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Showroom Sales Assistant – Floor Covering – Kravet Inc.

Posted date: 9/13/18

Kravet Inc, is the industry leader into the trade fabrics and furnishings. Kravet Inc offers the finest fabrics, wall covering, floorcovering and furnishings and is seeking an enthusiastic Showroom Sales Assistant for the Floor Covering department. This person will be responsible for supporting the sales team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate records of all samples loaned to and returned from clients including strike offs.
  • Email on a weekly basis showroom activity spreadsheet.
  • Liaise with Corporate office regarding all orders processed, lead times as well as communicating with outside Vendors where necessary.
  • Schedule installations, measurements and other appointments.
  • Assist clients when the Sales team is out by taking detailed messages and communicating in writing to them including photos if samples are loaned out.
  • Maintain floor sampling as well sample room inventory by ordering samples and filing replenishments.
  • Handle client sample requests, both over the phone and in person.
  • Deliver samples to designers in close proximity or scheduling messenger deliveries.
  • Merchandise the showroom by hanging new product and removing discontinued product as needed.
  • Maintain department marketing materials, shopping bags, supplies, etc.
  • Assist clients over the phone or in person by providing guidance and product information, as needed.
  • Provide the best possible customer service while enhancing the Kravet Inc. mission to offer the highest quality product and service standards in the luxury market.

Qualifications required:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Decorative Trade business.
  • Knowledge of Basic Computer Skills – Word, Excel.
  • The ability to multitask and be proactive.
  • Able to do some lifting (20-50lbs max).
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the luxury interior design industry.
  • Ability to greet all clients entering the room in a friendly and engaging manner.
  • Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • An eye for design and color is a plus.

 To apply, send your resume to newyork.showroom@leejofa.com.


Marketing & Design Manager – Holland & Sherry

Posted date: 9/11/18

From our inception in 1836, Holland & Sherry has specialized in the finest textiles for the apparel industry. In 1998, Holland & Sherry Interiors was born out of this legacy. Taking inspiration from these traditional apparel fabrics, our interiors textiles have a transitional quality suited for all aspects of the decorated room. In addition to fabrics, Holland & Sherry has developed collections which range across product categories from custom embroidery, rugs, wallcovering and trim, to leather, hardware and lighting.

 

We are in search of a full-time Marketing & Design Manager to join our interior design team in NYC.

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Is a team player – but able to work independently, extremely organized and personable
  • Is highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat) and inclined to learn necessary systems specific to Holland & Sherry
  • Knowledge in other platforms ie. Mailchimp, Vimeo, Instagram, Issuu
  • Has graphic design experience, however this is not essential; our ideal candidate will be eager to listen & learn and have a background in visual arts, print and/or web.
  • Is able to manage a team

 

WHAT THE JOB WILL BE

  • Taking direction and executing projects efficiently
  • Coordinating photoshoots & design projects with product managers
  • Producing and routinely updating social media, website, etc.
  • Updating, organizing, and distributing marketing content throughout the company
  • Corresponding with other showroom locations and fulfilling marketing requests
  • Able to work on sampling projects and have operational skills
  • Knowledge of packaging design
  • Ability to work on branding – graphic design experience

 

WHY THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

  • Holland & Sherry is an industry leader, and we’ve grown steadily every year we’ve been in business
  • Our worldwide team (Scotland, London, Dubai, Munich, Paris, East Asia, Mexico City, LA, San Fran, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Dallas, NY) is made up of intelligent, dedicated, & motivating people who make terrific coworkers and a strong support system.
  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Our benefits package includes a large match on your 401K, Life insurance, Combined PTO, Medical, Dental & Vision provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield with low premiums and deductibles, phone and car rental discounts, and ability to purchase company stock, and much more.

 

Please submit resume to careers@hollandandsherry.com


Director of DDB DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

Posted date: 9/4/18

Position Reports To: President/CEO – Cohen Brothers Realty and VP of Marketing – DDB

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Director of Design Professionals is responsible for managing and facilitating the two-fold Design Professionals Department; Consulting/Buying Service, catering to all non-Trade consumers wishing to shop the building and the Designer Referral Service, a resource available to non-Trade consumers seeking a professional for a larger scale project. Provides exemplary service, demonstrating practiced knowledge of the Design Trade.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Servicing non-Trade consumers throughout the lifecycle of design center purchase; consulting, shopping, quoting and acting as the purchasing agent on all orders, occasional site visits.
  • Working closely with DDB Showroom staff to facilitate sales, often referred by the showroom directly.
  • Employ expert knowledge of DDB Showroom offerings.
  • Curate and manage a varied selection of Interior Designers with up-to-date portfolios for the Designer Referral Program.
  • Work jointly with the Building Management on internal building construction, design, and renovation, as well as renovation and design projects in various other Cohen Brothers entities.
  • Work closely with Marketing team to maintain the function and integrity of building services, market programs.
  • Attending Showroom/Industry events with Marketing team to stay abreast of trends, innovations and notable design talents. (Optional, As needed)

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or Sales related field and/or with a minimum of 5 years industry experience in the A&D, design center, wholesale trade or luxury brand categories. Knowledge of custom design requirements. Familiarity with DDB Showrooms a plus.

