Architectural Representative: CA

San Francisco CA
$75,000.00 - $85,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Years Experience
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Our client is a National Distributor and have hired SnapDragon to fill a Architectural Representative position for the California location. Under the direction of the Regional Sales Manager, this individual will perform outside sales tasks including informing the architectural and design communities about the capabilities of the company's products, educating architects and designers in writing specifications, and promoting the design capabilities of the company's products.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Generates Marvin and Integrity specifications that can be passed on to dealers
  • Creates, maintains, develops job logs (commercial & residential)
  • Makes an average of 5 architectural calls per day based on cold calls developed by employee and by architectural data base; actively seeks/finds a minimum of 7-10 qualified Marvin Projects per month
  • Educates architects in Marvin and Integrity use and development
  • Assists architects and designers in writing Marvin specifications
  • Becomes an expert in Marvin products and acts as a liaison between the company, Marvin, and the architectural firms
  • Coordinates World class Dealer project involvement
  • Conducts architectural territory blitzes in conjunction with dealers and other company personnel
  • Follows up on leads provided by various marketing initiatives
  • Runs exhibits at regional trade shows, home shows, dealer events, and association meetings
  • Provides weekly reports detailing project status and specification activity to the V.P. and General Manager of Millwork
  • Reviews competitive activity
  • Meets with sales management quarterly to discuss territory vitality and personal performance
  • Maintains extensive product knowledge and stays up-to-date on product information

Position Qualifications:

  • College education or 5 years equivalent building material and customer service experience; must possess familiarity with window terminology
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows OS, especially Microsoft Word and Excel; able to use the ASW / JWALK system and Marvin Software including MQS and MDS; skilled in using the Internet; and proficient in 10-key usage
  • Adept at reading and writing; able to write reports; uses professional business grammar and transmits a friendly, courteous, professional, and confident perception to all clients
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals in all units of measure
  • Uses common sense to fulfill job requirements and carry out instructions; capable of dealing with problems involving several variables; works to protect the company from liability; must pay attention to detail
SnapDragon Associates is a capable group of thinkers and doers dedicated to offering a full slate of recruiting and consulting services. Our firm is highly regarded, nationwide, as the best in the industry for the fact that we are all "lumber people" servicing lumber, millwork, hardware, and building material manufacturers, wholesalers and retail companies. We specialize in providing these companies with Successful, Highly Qualified and Motivated Professionals.

You might say we are not a "Search Firm" but rather a "Find Firm."

Our proven results positively impact the bottom line of companies all over North America. The lumber industry is taking off as demand and production rise! The growth our clients are experiencing daily is creating a constellation of new careers. For a complete listing of our current opportunities please visit us online at or contact us directly at 603.621.9037.