Holland & Sherry in search of an experienced Sales Associate to join our team in our New York City showroom as a Rug Sales Specialist. This is a full-time in-person position based out of our New York showroom in the Decoration & Design Building.
Our new team member must be personable, highly motivated, and capable of working efficiently on an individual and group level. Our company is rapidly expanding; creating exciting new opportunities for career growth.
• Research and establish new client relationships as well as cultivating existing client relationships within the design industry
•Develop thorough industry and product knowledge
•Drive sales by presenting Holland & Sherry and represented rug lines to design industry professionals and other trade members both inside and outside of the showroom
•Produce and routinely update target client lists and sales strategies
•Promptly following up on all client inquiries
•Correspond with our customer service team and product managers
> Willingness to pack and carry a suitcase throughout Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn in order to show samples on a regular basis
> Regular outreach to clients in order to secure presentations
> A positive, can-do attitude
> Eagerness to learn and share with others
> A respectful and punctual nature
> High proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and a willingness to learn necessary CRM systems specific to Holland & Sherry
> 2-4 years of interior design or related industry experience
> Showroom experience preferred not required
Salary range is $65-80K annually.
*Please note this position requires a training period of appx. 3 months in which you will shadow/assist current Rug Sales Specialists.
ABOUT THE COMPANY: 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.