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P/T Showroom Assistant – CL Sterling & Sons

Posted date: 5/25/17

The showroom assistant will work from the NY showroom on a part time basis covering hours as needed. At least 2 days a week. Job duties: meet and greet clients, maintain cleanliness of the showroom, make appointments for sales rep. Sales rep may have this person working on client trackers/information updating. Knowledge of excel spreadsheets a must. Must have own laptop to bring to the showroom. Answer routing product questions and direct questions to appropriate personnel when necessary. Other duties included as assigned.

To apply, please contact Missy at 860-739-2720 or email: mhaagensen@clsterling.com


Showroom Assistant – Liora Manné

Posted date: 5/16/17

The Liora Manné showroom, located at the D&D Building in midtown East, is looking for a showroom assistant. In business for over 30 years, Liora Manné specializes in design, manufacturing and sales of custom designed textiles, carpets, and wallcoverings.

Job Description:

We seek an enthusiastic, energetic, creative, organized and reliable individual to work as a showroom assistant. Job will report to the VP of Sales.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Customer service
  • Factory  liaison
  • Order processing
  • Showroom maintenance
  • Sample inventory
  • Administrative duties

Required Skills: Strong writing, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills are extremely important. Strong knowledge of Excel is a must. An eye for design and is a plus.  The ability to adapt to a constantly changing work environment is key.  The ability to think out of the box and the willingness to roll up your sleeves is a plus. 

To apply, send your resume to bonnie@lioramanne.com.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT — LÉRON LINENS

Posted date: 5/11/17

Job Description

Léron, Inc is seeking an energetic and personable individual to fill an entry level position in our small 100 year-old custom linen company. Excellent growth potential.

Located in NYC’s well known D&D Building, the position provides administrative, marketing and sales support in producing the most exquisite bed, bath, and table linens in the world. It involves working with top designers and high profile individuals who demand the very best.

Responsibilities include handling customer phone calls and email, credit card charges, price requests, order entry, social media, website updates, digital library and database maintenance, and filing. One day a week at Long Island City location.

Full time, M-F (9-5) with health and vacation benefits. $40K to start.

 

Job Requirement

The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented, and flexible enough to work as part of a team, pitching in where needed. An outgoing and poised personality is a must. Experience working with high-end clientele extremely helpful.

Strong computer skills are required, as are excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

About our Company

For over 100 years, Léron has created custom bed, bath and table linens that serve as the finishing touch to luxury interiors across the globe. Designed to bring comfort, beauty and pleasure into client homes, no linen company provides more options for design, fabric quality, colors and sizes. None provides a higher level of workmanship. Our reputation for personalized customer service is unsurpassed.

Established in 1910 by Charles and Margaret Forster, Léron continues to be owned and operated by the Forster family, now under the leadership of third generation, David Forster. To learn more about Léron, visit www.leron.com.

 

Contact

Send resume and cover letter to daleforster@leroninc.com. No phone calls please.


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.


Showroom Assistant – DEDON

Posted date: 4/28/17

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.

1. 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.

2. 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

3. 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.


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


Sample Library Manager – Rug Division – Holland & Sherry

Our New York showroom is currently seeking an extremely organized, customer service oriented sample library manager for our rug department. The sample library manager will be responsible for the planning, coordination and control of sampling procedures for the day-to-day showroom operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and oversees replenishment orders of samples for all collections including tear sheets and marketing materials
  • Learning the ins and outs of our rug and broadloom products from over 45 different vendors so your knowledge makes you indispensible to our salespeople and clients
  • Stocks and organizes samples and sample tools within the showroom
  • Ensures inventory control and maintenance of all sample room products, equipment and supplies
  • Liaising with showroom teams in our other locations in the US and abroad
  • Maintains showroom displays including new collection placement
  • Supervises the Rug Divisions sampling team in regards to their day to day activities
  • Oversees dock deliveries and pick-ups, and ensures messenger pick-ups are delivered to recipients
  • Answering phones and monitoring incoming emails
  • Acting as liaison among different departments including suppliers, sales representatives, customer service and rug purchasing

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in the interior design industry or in a showroom environment is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to comfortably lift 20 LB
  • Ability to follow internal procedures and systems
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-tasking environment with flexibility and resilience

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


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


 Sample Library Supervisor – Donghia

Posted Date: 11/10/16

We are currently seeking an organized, customer service oriented Sample Library Supervisor to join our Showroom team in New York City.

Job Summary:

As a member of our New York Showroom team, the Sample Library Supervisor will be responsible for the planning, coordination and control of Sampling processes for day to day Showroom operations. The Sample Library Supervisor’s responsibilities will involve direct communication with management, clients, and our sales representatives. The scope of the job depends on and is not exclusive to only Sampling operations, but dependent upon Showroom needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees day to day Sample Department activity and processes for the New York Showroom
  • Performs, monitors, and oversees the replenishment orders for all brands (both in-house and multi-line) as well as weekly replenishment requests (wood finishes, tear sheets, and marketing materials)
  • Stocks and organizes samples and sample tools within the showroom. Ensures inventory control and maintenance of all Sampling room products, equipment and supplies
  • Maintains all showroom displays, updating pricing on wings and furniture displays
  • Supervises the New York Showroom Sampling team in regards to their day to day activities
  • Ensures Memo activity is documented
  • Hangs all textile lines upon arrival within a reasonable time outlined by the Showroom Manager
  • Oversees dock deliveries and pick-ups, and ensures messenger pick-ups are delivered to recipients
  • Takes sample requests via showroom clients, phone, email, or fax in a timely manner
  • Monitors product standards and implements quality control procedures
  • Answers phones when appropriate and monitors / returns department emails and phone calls in a timely manner (within 24 hours)
  • Populates and reviews a variety of departmental reports
  • Acts as liaison among different departments (suppliers, managers, customer service, sales, etc…)

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in Interior Design Industry is preferred
  • Experience working in a Showroom environment 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 follow internal procedures and systems
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-tasking environment with flexibility and resilience

Compensation:

  • Competitive Salary; commensurate with experience

To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to tgeorgi@donghia.com.