Excellent organizational, management, communication, and customer service skills. Ability to handle many multiple projects simultaneously.

To apply, send your resume to aabrams@ddbuilding.com.


Inside Sales Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 8/20/18

Donghia, Inc. a luxury textile, furniture, lighting and wall covering brand is seeking a seasoned Inside Sales Associate for the Donghia New Yok Showroom. The ideal candidate will be energetic and proactive, possess excellent sales and communication skills and have a passion for interior design.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to appointments and walk in traffic, building trust and reputation for superior client experiences
  • Determine client requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and solutions to maximize selling opportunities
  • Ensure sales goals are met or exceeded
  • Research accounts, identify key players, generate interest and develop accounts for furniture sales
  • Explain the difference in quality of furniture between Donghia and our competitors
  • Drive sales through product knowledge and workplace knowledge, and align key business objectives of clients
  • Maintain updated customer information
  • Help generate sales for all brands within the Donghia New York Territory
  • Keep current showroom accounts abreast of new product launches through targeted mailings, telephone calls, emails, etc…
  • Follow up on all sales to ensure customer satisfaction; successfully manage and resolve customer satisfaction issues
  • Conduct daily follow up for existing quotes
  • Follow up on leads to generate new business
  • Cultivate relationships within the local design community, and bring in key clients to special events
  • Continuously build clientele and grow existing client sales
  • Partner with the Showroom Sales Manager and other team players to implement innovative ways to market / sell Donghia and multi-line products
  • Coordinate with Showroom Sales Manager to ensure client needs are met inside and out of the showroom
  • Assist with showroom maintenance as designated by Showroom Sales Manager

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Previous inside sales experience in a high end luxury brand environment; primary focus on furniture and lighting preferred
  • Proven track record of achieving or exceeding sales quotas
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to negotiate and close deals
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must have the ability to learn multiple product lines
  • Technically proficient, including Microsoft Office products

 

About the company:

Donghia, Inc. has consistently reflected the dynamic and innovative approach to design that its founder, Angelo Donghia, was renowned for.

Donghias’ collections of furniture, textiles, wallcovering, lighting and accessories are sold exclusively to interior designers and architects through Donghia’s nine showrooms across the United States and in over fifty representative showrooms throughout the world.

With a forty year history at the forefront of the luxury home furnishings industry, Donghia represents American design at its best.

To apply, send your resume to kmccathron@donghia.com


Client Service Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 8/15/18

Designer/Distributor of luxury textiles, lighting and furniture, seeks an experienced Client Service Representative professional to join our Showroom in New York City.

 

Job Summary:

A Client Service Representative’s (C.S.R.’s) job responsibility includes working together with the rest of the NY Showroom team, as well as the corporate client services and operations departments as part of the team to help turn any inquiry into an order, then managing these orders until final shipment. This is provided by maintaining a seamless flow of communication to the clients and sales force on orders and communication of client requests.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process and update all orders and reserves. Then pro-actively run reports and utilize these reports to maintain updates on orders and reserves in real time.
  • Provide timely follow up. This includes follow up to Sales Associates, Clients, co-workers, and vendors.
  • Have full knowledge of the showroom systems (SOS / AS400) along with understanding the administrative functionalities of all lines carried in the showroom.
  • Possess clear and informative communication to showroom staff and clientele through phone calls, emails and face to face contact.
  • Return phone calls and emails in real time whenever possible and no later than a few hours.
  • Provide necessary sales leads to the showroom sales staff in a timely manner.
  • Communicate to the client and showroom sales staff when necessary all details needed to ship an order in a timely fashion.
  • Take responsibility and proactively manage any client needs on their reserves or orders. When speaking or emailing a client, they should know that you have full knowledge of their order / reserve and be confident that you will manage the resolution of any issues.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • At minimum an Associate’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in a design center or showroom is preferred
  • Experience with AS400 or database mainframe systems is preferred

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is imperative
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and a team-player
  • Ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills for approaching problems and making decisions
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-tasking environment with flexibility and resilience

To apply, send your resume to kmccathron@donghia.com


Interns – Wired Custom Lighting

Posted date: 8/15/18

Wired Custom Lighting, New York is seeking two part-time interns for the upcoming Fall 2018 Semester, interested in gaining hands-on experience in Design Administration and writing promotional and product-specific content.

Wired Custom Lighting is a custom design house and has been a leading lighting manufacturer for over 35 years. Located in the Decoration & Design Building on the Upper East Side, the New York showroom works with many of the top interior designers and architects in the trade.

 

The internship includes the following responsibilities:

– Update and organize Project Files, client contact records, and reference images

– Assist with client custom quote requests

– Assist with product sample labeling management

– Assist with promotional outreach correspondence/mailings

– Assist with writing social media posts and descriptions

– General administrative assistant duties

 

This internship is a great opportunity for a student with a background and interest in creative arts administration and/or interior design, who is enthusiastic about being hands on and wants to learn all the intricacies in what it takes to run a business.   There will be opportunities to attend New York Interior Design events exclusive to the Trade.

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a college arts administrative program, is highly motivated, organized, has strong writing skills, efficient and pro-active in taking on new tasks. The candidate possesses a working knowledge of MS Office programs and is able to pick up on using web database platforms easily.

The position requires working 2-3 days Monday through Friday (9am-5pm) in the Showroom on the Upper East Side. A $25.00/day travel stipend and lunch are provided; college credit can be applied for those enrolled in an accredited program.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: lisa-thi@wired-designs.com No phone calls please.


NYC Sales Associate – Maya Romanoff

Posted Date: 7/30/18

Maya Romanoff, the leading designer and manufacturer of innovative wall and surface coverings since 1969, is seeking a sales representative to grow sales in its bustling NYC market. The ideal candidate will be a welcoming presence who is passionate about our beautiful products and will cultivate and strengthen relationships within the local design community. This position is based out of the NYC Showroom in the D&D Building and will require local travel to clients in Manhattan.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new accounts and call on existing accounts using a high level of commitment, energy, initiative, and imagination.
  • Responsible for maintaining and growing the residential clients in NYC
  • Responsible for working inside the showroom and visiting clients in the NYC area
  • Achieve (and strive to exceed) sales objectives, goals and quotas.
  • Maintain customer contacts and record sales efforts in CRM.
  • Participate in trade shows and social events, promote the Maya Romanoff Company and products.
  • Keep current with trends, competition, and the design community as it pertains to the success of the Maya Romanoff line.
  • Analyze and carry out strategic plans for the growth of sales in territory.
  • Prepare succinct and informative reports.
  • Manage and fulfill sample requests, assist clients in the NYC showroom.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of sales experience in the interior design industry
  • College degree.
  • Stellar organizational and communication skills.
  • A genuine interest in the design field.
  • Personal style that reflects our luxury brand.
  • Respectful of professional standards and attentive to details.

To apply, send you resume to adrian@mayaromanoff.com.


Sample Department Coordinator – Holland & Sherry

Posted date: 7/19/18

Holland & Sherry’s New York Showroom is looking for an extremely organized coordinator to work in our sample department library.

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone who is highly organized, pays attention to detail, and takes initiative
  • Someone who possesses the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Someone who has very good memory is essential in this position
  • Interior design industry experience is helpful but not essential; the most important thing is that you be interested in the industry and eager to learn
  • Helpful to have background in textiles

What the job will be:

  • Assisting design companies and sales teams with product sample requests
  • Conducting sample inventories, ordering samples and organizing the library
  • Liaising with showroom teams in our other locations in the US and abroad
  • Ordering office supplies and maintaining showroom displays
  • Co-managing a team of interns; training and assigning duties to them as well
  • Assist sample department and sales department with projects that may come up
  • Assist with email requests for clients/interior designers and send packages to locations (UPS/Mail)

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • Holland & Sherry is an industry leader, and we have grown steadily every year we’ve been in business.
  • We have extensive product ranges so you will have an opportunity to gain intimate knowledge about the details of each product working with them hands-on, some of which include fabric, leather and wallcovering.
  • Our worldwide team is made up of smart, dedicated, interesting people who make terrific coworkers.

 

Please email resume to careers@hollandandsherry.com


CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPPORT – Walters

Posted date: 7/9/18

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Assist our sales team to enter overfill Sales Orders when needed 

• Providing excellent customer service to clients via email and/or telephone 

• Prioritizing daily tasks using company policies and procedures to ensure efficient and customer service satisfactory 

• Process orders for our sales team, review/approve and submit Purchase orders to various vendors 

• Manager order follow ups and updates with vendors to sales team, and support communications with clients when 

necessary 

• Order release management when ready to ship orders are paid in full 

• Learning product knowledge on all vendors 

• To manage customer claims within the budget guidelines and escalate as needed

Tasks: 

• Determine ship to address for order 

• Submit PO to Vendor 

• Receive vendor confirmation, check against SO 

• Log in estimated ship date 

• Check PO status when ship date nears 

• Depending on ship to, notify Sales to submit for final payment 

• Receive confirmation of shipment 

• Consolidate orders at warehouse 

• Contact vendor if there are any shipping discrepancies or issues

• Coordinate white glove delivery to client 

• Coordinate multiple deliveries to client 

• Contact vendor if there are any shipping discrepancies or issues

• Ensure order closed out

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Must be detail oriented and know how to prioritize workload 

• Must be analytical and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills 

• 2+ years sales experience in Furniture industry preferred but not a must 

• Excellent computer skills, specifically in NetSuite and Microsoft office 

• Excellent communication skills in written and oral 

• Must have a pleasant personality, ability to communicate easily and possess excellent telephone etiquette

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

W A L T E R S is a manufacturing company and a distributor for High-end Outdoor and Indoor furniture, specializing in the Outdoor sector. 

As we have expanded our showroom and business, we are looking for a team player that is committed in servicing our sales team and customers. This position will be based in our New York showroom, and report to Showroom Manager of WALTERS.

