Michigan Oopportunities

Who We Are

We’ve not only distinguished ourselves within the wholesale building industry, Virginia Tile is one of the premier providers of ceramic tile and natural stone, we represent the finest manufacturers and suppliers in the industry and have set standards for style, design, and reliable service to the trade.

Virginia Tile has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, intuitive, and creative Marketing Director to join our team.  In this position you will be a part of the Strategic Leadership Team and play a key role as   leader of the Virginia Tile marketing and merchandising function.            

This position requires the ability to create innovative solutions to merchandising and to marketing an extensive assortment of product lines from a variety of different manufacturers and suppliers, many of which are represented exclusively by Virginia Tile.

What You’ll Do

Our ideal candidate has a keen eye for style and design, good understanding of both commercial and residential markets, genuine interest in serving the needs of customers, great leadership and motivational skills, and strong organizational and problem solving skills.  You will need to be able to work both independently and collaboratively, directing a team of experienced individuals.                       

Responsibilities

By working according to our Guiding Principles, you will direct, establish and oversee all marketing and showroom activities and initiatives for the company, ensuring the marketing team successfully fulfills the marketing strategies both internally and externally for all market segments.

 

  • Design and Implement Comprehensive Marketing and Merchandising Strategies to Create/Perpetuate Awareness of Virginia Tile Products and Services                   
  • Plan/Support/Maintain and Execute Field and Showroom Merchandising and Product Promotion Activities
  • Facility and Showroom Planning and Construction...New and Remodel
  • Plan and Execute New Product Launches          
  • Produce Creative Content and Maintain Web and Social Media Presence                        
  • Together with Category Management and Sales, Identify and Support Necessary Marketing Tools for all Channels of Distribution and Promotion...Professional Trade, Dealer, Contractor, Builder, and Consumer
  • Develop/Manage the Marketing Budget, Quantify the Effectiveness of Marketing Initiatives and Investments
  • Provide Leadership and Inspirational Motivation to Team
  • Participate at Senior Leadership Level   

 

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Interior/Graphic  Design, Architecture, Business, or Related Field from Accredited College or University
  • 7-10 year of Demonstrated Strategic/Leadership and Creative Experience
  • Experience in the Design Trades, Building Materials, Tile, Floor Covering, or other product/construction business preferred                      
  • Current knowledge of relevant On-Line Social Media Development marketing techniques and best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent Written, Verbal, and Presentation Skills           
  • Critical Thinking  and Analytical Skill      
  • Willingness to Travel Overnights

 

How Are We Different?

 

Our Guiding Principles

1.     Value Creator

2.     Integrity and Trust

3.     Safety

4.     Accountable and Responsible

5.     Respect

6.     Self- Development

7.     Customer Focus

8.     Entrepreneurial Spirit

9.     Teamwork

 

What’s In It For You?

 

·         Full benefits package including a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and more!

 

 

To be considered, you must include salary requirements and cover letter with your resume submission. 

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship

 

Virginia Tile is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer without regards to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected class. We offer exciting career opportunities and a team-oriented work environment.

 

 

Virginia Tile Company is growing! As one of the premier providers of ceramic tile and natural stone, we represent the finest manufacturers and suppliers in the industry and have set the standards for style, design, and attention to the requirements of our clients.  We have opportunities for a highly motivated, enthusiastic  Showroom Design Consultants in our Farmington Hills, and Troy, MI showrooms!

 

As the Showroom Design Consultant, you are responsible for assisting consumers, contractors, and designers in selecting products with their tile projects in order to achieve desired design objectives. 

 

Key Competencies

·         Ability to handle multiple projects while keeping extremely organized

·         Ability to establish high level of trust/credibility quickly and effectively

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Ability to identify, build, and expand new sales opportunities

·         Ability to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization

 

Key Responsibilities

By working according to our Guiding Principles, you will…

·         Provide recommendations to meet space, style, and cost requirements

·         Deliver exceptional customer service by exceeding customer expectations

·         Continually update and maintain knowledge of products including porcelain tile, natural stone, glass and Artisan Ceramics

·         Maintain and merchandise the appearance of the showroom by keeping showroom displays visually exciting and enticing

·         Maintain knowledge of competitors and their products

·         Maintain literature, price lists, samples, supplies and display boards

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Business, Marketing/related field or equivalent successful sales experience in practices and methods

 

Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Art or equivalent experience and training

·         Two or more years of sales experience preferred

·         Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

·         Exposure to Building Materials, Architecture/Design, and Interior Finishes preferred

 

Skills

·         Solid written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

·         Client service oriented

·         Organized and detail oriented

·         Experience in interior design strongly preferred

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Basic math, computer and office skills, iOS experience preferred

 

 

Our Guiding Principles

1.            Value Creator

2.            Integrity and Trust

3.            Safety

4.            Accountable and Responsible

5.            Respect

6.            Self- Development

7.            Customer Focus

8.            Entrepreneurial Spirit

9.            Teamwork

 

 

 

To be considered, you must include salary requirements and cover letter with your resume submission. 

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship

 

Virginia Tile is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer without regards to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected class. We offer exciting career opportunities and a team-oriented work environment.