Drive sales through growth of existing accounts and generation of new business opportunities for Loewen dealer partners by developing current and new relationships with architects and designers within the residential and commercial building/construction community.
Provide the highest level of customer service to the Architectural community
Partner with the Architectural community to create window and door design and product selections to complete their projects for the purpose of generating project specifications.
Work closely with the architectural community to support and help project manage their design through design, fabrication and installation when possible.
Call on the Architect community to present and promote products and build awareness for the purpose of generating project specifications.
Participate and be an active supporter in appropriate AIA (CRAN) and/or BIA member meetings or events
Conduct luncheon seminars to provide education on product characteristics or new products.
Provide timely and accurate technical information for product specifications and quotations.
Follow up to make sure that product information as provided is sufficient and specifications meet requirements for quotes and order entry.
Communicate with outside sales representatives, offering sales support and backup during absences.
Achieve/exceed targeted new architect and new builder calls per month within a specified territory.
What You Bring:
Outside sales or architectural sales experience is essential with knowledge of building materials – windows and doors is preferred
Familiar with architectural specifications and construction design elements
High level of responsiveness to customer needs
Ability to effectively present in front of varying sized groups both formal and informal
Excellent technical aptitude is essential.
Handling objections by taking initiative & finding creative solutions is critical.
Ability to clearly communicate and build/maintain strong relationships within architectural community is essential.
Demonstrated consultative selling skills.
Proven time management focus and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Team player who has a record of achieving and exceeding company and team objectives.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and CRM tools.
Knowledge of the architectural community in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the USA preferred
Ability to travel along with a valid passport / driver’s license
What Loewen Offers:
A comprehensive benefits package including 401K
A respectful work environment that is build on a foundation of open communication, teamwork and our guiding principles
A culture where diversity is valued and where you have the opportunity to get involved and make a difference
About Loewen Windows and Doors
Founded in 1905, Loewen has developed a reputation for inspirational products, design leadership and custom capability.
Our history helps describe our journey and foundation on which the Loewen brand of windows and doors is built. Loewen is a manufacturer of wood windows and doors designed and built for premium residential new construction, renovation/restoration and distinctive light commercial construction.
We pride ourselves on products that are not only attractive but also cutting edge in their functionality. Our products offer performance, to keep homes comfortable and energy efficient, strength to protect against the worst that nature can deliver. We achieve this through careful craftsmanship and by customizing our architectural-grade fit and finish.