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Residential Field Canvasser

Penguin Basements Ltd.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 17, 2018.

Job Description

To accelerate our growth, we’re searching for exceptional Residential Field Canvassers to join our team.

Their task will be to support the sales team in going door-to-door "boots on the ground" to educate our possible client base on Penguin services and offerings in new geographic areas. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who is customer experience focused, quick to absorb information about our services, able to learn about people’s needs and has the knack to link the three.

We need people who want to break down walls and make things happen. They will have to be very special and very driven to be successful. This team will be critical to our success and will have the opportunity to impact Penguin as well as the entire basement renovation industry.

You’ll need to have:

  • Passion for marketing and building relationships
  • Willingness to learn and understand the business – a true business partner, this person is enthusiastic and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • 2+ years of progressive sales and customer service in the retail, hospitality industry, real estate and construction industry is a strong plus (show me you can talk to strangers, and make them friends)
  • The ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment – we are growing, learning and evolving
  • The desire to have an impact and make a difference
  • A love for construction, renovation, and the customer experience
  • The need to get dirty and get things done

You’ll be involved with things like:

  • Travel to different neighborhoods and suburbs going door-to-door with the goal of educating and marketing Penguin services and offerings
  • Show a presentation or schedule a presentation for potential homeowners with our Sales team
  • Hand out pamphlets and/or marketing material to help educate with the goal of growing the customer base
  • Work in community teams to maximize exposure both in marketing and potential sales
  • Develop and coordinate the prospect list or lead list
  • Circle back and check on customers who are in the position to invest in their homes
  • Work an assigned territory, often up to 100+ houses or locations per day

This is a part time, hourly position based off-site with travel provided from the Penguin Basement Limited office

– 906 Magnetic Drive, North York, ON M3J 2C4. The hours of work will vary and will include days, evenings and weekends. Our customers work the 9-5 – we meet with them around their schedules.

So what’s the first step to your exciting new career with Penguin?

We are accepting online applications and welcome all qualified people interested in this opportunity. While we appreciate and value all applicants, only those who will be selected to interview will be contacted.

Penguin Basement Limited is committed to supporting an inclusive, barrier- free recruitment and selection process in a work environment where all candidates/employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Company DescriptionPenguin Basements is a full-service Basement Renovation Company. Although our specialty is Basement Renovations, we also have the know-how and skill to handle all your waterproofing needs, as well as cut outs for egress windows. (Concrete cuts to fit legal size windows) You’ll find hundreds of satisfied customers all across Southern Ontario. Transforming damp, musty and wet basements into comfortable, dry, living spaces is what we do best. But what’s even better, we do it through a cost-effective, patented solution that works for your home or business and within your budget. Our experienced, trained professionals make it easy for Penguin Basements to stand behind every job with a Certified Lifetime Transferable Warranty.

The foundation of Penguin Basements has always been one of excellence and customer satisfaction. So it’s no wonder Penguin Basements has become one of the most trusted and effective basement renovators in the area. Our talented and experienced team of professionals consistently raises the bar in the industry, always delivering top-quality craftsmanship at an affordable and fair cost. All of our associates and tradesmen are hardworking and have passed a considerable amount of training to continue our passion for customer service and value.

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