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Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Sales Designer - Showroom Luxury Plumbing (Profit Sharing Opportunities)
Elements Studio by Welker McKee of Cleveland is a Northeast Ohio premier kitchen, bath and home design professional studio. Elements Studio represents the finest decorative plumbing fixtures, faucets, lighting, cabinetry, hardware & accessories the industry has to offer and services the professional builder, plumber, designer & remodeling contractor. We are a division of Hajoca Corporation, the nation's largest privately held family owned wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning, industrial pipes-valves-fittings, pool and waterworks supplies for residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure construction. We have approximately 400 locations, called Profit Centers, throughout the United States.
Since 1909, Welker McKee has been blending the strengths and influence of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca's proven business principles of "Service, Integrity, Reliability."
Are you outgoing and value customer service? Are you knowledgeable and service-oriented? Are you looking for a career, which is rewarding and challenging alongside terrific people? Do you have the determination to close sales and build lasting relationships with new and established customers?
If so, then we would like you to join the dedicated team at our Independence Ohio location as a Showroom Sales Designer. Our team has been servicing the Northeast Ohio community for over 100 years. Our tremendous people, extensive brand offerings and superior inventory allow us to offer the best customer experiences and business relationships. We are a close-knit group that works together to provide the best service to both new and existing customers. Showroom Sales Designers provide expert product selection assistance and design advice to showroom customers.
As a Showroom Sales Designer with Welker McKee your specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
*Assisting showroom customers, assessing their needs, guiding their product selections, and successfully closing the sale
*Providing customers with reliable information regarding product specifications, product suitability, pricing, and availability
*Collaborating with professionals such as custom builders, architects, designers, plumbing & remodeling contractors and dealers.
*Entering Sales Orders and Bids, expedite purchases, and maintain customer communication to ensure an accurate and timely order processing
*Maintaining product literature files to ensure the most current and accurate information is always provided to our customers
*Meeting or exceed monthly required Gross Profit dollar targets
*Keeping the showroom clean, neat, current, stocked, and safely displayed
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations, is run by the Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit sharing opportunities and generous benefits package which includes:
*Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
*401 (k) program
*Retirement Savings cash account
*Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care
*Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (EOE and M/F/Disability/Veterans.) We are a drug free workplace, with pre-employment drug screening required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
As a Showroom Salesperson, you must be optimistic, friendly, and service-oriented. Excellent verbal communication is essential and all salespeople must approach all customer interactions in an honest and ethical fashion.
We also offer a tremendous training program to ensure your growth and success with our company.
All interested applicants must possess:
*High school degree or equivalent
*Minimum 2 years in customer service and sales
*Outstanding customer service and communication skills
*High end retail sales experience beneficial
*Basic computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point)
*The ability to maintain positive relationships with team members, vendors, and customers
Our ideal candidate will also possess:
*A minimum 2 year college associates degree or design technical degree
*A comprehensive knowledge of product
*Plumbing showroom sales experience
*Knowledge of kitchen and bath design trends
*The drive to assist team members with other tasks as required