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Field Sales Representative, Upstate New York - Albany or Syracuse base

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-827386
    • Job Location: Albany, NY
      Albany, Syracuse, Upstate New York
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 05, 2022
    • 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.

We are immediately hiring for a FIELD SALES PROFESSIONAL, as part of our NEW YORK STATE team, with a preferred home office base of ALBANY or SYRACUSE. The successful individual will have a proven track record of developing and delivering new sales business opportunities, with installers, contractors, architects and ARDEX distributor partners. You will have a passion for the building materials industry and enjoy delivering exceptional solutions to new and existing customers.

Territory to include: Upstate New York, Duchess, Orange, West Chester, Putnam, Rockland, and Ulster Counties, with a focus on Albany and Syracuse. Up to 30% territory travel, including some overnight. 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive, develop, promote and grow sales of ARDEX products and systems throughout territory
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with distributors, contractors, specifiers and other key business influencers
  • Retain current accounts and prospect new business development
  • Successfully launch and promote new products via hands on product demonstrations, presentations & professional product displays
  • Collaborate with Corporate resources such Technical, Customer Service, Marketing, Logistics etc., to deliver exceptional standards of service to ARDEX customers
  • Drive lead generation through jobsite visits, lead generation services, cold calls etc.
  • Develop and successfully execute field sales action plans
  • Achieve and exceed targets, goals and objectives, as established with Sales Manager
  • Represent ARDEX as an industry leader through exceptional professional standards, and a 'customer first' approach.

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. Familiar with architectural specifications and construction design elements
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm for the business and be customer-driven and professional
  • Self-starter. Able to use initiative, work and adapt to a fast paced and changing market
  • Able to make sound business decisions, influence, be assertive and close a sale
  • Proficient in digital systems: Microsoft Word, Email, Internet, PowerPoint and CRM systems 

Education:

  •  Minimum four (4) year college degree or greater is preferred, OR minimum high school diploma with relevant industry work 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 (1st day of month following hire), Dental
  • Wellness Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance program
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Pet insurance & more