Contact: mia@walterswicker.com


SALES & MARKETING INTERN – CHESNEYS

Posted date: 6/1/18

LOCATION: NYC

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sales & Marketing Intern’s role will primarily involve assisting sales staff with day-to-day activities.  This will include answering phones, adding content to social media outlets, entering data into sales database,  tracking orders, creating marketing materials, and updating online product listings.  Flexibility and a proactive approach are essential as we are a small team and projects come up frequently that fall beyond the scope of our defined roles.  The ideal candidate will be articulate, detail-oriented, tech-savvy and driven. This position is structured as a two-day per week internship with the possibility to continue on as a full-time employee after 6 months.

 

This position involves exposure to elite designers, architects and their clients.   Interest in interior design, stone, and/or architecture is desirable.   Candidate must have fluency with Microsoft Office products, social media and the internet.  Familiarity with QuickBooks, architectural drawings and the challenges of selling natural stone products are desirable.

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Chesney’s is the world’s leading supplier of hand carved stone mantelpieces and architectural stonework. The company’s success is based on a passionate commitment to great design, intelligent engineering, craftsmanship, innovation and outstanding service.  

COMPENSATION$10/hr

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to katherine@chesneys.com 


Hospitality Sales Director – Taffard Fabrics

Posted date: 5/8/18

We are seeking a highly motivated, goal oriented associate to grow our hospitality and contract division.   A successful candidate will provide overall sales coordination for global sales and strategic planning to achieve company goals.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to expanding hospitality account base, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and developing new sales strategies. Candidates must have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in hospitality sales with a proven track record, knowledge of textiles and color and excellent communication skills.

 

taffeta + jacquard = taffard

Established in 2003, Taffard Fabrics is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in New York City. We design, manufacture and distribute fine fabrics for residential and hospitality use. Although our roots are in taffetas and jacquards, we have since expanded our collection to include embroideries, linens, velvets, sheers, and contract fabrics. Our team is constantly driving innovation with new products and inspirational designs from our family owned factory in India.

 

Salary includes base plus commission.

To apply, please send resume to sidd@taffard.com


Sample Department Librarian – Dedar

Posted date: 5/7/18

Job Description:

Dedar Inc, the Us subsidiary of the leading European textile editor Dedar, is looking for a full time Sample Department Librarian for their New York Flagship location, representing exclusively the Dedar and Hermes fabrics and wallcovering collections. The ideal candidate has a minimum 3- 5 years previous experience in a same position, plus a good sense of color and overall design. He or she is highly organized and detail oriented.

 

About our company:

Founded in 1976, Dedar is a family-run fabric house that expresses a personal style with its cutting-edge contemporary collections. Located close to Como, in the heart of a manufacturing district, Dedar experiments and innovates to attain product perfection through an ongoing dialogue with those craftsmen and textile specialists who are most familiar with the techniques employed in the production of excellent fabrics. Since 2011 Dedar is partner of Hermès for the production and distribution of the home fabrics and wallpapers collection, displayed in all Dedar showrooms

 

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain sample department and inventory
  • Interact with customers and associates for sample requests and fabric assistance
  • Assist outside sales agents with sample requests
  • Be endowed with good time management and organizational skills
  • Maintain and fulfill request of marketing materials
  • Maintain and fulfill request of sample books
  • Order sample replacement to our main office or Italian headquarter as need
  • Have computer knowledge
  • Organize shipping, receiving and messenger requests
  • Assist with answering phones
  • Assisting colleagues when the show room is crowded, and all colleagues are busy assisting clients
  • Light showroom maintenance, keeping the library ordered and cleaned

 

Must have:

  • Well organized and great attention to detail
  • Multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Positive attitude
  • Well developed communication skills, written and oral
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Computer and MS Office good knowledge

 

Package:

  • Experience Based Salary
  • Medical and 401K

To apply, send your resume to recruitmentusa@dedar.com.


Sales Associate – Dedar

Posted date: 5/7/18

Dedar Inc, the Us subsidiary of the leading European textile editor, is looking for a full time Sales Associate for their New York Flagship location, where will be presented exclusively the Dedar and Hermes fabrics and wallcovering collections. The ideal candidate has a minimum 4-5 years sales experience in high end interior design industry, plus a designer’s “eye” and good sense of color and overall design. He or she is highly organized and detail oriented, with excellent presentation skills. An outgoing and poised personality is a must. Knowledge of the luxury market and architectural & arts world, very helpful.

This position will report to our General Manager while working closely with the customer service team. This is a great chance for someone who enjoys being part of a dynamic and fast-growing company and has a passion for design and interiors.

