), a relaxed business casual dress code including jeans and sneakers, and regular onsite employee events!

Should you experience any difficulties using our online application database, simply send your resume and cover letter to Careers@ArdexAmericas.com