Architectural Sales Representative

July 8 2024
Expected expiry date: July 27 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Technical Sales, Business Development
Surrey, BC • Full time

Salary: $77 250

  • Permanent position
  • Dental and medical insurance, pension plan, as well as other benefits, bonuses and salary increases in accordance with the employer's policies.
  • Annual vacation in accordance with the employer's policies.
  • 40 hours per week. Daily work schedule can vary depending on circumstance.
  • Can expect some after-hours meetings and weekend activities as required to accomplish is duties.
  • Can expect to travel to outside areas of the local market within their territory or region and potentially in the United States as required.


  • Coordinate the efforts of the sales force and the relationship with architects, consultants, engineers, government officials, etc.; 
  • Develop plans for the local market for appropriate coverage of the customer types in order to effectively promote Soprema products; 
  • Arrange meetings, demonstrations or seminars that highlight Soprema products using events such as “Architectural Lunch & Learns” and Symposiums; 
  • Participate in industry trade shows, and industry association meetings and events; 
  • Analyze market issues and trends and make recommendations to the Regional Manager to adjust pricing, technical recommendations as required to obtain market, while maintaining long-term strategies; 
  • Communicate, liaise and maintain a positive presence with industry professionals, including contractors, architects, engineers, consultants, specification writers and owners; 
  • Communicate and liaise with all head office departments providing a transfer of market information, market requirements and technical concerns keeping the Regional Manager informed; 
  • May require additional functions as required by Regional Managers.


  • Education in Building or Materials engineering or in Architecture. 
  • Continued Education in sales training or industry related disciplines.

Knowledge and Competences 

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the construction and industry related markets in the assigned region; 
  • 3 to 5 years sales experience in the construction market or another similar market; 
  • A working knowledge of the Building Envelope including Roofing, Waterproofing and Air Barrier Markets; 
  • Ability to read architectural plans and specifications and draw simple construction details;

Physical requirements 

  • Excellent physical condition required. 
  • Regularly visits job site, climbing stairs and/or ladders to access roofs or below grade situations. 
  • Must be comfortable with heights as well as working on construction sites. 
  • May require doing small demonstrations of product usage at job sites, symposiums or trade shows. This may require the use of specialized tools.
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