 

About our company

Founded in 1976, Dedar is a family-run fabric house that expresses a personal style with its cutting-edge contemporary collections. Located close to Como, in the heart of a manufacturing district, Dedar experiments and innovates to attain product perfection through an ongoing dialogue with those craftsmen and textile specialists who are most familiar with the techniques employed in the production of excellent fabrics. Since 2011 Dedar is partner of Hermès for the production and distribution of the home fabrics and wallpapers collection, displayed in all Dedar showrooms

 

Job Requirements

  • Assist interior designer and professional trade clients while in our showroom
  • Presenting and selling company products and providing excellent service
  • Ensure a smooth and productive experience from the beginning of the sale to the delivery as well being involved in evaluating new business opportunities and new services to the company;
  • Handle general office duties and administrative/commercial aspects associated with the running of the sales activities;
  • Lend support to customer service at the company headquarters, in the administrative/commercial aspects regarding the clientele, including telephone, fax and e-mail contacts with customers;
  • Lend support to the sales team (NY/tristate sales agents) in their sales/promotion actions, to drive sales and meet target goals
  • Contribute to create a positive collaborative atmosphere
  • Keep showroom accounts up to date on new product through emails, telephone calls and/or in-home product presentations
  • Support in keeping the show room tidy, to meet or exceed the standards as set by the Dedar Creative Team.

 

Must have:

  • Sales experience with at least 4/5 years developed in similar position in design, architecture, arts and interiors environments
  • Knowledge of the luxury market and architectural & arts world. Good knowledge of textiles for interiors
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Provide strong team support
  • Proactive problem-solving thinker
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Avant-garde thinker
  • Great attention to details
  • Work dress code is required

 

Package

  • Experience Based Salary
  • Medical and 401K

To apply, send your resume to recruitmentusa@dedar.com.


Part-Time Intern – Wired Lighting

Posted date: 5/3/18

Wired Custom Lighting, New York is seeking a part-time intern for the upcoming Summer Semester, interested in gaining hands-on experience in Design Administration and writing promotional and product specific content.

 

Wired Custom Lighting is a custom design house and has been a leading lighting manufacturer for over 35 years.  Located in the Decoration & Design Building on the Upper East Side, the New York showroom works with many of the top interior designers and architects in the trade.

 

The internship includes the following responsibilities:

  • Update and organize Project Files, client contact records, and reference images
  • Assist with client custom quote requests
  • Assist with product sample labeling management
  • Assist with promotional outreach correspondence/mailings
  • Assist with writing social media posts and descriptions
  • General administrative assistant duties

 

This internship is a great opportunity for a student with a background and interest in creative arts administration and/or interior design, who is enthusiastic about being hands on and wants to learn all the intricacies in what it takes to run a business.   There will be opportunities to attend New York Interior Design events exclusive to the Trade.

 

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a college arts program, is highly motivated, organized, has strong writing skills, efficient and pro-active in taking on new tasks and possesses a working knowledge of MS Office programs and is able to pick up on using web database platforms easily.

 

The position requires working Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (9am-5pm) in the Showroom on the Upper East Side. A $25.00/day travel stipend and lunch are provided; college credit can be applied for those enrolled in an accredited program.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: lisa-thi@wired-designs.com No phone calls please.


SHOWROOM SALES – COWTAN & TOUT

Posted date: 4/18/18

We are seeking an industry experienced sales professional to join our New York Showroom team. The Cowtan & Tout Showroom Sales position is responsible for to promoting our five brands of luxury, high-end fabrics to the Trade on a wholesale basis.   The ideal candidate will be energetic, driven and polished with a proven track record of developing customer relationships and cultivating sales channels.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 plus years sales experience in a showroom or design firm experience that is relevant to this position
  • 2 year college degree and/or equivalent career training in Sales, Marketing, Interior Design
  • Active interest in, or exposure to the Interior Design field
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Responsive, Flexible and Co-operative

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your resume to Susan_deangelis@cowtan.com, Vesna_Babic@cowtan.com

Our formal application for candidates may be processed using the link below.

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COWTTOUT&cws=1&rid=362


Sales Specialist – David Sutherland

Posted date: 3/9/18

Perennials and Sutherland, LLC is one of the most respected and iconic names in the exclusively to-the-trade, luxury home furnishings, textiles and accessories market. Our company has dedicated over three decades to working with the very best in the design world to create and market truly unique and exquisite products. Everything we do and the elite clientele we serve is dedicated to making life more beautiful. Environments for life, architectural, landscape and beyond are what we live and breathe each and every day. Ours is more than a life of producing and selling products. Our people share a passion for creativity, design and art that is central to our daily lives. It’s not just what we do but what we love.

Currently, we are seeking a Perennials Sales Specialist in our New York Showroom.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Help drive Sales in the showroom by presenting and becoming the Perennials fabric & Rugs expert. 
  • Enter and keep up with sales quotes including contract quotes
  • Assist with any events that will be focused on Perennials and the studio
  • Exceed sales goals given by showroom

Qualifications:

  • Professional image
  • 3+ years inside sales experience with furniture and fabric preferred
  • Computer Skills (Salesforce, Outlook, Excel)
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Accounting experience with processing payments and deposits
  • Good client relationships with area interior designers and architects

 

Whether it’s the executive who offers visionary leadership, or the sales professional who won’t settle for less than perfection, a business needs great people and a collaborative environment to thrive. We maintain, develop, and inspire talented professionals and craftsmen. Our investment in people, equipment, and facilities results in a positive engaging workplace and gives our company a competitive edge in the marketplace. We believe deeply that the “right” people are our greatest asset. We offer careers for smart, creative, high energy people driven to contribute in a team environment where everyone can win. We foster potential, celebrate success, and support every colleague.

