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Luxury Showroom Design Consultant – The Shade Store (@ Kravet)

Position Reports to: VP of Showrooms

Posted date: 7/12/17

ABOUT THE SHADE STORE®

We are a 70 year old family business that prides itself on delivering a world class customer experience and product. We have revolutionized the custom window treatment industry by simplifying and stylizing a traditionally complicated and expensive purchase.  We are growing quickly and expanding aggressively: 50+ showrooms across the country, a state of the art e-commerce website and a beautiful yearly design inspiration book. But with all this exciting growth, our core values and principles have not changed.  We still handcraft every product right here in the USA and we still treat each and every customer with the greatest appreciation and professionalism.  These are our guiding principles and the backbone of our company – they will always remain true.

 

WHY WORK AT THE SHADE STORE®

We set out to create a company culture that is enjoyable, rewarding, and where there is continuous upward mobility and growth opportunity.  If you work hard, give the company your all, use good judgment, and have a positive attitude – then the sky is the limit.  In return, there are numerous perks and benefits including:

 

  • Full time highly competitive salary
  • Monthly monetary incentive programs based on performance
  • Cover 80% of health insurance premiums for each employee
  • 401k Available and we match up to 4% of your contributions
  • $100k Life Insurance & Short Term Disability Coverage provided at no charge
  • Partake in many charities and local events
  • And many more…..

 

THE POSITION: Luxury Showroom Design Consultant

  • Help us carry on a 3rd generation family run company, built on customer service
  • Bring your 3 to 5 year professional experience to a brand that’s expanding nationally
  • Combine your love of home décor and selling skills to an inclusive team environment
  • Be proud to work for a company that manufactures it’s products right here in the USA
  • Communicate differentiating qualities for custom products
  • Enjoy the autonomy and accountability of being an entrepreneur
  • Embrace change as well as facilitate it
  • Go the extra mile every time to surprise and delight customers
  • Flexible and can work a schedule that includes weekend hours
  • Appreciate the investment you are making in this company and in return, our investment in you

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Offer design wisdom and inspiration while helping customers select the perfect window treatments for their home
  • Speak comfortably on the functional and stylistic benefits of each of our custom products
  • Run the day-to-day operations of their showroom
  • Identify outreach opportunities, including marketing to local interior designers
  • Host and attend local design events with support from The Shade Store HQ
  • Cultivate and promote The Shade Store tradition of a positive family atmosphere
  • Participate in ongoing product/technology training, as well as monthly business meetings

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Positive and friendly demeanor toward every customer and colleague
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Awareness and interest of the design industry
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in either retail, design, sales or customer service

 

If you are looking to be part of a growing family of enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, we would love to hear from you!

ABOUT US: We invite you to visit our website and apply at http://www.theshadestore.com/careers


SHOWROOM ASSISTANT – DEDON

Posted date: 7/5/17

DEDON a world-class manufacturer and exporter of inspirational furniture for exteriors with offices all over the world is seeking a Showroom Assistant in New York!

DEDON is a growing luxury brand and qualified applicants can carve out a place for themselves in a rapidly expanding company. Successful candidates will have shown initiative and personal drive in a previous role. A large degree of flexibility and high earning potential make this a great position for someone looking to expand their influence in the furnishings industry. Experience with furniture or luxury brands is preferable, but at DEDON we believe in hiring great people first and foremost!

This position offers full benefits, a competitive base salary, and bonus opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY

The Sales Assistant operates out of the showroom and supports the sales team servicing the A&D community. This role operates in an administrative and sales support capacity. The Sales Assistant is an integral member of the sales team and contributes directly to the success and operation of DEDON’s showroom.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the first point of contact to assist and qualify clients
  • Liaise with customer service and sales team to assist with client needs
  • Assist clients on the floor
  • Quote generation, revisions, and order processing
  • Responsible for daily cash flow for showroom
  • Assist sales team with management of client information including data entry and database
    management related to CRM and lead generation
  • Arrange all shipments in and out of the showroom, including daily sample requests, furniture
    deliveries and year-end inventory
  • Maintain showroom cleanliness and organization, including office supplies, sample library, and
    marketing literature as well as managing all vendor relations
  • Work with manager and marketing team to coordinate showroom events and act as on-site
    point person


JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • College degree required, preferably in a creative field, business, or marketing
  • Experience in administrative support, marketing, customer service, or design greatly preferred
  • Computer literate – must be very comfortable working in Apple OS, Microsoft Office Suite, CRM,
    and display ability to learn new technologies and programs
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to excel in high stress, time-sensitive industry with demanding clientele.
  • Willing to be flexible and adapt to new responsibilities or tasks as needed
  • An interest in sales and interior design is a plus

To apply, send your resume to danielle.collamer@dedon.us.


