Outside Sales tile and slab
Job Opportunity at K44 Consulting LLC

Posted on Aug 30


Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4166916

JOB TITLE: Outside Sales Representative (Tile and/or Slab)
Territory: Covering Greater Pittsburgh PA area

Growing National distributor of stone and tile is searching for an experienced Outside Sales Representative for it tile/slab division.
SUMMARY:  The outside sales representative is responsible to grow and develop the sales and margins of company's porcelain, natural stone, wall tile, and mosaic product lines with the retailer/dealer network; located within an assigned geographic territory.

  1. Develop relationships with current customers and potential customers within specific territory
  2. 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
  3. Understand our products, our market competition and how to position products to overcome these factors
  4. Manage displays, samples, and selling tools for customer availability.
  5. Understand retail business financials to consult with dealers on retail pricing, advertising, promotions and ROI.
  6. Quote prices, discuss credit terms and prepare sales contracts for customer orders
  7. Estimate date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of company’s delivery schedules.
  8. Review and analyze various sales reports to identify sales potential with current customers and potential new customers
  9. Utilize any and all marketing tools such as catalogs, brochures and vendor collateral to broaden reach in territory and promote company product
  10. Research and analyze customer needs and demands based on market information
  11. Investigate and resolve customer claims/problems with deliveries, returns and credits
  12. Attend trade shows throughout the year as required
  13. Travel 40% - 80% locally, occasionally nationally and/or internationally.
  14. Perform additional duties as required and or requested.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  1. Strong math skills calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, area, and volume.
  2. Ability to determine solutions for customers.
  3. Must be results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  4. Demonstrated aptitude for problem solving
  5. Excellent communication skills
  6. Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Bachelor’s Degree required
Two (2) plus years’ experience in channel distribution sales
Minimum of 2 years of related industry experience; natural stone, tile or hard flooring industries.
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