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Architectural Sales Account Manager

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Chicago, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 19, 2019
Job ID

Job Title:                   Architectural Sales Account Manager

Job ID:                       MH83-19

Location:                   Virtual office (Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, etc.)

Compensation:          Base Salary:  $100 – 110K “range” + 30% bonus

Benefits:                     Company Vehicle & Full Benefit Package


Company and Position Summary:

Our client is an environmentally friendly manufacturer of insulation & ceiling systems with products sweeping the industry off its feet.  This is a company with products all over the world.  US sales growth has been incredible and new manufacturing facilities are in the works for the US and Canada. 


About the Job:


  • Promote and sell products to Architectural & Design Firms, Building Consultants and other such customers that spec construction projects
  • In addition to selling direct, you will also be responsible for managing the Distributors in your territory.
  • Sales Territory – Upper Midwest
  • Develop an understanding of your customers and the market to recommend solutions and relay new product development recommendations to internal teams.
  • Develop and implement a sales plan with sales management to identify new opportunities, build a sales funnel and close business.
  • Manage existing accounts as well as seek out new industry relationships.
  • Relay customer feedback, and the activities of competitors to the appropriate channels within the company to stay a step ahead of changing market conditions and customer needs. 
  • Develop long term sales plans for key customers and monitor and adapt sales activities so these objectives are met
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and building codes.


Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience selling construction materials and services
  • Will consider recent graduates with Architectural related degree
  • BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Solid understanding of commercial construction and the building envelope
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Up to 40% travel required.  May vary depending on location
  • Comfortable making presentations to industry peers and prospective customers