NEW JERSEY / LONG ISLAND TERRITORY REPRESENTATIVE – Cowtan & Tout

Posted date: 6/26/17

The Cowtan & Tout New Jersey/Long Island Territory Sales position is responsible for selling product to the Trade on a wholesale basis.   This role requires extensive knowledge of Cowtan & Tout products, brands, collections and the home décor interior design industry.  The sales employee must demonstrate the ability to develop sales channels and build client relationships.   As an outside sales representative this position requires a high level of self-direction, initiative, persistence and productivity focus on results.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop sale channels through a high level of commitment, energy, initiative and imagination.
  • Cultivate new clients and business.       Understand the market and the needs and desires of perspective clients.
  • Set goals and sales strategy, be assertive, proactive and have the internal drive to succeed.
  • Execute sales plans and strategy that are aligned to target key clients, identify opportunities, achieve results and maximize your return.
  • Promote new collections with product presentations, sales calls and after sales support.
  • Be assertive, proactive, innovative and willing to go remarkable lengths to deliver quality to our customers.
  • Know your clients, know your industry, know our brands and products, know your competition. Stay abreast, active, current and interested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 Years Industry Sales Experience
  • Education in sales, marketing or interior design
  • Active interest in Interior Design
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self Confidence
  • Highly Persuasive
  • Focus and Drive

 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates may apply by submitting application through our employment web link. Please upload resume or a linkedIn profile for easy auto-fill.

External Careers Website -Link to job posting: http://bit.ly/2rTBkfv

You may also submit a resume and cover letter directly by email to Susan_Deangelis@cowtan.com.


Textile Outside Sales Representative – Création Baumann

Posted date: 6/16/17

Création Baumann is currently seeking an experienced, motivated outside sales representatives to grow sales in existing accounts and develop new accounts throughout the Greater New York area through direct relationships with Interior Designers, Architects and Commercial buyers.

Responsibilities

  • Identify leads, manage prospects and acquire new business
  • Maintain and grow revenue in accounts
  • Recognize opportunities to maximize sales growth
  • Service existing clients
  • Provide timely accurate reporting
  • Effectively demonstrate product line
  • Meet established goals for territory development and sales quotas

 

Requirements

  • Recent and successful experience in textile sales, along with a sincere commitment to sales performance
  • An independent, self-sufficient sales professional who can identify opportunities and has the drive to pursue them
  • An understanding of the unique needs of the textile industry and needs of customers
  • Appreciation for our product and enthusiasm in making recommendations to customers.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Professional demeanor and outgoing personality

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor Degree or Associates degree

 

Company Description

Création Baumann designs, produces and sells high quality interior decoration fabrics worldwide. High-quality innovative products and systems for interior decoration with fabrics. Thousands of satisfied private customers, business clients and designers. Market success in creation, production and distribution for over 130 years. A brand with a bright future: Création Baumann.

To apply, send your resume to Carie.Johnson@creationbaumann.com.


Soft Goods Specialist/Showroom Manager – David Michel Interiors

Posted date: 6/15/17

Seeking a showroom manager who is able to multi-task and has knowledge in the design field, soft window treatments and shades in particular.

  • Work with our designers, workrooms and installers to coordinate customers’ specialty orders.
  • Responsible for the custom labor and administrative work
  • Calculate yardage requirements, drapery, bedding and hardware deductions.
  • Complete understanding of all drapery hardware and ability to order.
  • In depth knowledge of selling Hardlines (including but not limited to Hunter Douglas) and soft window treatments.
  • Ability to quote and calculate yardage.
  • Write up drapery, bedding and other related products’ work order tickets.
  • Computer literate- knowledge of Excel, Quickbooks and Outlook
  • Schedule appointments for measure, service and installation
  • Communicate with installers as to the day’s appointments
  • Track projects with workroom and keep clients notified as to status
  • Handle service issues

 

Qualified individuals will have design and fabric knowledge, basic office skills, light bookkeeping knowledge and a pleasant phone and showroom manner, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task.

Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, send your resume to davidmichaelinteriors@gmail.com.


Intern – Élitis

Posted date: 5/10/17

Elitis is seeking an intern. This job will last for anywhere from a school semester to 6months (possibly longer)

We are flexible to days and hours. Position is based in the showroom but some additional support at our HQ may be requested.

 

Jobs entails:

  • Pulling sample memos  (this requires some ladder climbing)
  • Data Entry
  • Creating and maintaining displays
  • Keeping product organized and labeled
  • Small errands

 

Please send resumes to: Contact.showroom@elitis.us


Sales Associate – John Rosselli & Associates

Posted date: 5/9/17

  • Sales Professional for a High End Multi Line Showroom
  • Five years experience in the luxury home furnishings industry
  • Established client base preferable
  • Must generate sales leads and turn them into realized sales
  • Motivated, articulate, highly organized and be able to multi task
  • Good communication and follow through skills
  • Attention to detail and highest standards of customer service qualities essential
  • Team player with excellent computer skills.

Send Resume to: patricia@jrosselliassociates.com


Editor – GO DESIGN GO

Posted date: 5/8/17

THE POSITION

The Go Design Go (GDG) Editor is responsible for content development; executing features and posts that inform the interior design trade on the Cohen Design Centers, their showrooms, brands, manufacturers, industry developments, personalities and topics of interest, with support and direction from the CDC Marketing Teams.

 

The right candidate will be eager to take ownership of the blog and be the face of Go Design Go. This person will come with fresh ideas and perspectives. Cohen Design Centers are positioned in key markets throughout the country and GDG’s coverage should reflect that. This is a fully collaborative position; the editor should offer suggestions on how to engage the audience, brand the blog as an extension of the CDC, and ultimately take GDG to the next level and beyond.

 

DUTIES

  • Develop and maintain editorial calendar; identify topics and pitch special features that lend themselves to a variety of formats; enhance the brand positioning for the GDG blog
  • Establish and maintain an acceptable number of weekly posts that fulfill a mandate of quality of content over quantity of features
  • Reach out to subjects conducting thorough interviews/research, obtaining all necessary information and elements for each feature
  • Curate image submissions and photograph events to accompany stories; ensure all assets (images, video) used for features are presented at the highest possible standards; leverage the GDG platform to enhance layout of text and images, enriching the interplay between each and improving the overall page design
  • Provide before and after coverage of all CDC Market events; attend Markets as budgets and schedules allow, writing first-hand recaps of programs, activities and products
  • Attend and report on CDC and relevant/accessible off-site events as needed, with willingness to work nights/weekends as necessary
  • Produce, write and edit crisp, engaging content (approx. 250-500 words per story), compelling headlines and photo captions, infusing a professional yet approachable voice
  • Offer national design world coverage; collaborate with each CDC property to develop stories and/or post content unique and specific to that individual design center; maintain awareness of regional, national and international design events, covering participating brands and lines where relevant
  • Effectively run and develop social media strategy observing best practices to support each design center and their own digital channels; tag design centers and brands appropriately; share relevant content from CDCs on GDG channels to develop a truly reciprocal relationship; brand channels appropriately, using content from design centers or showroom brands; maintain banners and similar assets that are relevant and timely
  • Eagerness to gain a deeper knowledge of the interior design world
  • Participate in internal editorial brainstorms and bi-monthly planning meetings
  • Monitor and report on analytics to gauge story performance
  • Keep up with best practices from other branded and corporate blogs, modeling and contributing new ideas that generate innovative, relevant content
  • Work with GDG IT support to proactively address any issues that may affect functionality

 

THE BLOG

Go Design Go, our design center blog, invites you to enter the design world found within the four Cohen Design Centers across the country – the Pacific Design Center (PDC) in West Hollywood, California, Decorative Center Houston (DCH), Houston, Texas, Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) in Dania Beach, Florida, and the Decoration & Design Building (DDB). Go Design Go is an easy-to-navigate virtual design center, covering the best in luxury home furnishings and the latest trends in the world of design, art, architecture, landscaping, and lifestyle, while giving a behind-the-scenes look at our high-profile market events and seminars that are presented by some of the biggest names in the industry.

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


Sales – Luxury Lighting and Furniture Design – OCHRE

Posted date: 4/28/17

OCHRE seeks a highly skilled and motivated outside sales representative. The primary focus for this position will be generating new customers in New York City and throughout the US, while supporting existing accounts. Training will be provided along with competitive compensation including base salary, commission, and health insurance, paid vacation etc.

