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Sales Consultant - Parks and Rec

Adventure Playground Systems Inc.
Houston, Texas, United States
$11.00 to $17.00 /hour + Commission after 90 days
April 16, 2019


Are you looking for an Inside Sales position that doesn’t require hours of cold calling? Wish you could get out of the office a few times a week but maintain the stability an inside sales position offers? Maybe you have Outside Sales experience but wish you had an office to call home that would generate qualified leads and offer set hours?

Tired of living off an entirely commission based wage? Value product knowledge and solution based sales?

Maybe you just want to sell something FUN!

Adventure Playground Systems is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Sales Consultant to join our team of Adventure Play Experts.

This hybrid style role will focus on expanding market coverage and increasing business to business sales in Houston, as well as, our neighboring cities. You must be organized, detail oriented and comfortable seeking out new business opportunities through referrals, industry networking organizations, qualified sales leads, etc. You should possess the ability to develop long term business relationships through superior customer service initiatives, detailed product knowledge, excellent communication skills, and an overall upbeat and positive attitude.

Ideal candidates have experience or working knowledge in general contracting/construction industry, landscape architecture, childcare facilities, the parks & recreation sector,and/or playground industries. Lack of this knowledge base will increase on-boarding times.

Some of the specific duties and requirements are, but not limited to, the following:

Responsibilities and Duties

Develop applied knowledge of overall product database and services through training program

Learn current playground safety guidelines and standards, CPSI testing and certification required within first year of employment

Demonstrate superior competitive sales techniques

Prospecting, lead generation, follow up and detailed tracking of sales process in CRM system

Evaluate job sites and take accurate measurements that result in detailed greenspace layouts and designs

Develop projects from start to finish in an extended sales cycle

Create and maintain client folders to track all items relating to each project

Frequent sales calls and site visits with potential and existing clients

Collaborate with internal team members to create a play solution that meets the clients needs and overall budget

Cultivate client relationships with key decision makers; as well as, new and existing customers.

Provide superior customer service and professionalism at all times.

Meet or exceed all specified sales goals on a quarterly and yearly basis.

Work with in house departments and project manager as main customer communication lead throughout the entire project

Must be willing to travel occasionally for out of town sales meetings, trade shows, etc.

Qualifications and Skills

High School education required, associate or bachelor's degree preferred

2+ years of sales experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must be punctual and professional

Motivated self starter accustomed to working in an unsupervised environment

Detail oriented individual that is organized and proficient with time management

Must be able to successfully multitask duties and manage multiple projects at once

Excellent computer skills with general knowledge of the Microsoft office suite, Google Apps for Business, customer relationship management systems and digital quotation platforms

AutoCad experience not required but a plus

Valid driver's license required

Must be comfortable on existing and/or active construction sites

Must be able to take accurate measurements in the field and be able to lift 20lbs for short durations.

Prior knowledge in commercial construction, landscaping, or school purchasing fields a plus.

Ability to read blueprints/ site plans a plus.

Prior knowledge in Park and Recreation industry a big plus.

$15.00 to $17.00/ hour plus commission after review & 90 day training period.

About Adventure Playground Systems, Inc.

Adventure Playground Systems, Inc. is a Houston, Texas based manufacturer of quality commercial grade playground equipment, shade structures, park amenities and splash pads. We offer turnkey park and playground equipment solutions to cities, schools, daycares, homeowners associations, park and recreation facilities, multifamily properties, landscape architects and more. As a leader in the commercial playground equipment industry for over 20 years, we pride ourselves in providing a safe environment for all children to grow and nurture their natural sense of adventure. It is with passion, creativity and integrity, that our team embraces the opportunity to enhance our children’s growth and learning through play. We strive to create a world where our children, our communities and our families can flourish. Adventure Playground Systems is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to promoting a positive and culturally diverse workplace. Come join our team of hardworking, fun loving play experts as we create adventures in play everyday!

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Salary: $11.00 to $17.00 /hour