A&D Specification Rep-San Francisco

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Published: June 28, 2018
San Francisco


Our client is a market leader in decor and texture developments for wood based products, using global trends in Architecture and fashion to create solutions for interior design and furniture. The diversity of our 9,000 employees in our 18 plants and 23 sales offices worldwide makes us a strong team. We are a family owned business with 2015/16 revenues of 2.34 billion Euros. We have distributors and furniture & interiors design industry customers across North America.

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the Architectural Specification Representative opportunity, you will have:

  • Solid experience and success working as a Specification Representative or in a very similar creative, customer facing role
  • Experience working with Architecture and Design (A&D) firms and a network of contacts in the leading A&D industry  (Gensler, LS3P, HKS, HOK, DLR Group, Perkins & Will, Stantec, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Familiarity with the major databases to identify projects (CMD Group: Construction Data Leads, DODGE: Data & Analytics)
  • Exposure to the major A&D association in North America (AIA)
  • An understanding of product-related certifications which are important to the A&D community (LEED, FSC, PEFC, GreenGuard, etc.)
  • Interior design training and experience
  • Strong presentation skills; ability to actively support Sales
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office applications and experience working with databases
  • A valid US Driver's License
  • Willingness to travel as needed to attend customer meetings and trade shows

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience working with decorative surface materials, such as High Pressure Laminates (HPL)
  • A bachelor's degree

In addition, success in the role will require the following core competencies and characteristics:

  • Creativity and passion for your work
  • High ethical standards and values
  • Ability to self-manage and motivate; an objectives-driven, detail-oriented approach
  • Outstanding organization skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a strong team member