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Landscape Designer and Sales

Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois
Date Posted: 09-13-2018
James Martin Associates, Inc., a Vernon Hills Landscape and Snow Management firm, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Landscape Designer/Sales person with significant high-end residential sales experience. James Martin Associates is a leader in the landscape and snow management industry, providing services to our customers in the northern Chicago area since 1977.
Job Summary:
This position has the responsibility to develop, organize and execute landscape design solutions for presentations to clients.This process involves meeting with clients, developing landscape design solutions, budgets, base maps, site surveys, identifying plant materials, creating estimates and proposals which lead to the purchase of construction services. The position also is responsible for coordinating and supervising construction services. He or she must ensure client satisfaction and oversee invoicing. 
Job Skills and Personal Characteristics:
  1. Expert knowledge of landscape terminology, plant materials and applicable construction materials
  2. Knowledge of plant material, horticulture, job estimating, proposal writing.
  3. Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal with crew members and clients.
  4. Ability to read blueprints and specifications
  5. Positive attitude, prepared to work in an intense, cooperative team environment.
  6. Effective problem solver; and a flexible, hard working individual who is highly organized.
  7. Proficient with computer software programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  8. Experience with CAD software
3-5 years experience in landscape sales/design
Degree in horticulture or landscape architecture preferred
Strong work ethic
Superb customer service skills
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