MSI is looking for a skilled professional to fill our Sales Representative (Flooring) – Covering the Metro Detroit and Eastern Michigan Area.
This position requires previous experience selling Flooring products.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to do the following:
Develop relationships with current customers and potential customers within specific territory
Assist customers by providing knowledge and training company products to their store personnel, to ensure personnel is able to present product and negotiate well with consumers
Understand our products, our market competition and how to position products to overcome these factors
Manage displays, samples, and selling tools for customer availability.
Understand retail business financials to consult with dealers on retail pricing, advertising, promotions and ROI.
Quote prices, discuss credit terms and prepare sales contracts for customer orders
Estimate date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of company’s delivery schedules.
Review and analyze various sales reports to identify sales potential with current customers and potential new customers
Utilize any and all marketing tools such as catalogs, brochures and vendor collateral to broaden reach in territory and promote company product
Research and analyze customer needs and demands based on market information
Investigate and resolve customer claims/problems with deliveries, returns and credits
Attend trade shows throughout the year as required
Travel 40% – 80% locally, occasionally nationally and/or internationally.
Perform additional duties as required and or requested.
Additionally the candidate must meet the following Education and Experience requirements:
Strong math skills calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, area, and volume.
Ability to determine solutions for customers.
Must be results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Intermediate computer proficiency.
Valid driver’s license.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Two (2) plus years’ preferably previous Slab/Tile Sales experience.
Minimum 2years of related industry experience, Quartz, natural stone, tile, Slab, Countertop and/or flooring Sales Experience.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Excellent sales and negotiation skills
Good communication and people skills
Confidence and motivation to work toward targets
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to work well alone or within a team
Demonstrated aptitude for problem solving
Resilience to deal with customers who turn you down
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
If you possess the required skills and experience, we would love to meet you!
You can learn more about us online at www.msisurfaces.com or submit your resume at https://www.msisurfaces.com/careers/Search?ln=Lansing%2C+MI
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be considered for this position. Please do not apply unless you meet all requirements.