Careers

 

CONSTRUCTION SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SHAW RESOURCES, HALIFAX OR MONCTON

 

We are currently looking for a Construction Sales Representative. The successful candidate will be a driven relationship builder who can work well with multi-disciplined groups and present well in a business environment. We are looking for a person who takes initiative and ownership, has exceptional customer focus and a strong ability to develop new leads. The successful candidate will be responsible for all ready mix customers in the Maritimes (potentially including Quebec) for concrete sand & flyash products.

As an integral part of our sales team the Construction Sales Representative will be responsible for:

  • Achieving sales forecasts
  • Developing action plans, establishing objectives and meeting set targets
  • Tracking market information pertaining to customer needs, projects and competitor activities
  • Producing quotes and proposals for projects of all sizes and building segments
  • Assisting in the coordination of deliveries to all projects large and small.
  • Up selling products and services including the conceptual selling of new and innovative products
  • Coordinating sales and service of customers with other Shaw Group divisions
  • Representing Shaw Resources in various capacities in industry trade associations, trade shows and social organizations

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • University degree in Sciences or Engineering, or technical diploma in Civil or Industrial Engineering
  • Sales Experience in the construction industry, or direct ready mix/construction experience, considered an asset
  • Bilingual (English/French) considered an asset – verbal & written
  • Understanding of construction & ready mix industries, concrete chemistry and specifications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable writing & delivering proposals
  • Adaptable to working with all levels within our organization

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Creativity, innovation and execution
  • Building and growing relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Developing new customers and leveraging relationships to grow customer base
  • Solution-based selling mindset
  • Analyzing data and making recommendations on strategic actions
  • Integrity, vision, and passion are essential for this role

Please note: this position can be based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia or Moncton, New Brunswick.

Why work for our Shaw Resources team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a “let’s get it done” attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com

 

 

SALES AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE

CLAYTON DEVELOPMENTS, SAINT JOHN’S NEWFOUNDLAND

We are seeking a Sales and Marketing Associate to join our Galway Living team in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The Galway Living master-planned residential community will be unlike any other in the province. The project totals 1400 acres with 115 acres to be developed over the next five years. Galway will be something truly special, designed to create a genuine  sense of community for all aspects of life and offering a broad range of homes to suit any lifestyle – apartments and condos, townhomes and semi-detached units, and larger and smaller executive homes. This project is now fully approved and road construction will commence soon.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Sales Associate will work primarily from our Information Centre located in the new planned community of Galway.  In addition to lot sales to builders and individuals, and customer service responsibilities, the sales and marketing associate will be responsible for other administrative duties related to the overall sales and marketing functions. The successful candidate will represent and manage our brand, while identifying business opportunities and anticipating emerging issues by taking the lead in industry associations and staying up to date with housing and market trends.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide onsite customer service to individuals, builders, real estate agents, industry trades and community residents
  • Meet with prospective individual purchasers and follow up with previous prospects
  • Maintain an up to date prospect list, revise price lists and sales/marketing material as required
  • Meet with staff and customers regarding survey plans, siting and grading plans, concept plans, etc.
  • Prepare and execute agreements as well as conduct post-sales follow-up
  • Handle in-person, telephone, electronic and social media inquiries after general business hours
  • Distribute sales packages, prepare and deliver community newsletters and manage our social media accounts and websites
  • Assist in the planning and co-ordination of community events
  • Coordinate home shows
  • Providing weekly updates on construction activity, sales data, visitor traffic and community news
  • Undertake market research on home prices, lot prices, activity in other subdivisions, etc.
  • Undertake customer surveys
  • Other sales and non-sales related duties of a general nature required to sell and market the Galway project
  • Assisting with builder sales, builder coordination and executing builder agreements
  • Assisting in the planning and coordination of builder meetings
  • Assisting the Project Manager when necessary with building design and approvals

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Building and growing relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Developing new customers and leveraging relationships to grow customer base
  • Solution-based selling mindset
  • Developing and delivering presentations
  • University or College degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in sales and marketing administration and customer service
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in the real estate industry
  • Knowledge of new home construction would be an asset
  • Strong administrative skills with an eye for detail

Why work for our team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated go-getter who shares our brand of excellence and integrity. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume: careers@claytondev.com