A prestigious client of mine is seeking a full-time OUTSIDE SALES MANAGER. Successful candidates will have a design background or strong understanding and experience in custom furniture and furnishings. Candidates must have experience working for high-end showrooms and selling to the Design and Decoration market.
This role is entrepreneurial in nature and drive and successful candidates will understand and execute on what it takes to thrive in this environment. Qualified candidates will have a background or strong understanding of interior design, scale, and customization.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Collaborate with Senior Management to set sales goals and deliverables.
• Provide exceptional service to current clients as well as outreach to new local and overseas designers
• Deliver presentations, estimates, invoices, and timely follow-up.
• Follow-through from the acquisition of sale, design development, production, to delivery and installation interface with the project interior design
• Plan and coordinate market outreach including events, marketing, and promotional opportunities.
• Follow market trends and compile data for corporate review.
Qualifications and Skills:
• Sales experience with the luxury residential design market
• A firm understanding of customizable products and general capabilities a strong plus.
• Highly organized, a sales-driven constitution with strong computer skills (Salesforce experience preferred)
• Good attitude and the ability to work with a team
• Ability to interface with designers, architects, and end users interested in learning and career growth
• Excellent people skills a must
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Detail oriented, a focused planner with high energy
• Natural desire to be an industry "go to" person with a desire for self-improvement and motivation
• Professional image and a high level of business acumen
• Experience in lighting and familiarity with lighting materials and components a strong plus - sketching skills preferred.
Compensation & Benefits
• Base salary plus commission
• Health Insurance
• Paid Time Off
Job Type: Full-time