We are a close-knit team and are hoping to find the right person to grow within our company.

Job Requirements:
– Excellent communication and presentation skills.
– Flexibility/interest in traveling
– Significant knowledge of “to-the-trade” high-end lighting, furniture, and accessories.
– 3+ years of successful outside sales experience.
– Ability to manage an assigned sales territory and meet sales goals on a monthly basis.
– Strong organizational and time management skills, including attention to details.
– Must be well versed in Microsoft Office Software (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook).
– QuickBooks is a plus

About The Company: www.ochre.net
OCHRE is a luxury British lighting and furniture company that was founded in 1996. Along with selling directly to individuals, our clients consist of leading international interior designers and architects. OCHRE has worked on many custom projects for private residences, boutique hotels, and restaurants throughout the world. OCHRE showrooms are located in London;, and New York City; in SoHo and the D&D Building.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to careers@ochre.us.

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.


Textile Manager – John Rosselli & Associates

Posted date: 4/25/17

John Rosselli & Associates is looking for a Textile Manager. The Textile Manager is responsible for all elements of our textile department. We currently have 27 textile and wallcovering collections. The Sample Department and Sample Liberian, are under the supervision and guidance of the Textile manager.

The candidate is responsible for maintaining the display, training the sales staff on new product, vetting new collections, being a resource for the sales staff, resolving customer service issues, and as a liaison between showroom and manufacturers.

  • Applicant must have 5 years experience in Textiles and Management
  • Must have good communication, written and verbal skills
  • Organized with attention to detail and possess strong follow up skills
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Highly motivated
  • Develop new client base and business development
  • Responsible for quotas, sales analysis, and sales goals
  • Excellent management skills
  • Team Player
  • References upon request

 

To apply, send your resume to patricia@jrosselliassociates.com.


 Showroom Manager – Charles H. Beckley Inc.

Posted Date: 3/20/17

Charles H. Beckley Inc. is seeking an experienced professional to manage our Manhattan showroom in the D&D Building.  Candidate must have interest in the Interior Design industry and the clients we serve.  Attention to detail is very important as we are a completely custom manufacturer.  Candidate will need excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and must be able to work independently and without supervision.

Interior designers and architects rely on our showroom to bring clients and test for their preferred combination of our products.  Prior knowledge of the bedding industry is a plus, however, not required.  Beckley will train an individual willing to learn the knowledge required to have an educated conversation about the mattress purchasing process, and to guide them through the process of designing a custom upholstered bed.  

Essential skills:

  • Computer literate and comfortable working in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to communicate details clearly and accurately
  • Able to take copious, detailed notes
  • Excellent phone skills and voice
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

Responsibilities:

  • Answer all incoming phone calls
  • Greet all clients entering the showroom
  • Read and respond to all incoming emails
  • Prepare showroom quotes as PDF documents
  • Discuss and confirm technical details with clients and factory reps
  • Advise clients on fabric suitability and yardage requirements
  • Receive and document all payments sent to showroom
  • Guide clients through the testing/selection process for our bedding
  • Prepare detailed notes during all client meeting
  • Answer questions (general and specific) about our product line

 

Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9am to 5pm. No weekends.  No overtime required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.  Benefit packages available.

Please email resume and preferred contact phone number to: info@chbeckley.com


Part Time Architect and Design Lighting Sales Specialist – Baccarat

Posted date: 2/24/17

Develop the Baccarat business through the management and growth of sales in existing accounts and key chain accounts and the development of new points of sale. Develop and build A&D direct sales.

Job Location: D&D Showroom

Reports to:   New York General Manager

Direct Reports: None

Hourly rate + Commission

Sells to the A&D business

 

Responsibilities

  • Actively prospects and sells directly to the A&D community for residential and b2b projects.
  • Responsible for achieving annual sales plans
  • Builds relationships with the clients, business partners, and professional designer / architect community
  • Customizes or enhances presentations and presents to targeted clients.
  • Propose and manage coordinated promotions and events,
  • Prepares necessary documentation, operations, computer entry, coordination, and follow-up with the client, various departments and personnel within our US company, and with the parent company

Qualifications

  • Experience required – professional sales to the architect and designer community with a strong track record of success
  • Strong network within the professional designer and architect industry
  • Strategic business development and prospecting experience
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills with clients and their business representatives, coworkers, and all levels of management
  • Communication (written and verbal) – excellent ability to write and present proposals and presentations
  • Effective negotiating skills
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial oriented
  • Judgment and decision-making skills, resourceful, works with minimal supervision
  • Computer proficiency: word, excel, powerpoint and adobe or other programs to create presentations; ability to enhance or customize existing presentations
  • Luxury or high end preferred.

