Center for EcoTechnology
112 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We make green make sense.
For 40 years we’ve offered proven advice and resources to save you money, make you more comfortable at home, and help your business perform better.
As a non-profit 501(c)(3), CET works with partners throughout the region to help transform the way we live and work for a better community, economy, and environment – now and for the future.
We provide practical solutions that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on our environment and community. We serve residents, business and communities in the areas of energy efficiency and waste reduction and through our retail store, EcoBuilding Bargains.
|Salary Range:||Location:||SPRINGFIELD MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Sales/Retail|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
- Preference: Nice to have|
|The Center for EcoTechnology is opening a new kitchen showroom at EcoBuilding Bargains in Springfield, MA, our non-profit reclaimed building materials store in Springfield. We are looking for an experienced kitchen designer with a creative flair who loves to sell and can design our reclaimed cabinets into our customers’ new or remodeled kitchens. This individual will have the exciting opportunity to develop and grow this new service from the start and help our customers create beautiful, affordable kitchens while also helping the environment. This position will also include sales of millwork, lighting and unique and interesting items to help customers add upcycled style and functionality to their homes at an affordable price.|
Educate customers about the Center for EcoTechnology’s mission
Identify customers’ building and renovation needs and provide an overview of current inventory with its upcycling and reuse potential
Assist customers with identifying solutions, providing expertise in kitchen design, millwork and lighting
Provide customers with professional kitchen design documents using 2020 Design software
Generate leads and drive sales
Perform onsite kitchen measures
Present at home shows and other industry events
Assist in plans for marketing efforts
Apply experience in merchandising to the store’s visual merchandising efforts. Optimize the displays of cabinets, windows, doors and other millwork.
Photograph and develop creative descriptions of incoming inventory for online listings
Maintain active and ongoing communication with the store operations and management teams. Provide consistent updates in regards to status of sales, service issues or customer concerns.
Other responsibilities as assigned
What We Offer
This is position could be full time or part time. Full time staff receive excellent benefits including vacation, holiday, and personal/sick time; medical and dental insurance, employer paid life and AD&D insurance; access to and vision insurance and disability insurance; and a retirement plan with a company match. We cultivate a friendly and supportive environment to help us achieve our mission impact goals.
For over 40 years, CET has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We are passionate about our environmental mission and pride ourselves on offering innovative, practical and cost-effective solutions. We recently exceeded our three-year mission impact goals of helping 80,000 people save 100 million dollars and reducing their impact on the environment equal to taking 100,000 cars off the road and 40,000 homes off the grid for a year! CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. When you apply, you may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis.
It is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability. MGL Ch.149, Section 19B
|What You Offer|
You bring experience to this position:
Commitment to the community non-profit mission of EcoBuilding Bargains and CET
Minimum of 2 years’ successful kitchen design and sales experience
Proficiency with 2020 Design software
Proficiency with SalesForce or other CRM software
Experience with or interest in reclaimed materials
Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain EcoBuilding Bargains mission and products persuasively and close sales
Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable
Hard working and reliable. Able to motivate self, with a strong work ethic
Experience presenting a positive and professional impression while interacting with a diverse population