Design Center Assistant

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Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Industry
Sales (Sales and Related Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_40607
Contact
Cameron, Teresa, Spherion
Phone
904-356-0000
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Job Description

Support Design Center for a company that offers home buyers a variety of choices in luxury homes and communities in the Jacksonville, Florida area.

Responsibilities:
I. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS- Support Design Center by performing the following
administrative duties which include but may not be limited to:
A. Design Center Presentation Previews
1. Assist in conducting Design Center presentations/ previews for perspective
buyers or buyers that have gone to contract.
2. Present Standard features and highlight available upgrades
3. Communicate Design Center timeline to buyers after contract and set proper
expectations regarding process.
B. Pricing
1. Provide pricing for upgrades as requested by agents for potential buyers or as
needed after Design Center Presentations.
C. Prepare Spec Home Packages:
1. Work with sales associates to determine options/ upgrades that customers are
seeking to ensure spec homes will be desirable to buyers in the market for a new
home.
D. Procedures:
1. Extract information from contract to create "pre-start" including specific
customization to plan. Distribute to appropriate departments.
2. Send "Welcome" letter to new buyer with included design center checklist to
assist customer in preparing for their Design Center appointments.
3. Communicate completion of plan and distribute to design center, cabinet
company, structured wiring company and lighting company.
4. Coordinate pre- appointment documentation for file, including plan specific
pricing, color selection sheets and COF's with specifics regarding customization
and incentives as written in sales contract.
5. Schedule design appointments with buyers and manage Design Center Calendar.
6. Enter selections into Fast Sales after designer has completed the appointments
with the buyers making sure that the option total in Fast Sales balances with the
total options on CO F's.
7. Prepare and deliver Amendments and Addendum's to buyers after sales price has
been adjusted for options selected in the Design Center. Communicate deposits
due, enter received deposits into FAST and distribute the funds and contract
documents for ratification.
8. Distribute start packages including floor plans, electrical and bids to cost
Department via scan into the Construction Documents Storage File in separate
files for Cost Department for access internally and for the involved trades.
Distribute hard copies to builders and cabinet company.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
MS Office Proficient

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
Must have at least 4 years of working in a designer type of position.


1. Detail oriented
2. Pleasant and calm demeanor for dealing with homebuyers
3. Confident phone voice in responding to Buyer(s) questions and confirming
appointments
Additional Responsibilities Include:
1. Develop and maintain positive constructive business building relationships with
internal team members, outside partners and customers.
2. Continue to seek efficiency in Design Center processes and streamline when
possible to reduce error, costs and allow more productivity.
3. Knowledge of current products and floor plans and continued education as new
product is introduced.
4. Maintain appearance and accuracy of displays and labels in the Design Center.
5. Maintain exterior color spreadsheets for all communities.
6. Coordinate with cabinet supplier to insure cabinet renderings are correct for
custom plans.
7. Coordinate flooring take offs with estimating department for homes with
customization to the original plan.

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