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Architectural Business Development Specialist

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90058

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  330423

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


CRL is seeking a skilled, experienced and energetic Architectural Business Development Specialist based in Los Angeles, CA. This position will report to the Architectural Business Development Director and will be responsible for building and promoting the CRL brand and products within the architecture and construction industry. The Business Development Specialist will provide product design and technical information assistance in order to secure specifications across the entire CRL architectural metals and glass fittings portfolio.



  • Respond to all architect and specifier phone or email requests and resolve by providing relevant and accurate information (samples, documents, images), as needed.
  • Process sample orders (finish, small parts) for project approval.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of CRL products and capabilities.
  • Utilize external databases to identify potential specification opportunities and project information.
  • Document architect interactions and transactions in database.
  • Track and maintain spreadsheet of all active projects.
  • Participate in educational opportunities to enhance knowledge of all Product Groups.
  • Manage and facilitate architect CE continuing education requests (lunch and learns).
  • Work with marketing team to track and measure promotions and outreach programs.



  • Demonstrate sincere desire to understand and anticipate the needs of architects and designers.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and stay current with all inquiries and follow up tasks.
  • General understanding of glass and architectural metal systems, construction documents and details, and building code requirements.
  • Effective navigation of CRL’s website and business software to retrieve product and business transaction information.
  • Must be organized and have the ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills; Ability to exercise tact and discretion, and good self-expression.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and independent thinking skills to anticipate and resolve issues.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • 401k with company match
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.




Date Posted:  Oct 11, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Business Development, Architecture, Developer, Automotive Sales, Sales, Engineering, Technology