Retail Design Sales Consultant at Syndigo

| West Suburbs
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 Gladson Design Group (a division of Syndigo) is looking for an experienced professional with knowledge of sales and store design services in the retail pharmacy industry.  This role will be responsible for generating revenue via new client acquisition, existing account management, and leading design/implementation projects for clients, as well as helping to open new markets beyond the traditional client base. 

 The role will involve travel (up to 50%, including some international), and can be based anywhere in the United States with access to a major airport.

Key responsibilities:

  • Field all incoming sales leads
  • Actively prospect the independent pharmacy and compounding retail channel to generate leads
  • Discuss with potential clients the benefits of working with Gladson Design Group for their remodel and new retail site build-outs
  • Book and travel to client sites, where role will require:
    • Accurately measuring store, noting all construction limitations, ceiling heights, window and door locations, etc. to create as-built using AutoCAD
    • Take an accurate inventory of all existing fixtures, furniture, etc.
    • Discuss wants and needs for renovation, discuss sales numbers, survey client
    • Note competitors in the area
    • Take photos to document existing condition of the space as well as merchandising.
    • Meet with in-house designer to relay information collected during on-site
  • Remain in contact with clients after on-site to answer questions and provide insight
  • Assist in preparation of pricing and contracts
  • Review contracts with clients and obtain signatures
  • Meet and negotiate with vendors/suppliers
  • Meet and speak with contractors & sub-contractors to coordinate project installs
  • Attend trade shows & seminars as needed to generate leads and identify new partners and suppliers

Essential Skills & Knowledge – (some can be taught)

  • Advanced AutoCAD experience
  • Construction basics
  • Knowledge of pharmacy and/or retail design
  • Mechanics of compounding lab design + USP 795, 797 & 800 preferred
  • Merchandising techniques knowledge a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license and ability to rent a car
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
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Technology we use

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We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love the passion of everyone who works in the Chicago office, never a dull day! We are a fast moving organization and it doesn't matter if you work in finance, sales, marketing or IT we help and support each other as we grow. The passion is infectious to be around.


Director, Sales Enablement

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed. The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal. That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.


Vice President, Business Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Syndigo has expanded my career by offering opportunities to meet face to face, conveying how our solutions solve unique & complex challenges, with prospects & clients that are trailblazers in their industries. I have established a foundation in a fast-paced & young organization and now direct a team of exceptional Business Development Executives.


Manager, Business Development

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Innovation & Empowerment are two of our core company values. We push team members to look at what ‘value’ means in new ways. Our Inspire program brings together those that are working towards the next step in their career, specifically in leadership. We have had great initiatives come out of the group that are moving the company forward.


Vice President, Client Development

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Syndigo provides 4 weeks of paid maternity leave and 1 week of paid paternity leave.
Adoption Assistance
Syndigo offers up to 4 weeks of paid leave for Adoption Leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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