Perennials and Sutherland, LLC employees enjoy a vibrant office culture, welcoming and inclusive executive team, and fantastic work-life balance.

To apply, send your resume to epool@davidsutherlandshowroom.com.


Sales Associate – Rug Art International

Posted date: 12/20/19

Rug Art New York is in search of a dynamic Sales Associate to add to our expanding showroom team. Must be a self-starter and highly motivated, capable of working efficiently alone or as part of a team. 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Develop existing client relationships as well as identifying, contacting and building new relationships within the design industry.
  • Has a genuine interest- in the design industry, the quality product we represent and participating in the unique opportunity for growth as the company continues to succeed.
  • Outside sales, cold calling and driving sales to the showroom by presenting our luxury rugs to design professionals and other trade members.
  • Producing and routinely updating target account lists of clients and sales strategies for each account
  • Visit installation locations, inspect merchandise at our warehouse, set up for trade shows, assist with display windows and vignettes. 

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a sales-driven position, ideally within the interior design/textile showroom community, knowledge of rugs/textiles is a plus
  • personable and professional
  • organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Punctual (without excuses)
  • pays attention to detail on all levels
  • proficient in Apple computers, EZOffice, Microsoft Word, Sales Force, EXCEL and others. 

About the company:

RUG ART is an award-winning rug and carpet company based in New York. Our primary showroom is in Manhattan’s premier D & D Building.  We have a satellite office in Ft. Lauderdale Florida and representation throughout the US and London.

Our luxury rugs are made to order.  We customize color, texture, and pattern for some of the most respected Designers and Architects globally.  Our designs are created by Sigal Sasson who serves as the visionary and head designer behind RUG ART. Along with business partner/husband Vidal, they turned RUG ART into one of the premier, international, to-the-trade rug companies.

To apply, send your resume to vidal@rug-art.net


Outside Sales Representative – Clarence House

Posted date: 11/20/17

A leader in luxury textiles, wallcoverings, Passementerie and furnishings is seeking an outside sales representative to call on the interior design trade.

The position will be responsible for selling fabrics, wallcoverings and furniture lines as well as product and sampling to accounts within the Manhattan territory.

We are looking for a successful professional who will:

  • Maintain relationships with existing clients as well as develop and grow new business in the residential and commercial sectors.
  • Analyze the territory and identify growth opportunities for existing and new accounts.
  • Collaborate with the showroom staff in order to maximize sales-
  • Achieving individual
  • And team goals.
  • Attend industry events to network and promote Clarence House and its brands.

Candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, passionate about the product and the trade, have an extensive network or contacts within the luxury design community and be driven to succeed.

To apply, please Contact Mary Beth Brown, Regional Sales Manager at mbrown@clarencehouse.com


 Sales Consultant – The Robert Allen Design Group

Posted date: 11/9/17

Job Summary

Ensures each client’s visit to the showroom is a positive experience by providing professional and knowledgeable sales service. Achieves sales and profit objectives through selling activities.

Qualifications

Requirements include Associates degree or higher highly desired, 3-5 years sales experience in a showroom, retail environment, interior design or relevant field. Must have demonstrated an ability to achieve and/or exceed sales goals. Progressive negotiation and account management skills also required. Computer proficiency with working knowledge of all MS Office programs and Gmail. Home furnishing industry experience highly desired.

Essential Job Functions

  • Achieves sales objectives as defined by Management through the implementation of account management programs.
  • Implements strategies to ensure personal sales goals are achieved.
  • Educates new clients on showroom product and services while providing a tour of the showroom and introductions to staff.
  • Prospects new and inactive clients to optimize sales and client productivity.
  • Actively participates in showroom events and activities including event preparation.
  • Maintains continuous contact with clients, soliciting appropriate feedback and using information to build selling strengths.
  • Promptly acknowledges and greets clients and visitors. Determines client needs, wants, dominant buying behavior and motivation to maximize selling opportunities.
  • Incorporates effective negotiating techniques into sales strategies and utilizes competitor information in sales strategies. Prepares and presents accurate proposals.
  • Develops thorough product knowledge through day to day selling activities, product research and participating in vendor and showroom product training.
  • Actively uses appropriate technology and social media to notify clients of new merchandise and keeps clients updated on the status of orders and follows through on client inquiries.
  • Participates in maintaining the appearance of the showroom floor on a daily basis.
  • Completes inventory counts and price changes as necessary.
  • Follows established administrative procedures in processing all sales orders.
  • Accurately records information on product complaints, providing management with information to implement appropriate solutions.
  • Work with the entire showroom team to assist where needed.

 To apply, send your resume to shsmith@tradgroup.com.


Outside Sales Representative – Try State Area-NJ-Long Island- CT-Brooklyn

Posted date: 11/6/17

Full-time.High-End showroom, looking for smart and passionate outside sales representative to call on the residential and commercial design trade.

You must be a motivated self-starter and exceptionally detailed. Having a design flair is a plus. Must have a car.

