Outside Sales Representative

Position Summary

The Outside Sales Representative is responsible for designing and selling complete Outdoor Living Projects including: Outdoor Kitchens, Screen Rooms, Custom Patios, Pool Decks, Custom Fire Features, Retaining Walls and Walkways. This candidate will be the lead sales person contacting potential customers and assisting them in designing their outside space, establishing a working budget, developing the cost model of the project and ultimately selling the package to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities

THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES LISTED BELOW ARE INTENDED TO PROVIDE GENERAL GUIDELINES AND PARAMETERS FOR THE POSITION AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A COMPREHENSIVE, DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB. THE REQUIREMENTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND/OR ABILITY REQUIRED.

  • Travel within Polk, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties with some appointments set for as late as 6:00 PM
  • Arrive at scheduled appointments on time and prepared with materials for presentation
  • Be well-groomed and presentable for all customer appointments
  • Provide written estimates including design layout with dimensions
  • Supply furnishing ideas, colors and create the best look possible within the customers budget
  • Close sales and collect deposits
  • Interpret land surveys and create takeoffs with accurate dimensions
  • Work trade shows, local events and attend evening network functions as needed
  • Understand the sales order process and entering when sales and quote are done

Additional Responsibilities

  • Schedule appointments for Outside Sales team
  • Prepare quote packages for Outside Sales team prior to appointment
  • Responsible for Design Center readiness, cleanliness and promotions
  • Be available to work on weekends as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Previous retail and B2B sales experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the construction trade
  • Proficient in SmartDraw or comparable Diagram Drawing software a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including MS Word and Excel
  • Proficient with CRM Database software
  • Vibrant, enthusiastic and strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent mathematical and measuring skills
  • General knowledge of the permit requirements for Polk, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties
  • Must be creative and have ability to design outdoor patio and backyard packages
  • Diligent follow-up skills and the highest level of professionalism
  • Clean driving record with valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Able to pass a background check

Required Education

  • High School or equivalent

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in selling Outdoor Living Projects

Required License or Certification

  • Driver’s License