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Technical Sales Representative
Job#: 179881
Positions: 1
Posted: 02/07/2014
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Department: Sales & Marketing
Category: Exempt
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description


Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading manufacturer in single-ply roofing and related technology, has an immediate opening for a Technical Sales Representative, in the Chicago, IL area. This position is responsible for calling on authorized applicators to assist in bid/proposal preparation, answer questions, assist roofing field personnel on product/technical issues, update literature, and familiarize applicators with new systems and products.  Other responsibilities include calling on owners, assist with field technical meetings and seminars, and assist Reps/Distributors in coordinating presentations and conferences. 

Travel Requirement- 40%

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Call on authorized applicator to assist in bid / proposal preparation, answer questions.    Assist roofing field personnel on product / technical issues, update literature, and familiarize applicators with new systems and products.
  • Call on owners and specified firms to provide current product information/literature.
  • Assist Architects and Consultants in writing Carlisle specifications.
  • Assist with field technical meetings, seminars, and pre-bid / pre-job conferences.
  • Utilize Carlisle tools/services (RoofSense, Proposal Writer 3, SkyCalc, website etc.) to influence decision makers to utilize Carlisle roofing systems and products.
  • Preparing reports, data verification, and collection of information to assist in the implementation of Contractor Programs.
  • Assist Reps/Distributors in developing & performing market specific sales presentations, coordinating Carlisle Architect and Contractor conferences.
  • Assist in securing competitive information from Reps/Distributors and contractors.



Bachelor’s degree is required in business, marketing, construction management or related field. In addition, at least two years of experience selling roofing or construction products is also required. Candidates must have strong interpersonal / communication skills, good presentation skills and have the ability to work independently.  Microsoft Office knowledge including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is also required.

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated offers a competitive benefits package which includes 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, life insurance, flex spending, holiday and vacation pay.


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