Diamond Kote Specialist

Job Locations US-KY-Lexington | US-KY-Louisville
ID
2021-1087
Category
Sales
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Must be located in Louisville or Lexington, KY area.

 

Summary:  As an Ambassador and frontline contact to Contractors, Remodelers & Architects; a Diamond Kote Specialist (DKS) will work with our clientele to educate, train and secure orders on Diamond Kote Building Products. Maintain positive/profitable relations. Convert business and increase the brand recognition of Diamond Kote Building Products in the market.

Responsibilities

DKS duties to include (not limited to):

  • Be a product expert for Diamond Kote Building Products offered by Wausau Supply Company.
  • Promote & educate our proprietary Diamond Kote Building Products.
  • Travel within geography making calls on contractors, remodelers & architects.
  • Ability to evaluate contractor installs and communicate issues in a professional manner
  • Assist and educate contractors/installers with the following:
    • Seminars promoting product as well as proper installation practices.
    • Sponsoring and attending customer educational events (i.e. breakfast/lunch events and evening product shows) promoting Diamond Kote Building Products where contractors, remodelers and/or architects are present.
  • Be a solutions provider for your customers; and quick problem resolution.
  • Identify and solicit new business opportunities.
  • Provide support to contractors in relation to our Contractor program including:
    • Program enrollment
    • Basic software assistance
  • Continuous education to stay current with:
    • Changing products in the industry. (Both Diamond Kote Building Products and competitive brands).
    • Building codes & practices.
  • Attend sales meetings, customer functions, contractor events, trade shows, and all other events as assigned.
  • Ability to work directly with installers for job site startups and installation to ensure a smooth process.
  • Communicate effectively with Regional Manager on a regular basis.
  • Provide sales support to contractors with homeowners leads.
  • Communicate effectively with Territory Managers to ensure availability and access to product at preferred dealer/lumber yard locations.
  • Complete all sales reports on time and accurately. Utilizing CRM system to document and track sales process.
  • Work effectively with internal departments (warranty, customer service, and accounting) to help provide a positive customer experience.
  • Compliance with all company safety initiatives and Safety Observations to meet company goals.

Qualifications

A DKS will possess and/or demonstrate the ability to:

  • Proficient presentation, verbal & written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet communicated sales goals.
  • Display professional behavior to all internal and external contacts in conjunction with policies and procedures as outline in the employee handbook.
  • General working knowledge of residential construction.
  • Strong people skills needed to develop and sustain relationships that would result in advanced sales of our key products
  • Utilize electronic expense report tools daily.
  • Keep company vehicle clean and in compliance with recommended maintenance schedule along with organized and prepared to perform your responsibilities, maintaining a professional image.

 

Education / Experience:

  • High School Diploma, College Degree and/or 3-5 years of related sales experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge base, any sale reporting software knowledge is a plus.
  • Highly developed planning and organizational abilities.

 

Reports to: Regional Manager

 

Working Demands / Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time because of travel aspect of position.
  • Must possess a MVR that qualifies per the auto insurance requirements.
  • Flexibility relative to hours as travel is weekly with some overnights.
  • Home Office needs to have rapid high-speed internet.
  • Ability to lift and carry 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to safely operate air/power tools.

 

Conclusion:  A Wausau Supply Co. CDS will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with Wausau Supply Co. As a frontline employee, politeness, honor and integrity is expected in every contractor/client interaction.

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