To apply, send your resume to obpolo@aol.com, Attn: Dario Cano


Inside Sales Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 10/30/17

Donghia, Inc. a luxury textile, furniture, lighting and wall covering brand is seeking a seasoned Inside Sales Associate for the Donghia New Yok Showroom. The ideal candidate will be energetic and proactive, possess excellent sales and communication skills and have a passion for interior design.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to appointments and walk in traffic
  • Determine client requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and solutions to maximize selling opportunities
  • Ensure sales goals are met or exceeded
  • Explain the difference in quality of furniture between Donghia and our competitors
  • Display detailed knowledge of all product lines
  • Maintain updated customer information
  • Help generate sales for all brands within the Donghia New York Territory
  • Keep current showroom accounts abreast of new product launches through targeted mailings, telephone calls, emails, etc…
  • Follow up on all sales to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Conduct daily follow up for existing quotes
  • Follow up on leads to generate new business
  • Cultivate relationships within the local design community, and bring in key clients to special events
  • Continuously build clientele and grow existing client sales
  • Partner with the Territory Manager and other team players to implement innovative ways to market / sell Donghia and multi-line products
  • Coordinate with Territory Manager to ensure client needs are met inside and out of the showroom
  • Assist with showroom maintenance as designated by Territory Manager

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Previous inside sales experience in a high end luxury brand environment with primary focus on furniture
  • Proven track record of achieving or exceeding sales quotas
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to negotiate and close deals
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must have the ability to learn multiple product lines
  • Technically proficient, including Microsoft Office products

 

About the company:

Donghia, Inc. has consistently reflected the dynamic and innovative approach to design that its founder, Angelo Donghia, was renowned for.
Donghias’ collections of furniture, textiles, wallcovering, lighting and accessories are sold exclusively to interior designers and architects through Donghia’s nine showrooms across the United States and in over fifty representative showrooms throughout the world.
With a forty year history at the forefront of the luxury home furnishings industry, Donghia represents American design at its best.

To apply, send your resume to jdrummond@donghia.com


Outside Sales Representative – Marc Phillips

 Posted date: 10/16/17

The Outside Sales Representative will be responsible for seeking out opportunities and building strong client relationships within the design industry. We require an excellent communicator who is able to work independently as well as part of a strong team. Candidate must have prior sales experience, a great sense of design and preferably experience within the interior design industry.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Book sales calls and presentations with design professionals
  • Present products to top tier interior designers and architects throughout NYC
  • Build strong professional relationships with existing clients
  • Discover new clients and opportunities
  • Attend design events, network, and entertain design clients
  • Maintain a clear focus to achieve growth goals
  • Contribute to being part of an amazing team
  • Requirements:
  • Rug experience not required but preferred
  • 5 years sales experience within the professional interior design community
  • Great communication skills are a must
  • Fearless
  • Must be a team player
  • Goal oriented
  • Contagious enthusiasm
  • Excellent design aesthetic
  • Relationship builder
  • The ability to manage a heavy suitcase

Salary + commission dependent on experience. 

To apply, send your resume to justin@marcphillipsrugs.com.


Full Time Assistant Bookkeeper for High End, Multi Line Textile and Furniture Showroom

Posted Date: 10/4/17

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience.

Disciplined hands-on and proactive in all phases of bookkeeping. Excellent communication, telephone, typing skills and a team player required. Duties include heavy order entry, processing orders, implement debts and credits to clients releasing orders and coordinate trucking companies, entering bills, checking manufacturers acknowledgements, preparing reports, invoicing clients, entering payments, filing and, interacting with the sales staff on the selling floor and manufacturers. Must be proficient in Quickbooks. No one will be considered unless accomplished in Quick Books. Salary Commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your resume with your salary requirements to: sales@979third.com


Part-time Showroom Assistant/Intern – Rose Tarlow Melrose House

Posted Date: 9/22/17

Job Description

The Rose Tarlow Melrose House NY flagship seeks an organized, collaborative individual to join our showroom team for a part time position/internship. 1-2 days per week, ideal schedule for student. This role involves a mix of responsibilities including:

• Pulling client sample requests 

• Managing sample library & replenishing memo’s on a weekly basis

• Providing back up for answering phones when necessary. Checking general voicemail/email regularly

• Maintaining adequate levels of office supplies/order new supplies as needed

• Ensuring that the showroom and office space is neat and organized at all times

• Additional duties as needed

 

Job Requirements

• Strong organization skills

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• Professional demeanor and a positive, self-starter attitude

• Must be proactive and diligent about follow up on all tasks, completing them with efficiency and precision.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with Excel

• Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and juggle multiple projects

 

To apply, send your resume to samantha@rosetarlow.com.


Sales Associate- JAB Anstoetz New York Showroom

posted date: 9/22/17

 

European based luxury home furnishings distributor JAB USA, Inc., is seeking a highly motivated Sales Associate for their flagship New York Showroom.

