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DESIGN AND PROJECT SPECIALIST

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Bonitz, Inc. is looking for a full time, dynamic commercial Design and Product Specialist who has the capacity to lead and influence both internally and externally. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and sustain long-term relationships with general contractors, architects, designers, owners, end users, and internal team members. This person is an expert at learning and understanding the industry, prospecting new business, cultivating a pipeline of existing business, and managing multiple projects from start to finish in a team environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Cultivate close relationships with the architecture & design community.

  • Work to help specify interior products through architectural firms.

  • Assist Bonitz Project Consultants in specifying products & obtaining bid lists.

  • Be the point person for developing strong vendor relationships with local manufacturer’s representatives. This includes scheduling weekly product updates for the Bonitz team.

  • Must become familiar from a product knowledge standpoint with carpet, resilient flooring, hardwoods, porcelain tile, ceilings & specialty wall products.

  • In addition to working with the design community, work whenever possible to cultivate relationships and specify products for end users directly.

  • Attend as many vendor training sessions and/or vendor shows as possible.

  • Organize events for the design community such as an annual product trade show.

  • Must be available to attend and host industry events after 5pm.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

  • Critical Thinking, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail

  • ProfessionalismEntertain customers, off hours is required

  • 3+ years of industry experience required, preferable in Interior Design

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, preferable in Interior Design or Architecture

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, social media including Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ensure that all safety training and certifications are up to date or scheduled.

  • Stay compliant with all Bonitz safety polices to ensure a safe and efficient workplace. 

  • Must be committed to working safely while accomplishing all tasks.

  • Up to date knowledge of requirements for necessary equipment and training per job.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands of this position vary by day and are not based solely on a single workday.​

BONITZ STATEMENT:

Bonitz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, abilities and physical demands. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

ABOUT BONITZ, INC.

Founded in 1954, Bonitz, Inc. is an employee-owned company operating as a major sub-contractor in the commercial construction space. Bonitz specializes in all types of flooring, floor care, terrazzo, ceilings, wall systems, cladding, and access flooring. Bonitz, an industry leader in interior finishes, is committed to the mission of providing best in the world project consulting, project management, and craftsmanship while providing superior service and practical solutions. Bonitz has divisions in NC, SC, GA, TN, VA, LA, and FL

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