Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Chicago, IL

Description

DEDON a world-class manufacturer and exporter of inspirational furniture for exteriors with offices all over the world is seeking a Showroom Sales Associate for the Los Angeles Showroom!

DEDON is a growing luxury brand and qualified applicants can carve out a place for themselves in a rapidly expanding company. Successful candidates will have shown initiative and personal drive in a previous role. A large degree of high earning potential make this a great position for someone looking to expand their influence in the furnishings industry. Experience with furniture or luxury brands is preferable, but at DEDON we believe in hiring great people first and foremost!

This position is available immediately and offers full benefits, a competitive base salary, commission, and bonus opportunities.

This role will report to the DEDON Chicago Showroom manager and will work primarily from the Chicago showroom. Some overnight and regional travel is expected. The candidate will need to be a highly motivated, self-starter with a hunter mentality, while maintaining a professional demeanor that is in line with the company's mission and values. Respected relationships within the industry are valuable to our consideration.

Job Description/Specifics:

  • Build, grow and maintain relationships with existing and new accounts;
  • Develop and deliver presentations to architects, designers, and end users in the Trade/Residential channel;
  • Generating solutions and quotes for clients and closing sales;
  • Prospecting new accounts;
  • Attend design and networking events and entertain trade clients;
  • Ability to achieve sales goals and objectives and the desire to exceed expectations;
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as part of a close-knit team;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Job Requirements:

  • BA degree or beyond is a plus;
  • 2 to 3 years of inside or outside sales experience;
  • A car and valid driver's license;
  • Sales experience in the A+D community is preferred;
  • Established industry network/contacts preferred;
  • Experience in luxury trade sales is desired and home furnishings preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel, Outlook and Word;
  • Knowledge of Dynamics CRM and Navision a plus;