Excellent opportunity for a highly-driven sales professional with a proven track record of cultivating customer relationships and meeting sales goals. Experience in the luxury home furnishings market preferred. Must possess a passion for sales and be customer service oriented.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate sales for all brands and product categories in the Tri-state area
  • Manage and maintain current accounts
  • Identify new clients and develop new client relationships
  • Recognize and develop new business opportunities
  • Place, manage and follow up on orders
  • Work closely with customer service department
  • Monitor and analyze the market to optimize sales strategy
  • Work closely with outside sales team
  • Help to maintain showroom merchandising, new collection installations and general showroom maintenance.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the A&D luxury industry
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to details and able to multi-task
  • Team player
  • Commitment to excellence

 

About the Company:

Celebrating their 70th year-The JAB Group is a leading European editor of decorative fabrics and furnishings to the interior design trade. Collections include JAB, Chivasso and Soleil Bleu brands. The Company has showroom locations throughout Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America. Flagship New York showroom located in the D&D Building.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. Commission plan. Full benefits package.

Interested applicants, please send your cover letter and resume including salary requirements to Caroline Vaughn, cvaughn@jab.us

JAB USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer


Outside Sales Representative: New York City- Residential

Posted date: 9/22/17

 

Job Description:

European luxury home furnishing editor, seeks experienced, professional outside sales representative with a proven track record for New York City residential sales territory.

Excellent opportunity for a highly-driven, enthusiastic, organized sales representative with extensive knowledge in the luxury home furnishings industry with strong contacts. Must be a team player, self-motivated with a history of cultivating customer relationships and meeting sales goals.

Position is based out of the D&D building New York showroom.

 

Job Requirement

  • 2+ years of successful Outside Sales experience to the Design trade
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Existing knowledge of Home Furnishings Industry
  • A passion for design
  • Proven success in developing new business by expanding client base
  • Work closely with the NY showroom team and Vice President of Sales
  • Update sample libraries
  • Follow up on client quotes and orders
  • Prepare schemes for Designer
  • Ability to set and maintain an active outside sales schedule
  • Participate in relevant trade shows and sales conferences
  • Attend industry events

Exact Salary: Commensurate with experience

Interested applicants, please send your resume with salary requirements to hrdeptfabrics@gmail.com

Equal opportunity employer


HOLLAND & SHERRY – Sample Department Intern

Posted date: 8/16/17

Holland & Sherry is seeking an enthusiastic, efficient and highly organized intern to join our New York showroom sample department. As an industry leader, we experience some of the highest traffic in the D&D Building working with the top interior designers and architects in the world.

Responsibilities include preparing sample requests, assisting with replenishing sample stock, organizing sample returns and maintaining product displays on the showroom floor. You must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, enjoy working in a team environment and must be reliable.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience and learn about some of the highest quality interior products in the industry including fabrics, leather, wallcoverings and rugs. An ideal position for current students studying textile/interior/product design, recent graduates or those interested in the industry and eager to learn.

 

This position is paid and we require a commitment of 2 or 3 full-days per week.

Interested applicants, please email resume to Latrisa lhill@hollandandsherry.com for consideration


Sales Assistant – Edelman Leather

Posted date: 8/2/17
Job Description:
COMPANY OVERVIEW – Come work at Edelman Leather! Edelman Leather is a specialty business of Knoll, a global office furnishings manufacturer committed to design excellence. Knoll is recognized internationally for creating workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure. Edelman Leather is the premier brand of luxury leathers for interiors. Our craft is leather. Good leather is produced using hands, eyes, and sensitivity to create a beautiful product.  Edelman Leather crafts the best leather in the world for Residential, Hospitality, Contract, Aircraft and Marine use. To learn more about Edelman Leather please visit our website www.edelmanleather.comPOSITION PROFILE – The Sales Assistant supports all activities as they relate to the sales process. The main focus of this position is to support the Sales Team in building the business through excellent Customer Service, actively setting up new Trade Accounts and adding to revenue through personal sales.
Required Skills:
Sales Support:
  • Enhance the overall customer experience
  • Greet and assist clients in the showroom, by phone and email
  • Respond to client inquiries and execute marketing activities
  • Provide administrative support to multiple levels of the sales team
  • Attend outside sales presentations as needed
  • Communicate features of product line and new introductions
  • Generate quotes and process orders through CRM i.e. Salesforce
  • Follow up on sales leads, CFA approvals, and sample requests

Showroom Administration:

  • Maintain product display and showroom aesthetic
  • Manage sampling: restock, sample fulfillment and maintenance
  • Conduct general administrative duties answering phones, filing, ordering supplies etc.
  • Arrange shipments in and out of the showroom
  • Work with building management as necessary for events, deliveries and maintenance
  • Coordinate showroom visits and visual merchandising change-outs
  • Manage catering for client meetings and marketing events

 

Required Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in vendor/furniture sales, interior design or related field
  • Strong interpersonal communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, associates, managers, outside contacts and corporate office both in person and by phone
  • Ability to multi task and assist more than one customer at time
  • Positive and energetic personality with problem solving capabilities
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit with the highest level of integrity

Location: New York, New York, United StatesPosition Type: Full-Time/Regular

To apply, send your resume to Diana Ferretti at dFerrett@edelmanleather.com.