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Outdoor Sales Representative Position at Furnishing textiles company – Baumann Dekor USA

Posted date: 2/3/20

About the company

Baumann Dekor USA distributes premium furnishing textiles throughout USA. A one stop shop for high quality textiles for hospitality and contract, as well as residential use; we have our own multiline showroom in the D&D building, in the heart of Manhattan NY.

Fulltime Position: Outdoor Sales Representative

Outdoor Sales Representative to promote and sell high-end furnishing brands to the target client base (including but not limited to interior designers, architects, contractors, purchasing agents; commercial, hospitality, entertainment & cruise industry) in the Tristate territory (New York, Connecticut, New Jersey).

Role Overview

Cultivating client relationships with interior design firms, to strengthen the visibility of the brands and product offerings, through sales presentations, client outreach, follow-up, and project development.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Make product presentations, promote brand awareness within the client base
  • Establish new opportunities and nurture existing associations, to promote/sell/secure orders through a relationship-based approach with consistent follow-up and professional service.
  • Tailor sales materials and tools to create concise and curated presentations for clients
  • Plan and implement sales strategy in consultation with management and colleagues to maximize the return on time and efforts invested in customer meetings within the sales territory.
  • Generate own sales leads. Follow up of any leads passed on by other members of the team.
  • Launch new products as well as identify and secure specification opportunities (project hunting)
  • Contribute towards product selection for new lines and showroom display
  • Maintain a calendar of outside sales presentations; plan and conduct organized follow-ups
  • Develop effective and positive communication with showroom to drive traffic to showroom
  • Provide support in office and showroom, in special cases or as directed by the management
  • Review sales, offer feedback, and strategize in collaboration with showroom team and management.
  • Document, maintain and update detailed customer/account information and sales records for discussion with management, by preparing written updates/reports on sales activity, sales pipeline, customer needs, feedback, problems and competitor activity as well as potential for new products and services,
  • Coordinate sales efforts with other departments to ensure high standards of customer service
  • Coordinate projects and special developments with sister companies in other parts of the world.
  • Stay updated with product knowledge and brand information; educate clients with respect to USPs of lines represented and guide them to select suitable products for their projects.
  • Any other sales related duties as directed by the management (including events/exhibitions participation)

Requirements / Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience as Outdoor Sales Representative (preferably in both residential & commercial markets) in the Design industry and existing client relationships with interior designers and architects. Work experience in the D&D building is a plus.
  • Proficient in computer applications (Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel and QBO)
  • Comfortable utilizing Social Media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Flexibility to accommodate regular business travel. A minimum of two days per week is anticipated.
  • Familiar with general standard contract requirements, with knowledge of interior design business and project cycle follow up from specification to delivery.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, proven ability to build rapport with customers.
  • Motivated seller with a strong presentation skills and flair for concept selling.
  • Strong work ethics demonstrated by commitment to excellence, and handling responsibility.
  • A self-driven and cooperative team player, willing to learn and adapt to an international environment.
  • Ability to problem-solve and handle difficult situations, to perform and excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to carry some weight to be able to carry the textiles samples for presentations & product launches

Additional details

  • Hours: Basic hours will be 9.00am to 5.00pm. However, it is expected that working outside of these on occasion will be required depending on demands of sales calls and client visits.
  • Location: New York & surrounding territories – Showroom & office at Design and Decoration Building, NY
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience through a base salary with commission package + Benefits

 

We are an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

For consideration please e-mail your cover letter & resume to nkhanna@baumanndekorusa.com


Outside Sales Representative – Sales Domestic – Long Island, New York

Posted date: 12/17/19

Phillip Jeffries is looking for an Outside Residential Salesperson covering Long Island, New York!

Our Sales team is searching for a Rock Star Outside Residential Sales Representative in Long Island, New York! Ideal candidates must be self-motivated and have a broad base of existing relationships with key players within the industry.

Phillip Jeffries is known for luxury design and graces the walls of the Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton and Saks Fifth Avenue Department Stores.

If you’re looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the New York City Showroom Manager.

What you will be doing:

  • GROW Residential sales in Long Island
  • Manage sales through existing Phillip Jeffries clients
  • Cultivate clientele base by developing and delivering presentations to designers
  • Create and close sales
  • Be an ambassador and sell the Phillip Jeffries brand
  • Schedule product presentations for both new collections as well as existing product
  • Communicate client reaction and needs through CRM sales software
  • Create weekly call reports
  • Generate monthly synopsis of territory
  • Provide sample tools to clients meeting minimum goals
  • Interact with NYC and NJ support staff in determining territory needs and sales goals
  • Direct report to NY Showroom Manager and NYC Regional Sales Manager
  • Network with architectural/interior design community
  • Be actively involved in industry events
  • Provide current clientele information for direct marketing purposes
  • Exceed weekly/monthly/ quarterly sales activity goals
  • Attend domestic tradeshows

Must have:

  • 5 years Sales experience
  • Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • History of being a top performer in a sales capacity
  • Excellent customer service
  • Track record of providing fast response times
  • Experience converting leads to clients
  • Organization
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Customer-centric mentality
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to travel outside of territory (tradeshows, events at headquarters, etc.)
  • Well versed with ERP/CRM systems
  • BA degree preferred
  • Must be based in Long Island, New York
  • Need to attend marketing events  with management on a monthly basis
  • Must live in Long Island

What’s in it for you:

  • 4-time “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” winner (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Unique culture that includes:
  • Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Employee-hosted Wow! Fun! Month Parties
  • Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
  • Employee-hosted “PJ Family Dinner”
  • Competitive salary
  • Plan option that offers 100% company paid medical benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Bonus Program

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of products, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.


Sample Librarian – New York – Sales Domestic – New York, New York

Posted date: 12/17/19

Phillip Jeffries is looking for a Sampling Librarian in New York City!

Our Showroom Sales team is searching for a highly motivated Sample Librarian with a desire to learn about the various functions involved in running a luxury wallcovering showroom sample department. This position will be in our brand-new Flagship location in New York City within the D&D Building.

If you’re looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

This position will report directly to the Operations and Sampling Lead.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Organizational qualities to be demonstrated to the team by offering support and manage the memo process for clients
  • Register new projects and prepare sample requests through company CRM software
  • Support Inside/Outside Sales team by introducing him/herself to clients as an added resource while operating from the sample library station
  • Own sample replenishment software process and exceed our team’s expectations of you your sample room abilities through our CRM software
  • Maintain organization of the entire memo inventory
  • Consistently organize existing sample catalogues and memos throughout the showroom
  • Assist with seasonal roll-out of new collections
  • Participate with special projects and showroom events as needed
  • Acting as the owner for the library of samples for the entire library station maintaining efficiencies and suggesting improvements within your station on an ongoing basis
  • Remaining in close contact with our sample replenishment department in NJ at our headquarters
  • Maintains adequate levels of office supplies/order new supplies as needed
  • Maintain a close team spirit with the operations lead by fulfilling and achieving daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals
  • Additional support to be determined as needed

 

Must have:

  • Upbeat, positive, energetic, can-do and optimistic attitude
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Able to be flexible with hours

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Selected as one of the Best Places to Work in NJ (NJ Biz Magazine – April 2017)
  • 4-time “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” winner (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Unique culture that includes:
  • Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Employee-hosted Wow! Fun! Month Parties
  • Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
  • Employee-hosted “PJ Family Dinner”
  • Competitive salary
  • Plan option that offers 100% company paid medical benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Bonus Program

 

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of products, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

 

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.


Tradeshow and Display Coordinator – Phillip Jeffries

Posted date: 12/17/19

Come join the Phillip Jeffries’ team as a Tradeshow & Display Coordinator!

If you’re looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

Our Design team is searching for a Rock Star Tradeshow & Display Coordinator to join our team in our Corporate Headquarters! The ideal candidates must be self-motivated and could story-tell while building our beautiful Tradeshow displays.

This position will report directly to the Showroom and Design Manager.

 What you will be doing:

  • Act as a Phillip Jeffries Ambassador during all stages of tradeshow execution
  • Make PJ the best wallcovering business by any measure
  •  Diversity, establish, nurture and manage relationships with vendors, suppliers, showrooms, sales representatives and internal employees
  • Be in learning mode and stay abreast of design trends, clients and staff needs, technology and resources to ensure company is using the best systems & processes for all aspects of tradeshow and showroom design
  • Implement the use of Wrike for project management for each tradeshow and maintain annual timelines for current and potential tradeshows
  • Propose new tradeshow events, including estimated investment and logistics.
  • Complete exhibit applications and reserve exhibit spaces at all shows
  • Create design drawings and rendering to convey design intent to key stakeholders and vendors
  • Translate design direction into reality using product selections and styling to tell a cohesive story in each booth that creates a memorable experience for show attendees.
  • Work closely with sales and marketing teams to ensure a cohesive brand identity is presented at each show and in every detail
  • Project manage and execute on Design tasks for all domestic and international tradeshows including the timeline, forms, travel, shipments, interdepartmental tasks, install, and dismantle
  • Communicate project status, deadlines and areas of concern with solutions to supervisor
  • Create preliminary and final show notes to include instructions for displays, show dates, hours, schedules, FAQs, etc.
  • Communicate need for sales tools and yardage to Product Launch team
  •  Travel to show site for install and dismantle of booth
  • Work tradeshow show dates with sales team to generate leads
  • Maintain inventory of Phillip Jeffries assets both on location and at off-site warehouses
  • Track expenses from all shows/exhibits throughout the year and deliver show within budget
  • Manage and fulfill regional tabletop tradeshow requests
  • Propose new displays for Regional & Tabletop Tradeshows with lead time, cost and implement quickly.
  • Visit PJ showrooms to ensure brand is well represented
  • Assist team in development and setup of PJ showrooms
  • Support in the development and execution of showroom displays
  • Contribute as needed to company and design team initiatives

 Must have:

  •  2 – 4 years’ project management experience
  • Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Outstanding follow up and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to successfully execute on projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent ability to problem-solve, make decisions, and handle issues professionally, nimbly, and creatively while under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • A “Virtuoso” question asker
  • Ability to coordinate vendor schedule on-site
  • Manage wallcovering installation on site
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to travel, work evenings and weekends as needed
  • BA degree in Interior Design or related field
  • Experience working and/or setting up tradeshows
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  •  Proficient in Sketch Up.  Knowledge of rendering plug ins a plus.
  • Knowledge of wallcovering installation a plus.

 What’s in it for you:

  • 4-time “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” winner (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Unique culture that includes:
  • Annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Employee-hosted Wow! Fun! Month Parties
  • Annual Holiday Party and Picnic
  • Employee-hosted “PJ Family Dinner”
  • Competitive salary
  • Plan option that offers 100% company paid medical benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • 16 Paid days off (prorated first year)
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Bonus Program

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of products, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.


Showroom Sales/Memo Library Intern – Baumann Dekor

Posted date: 12/4

About the company

Baumann Dekor USA distributes premium furnishing textiles throughout the United States. The multi-line showroom in the D&D building, in the heart of Manhattan, NY, showcases high-end international brands. With each brand boasting a distinct identity of its own, we are a one stop shop for high quality textiles for residential, hospitality & contract use.

During the internship you will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of the company including sales and marketing, display and sample merchandising, product development, inventory management, and sales. The position is a great opportunity to meet and work with many industry professionals. We are looking for someone to work, 5 days a week, a maximum of 25 hours a week. This is a paid internship.

Job Description:

Including but not limited to

  • Responsible for the sample room and Processing sample requests and mailings
  • Organizing the sample library and maintaining products on the showroom floor
  • Maintaining Memo inventory and replenishments
  • Greeting customers when needed on sales floor and on phone.
  • Assisting showroom manager to maintain and organize the display and maintain general upkeep of the showroom
  • Assist Showroom manager and the sales reps in locating desired patterns, colorway or grounds for client projects
  • Recommend substitution fabrics for backordered or out of stock selected fabrics
  • locate tracking information on request
  • Communicate consistently with showroom manager and outside sales representatives to close sales
  • Create order status reports (initiate and maintain throughout)
  • Identify patterns, weaves, color trends and preference from designer schemes
  • Create and maintain a Master Project list to track and follow-up on all potential orders
  • Meet with management weekly to provide feedback regarding projects and sales
  • Assist in presentations of new collections to staff or clients visiting the showroom
  • social media savvy and knowledge of Quickbooks Online is a plus
  • Assist and join in on showroom events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be self-motivated, professional, organized and an excellent communicator who can articulate ideas clearly and efficiently
  • Detail oriented and strong time management skills are vital
  • Attention to detail, dependable, team player and excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Attention to detail, Professional demeanor and a positive and eager attitude
  • Ability to multi-task effectively with a sense of urgency and responsibility
  • Experience in high end sales, particularly in textiles

Compensation:

$15.00/hr (minimum 20 hours/week, maximum 25 hour/week)

To be considered, please send a cover letter and resume to: nkhanna@baumanndekorusa.com

BD USA LLC is an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

To apply, send your resume to nkhanna@baumanndekorusa.com.


Sample Room Intern – Holland & Sherry

Posted date: 10/30/19

Who we are:

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.

During the internship you will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of our company including display and sample merchandising, product development, inventory management, and sales. The position is a great opportunity to meet and work with many industry professionals. We are looking for someone to work 3-4 days a week; a maximum of 20 hours a week. This is a paid internship.

Job Description:

· Processing sample requests and mailings

· Answering phones

· Shipping samples

· Organizing the sample library and maintaining products on the showroom floor

Requirements:

· Must be self-motivated, professional, organized and an excellent communicator who can articulate ideas clearly and efficiently

· Detail oriented and strong time management skills are vital

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Compensation:

$15.00/hr (29 hours max)

Please send a cover letter and resume to: careers@hollandandsherry.com

No phone calls please.


Outside Sales Rep – JEAN DE MERRY

Posted date: 10/28/19

Jean de Merry is known for offering an inspiring experience by curating showroom spaces in an artful way, reminiscent of a gallery. We represent artisanal lines of textile, lighting, and furniture with the intention of upholding the craft of a bygone era.

POSITION PROFILE /

The Outside Sales Representative is devoted to cultivating client relationships and creating a memorable experience as they help bring a vision to life. Their goal is to strengthen the visibility of our brand and product offerings through sales presentations, client outreach, follow-up, and project development with residential and contract design firms.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES /

  • Seek new client relationships and nurture existing relationships with consistent follow-up
  • Expert knowledge of the interior design business and the project cycle from specification to orders to installation
  • Motivated seller with a strong desire to embody a brand
  • Own outside sales for the entire territory (including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey)
  • Be accountable for territory sales goals
  • Tailor sales materials to create concise and curated presentations for clients
  • Successfully maintain a full calendar of outside sales presentations
  • Conduct organized follow-up for all presentations
  • Develop effective and positive communication with showroom to ensure both teams can work in tandem to offer premier client services
  • Drive traffic to showroom
  • Familiar with general contract requirements
  • Conduct regular meetings with showroom team + corporate to review sales, offer feedback, and strategize
  • Be conscious of communication styles and adjust as needed, whether communicating with clients, vendors, colleagues, or ownership
  • Excellent customer service capabilities
  • Be courteous, engaged, and maintain a positive attitude

EXPERIENCE /

  • 3+ plus years of relevant experience
  • Experience in both residential and commercial markets preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Proficient in QuickBooks

JOB LOCATION / New York, New York, United States

POSITION TYPE / Full-Time/Regular Compensation: Base Salary + Commission Great Benefits Package Seniority Level / Mid-Senior level Job Functions / Sales Management Design

Resume will not be considered without a cover letter

/////// We are an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

To apply, send your resume to resume@jeandemerry.com


Outside Sales Assistant – LA MAISON PIERRE FREY (New York City)

Posted date: 10/25/19

 

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.

To apply, send your resume to scott.hans@pierrefrey.com


Hospitality Specialist – LA MAISON PIERRE FREY (New York City)

Posted date: 10/25/19

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

 

OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE

A Pierre Frey Hospitality Specialist is to ensure our US showrooms /Agents exceed sales goals by functioning as an expediter to our teams. Providing knowledge and appropriate selections of fabric, wallcovering, carpet and furniture for our sales representatives contract requests. This representative will provide support at the front-end of a contract project/request. Being a team player and remaining transparent is important to developing our North America Hospitality business.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond and organize all incoming hospitality requests
  • Consistently communicate with: reps, purchasers, customer service representatives, and French teams
  • Service and develop hospitality clients visiting the showroom
  • Scheme fabrics and wallcoverings for Hospitality projects
  • Identify patterns, weaves, color trends, and preference from designer schemes
  • Organize and maintain a custom sample library
  • Create and maintain a Master Project list to track and follow-up on all potential orders
  • Schedule monthly Hospitality meeting with team

 

SALES AND MARKETING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand all Hospitality certificate requests
  • Create and utilize custom lists to explain product offerings
  • Utilize all sales tools to comprehend new collections as launched twice a year
  • Provide feedback during weekly sales meeting

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.

To apply, send your resume to scott.hans@pierrefrey.com


Sales Support – Walters

Posted date: 10/24/19

 

Job Location

NYC – New York, NY

Position Type: Full Time

Job Shift: Day

The function of this position is to provide high level customer service in a timely manner including quote/order entry, order status, and punch list follow-up. This position will be responsible for supporting the sales staff and following up to make sure that we meet and exceed the customer’s expectations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Including but not limited to:

  • Greeting customers when needed.
  • Responsible to navigate all incoming phone calls.
  • Responsible for several assigned vendors for updating sales tools and materials for the showroom.
  • Labeling all furniture on the showroom floor and coordinate showroom transfers with headquarter.
  • Responsible for maintaining the maintenance of the showroom.
  • Responsible for order entry and documentation for all claims.
  • Other duties assigned.

 

Order Follow-up:

  • Confirm receipt of purchase order with vendor.
  • Confirm receipts of acknowledgement from vendor.
  • Create and manage deposit payments for vendors and customers.
  • Lead resolution of acknowledgement discrepancies.
  • Create order status reports (initiate and maintain throughout).
  • Responsible for logistic aspect of orders, such as shipping cost, communication with delivery companies when issues arise.
  • Assist sales team to edit orders as necessary.

Post Delivery:

  • Responsible to work with sales team and accounting for order invoicing when goods are delivered.
  • Responsible for order filing.

Other:

  • Input and set up new customers.
  • Request warranty information.

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


Outside Sales Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 9/27/19

Outside Sales Associate based in the New York City area representing Donghia and our multi-line partners.

The Outside Sales Associate’s main responsibility is to visit and service residential and commercial clients within the territory to “bring the showroom to them”.  The ideal candidate will be energetic and proactive, possess excellent sales and communication skills and have a passion for interior design.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for hosting managers from our house brand and multi-line partners in regards to appointments for face to face interaction with our clients.
  • Possessing full knowledge of all products sold within the showroom.  This includes educating clients on the lines represented and guiding them to the proper products for their projects.
  • Scheduling sales presentations to strategically target accounts that are actively working on projects.
  • Structuring travel and appointment schedules efficiently to maximize client exposure to our products and grow sales.
  • Building long term relationships with clients by providing excellent service.
  • Researching the territory for new accounts to grow business and develop new clientele.
  • Maintaining and updating client sample libraries.
  • Following up on all quotes, sample requests and projects.
  • Organizing and maintaining road kits from multiple manufacturers.

 

This position requires daily client visits in all five boroughs of New York City, approximately 60% travel.  Physical requirements of the position include the ability to carry samples and road-kits to client meetings on public transportation.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Sales and/or design experience in the interior design industry is required.
  • Must possess a strong interest in the interior design trade.
  • Hospitality sales experience is required.
  • Organizational and time management skills.  You are able to prioritize daily activities of phone calls, emails and appointments to maximize your time.
  • Verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.  You are organized in your thought processes and able to communicate clearly with clients, manufacturers and corporate employees.
  • High quality service. The service you provide is equal in quality to the product you represent and you are able to differentiate your product and service from your competitors.
  • Self-motivation.  You have the entrepreneurial drive to manage your territory effectively in order to achieve and exceed sales goals.

 

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 eight 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


Senior Client Service Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 9/16/19

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 showroom systems 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 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in a design center or showroom required
  • Experience with industry specific operating systems, 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 and asewell@donghia.com. 


Sample Room Intern – Holland & Sherry

Posted date: 8/29/19

Who we are:

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.

During the internship, you will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of our company including display and sample merchandising, product development, inventory management, and sales. The position is a great opportunity to meet and work with many industry professionals. We are looking for someone to work 3-4 days a week; a maximum of 20 hours a week. This is a paid internship.

Job Description:

  • Processing sample requests and mailings
  • Answering phones
  • Shipping samples
  • Organizing the sample library and maintaining products on the showroom floor

 

Requirements:

  • Must be self-motivated, professional, organized and an excellent communicator who can articulate ideas clearly and efficiently
  • Detail oriented and strong time management skills are vital
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

 

Compensation:

$15.00/hr (29 hours max)

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to: careers@hollandandsherry.com. No phone calls please.