To apply, send your resume to Regina Bonito, HR Manager Regina.Bonito@baccarat.fr


 Outside Sales Representative: New York, Tri-State – Création Baumann

Posted Date: 12/28/16

Job Description: Creation Baumann is Swiss company that designs and manufactures exclusively to the interior design industry. We are seeking an experienced, motivated, responsible, timely and committed employee to join the New York team. Must be self-motivated, knowledgeable about the design market; possess strong presentation, verbal and written skills. Must be highly organized and have excellent follow through. Must have the ability to cultivate customer relationships, meet sales goals and develop new business opportunities.

Job Requirements: Experience in the design industry, Sales and or marketing. Reliable car, current driver’s license, proficient in computer skills including – Word and Excel.

About our company: Creation Baumann is a 130 year old international family company. With a Swiss manufacturing facility with a team of designers that design, manufacture and distribute quality fabrics. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service, fashion forward design in the interiors industry.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Send your resume with cover letter to: Ranae.ahrens@creationbaumann.com


Outside Sales Position – Walters

Posted Date: 12/19/16

Job Description:

The outside sales associate will be responsible for seeking new opportunities and build upon client relationships within the NY design community. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently as well as being an active member of a strong team. The candidate must have prior sales experience. 

Requirements

  • Professional and prompt, high-quality service to clients
  • Drive sales to meet and exceed goals
  • Follow up daily on outstanding quotes and orders
  • Process quotes and purchase orders
  • Conduct outside sales calls
  • Attend and network with professional trade organizations, meetings, and events.
  • Furniture industry knowledge
  • Ability to work as a team player 
  • 2 years Sales experience 
  • Proficient on both Mac and PC platforms 
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned 

Walters is a high-end Furniture and fabric company. Walters is a family owned company over 80 years old. We are looking for a high energy and creative person for our Outside Sales position based out of our showroom in the D&D building.

To apply, send your resume to david@walterswicker.com.


SHOWROOM SALES ASSOCIATE – ROMO Group

Posted Date: 12/8/16

Join our dynamic team of Sales Associates and become the face of one of the most reputable, exciting and trendy companies in luxury textile design today. You will be the driving force in the development of our sales efforts for all of Romo’s seven brands in your geographic market. Romo’s team of representatives combine their passion for sales, luxury design, and customer service to drive sales growth and market share while forging strong and meaningful relationships with the design community.

As protagonist ambassadors of the Romo brand, our Sales Associates model the company’s values of integrity, originality and customer service, paired with a deep passion for the company’s contribution to the design profession.

If you are you looking for a successful and hip company that has the feel of a Silicon Valley start-up, with the foundation of an established 5th generation family owned business, then Romo may be your next home! We offer competitive salaries, bonus potential, and a comprehensive benefits package including 401k.

What will you do?:

  • Work with Interior Design clients to promote suitable fabric and wallcovering solutions for a wide variety of design projects
  • Shop designer schemes within existing product ranges
  • Display integrity and a relentless commitment to providing the best possible customer service
  • Manage all aspects of order enter including price requests, quote and order processing, along with follow up
  • Maintain inventory of memo sample library
  • Merchandise the showroom by properly maintaining showroom aesthetic while keeping displays visually enticing
  • Manage our customer base and build key relationships within the design community
  • Increase our customer base through research and observation, including the use of social media in order to create new leads and become a prime designer resource
  • Make a conscious effort to host and attend industry events

Requirements:

  • College degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in either Design, fashion related sales, or prior industry sales experience
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Passionate about luxury products, interior design architecture and/or fashion
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and follow up skills
  • Customer-driven

What’s in it for you?

  • A unique corporate culture with a strong focus on employee satisfaction.
  • 100% covered Medical Benefits
  • Life and disability Insurance
  • 3 weeks of Paid Vacation
  • Profit Share
  • 401K with 4% match

Qualified candidates may send resume and cover letter to: careers@romousa.com