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At Macy Homes, our top priority is the satisfaction of our customers. Established over 65 years ago, we were the first manufactured housing dealership in California. If you understand how significant buying a home is for most people, and you truly want to help them, this position may be the job for you!
The Manufactured Home Sales Associate position is a great opportunity for a friendly, positive, detail-oriented, and energetic person to help our customers buy a new manufactured home. We place homes in both park communities and on private property.
In this position you will help design new homes for our customers. Many floor plans are available from our manufacturers, but all must be customized to meet the customers’ needs. A room may need to be enlarged, cabinetry added, windows and doors moved, and styles of lighting, cabinetry and flooring must be selected. An eye for detail and an ability to really hear our customers’ needs is a key requirement to be successful at this job.
The primary responsibilities include the following:
Serves as primary contact for customer throughout entire home-buying process;
Greets potential customers in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner;
Provides information to potential customers and later follows up with their interest in buying;
Converts a potential customer into a buying customer;
If loan is required, introduces customer to various loan companies;
Writes up purchase order to satisfaction of customer and Macy Homes;
Sits with a customer to spec out all requirements for the home (size, configuration, finishes, appliances, accessories and so on);
Works closely with the factory while creating the specifications for the home;
Collaborates with our construction project manager to establish and provide for all utility and access requirements for the home in either a park community or on private property;
Collaborates with construction project manager to establish and provide for other components of the project such as garage, carport, deck, shed, driveway, utilities;
Collaborates with our construction project manager to schedule activities to meet the project completion date;
Inspects the workmanship of completed home prior to close of escrow;
Travels to various job sites as needed;
Travels regularly to local park communities to scout out new customers in a friendly manner and provides positive advertising for the business;
This position requires 40 hours/week. Office floor time will be assigned to ensure adequate salesperson coverage. Must be flexible to work some weekends.
The desired experience/skills for this position are:
Experience in sales;
Outstanding communication skills with friendly and positive attitude;
Desire to work and communicate well with all people;
Motivated to satisfy customers by tuning into their needs;
Good organization skills;
Ability to keep up to date with various home styles, specifications and finishes available as provided by the factories;
Some construction knowledge helpful;
Good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and email software;
Willingness and ability to use computer for scheduling, tracking, and communicating.
A salesperson license from Housing and Community Development is required to sell manufactured homes. It usually takes a week to complete schooling and if needed, Macy Homes will provide the schooling needed to obtain the license. Passing a final test and a background check is required to obtain a license. Once hired, we will guide you through the process to obtain a license.