New York, NY
The Karen Pearse Brand brings over 30 years of expertise in the Stone & Tile Industry. Experience and achievements include 22,000 commercial projects in 40 countries with 100 million square feet. Driven by a knowledgeable global team with an extensive client list, Karen Pearse Global Direct is headquartered in New York, with offices in Italy, China, and the Netherlands. This fast-growing, highly successful business thrives within a culture of creativity, operational efficiencies, and independent thinkers. www.kpgd.com
KPGD is looking for a highly motivated, organized, driven individual who will be responsible for increasing sales by identifying and developing new architectural/design clients as well as pursuing new national accounts to build our exclusive brands as well as the Karen Pearse Brand of products and services. This position will require local travel within the NYC area.
Identify and establish contact with potential clients
Schedule visits with Architectural/Design firms and National accounts to promote KPGD products and services
Deliver samples, provide hands-on explanations of products, offer alternatives/solutions, arrange “Lunch & Learn” sessions
Keep current with new products, working with Sales support, librarian, and project managers
Build solid, trusting relationships with new clients with consistent follow up
Generate and submit regular sales reports to management; attend scheduled sales meetings
Attend industry trade shows as required
Demonstrated ability in meeting sales objectives
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Superb organizational skills.
Exceptional Customer Service skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office/Excel.
Focused team player with a solid, consistent work ethic, exhibiting professional behavior.
Knowledge of architectural materials, stone, and/or tile, is required.
Interior design experience/knowledge is a plus
Ability to read architectural drawings, a plus
A personal car is a plus.
Compensation & Benefits:
Base Salary ($50-$60K) plus commission
Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, AFLAC, and 401kPlan
Paid Vacation and Personal Time
Please email your resume and cover letter to: Anne.Fitzpatrick@kpgd.com.