Marketing Researcher

Flex-Ability Concepts, our sister company, has a Marketing Researcher position open.

Do you like to talk on the phone?  Yes, this means most of the day you will be on the phone.

Do you have experience in commercial construction?

Are you comfortable talking to people at any level of a corporation?

Do you have good oral and written communication skills?  If so, we will ask you to prove it.

If you have said YES to all the questions above, then you might be the person we are looking for.

Please read the Marketing Researcher job description which includes our required character traits to see if you qualify.

Job Title:  Marketing Researcher

Department: Marketing Department

Reports To: Marketing Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours:  normally 8:00 am – 4:30 pm M-F


Increase sales of Flex-Ability Concepts products, i.e. Flex-C Trac and EuroStone, by increasing number of specifications and developing relationships with architects and framing contractors. Survey architects and framing contractors for needs and wants and for market, industry, product and new product information. Develop working knowledge about architectural and construction work and general knowledge of blue print reading by communicating on phone and working in office environment most of the time. When required must work at the sales desk handling customer orders and questions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Track in CMD projects where curved framing is specified including total number of specs, number of specs that include Flex-Ability Concepts or EuroStone and number of proprietary specs
  • Develop relationships via social media, especially LinkedIn, with architects and specification writers; call architects as discovered in CMD
  • Call on those architects to educate them as to the uses and availability of Flex-Ability Concepts products
  • Use Sandler sales process and ask for Flex-Ability Concepts products to be specified including proprietary specifications
  • Occasional visits to architectural firms, framing contractors and job sites; may include lunch and learns and CEU (AEC Daily) presentations;
  • Discover and call on framing contractors via projects listed in CMD; educate framing contractors as to the uses and availability of Flex-Ability Concepts products and tools provided by Flex-Ability Concepts; offer assistance as needed, i.e. how to build specific applications; putting together request for quotes and orders for Flex-Ability Concepts distributors; coordinate with manufacturer’s representatives as needed and as expedient
  • Be in constant state of questioning as to why architects specify/do not specify; why framing contractors buy or do not buy Flex-Ability Concepts products; stay constantly curious and attuned to opportunities via questioning; conduct surveys as needed;
  • Trade show attendance required and statements regarding organization of trade show participation. Must assemble, man and disassemble trade show booth


  • Sincerity – willingness to do what is right with transparent motives – guided by principles that match our culture
  • Teamwork attitude – having a natural desire to help others concerned for his/her customers and vendors
  • Ownership – takes responsibility for his/her actions but also those of others for the good of the company and his/her co-workers
  • Passionate – will be engaged in his/her work and the success of himself and the company
  • Honest
  • Good work ethic – diligent
  • Orderly
  • Eagerness to learn – teachable – questioning in the sense of gaining understanding
  • Punctual


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


High school diploma; experience in architectural &/or Construction industry; knowledge of lingo of the commercial construction trade


Ability to read, ability to effectively present information to co-workers, customers, vendors, and others involved in marketing. Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public; must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.  High energy level and sense of humor essential


Experienced user of Excel, Word, Internet, and willing to learn Act and Video software


Cognitive reasoning ability to resolve practical problems and use interpersonal skills; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials of the job.  While performing this job the employee is regularly required to look at computer; talk on phone, sit for extended periods of time; also when attending trade shows stand for long periods of time and lift up to 40 lbs.


Reasonable office accommodations, but exposure to moderate noise level, so protective hearing and eye wear are required when working in shop.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We would love for you to apply if you are qualified and feel you could fit into our culture.

To apply, fill out the application form and complete the assessment test.

Please follow the instructions provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment

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