Careers

INSIDE SALES ASSOCIATE 

SHAW BRICK SAINT JOHN NB

The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer.  Today we carry an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products.  With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

 

We are currently looking for a bilingual (French/English) Inside Sales Associate for our Saint John, New Brunswick location to provide exceptional customer service and sales of masonry & landscaping products.  While maintaining exceptional service the successful candidate will also handle cash, keep all records up to date, handle inventory and generate delivery slips and reports.

 

Does this describe YOU?

  • Every customer looks forward to seeing  you when they walk in the door
  • You are genuinely interested in  learning about our masonry & landscaping products
  • People seek out your advice to make their outdoor space beautiful and functional
  • You are a go-getter. (You figured out a long time ago that success comes from hard work and determination)
  • You  love a challenge and have the resiliency to push through it
  • You put in extra time and effort when it is busy  and take initiative when it isn’t
  • Great with detail and have a natural aptitude for problem solving
  • You are able to apply knowledge and follow a process
  • Your magazine rack is filled with landscaping magazine and your PVR with HGTV shows
  • You have completed high school with a couple of years of retail / inside sales experience under your belt. Now you are ready for a career
  • You are just as comfortable with a computer as you are with people
  • You look forward to seeing your co-workers and have a willingness to help out
  • You are flexible with your time.  Willing to work rotating weekend schedules / additional hours for home shows and trade functions (you want to be at these events  because landscaping and masonry is not only your career, it’s your hobby)
  • You are charismatic, trustworthy, reliable and take pride in everything you do

 

Why work for our Shaw Brick 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. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: vwinters@shawbrick.ca

 

For more information on The Shaw Group of Companies and Shaw Brick please visit our website: www.shawgroupltd.com

Deadline for applications: January 15, 2016

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SHAW BRICK MONCTON NB

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer. Today Shaw Brick carries an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products. With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

 

Our Shaw Brick division is currently looking for an Inside Sales Representative to join our Moncton, New Brunswick Masonry team.

As an integral part of our sales team the successful candidate will:

  • Proactively manage a base of up to 500 accounts in an assigned territory.
  • Build customer relationships.
  • Identify needs and qualify leads.
  • Promote our landscape products.
  • Maintain accurate client and project information.
  • Represent the Shaw Group in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Work hand in hand with Account Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Retail Center Staff and Transportation teams to ensure we deliver the best in class customer solution that Shaw Brick is known for.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales with a focus on lead generation both in person and via telephone
  • Proven relationship builder with a keen knowledge of landscaping and related products
  • Customer service focus, complemented by excellent communication skills and superior time management skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Extremely proficient in computer software.
  • Interest in a related field of study would be an asset in this role
  • Bilingual (English and French) is an asset

Why work for our Shaw Brick 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. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: vwinters@shawbrick.ca

 

PRODUCT MARKETER

SHAW RESOURCES

 

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading natural resource manufacturers and community developers.  Shaw Resources is a division of the Shaw Group of Companies. Shaw Resources has developed a range of value-added natural resource based products in industrial minerals and wood pellets for industrial, commercial and retail markets. Quality products, processing expertise, and market knowledge have helped Shaw Resources sustain growth founded on innovation and new markets.   We are currently looking for a Product Marketer who will focus on our consumer and industrial markets to join our Sales and Marketing team at Shaw Resources in Hardwoodlands, NS.

As an integral part of our team you will be responsible for:

  • Building segment plans for key markets which may include, but not limited to, building supply, grocery/convenience, automotive supply, hearth dealers and mass merchants.
  • Working in a team-based environment assisting in the development of strategies and leading implementation of tactics to maximize sales, market share and profitability.
  • Conducting market research to help us better understands the competitive landscape, target markets, market and consumer insights, unmet customer needs.
  • The positioning, segmentation, and consumer value proposition for our line of consumer products; developing and then executing go-to-market plans.
  • Collateral development, promotional programs; marketing communication planning.
  • Redevelop our online presence & develop social media strategy.
  • Drive product adoption and usage through marketing campaigns, strategic product pricing, packaging design, sales training and collateral development.
  • Plan and lead successful product launches; evaluate campaign effectiveness.
  • Act as the voice and advocate of the customer, ensuring our products are viewed as adding delivering unsurpassed value.

You require the following qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • 3 or more years of professional experience in consumer product marketing or product management. Experience in building supply industry considered an asset.
  • Strong planning & organization skills.
  • Strong consumer orientation with past experience working across consumer brands.s
  • Deep understanding of website strategy and social media.
  • Proven analytical abilities and market research skills.
  • Ability to synthesize data into simple and intuitive communications.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Commitment to results; ability to incorporate new learning into existing plans and act decisively.

You are an entrepreneurial spirit who is confident in making decisions and is focused on getting results. You are a strong, honest and clear communicator who enjoys working in a collaborative atmosphere. At the same time, you don’t mind respectfully giving your opinion and being a strong voice.   You take initiative and ownership of your role and you learn from your mistakes. Integrity, passion and exceptional customer focus are essential to the success of this role.

If you are interested in this career, opportunity, please email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com

 

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ADMINISTRATOR

THE SHAW GROUP

 

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies,

 

We are currently looking to for an Accounts Receivable Administrator to work in our Lantz, NS Head Office. Reporting to the General Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with the Controller and General Managers to maintain collection goals and general A/R performance levels.
  • Processing, posting and reconciling customer payments.
  • Ensuring the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the company and its customers.
  • Creating collection strategies to mitigate customer objections.
  • Investigating collection problems and communicating payment expectations with customers.
  • Making arrangements for payment of outstanding and late accounts; escalating delinquent accounts to outside collection agency as necessary.
  • Resolving billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions.
  • Reviewing credit applications and making recommendations
  • Ensuring credit policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines.
  • Participating in continuous process improvement within the accounting group.​
  • Recommending modification to credit policy and procedures.
  • Maintaining strong working knowledge of applicable regulations, legislation and compliance issues, and changes made.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years of accounts receivable with a solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Exceptional with attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communicator with proven results in accounts receivable.
  • Strong proficiency with Accounting Software, adaptable and quick to learn new systems.
  • Confidence in balancing assertive communication with a customer focussed attitude.

 

 

If you are interested in applying for a position with The Shaw Group please submit your resume and cover letter:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com
Confidential Fax: to 902-883-8151
In Person: 1101 Hwy 2, Lantz, NS

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. And we like people with a “let’s get it done” attitude!