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Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

Position: Design Consultant

How to apply:

Send an email to: admin@pergolakitsusa.com

In the subject line please write "Hi, I’m [insert your name] from [insert your city & state]. I’m interested in the Design Consultant position."

In the body, please write us a 15-sentence email including:

Two sentence opening salutation that says: "Hi, my name is _____, I'm from ____. I'd like to apply for the Pergola Kits USA Design Consultant position."

Paragraph #1: Reason(s) why you think this job is a fit for you, perhaps including relevant skills or experience. (this paragraph in black font, Verdana, 2 sentences)

Paragraph #2: Tell us of your experience being precise and attentive to detail, working with numbers or dimensions, and experience working with customers or clients. (red font, Verdana, 3 sentences)

Paragraph #3: Rate your proficiency for the following tools on a scale of 0-10, with 10 being an expert: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook Email (or similar email tool). (blue font, Verdana, 3 sentences)

Paragraph #4: Tell us if you are or are not currently working, why a new position interests you, the hours you are available to work, and what your ideal schedule of work is. (black font, Verdana, 4 sentences)

A one sentence closing including your name, email address, phone number, and LinkedIn profile link (if you have one).

Be sure to attach a resume. Thanks!

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Position: Design Consultant

No experience in our field is needed for this position. We will train you. You will be paid while you train. Within 6-12 months you will become an expert in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Educate and advise inquiring homeowners and tradespeople about 1) the features and benefits of our products and available options, 2) the advantages and disadvantages of different materials and models, and 3) how our kits are assembled, how they ship, lead times, care, and maintenance
  • Field inbound phone calls and emails from homeowners and tradespeople who would like more information on our products or who need help in arriving at a buying decision
  • Issue quotes to customers using our easy “point-and-click” digital quote tool
  • Process orders from customers
  • Use our point-and-click tool to generate standard sketches (no experience necessary)
  • On occasion, coordinate with engineers if engineered drawings are required by the customer
  • Be the point person for customers until their structure is delivered and assembled
  • Become familiar with our FAQ’s, visual tools, documents, and digital tools to help customers learn and decide
  • Your day will consist of responding to questions from customers and potential customers on the phone, advising them, reading, and responding to their emails, working with our proprietary tools, sharing information and visual aids


Requirements:

  • Natural ability to communicate efficiently and courteously
  • Enjoy talking with homeowners and helping them design their outdoor space
  • Comfortable with numbers; use basic math with ease (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
  • Comfortable working with dimensions (feet and inches)
  • Enjoy details and exactness. Be attentive to written and spoken dimensions and specs
  • Solid command of English in spoken and written form
  • Typing speed of 45 word per minute or greater
  • Drug free. You will be required to pass a drug screening prior to employment and a random screening every so often
  • High school diploma
  • Background check is required


You will need to have basic familiarity with:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Standard business email etiquette
  • Basic computer skills


Other details:

  • Start date October 31, 2020
  • Trial 45-day period leading to permanent position
  • Full-time remote position 37.5 hours per week
  • Mon-Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility for family obligations
  • Twenty paid vacation days per year plus nine holidays
  • This is a position for someone looking to become a long-term member of the team
  • No travel required
  • Examples of our work can be found in the photo gallery section of our website at https://www.pergolakitsusa.com/pergola-ideas-designs/

If you can see yourself growing into a profitable and meaningful career with us and love what we do, we want you to be a part of our team.

About Pergola Kits USA Inc.:
Pergola Kits USA Inc. is a small company engaged in the design and sale of prefabricated pavilions and pergolas, having its principal offices in Levittown, NY.

We design and ship ready-to-assemble pergola and pavilion kits nationwide. Our structures range in size from 100 – 3,000 sq. ft. and are made of top-grade wood or structural fiberglass. We sell primarily to homeowners, and a lesser extent to tradespeople (contractors, designers, etc.).

Customers buy our structures to provide protection from sun and rain, to create a gathering space for friends and family, or to create a centerpiece for their outdoor space. We do not have showrooms, but instead generate all our orders through digital marketing. Founded eight years ago, we have grown steadily each year since inception.

Call Us: 1-800-403-9259