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Outside Sales Assistant

(New York City)

 

Pierre Frey, a leader in luxury textiles, wallcoverings, carpets, and furniture is seeking an Outside Sales Assistant to join our team in our New York D&D showroom.

 

OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE

A Pierre Frey Outside Sales Assistant is to ensure the showroom monthly goals are achieved and exceeded by assisting the outside representatives with selections of fabric, wallcovering, carpet and furniture for our client requests.. Being a team player and remaining transparent is important to developing our New York business.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist sales reps in locating desired patterns, colorway or grounds for client projects
  • Recommend substitution fabrics or wallcoverings when a selected fabric is backordered or out of stock
  • Create sales tools for outside sales representatives
  • Work in MOVEX to determine product availability, locate tracking information on request
  • Communicate consistently with outside sales representatives to close sales
  • Provide support in our sample room when requested
  • Identify patterns, weaves, color trends and preference from designer schemes
  • Meet with management weekly to provide feedback regarding projects

 

SALES AND MARKETING REPSONSIBILTIES

  • Understand the needs and desires of existing clientele
  • Assist in presentations of new collections to staff or clients visiting the showroom
  • Utilize all sales tools to comprehend new collections as launched twice a year
  • Provide feedback during weekly sales meeting
  • Join in on showroom events

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A positive and eager attitude
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player: responsible, flexible, cooperative and communicative
  • Ability to multi-task effectively with a sense of urgency
  • Basic computer skills like Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Experience in high-end sales, particularly in textiles, wallcoverings, furniture and carpets
  • Ability to handle change effectively, problem solving skills
  • Professional demeanor

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salary and commission based upon experience
  • Medical benefits with small contribution
  • Paid Vacation
  • Retirement Savings Plan (eligible after 1 year of service)

 

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

 

Pierre Frey, founded in Paris in 1935, designs, creates and manufactures fabrics, wallcoverings carpets and furniture in the purest French tradition, with extensive distribution worldwide. The company’s rich collection of over 7,000 items includes Pierre Frey designs as well as collections from the company’s other prestigious brands: Braquenie, Fadini Borghi, Boussac and Le Manach. For more information about Pierre Frey visit www.pierrefrey.com.