NATIONAL WALLCOVERING – Greater Chicago, IL Area

Job Title: Sales Representative
Reports to: Regional Manager

Job Purpose:

The National Sales Representative is a position that is critical to the overall success of the organization. National offers a diverse portfolio of products (wallcovering, acoustical, dry erase, upholstery, digital, wood solutions and specialty) to address a wide variety of interior and exterior applications. Specific responsibilities include daily sales calls on existing customers and prospective new accounts including architects, interior designers, facility managers and contractors.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Establish new clients within the architectural and interior design communities
  • Service existing clients within the architectural and interior design communities
  • Conduct customer needs analysis; create solutions within customer’s budget
  • Develop & deliver sales presentations in a professional & effective manner by:
    • Developing presentations for potential customers
    • Maintaining up-to-date awareness of company activities, industry trends & government regulations.
  • Maintain all sales demonstration tools & applications
  • Close sales
  • Conduct customer follow-up activities as necessary to ensure continued customer business
  • Identify new projects through various sources including, research, networking, cold-calling and developing deeper relationships with current clients
  • Collaborate with internal and external resources to help keep focus on sales
  • Become an expert on the products you represent
  • Maintain a sample request level of no less than 40 per month
  • Identify and participate in local industry organizations and events
  • Update new products and remove discontinued items during sales calls

Other Job Duties:

  • Document and submit expense reports in a timely manner
  • Keep vehicle clean and presentable for client outings

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years previous sales experience
  • Design background preferred – Commercial interior product industry experience preferred.
  • B.S. degree preferred
  • Relationship building with internal & external customers
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills
  • Excellent customer relation skills
  • Strong problem solving / analytical skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Multi-task oriented
  • PC Literate – Word, Excel, E-Mail, Internet
  • Skill & ability to organize & prioritize work & to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to travel within sales territory & for occasional sales meetings
  • Ability to grow sales within the company & meet pre-established sales goals
  • Valid Driver’s License/ Proof of current insurance

EOE

Interested candidates, please reply to: amy.cartwright@nationalsolutions.com

Company Name: NATIONAL WALLCOVERING
Contact Email: amy.cartwright@nationalsolutions.com
City: Greater Chicago area
State: IL
Country: USA
Job Title: Sales Representative
Job Type: Full-Time
Must Manage Others: No