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Architectural Representative- Chicago in Chicago at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

Primary responsibility is to promote and expand knowledge of Behr Products and Services in the Architectural, Specifications and Design Community. Be the go to person for product information and resource to increase Behr’s specification presence.
• Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment
• Initiate sales process through prospecting. Understand the needs of architect’s, specifiers and designers needs through informational meetings, response to inquiries and requests for service.
• Membership, participation, and support, of local CSI Chapters, Product Shows/Events to increase and support architect/specifier relationships.
• Coordinate efforts with Pro Sales Team to ensure that sales efforts are supported generation of contractor bid opportunities and submittals.
• Provide support at national/regional AIA/CSI and other Trade Shows as identified to build Behr’s National and Regional presence.
• Manage expense accounts for all budgets based on allocations.
• Uphold Behr/Kilz business values and philosophy of “doing the right thing” in all business interactions.
Achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales plans/quotas.

EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Extensive knowledge with architectural specifications

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ ABILITIES

  • Strong writing, mathematical, computer and communication skills required
  • Extremely organized and highly motivated, ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven success over seeing a defined sales territory with excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and account results
  • Sales Force and CRM knowledge is a plus.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions

Continuous self-development to stay current competitive intelligence in the industry.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to travel up to 70%