|Promotes and utilizes the PlanSCAPE concept for furniture, fixture and equipment planning in the educational furnishings market. Assists sales representatives and regional sales managers in promoting and selling the PlanSCAPE program and conducts training sessions as needed. Provides technical assistance regarding product offerings, sales strategies, preparing bid specifications, and preparing budget analysis for customers. Meets with manufacturer representatives in order to establish proper rapport and working relationships with receptive manufacturers. Assists with tradeshows and manages large construction projects and related FF&E purchases. Coordinates projects between sales representatives and the end user.|
|Desired job qualifications include, but are not limited to the following: Must live in the geographic focus listed above under "location". Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus at least 5 years of prior experience in commercial or institutional furniture sales. A candiate with a 4 year college degree is preferred. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Prefer someone with extensive depth of knowledge of educational furniture and equipment products and services. Must be proficient in PlanSCAPE software, CRM, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programs. Must have done $3.5M in PlanSCAPE projects. Must have good basic mathematical skills, good analytical abilities as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task many large projects with a wide cycle time. Must be willing to travel extensively up to 60% of the time. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds to shoulder level, to push/pull up to 60 pounds, to bend, stoop, and/or climb, and to occasionally use vibrating hand tools weighing up to 10 pounds. Will require the ability to sit at a desk, as needed.|
Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants.