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Holland & Sherry – Outside Sales Representative: Westchester, Connecticut, & Long Island

Posted date: 4/9/19

Who we are:

From our inception in 1836, when Stephen Holland and Frederick Sherry began as woolen merchants in London’s Golden Square, 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. With wool, our most celebrated natural fiber, we have pushed the boundaries of design and performance to create a collection defined by excellence and rooted in heritage.

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. Every item we produce reflects our core values of quality and craftsmanship, in keeping with what Holland & Sherry started 180 years ago.

Holland & Sherry is in search of a dynamic Outside Sales Representative to join our outside sales team. Our new team member must be a self-starter, highly motivated and capable of working efficiently on an individual level. Our company is rapidly expanding, creating exciting new opportunities for career growth.

What the job will be:

  • Cultivating existing client relationships as well as identifying and building new relationships within the design industry
  • Consistently makes sales presentations outside the showroom weekly to design professionals and trade members
  • Meets clients inside the showroom as necessary
  • Producing and routinely updating target account lists of clients and sales strategies for each account
  • Promptly following up on all client queries
  • Reporting regular client activity
  • Corresponding with our customer service team regularly and other showroom locations as needed

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone who is organized, punctual and personable with a willingness to travel to Westchester, Connecticut, and Long Island
  • 1-2 years experience in sales; experience in the interior design industry a plus
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Possesses excellent attention to detail
  • High proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with an inclination to learn CRM systems specific to Holland & Sherry

Compensation:

Pay Plan driven with high percentage of commission

If you would like to be considered for the position, please respond with a cover letter and resume.

careers@hollandandsherry.com

Company URL: http://interiors.hollandandsherry.com/en


OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE NY – Marc Phillips

Posted date: 4/8/19

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

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, dynamic and experienced Outside Sales Representative for our New York showroom. 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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. 

New York Showroom: kerri@marcphillipsrugs.com

Please include a cover letter within the email and attach your resume. 

You may visit our website at www.marcphillipsrugs.com

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

EXACT SALARY

URL: www.marcphillipsrugs.com


SALES REPRESENTATIVE – ROMO

Posted date: 4/3/19

Join our dynamic team of Sales Representatives 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 developing 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 Representatives 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?:

  • Call on the local A&D community with the aim to grow sales and meet the agreed upon annual sales goal
  • 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
  • Schedule regular product presentations for new collections
  • Shop designer schemes within existing product ranges
  • Manage and log your sales calls in our customer service management software
  • Generate a quarterly synopsis of your territory with updated goals accounts that require extra monitoring
  • Display integrity and a relentless commitment to providing the best possible customer service.
  • Manage customer libraries with a la carte sampling and/or other sales and marketing tools to build an optimal and easy to use product library
  • Report to the Territory Manager and higher management when required.
  • Make a conscious effort to partake in industry events
  • Manage project leads to generate resulting product orders

 

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:

 

Frederic Henry

CEO

The ROMO Group

16722 West Park Circle Drive

Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

440-463-6405

Email: careers@romousa.com


Sales Associate- New York Showroom – JAB Anstoetz

Posted date: 3/25/19

European based luxury home furnishings distributor JAB USA, Inc., is seeking a highly motivated Sales Associate for their flagship New York Showroom.

 

Excellent opportunity for a highly-driven sales professional with a proven track record of cultivating customer relationships and meeting sales goals. Experience in the luxury home furnishings market preferred. Must possess a passion for sales and be customer service oriented.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate sales for all brands and product categories in the Tri-state area
  • Manage and maintain current accounts
  • Identify new clients and develop new client relationships
  • Recognize and develop new business opportunities
  • Place, manage and follow up on orders
  • Work closely with customer service department
  • Monitor and analyze the market to optimize sales strategy
  • Work closely with outside sales team
  • Help to maintain showroom merchandising, new collection installations and general showroom maintenance.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the A&D luxury industry
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to details and able to multi-task
  • Team player
  • Commitment to excellence

 

About the Company:

The JAB Group is a leading European editor of decorative fabrics and furnishings to the interior design trade. Collections include JAB, Chivasso and Soleil Bleu brands. The Company has showroom locations throughout Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America. Flagship New York showroom located in the D&D Building.

To apply, send your resume to  cvaughn@jab.us


Sample Room Intern – Holland & Sherry

Posted date: 3/15/19

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

To apply, send your resume to AHOLLIE@HOLLANDANDSHERRY.COM.


OUTSIDE ACCOUNT MANAGER/OUTSIDE SALES – NYC – Zimmer + Rohde

Posted date: 3/1/19

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for visiting NYC based residential A&D firms and promoting the Zimmer-Rohde brands though targeted outside sales efforts. This position is based out of the ZR showroom in the NYC/ D&D Building. The Outside Account Manager will offer personalized service to the A&D community as a brand ambassador for ZR, developing new business while cultivating and increasing business from existing clients. This person must be experienced in performing presentations have excellent sales, communication and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage relationships with clients by phone, email and in the showroom with an emphasis on outside sales. 
  • Identify business opportunities 
  • Pursue daily outreach 
  • Achieve pre-determined sales goals 
  • Develop and maintain extensive product knowledge 
  • Introduce new product 
  • Excel at client service 
  • Attend business/industry events and activities 
  • Maintain client visit report

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive experience (3-5 yrs) in high-end/luxury, outside sales, to the trade, of home furnishings preferably textiles 
  • Proven sales history of achieving sales goals/growth 
  • Proactive approach to developing sales and creative with client outreach 
  • Collaborative/ Team Player 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Professional demeanor and well presented 
  • Excellent textile knowledge 
  • Have existing relationships in the NYC design community 
  • Strong design sense 
  • Ability to manage time, work independently and prioritize work

Experience/Education:

  • 3-5 years experience in luxury sales, to the design trade 
  • Bachelors degree preferred

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Family-run for four generations, Zimmer+Rohde is one of the leading textile manufacturers in Europe. Under Zimmer+Rohde there are five distinct luxury brands that are marketed to the interior design trade worldwide. 

These brands include Ardecora, Etamine, Hodsoll McKenzie, Travers and Zimmer+Rohde.

To apply, send your resume to a.pereira@zimmer-rohde.com.


Part-Time Showroom Assistant Position – Walters

Posted date: 2/19/19

  • Assist our sales team to enter overfill quote requests when needed
  • Responsible for maintaining all the showroom sales tools, i.e catalogs, sample supplies, etc
  • Conduct general administrative work such as telephones, office supplies and all mailings within the showroom
  • Provide administrative support to multi levels of the sales team including working together with customer service support for any claims or issues
  • Responsible for all social media account managements, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram for NY Showroom
  • Responsible for maintaining product displays, ensuring all have the proper labels, color trends, etc
  • Assisting and work together with CS support to retrieve shipping quotes with our internal logistic and/or 3rd party companies, updating shipping on all orders and tracking costs.

Compensation: $13.50pr hour 

Contact: David@walterswicker.com 


Sample Window Client Service Representative – Donghia

Posted date: 2/13/19

Designer/Distributor of luxury textiles, lighting and furniture, seeks an experienced Client Service Representative professional to join the Sample Department in our New York City Showroom.

 

Job Summary:

The Sample Window Client Service Representative’s job responsibility includes interacting with clients and providing a high level of customer service at the busy Sample Window. This position is full time and is a great entry level opportunity for a candidate interested in the Multi-line Showroom business. The key role of this position is to help make the sample area run more smoothly, more pleasantly, and efficiently while using the time spent at the window to increase sales. The position reports to the Sample Department Manager.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interact with clients at the fast-paced Donghia sample Window.
  • Provide answers to any stock and pricing questions and engage waiting clients.
  • Engage clients by finding out if they have related textile, furniture, or lighting needs.
  • Maintain appearance of board and wing displays.
  • Assist with overall up keep of textile area.
  • Handle receiving responsibilities, and log all incoming shipments of new lines.
  • Track clients by geography: NYC, NJ, CT, Out of State, International, etc…
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • At minimum an Associate’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in a design center or showroom is preferred
  • Basic understanding of the Interior Design Industry
  • Good eye for design is preferred

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Friendly, outgoing, energetic personality
  • 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 high-energy, multi-tasking environment with flexibility and resilience
  • Ability to stand a minimum of 8 hours a day and be able to lift 50lbs

 

About the company:

Donghia, Inc. has consistently reflected the dynamic and innovative approach to design that its founder, Angelo Donghia, was renowned for. Donghia’s collections of furniture, textiles, wall covering, 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, submit your resume to kmccathron@donghia.com.


Outside Sales Rug Specialist – Holland & Sherry New York, NY

Posted date: 2/12/19

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.

We are in search of an experienced Outside Sales Representative to join our New York sales team. Our new team member must be extremely 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.

 

What the job will be:

  • Specifically selling Holland & Sherry custom rugs, carpet and services to design professionals and other trade members
  • Customarily and regularly making sales presentations outside the showroom daily
  • Cultivating existing client relationships as well as identifying, contacting and building new relationships within the design industry
  • Producing and routinely updating target account lists of clients and sales strategies for each account
  • Promptly following up on all client queries
  • Reporting regular client activity
  • Corresponding with our rug department team regularly as needed

 

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of carpet and rug sales experience including customization
  • 1-2 years’ experience in custom sales or experience in the interior design industry will be considered
  • Someone who is organized, punctual and personable
  • Willingness to travel within the NY Metropolitan area
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Self-starter/Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Possesses excellent attention to detail
  • High proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite with an inclination to learn CRM systems specific to Holland & Sherry

 

Why this is a great opportunity:

Holland & Sherry is an industry leader and we’ve grown steadily every year we’ve been in business. Our worldwide team (Scotland, London, Dubai, Munich, Paris, East Asia, Mexico City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Baltimore, and New York) is made up of intelligent, dedication, and motivating people who make terrific coworkers and a strong support system. We offer competitive benefits including health insurance, dental and vision insurance, 401k, stock, and so much more.

 

Compensation:

Pay Plan driven with a high percentage of commission. Receives assistance pay for a certain amount of time then only high rate commission. Commission paid monthly.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please email your cover letter and resume to: careers@hollandandsherry.com

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Company URL: http://interiors.hollandandsherry.com/en


Sales & Relationship Manager – David Harber

Posted date: 2/4/19

 

David Harber Ltd are award-winning, internationally renowned designers of sculptures and art pieces that are sold to private clients and commercial entities. The creative force behind the business is David Harber, who with his skilled team of designers, engineers and craftsmen create each commission in our workshop in Oxfordshire.

 

PURPOSE

A Sales Manager who will represent the commercial interests of David Harber in the United States of America and whose role is to convert opportunities into orders and to raise the company’s profile by building relationships with key customers, prospects or stakeholders including the design and art community.

You will be based in or around New York City and be responsible for much of the company’s sales function and performance in the North East area of USA as well as for building relationships within the design community.  The role will be supported from the UK in terms of providing more complex costings, design input and preparation of visuals in the form or photoshopping or renders and of course all of work is made here in the UK.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal

  • Managing Director
  • Sales Director – support and manage performance and develop capability
  • Sales Assistant
  • Sales Managers
  • Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Marketing & Events Co-ordinator
  • Design Team
  • Colleagues

External

  • Enquirers, clients and potential clients
  • Intermediaries (Designers, Art Consultants Property Developers in designated territory)
  • Providers of external support
  • US based PR company
  • Christopher Peacock
  • D&D Building

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Diagnose Needs and Support Prospects through the Selling Process

  • Follow up all sales enquiries from the North East of America (see below) and brochure requests with a telephone call (3 attempts before an email is sent)
  • Diligently work opportunities either to successful completion, or where appropriate continue to build on the relationship until such a point
  • Undertake with prospective clients a detailed analysis of their needs and where necessary undertake site visit
  • Where appropriate and agreed, provide prospects with the choice of a range of David Harber products and prices
  • Encourage prospects to take action, and confirm their purchasing decisions

Manage Your Interactions with Clients Effectively

  • Honour commitments, obligations and agreements made on behalf of David Harber Ltd, and ensure follow-up actions are taken within agreed timescales.   Enquires to be followed up within 1 week. Proposals to be followed up within 2 weeks.
  • Coordinate with your colleagues to ensure that clients access a high quality, responsive and proactive service from David Harber Ltd.

Building Relationships

  • Build relationships with key customers or stakeholders notably landscape architects, interior designers, art consultants and property developers
  • Build that network through careful analysis of the market and then using CPD presentations as a means for access
  • Continue to broaden your relationship circle and staying in touch.
  • Keep in touch with that circle using different means including social media, offering samples and presenting new designs that have been launched and events hosted by DH Ltd

PR/Influencer

  • Regularly engaging with the US PR Agency and taking up any opportunities that arise through them for networking
  • Seeking opportunities for David Harber to speak at events and Openings

Salesforce CRM

  • Ensure that every activity is recorded on Salesforce and that all activity tasks and Hot lists are generated through Salesforce
  • Ensure that any relationship building activities are also recorded on Salesforce

Be an Ambassador for David Harber Ltd

  • Promote a positive image of David Harber Ltd. and its services to clients, potential clients, and intermediaries

Social Media

  • You will be required to post US centric content onto the David Harber social media channels one or two days per week

Support your Colleagues

  • Share knowledge and successful practices with others to promote the success of David Harber Ltd.
  • Through Salesforce maintain your own client engagement records, and provide reporting information in the agreed manner and to agreed timescales
  • Consult and liaise internally to ensure smooth realization of sale

Develop your Abilities

  • Evaluate and improve your selling skills and knowledge regularly, to make sure that you can deliver an effective, high valued support to clients
  • Undertake on-going Professional Development as required

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of 2 years sales experience, ideally with HNWI and B2B
  • Exceptional IT skills and experience of working with CRM
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and highly self-motivated
  • Strong time management skill and Initiative to take on tasks and set own priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent command of the English language and an ability to create engaging presentations and proposals
  • Outgoing, friendly and a personable ‘can do’ attitude and with an empathy for the creative world
  • Proven experience of using networking to promote a brand and build relationships
  • Experience in using Social Media for networking and brand profile

 

BONUS & BENEFITS

David Harber Ltd is a family owned business, based in a rural location a short distance from Didcot, UK and its rail links.  Benefits include: 22 days holiday rising to 28 days, a matched pension scheme from April 2019 and a discretionary annual bonus

To apply, send your resume to recruitment@davidharber.com.


Showroom Assistant/Inter – Rose Tarlow Melrose House

Posted date: 11/1/18

JOB DESCRIPTION

Rose Tarlow Melrose House’s NY flagship seeks an organized, collaborative individual to join our showroom team for a full-time position. This role involves a mix of clerical, sales and administrative duties. 

  • Responsible for pulling client sample requests
  • Ship all necessary items out of our showroom to clients
  • Responsible for the presentation and quality of all items that leave the office, i.e., ensuring labels are correct, products are packaged properly, personal notes are included when necessary, etc.
  • Manage sample library & replenish memo’s on a running weekly basis
  • Provide back up for answering phones. Check general voicemail/email regularly
  • Maintains adequate levels of office supplies/order new supplies as needed
  • Ensure that the showroom and office space is neat and organized at all times
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Professional demeanor and a positive, self-starter attitude is a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with Excel
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and juggle multiple projects
  • Must be proactive and diligent about follow up on all tasks, completing them with efficiency and precision.

 

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

For over thirty years, Rose Tarlow Melrose House has stayed true to a vision to create timeless designs that possess a twist and character to make each chair, each table, each textile, each accessory – extraordinary. We embrace the integrity of generations of craftsmen and artisans, and recognize the character that age and natural imperfections can bring. We take an idea and play with it, change the proportion, make it comfortable, add a feature that only those who truly know can see. We celebrate the enigmatic beauty of the unexpected – for us the magic is in the details that give each piece its own personality and taken as a whole, forms the heart of everything we create.

 

If you feel this could be a good fit, kindly send your resume to below email address – no phone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you!

EXACT SALARY: Dependent on experience, hourly

 

URL

https://www.rosetarlow.com/

CONTACT

samantha@rosetarlow.com 


Intern – Lutron

Posted date: 9/27/18

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. has an immediate opening for an Experience Center Intern at our newest Experience Center in the New York City D&D Building. In this position, you would be a key part of the customer experience team and local New York City sales team. A successful Experience Center Intern will:

  • Work closely with local center manager to support the day-to-day operations for Experience Centers & Training Facilities in New York City
  • Support communications and logistics for customer visits and trainings including:
  • Scheduling
  • Travel & transportation
  • Coordinate meals and catering
  • Assist with course registration support
  • Prep course materials, agendas & training room
  • Answer phones and respond to customer inquiries
  • Respond to general email in-box for center
  • Help plan and coordinate customer visits, training and special events
  • Help coordinate Experience Center and Training calendars and new project leads in SFDC
  • Work closely with the Experience Center manager and the local sales force to follow up on new project opportunities that have been generated by the center
  • Work closely with center manager to support activities that will drive new customers into our center
  • Provide backup support for center manager to show, tell and sell Lutron solutions and how our solutions help the lives of our customers when he is not available
  • Stay aligned to Lutron’s culture and values
  • Be passionate
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing markets
  • Be an innovative thinker
  • Be customer focused
  • Be ethical

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, design or a related field
  • 0-2 years’ work experience
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong customer-facing skills, ability to present in front of groups, engage in dialogue and customize approach to meet a customer’s unique communications and experience needs
  • Leadership skills – someone who regularly goes above and beyond to make thins better
  • Highly organized; must be detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to successfully juggle multiple projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills – MS office suite; Salesforce.com experience is a plus
  • Ability to take a leadership role in day-to-day projects
  • Experience with hospitality or retail industry desired
  • Additional language skills (Spanish or Portuguese) a plus

Lutron Electronics position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that in turn drive the creation of new or better products and services

Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities.  For more information, view our website at www.lutron.com. EOE/AA. 

To apply, send your resume to Johnna Lombard at jlombard@lutron.com.  


Interns – Wired Custom Lighting

Posted date: 8/15/18

Wired Custom Lighting, New York is seeking two part-time interns for the upcoming Fall 2018 Semester, interested in gaining hands-on experience in Design Administration and writing promotional and product-specific content.

Wired Custom Lighting is a custom design house and has been a leading lighting manufacturer for over 35 years. Located in the Decoration & Design Building on the Upper East Side, the New York showroom works with many of the top interior designers and architects in the trade.

 

The internship includes the following responsibilities:

– Update and organize Project Files, client contact records, and reference images

– Assist with client custom quote requests

– Assist with product sample labeling management

– Assist with promotional outreach correspondence/mailings

– Assist with writing social media posts and descriptions

– General administrative assistant duties

 

This internship is a great opportunity for a student with a background and interest in creative arts administration and/or interior design, who is enthusiastic about being hands on and wants to learn all the intricacies in what it takes to run a business.   There will be opportunities to attend New York Interior Design events exclusive to the Trade.

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a college arts administrative program, is highly motivated, organized, has strong writing skills, efficient and pro-active in taking on new tasks. The candidate possesses a working knowledge of MS Office programs and is able to pick up on using web database platforms easily.

The position requires working 2-3 days Monday through Friday (9am-5pm) in the Showroom on the Upper East Side. A $25.00/day travel stipend and lunch are provided; college credit can be applied for those enrolled in an accredited program.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: lisa-thi@wired-designs.com No phone calls please.


CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPPORT – Walters

Posted date: 7/9/18

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Assist our sales team to enter overfill Sales Orders when needed 

• Providing excellent customer service to clients via email and/or telephone 

• Prioritizing daily tasks using company policies and procedures to ensure efficient and customer service satisfactory 

• Process orders for our sales team, review/approve and submit Purchase orders to various vendors 

• Manager order follow ups and updates with vendors to sales team, and support communications with clients when 

necessary 

• Order release management when ready to ship orders are paid in full 

• Learning product knowledge on all vendors 

• To manage customer claims within the budget guidelines and escalate as needed

Tasks: 

• Determine ship to address for order 

• Submit PO to Vendor 

• Receive vendor confirmation, check against SO 

• Log in estimated ship date 

• Check PO status when ship date nears 

• Depending on ship to, notify Sales to submit for final payment 

• Receive confirmation of shipment 

• Consolidate orders at warehouse 

• Contact vendor if there are any shipping discrepancies or issues

• Coordinate white glove delivery to client 

• Coordinate multiple deliveries to client 

• Contact vendor if there are any shipping discrepancies or issues

• Ensure order closed out

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Must be detail oriented and know how to prioritize workload 

• Must be analytical and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills 

• 2+ years sales experience in Furniture industry preferred but not a must 

• Excellent computer skills, specifically in NetSuite and Microsoft office 

• Excellent communication skills in written and oral 

• Must have a pleasant personality, ability to communicate easily and possess excellent telephone etiquette

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

W A L T E R S is a manufacturing company and a distributor for High-end Outdoor and Indoor furniture, specializing in the Outdoor sector. 

As we have expanded our showroom and business, we are looking for a team player that is committed in servicing our sales team and customers. This position will be based in our New York showroom, and report to Showroom Manager of WALTERS.

Contact: mia@walterswicker.com


Hospitality Sales Director – Taffard Fabrics

Posted date: 5/8/18

We are seeking a highly motivated, goal oriented associate to grow our hospitality and contract division.   A successful candidate will provide overall sales coordination for global sales and strategic planning to achieve company goals.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to expanding hospitality account base, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and developing new sales strategies. Candidates must have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in hospitality sales with a proven track record, knowledge of textiles and color and excellent communication skills.

 

taffeta + jacquard = taffard

Established in 2003, Taffard Fabrics is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in New York City. We design, manufacture and distribute fine fabrics for residential and hospitality use. Although our roots are in taffetas and jacquards, we have since expanded our collection to include embroideries, linens, velvets, sheers, and contract fabrics. Our team is constantly driving innovation with new products and inspirational designs from our family owned factory in India.

 

Salary includes base plus commission.

To apply, please send resume to sidd@taffard.com


Sample Department Librarian – Dedar

Posted date: 5/7/18

Job Description:

Dedar Inc, the Us subsidiary of the leading European textile editor Dedar, is looking for a full time Sample Department Librarian for their New York Flagship location, representing exclusively the Dedar and Hermes fabrics and wallcovering collections. The ideal candidate has a minimum 3- 5 years previous experience in a same position, plus a good sense of color and overall design. He or she is highly organized and detail oriented.

 

About our company:

Founded in 1976, Dedar is a family-run fabric house that expresses a personal style with its cutting-edge contemporary collections. Located close to Como, in the heart of a manufacturing district, Dedar experiments and innovates to attain product perfection through an ongoing dialogue with those craftsmen and textile specialists who are most familiar with the techniques employed in the production of excellent fabrics. Since 2011 Dedar is partner of Hermès for the production and distribution of the home fabrics and wallpapers collection, displayed in all Dedar showrooms

 

Job Requirements:

  • Maintain sample department and inventory
  • Interact with customers and associates for sample requests and fabric assistance
  • Assist outside sales agents with sample requests
  • Be endowed with good time management and organizational skills
  • Maintain and fulfill request of marketing materials
  • Maintain and fulfill request of sample books
  • Order sample replacement to our main office or Italian headquarter as need
  • Have computer knowledge
  • Organize shipping, receiving and messenger requests
  • Assist with answering phones
  • Assisting colleagues when the show room is crowded, and all colleagues are busy assisting clients
  • Light showroom maintenance, keeping the library ordered and cleaned

 

Must have:

  • Well organized and great attention to detail
  • Multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Positive attitude
  • Well developed communication skills, written and oral
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Computer and MS Office good knowledge

 

Package:

  • Experience Based Salary
  • Medical and 401K

To apply, send your resume to recruitmentusa@dedar.com.


Sales Associate – Dedar

Posted date: 5/7/18

Dedar Inc, the Us subsidiary of the leading European textile editor, is looking for a full time Sales Associate for their New York Flagship location, where will be presented exclusively the Dedar and Hermes fabrics and wallcovering collections. The ideal candidate has a minimum 4-5 years sales experience in high end interior design industry, plus a designer’s “eye” and good sense of color and overall design. He or she is highly organized and detail oriented, with excellent presentation skills. An outgoing and poised personality is a must. Knowledge of the luxury market and architectural & arts world, very helpful.

This position will report to our General Manager while working closely with the customer service team. This is a great chance for someone who enjoys being part of a dynamic and fast-growing company and has a passion for design and interiors.

 

About our company

Founded in 1976, Dedar is a family-run fabric house that expresses a personal style with its cutting-edge contemporary collections. Located close to Como, in the heart of a manufacturing district, Dedar experiments and innovates to attain product perfection through an ongoing dialogue with those craftsmen and textile specialists who are most familiar with the techniques employed in the production of excellent fabrics. Since 2011 Dedar is partner of Hermès for the production and distribution of the home fabrics and wallpapers collection, displayed in all Dedar showrooms

 

Job Requirements

  • Assist interior designer and professional trade clients while in our showroom
  • Presenting and selling company products and providing excellent service
  • Ensure a smooth and productive experience from the beginning of the sale to the delivery as well being involved in evaluating new business opportunities and new services to the company;
  • Handle general office duties and administrative/commercial aspects associated with the running of the sales activities;
  • Lend support to customer service at the company headquarters, in the administrative/commercial aspects regarding the clientele, including telephone, fax and e-mail contacts with customers;
  • Lend support to the sales team (NY/tristate sales agents) in their sales/promotion actions, to drive sales and meet target goals
  • Contribute to create a positive collaborative atmosphere
  • Keep showroom accounts up to date on new product through emails, telephone calls and/or in-home product presentations
  • Support in keeping the show room tidy, to meet or exceed the standards as set by the Dedar Creative Team.

 

Must have:

  • Sales experience with at least 4/5 years developed in similar position in design, architecture, arts and interiors environments
  • Knowledge of the luxury market and architectural & arts world. Good knowledge of textiles for interiors
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Provide strong team support
  • Proactive problem-solving thinker
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Avant-garde thinker
  • Great attention to details
  • Work dress code is required

 

Package

  • Experience Based Salary
  • Medical and 401K

To apply, send your resume to recruitmentusa@dedar.com.


Part-Time Intern – Wired Lighting

Posted date: 5/3/18

Wired Custom Lighting, New York is seeking a part-time intern for the upcoming Summer Semester, interested in gaining hands-on experience in Design Administration and writing promotional and product specific content.

 

Wired Custom Lighting is a custom design house and has been a leading lighting manufacturer for over 35 years.  Located in the Decoration & Design Building on the Upper East Side, the New York showroom works with many of the top interior designers and architects in the trade.

 

The internship includes the following responsibilities:

  • Update and organize Project Files, client contact records, and reference images
  • Assist with client custom quote requests
  • Assist with product sample labeling management
  • Assist with promotional outreach correspondence/mailings
  • Assist with writing social media posts and descriptions
  • General administrative assistant duties

 

This internship is a great opportunity for a student with a background and interest in creative arts administration and/or interior design, who is enthusiastic about being hands on and wants to learn all the intricacies in what it takes to run a business.   There will be opportunities to attend New York Interior Design events exclusive to the Trade.

 

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a college arts program, is highly motivated, organized, has strong writing skills, efficient and pro-active in taking on new tasks and possesses a working knowledge of MS Office programs and is able to pick up on using web database platforms easily.

 

The position requires working Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (9am-5pm) in the Showroom on the Upper East Side. A $25.00/day travel stipend and lunch are provided; college credit can be applied for those enrolled in an accredited program.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: lisa-thi@wired-designs.com No phone calls please.


SHOWROOM SALES – COWTAN & TOUT

Posted date: 4/18/18

We are seeking an industry experienced sales professional to join our New York Showroom team. The Cowtan & Tout Showroom Sales position is responsible for to promoting our five brands of luxury, high-end fabrics to the Trade on a wholesale basis.   The ideal candidate will be energetic, driven and polished with a proven track record of developing customer relationships and cultivating sales channels.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 plus years sales experience in a showroom or design firm experience that is relevant to this position
  • 2 year college degree and/or equivalent career training in Sales, Marketing, Interior Design
  • Active interest in, or exposure to the Interior Design field
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Responsive, Flexible and Co-operative

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your resume to Susan_deangelis@cowtan.com, Vesna_Babic@cowtan.com

Our formal application for candidates may be processed using the link below.

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COWTTOUT&cws=1&rid=362


Sales Specialist – David Sutherland

Posted date: 3/9/18

Perennials and Sutherland, LLC is one of the most respected and iconic names in the exclusively to-the-trade, luxury home furnishings, textiles and accessories market. Our company has dedicated over three decades to working with the very best in the design world to create and market truly unique and exquisite products. Everything we do and the elite clientele we serve is dedicated to making life more beautiful. Environments for life, architectural, landscape and beyond are what we live and breathe each and every day. Ours is more than a life of producing and selling products. Our people share a passion for creativity, design and art that is central to our daily lives. It’s not just what we do but what we love.

Currently, we are seeking a Perennials Sales Specialist in our New York Showroom.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Help drive Sales in the showroom by presenting and becoming the Perennials fabric & Rugs expert. 
  • Enter and keep up with sales quotes including contract quotes
  • Assist with any events that will be focused on Perennials and the studio
  • Exceed sales goals given by showroom

Qualifications:

  • Professional image
  • 3+ years inside sales experience with furniture and fabric preferred
  • Computer Skills (Salesforce, Outlook, Excel)
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Accounting experience with processing payments and deposits
  • Good client relationships with area interior designers and architects

 

Whether it’s the executive who offers visionary leadership, or the sales professional who won’t settle for less than perfection, a business needs great people and a collaborative environment to thrive. We maintain, develop, and inspire talented professionals and craftsmen. Our investment in people, equipment, and facilities results in a positive engaging workplace and gives our company a competitive edge in the marketplace. We believe deeply that the “right” people are our greatest asset. We offer careers for smart, creative, high energy people driven to contribute in a team environment where everyone can win. We foster potential, celebrate success, and support every colleague.

Perennials and Sutherland, LLC employees enjoy a vibrant office culture, welcoming and inclusive executive team, and fantastic work-life balance.

To apply, send your resume to epool@davidsutherlandshowroom.com.

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