 Sales Executive – Christopher Hyland Inc.

Posted Date: 10/26/16

Highly respected, well-established high-end wholesale textile company selling directly to the interior design trade seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic qualified sales professional within the design community.

The position requires someone who can facilitate and foster client relationships and effectively sell a wide range of luxury products in a high-end showroom, be computer savvy, industrious and possess an entrepreneurial-like spirit.

Person should be someone who is capable of multi-tasking, can wear many hats and is project oriented. Need to be skilled at working on a computer and able to use spreadsheets, take advice, direction and follow through, show individual initiative. Must be well spoken and able to work with demanding clientele. Past industry experience is preferred, but must be flexible to learning on the job and taking direction.

Responsibilities include handling of shipping logistics, customer service, making invoices, purchase orders to vendors, manage orders that come through and be part of a sales team among others.  Position has room for growth predicated on achievement.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Possible local, national and international travel.

— 

Christopher Hyland Inc. is a highly respected purveyor of high-end fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings, drapery hardware and rugs that serves the residential and commercial needs of designers, architects, decorators and specifiers world-wide. The firm offers thousands of products to its clients.  Besides its headquarters located prominently located in the D&D Building in New York City, Christopher Hyland Inc. is represented by showrooms and independent sales reps throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and Mid-East.

For serious applicants, please email to seth@christopherhyland.net


Outside Sales Representative For New York & Tri-State Area – Marc Phillips

Marc Phillips Decorative Rugs is an innovative, high-end manufacturer of exceptional hand-made rugs used by top Interior Designers and Architects across the US. We are looking for a creative and dynamic Outside Sales Representative, based out of our beautiful showroom in the D & D Building, to represent our products throughout NY & surrounding areas.

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.

Desired Qualifications: 

Outgoing and Fearless.
 Professional and Stylish.
 Passionate for both Sales and Design. Organized yet able to wing it.
Self-Motivated.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

If you possess experience in these areas, please include a cover letter within the email and attach your resume and submit it to marc@marcphillipsrugs.com.

You may visit our website at www.marcphillipsrugs.com


Design Consultant – The Shade Store

REPORTS TO:
VP of Sales/ Showroom

JOB SUMMARY:
We’re currently looking for Design Consultants as we extend our brand The Shade Store into the Kravet/Decoration & Design Building showroom. If you are passionate about home decor and interested in not just continuing, but furthering our tradition of excellent service and expertise we want to hear from you!

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’s 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 & STD Coverage provided at no charge
  • Partake in many charities and local events
  • And many more…..

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

What a Design Consultant does:

  • Offers design wisdom and inspiration while helping customers select the perfect window treatments for their home
  • Speaks comfortably on the functional and stylistic benefits of each of our custom products
  • Runs the day-to-day operations of their showroom
  • Identifies outreach opportunities, including marketing to local interior designers
  • Hosts and attends local design events with support from The Shade Store HQ
  • Cultivates and promotes The Shade Store tradition of a positive family atmosphere
  • Participates in ongoing product/technology training, as well as monthly business meetings

EXPERIENCE:
Does this sound like you?

  • Help us carry on a 3rd generation family run company, built on Customer Service
  • Bring your 3 – 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

Ideal skillset of a Design Consultant:

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

HOW TO SUBMIT:
If you’re looking to be part of a growing family of enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@theshadestore.com for review.


Full Time Memo Librarian — Hines & Company

Self-motivated, responsible individual with strong organizational skills required for memo department. Duties include, but are not limited to; pulling memos for clients, restocking returns and ordering memo replenishments, all in a timely manner. Prioritization skills are also a must.

Individual must be capable of hanging new product in showroom. Basic computer skills are required along with the ability to work efficiently as a team player with a small and friendly showroom staff.

Experience is strongly preferred, but a motivated quick study may also be acceptable.

Please contact Nicholas Drenchko, Showroom Manager, Hines & Company,

212 754 5880 or nicd@hinescompany.com


Account Executive — Dakota Jackson Furniture NYC

Iconic and Luxury Brand seeks Account Executive to participate in a multi-million dollar relaunch.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maximize sales of all luxury brands and product categories in the geographic territory.
  • Strategically establish, develop, and grow existing and new business in the residential and commercial market
  • Seek and develop new business opportunities through trade affiliations, industry functions such as market, line showings, mailing, trade publications, social and professional networking
  • Analyze the territory and identify growth opportunities for existing and new accounts
  • Consistently seek to expand your working knowledge of interior design and other like brands in the ID Industry.
  • Maintain thorough and up-to-date knowledge of all product categories, including pricing, industry competition and trends
  • Prepare comprehensive proposals specific to the client-customer needs in order for successful closure
  • Utilize sales and reporting tools  in order to manage client order status and increase territory sales
  • Collaborate with the New York Manager in order to maximize sales across all product categories in order to achieve individual and team sales goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven ability to set and achieve sales goals through active collaboration and ability to influence the sale
  • Experience in managing multiple accounts and building trusting and mutually successful client relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively in order to build account level sales as well as strategically develop new business
  • Competitive drive and entrepreneurial mindset in order to expand client base and grow existing accounts
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about luxury interior design industry
  • Highly organized and exceptional follow-through skills
  • High level of ownership, accountability and initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable transportation and a clean driving record
  • Identify growth opportunities including high potential customers & new accounts.

Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to josephb@dakotajackson.com.