Sales - Landscape Designer & Estimator


Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Industry
Landscape
Application Closing Date
4/30/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Pay
From $30,000 To $200,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Gardens of Babylon is now accepting applications for a full time Sales and Design Team Member. Position is expected to perform a variety of sales, design, and estimation tasks. All duties will be performed based on professional training and experience, with minimal supervision.

Objectives:

  • Make sure the customer is happy
  • Provide excellent customer care and help the client with issues, via email, phone, text and in person
  • Design, estimate and present landscape enhancements and maintenance contracts
  • Consult on drainage and hardscaping projects to ensure proper site requirements
  • Ensure estimates are turned around in an accurate and timely manner
  • Exceed a monthly sales goal
  • Identify future opportunities and sell add-on work
  • Answer clients phone calls and emails in 24 hours during business hours

Essential Functions:

Sales

  • The primary role of this position is sales
  • Create a project price range and review with the customer prior to design
  • Provide overall concept sketch for junior designers to create in CAD or VIP3D
  • Utilize CAD or VIP3D to ensure the design is completed accurately when not assisted by a junior designer
  • Perform initial sales calls, and onsite consultations
  • Perform residential cleanup and/or enhancement quotes
  • Follow-up with existing clients for referrals and additional phases
  • Work with design team to ensure the budget is met for the client
  • Create and sell small to medium range drainage and hardscaping projects
  • Perform residential maintenance takeoffs, present yearly maintenance contracts
  • Position may require account management responsibilities for any sold maintenance contracts
  • Open new leads with contractors, property managers, architects, interior designers, pool companies, etc.
  • Track sales according toward a set new sales goal each month

Design

  • Design onsite sketches and large projects
  • Provide overall concept sketch for junior designers and drafters to create in CAD, if job requires
  • Ensure GOB design standards are upheld
  • Ensure the field has the proper construction details for installation
  • Ensure proper elevations are included on all hardscape plans
  • Work with junior estimating team to start your estimates in Boss
  • Review estimates before presenting to Landscape Operations Manager to ensure all areas are included
  • Ensure plants and materials are obtainable by procurement 12 months of the year
  • Support the Landscape Team if they have questions and/or placement of plan
  • Train new junior designers
  • As creative director, position would be responsible to help support and train design team in providing best industry practices and progressive design concepts.


Job Requirements
** 5+ years of Landscape Design/ Sales Experience
** Proficiency in hand drawn concept plans, landscape budgeting
** CAD design software is preferred, not required
** Hardscape, drainage, irrigation, and lighting experience preferred
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Company
Gardens of Babylon Landscapes
Dana Stein
705 B Fort Negley Court
Nashville TN 37203
United States