Lighting Specialist/Showroom Sales and Support

Website Eckart Supply Co.

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Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications
  • Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
Job Description

We are looking for driven, dynamic individuals who are enthusiastic about beautiful design and delivering a first-class experience. Our team members thrive in customer-facing environments and enjoy developing relationships with key clients.

What We Offer

We are committed to providing our employees with the training, tools and support needed to succeed in the fast-paced environment of our growing company. In addition to the investment in your development through our comprehensive training programs, Eckart offers competitive compensation and a benefits package including health, disability and life insurance. We also offer dental, vision, and 401K.

Position Summary:

Interface directly with clients as well as work collaboratively with the sales team to drive sales. Provide exceptional customer service, thoughtful selections and excellent follow-up with vendors and customers.

Responsibilities:

Drive sales to meet and exceed sales goals:

  • Manage and execute all stages of the sales process from opportunity to invoice to ensure proper follow-up, clean sales, minimal returns and customer satisfaction
  • Drive sales to the trade & retail customer base

New business development and account management:

  • Identify and create new customers through building strong relationships with architects, builders, and interior designers
  • Source and follow up on leads to develop new business
  • Collaborate with business development team to maximize sales growth
  • Assist showroom customers in lighting selections and purchases in a manner which maintains long term relationships

Showroom Operations:

  • Ensure compliance with all company and showroom policies and procedures
  • Maintain a clean, attractive and organized showroom appearance which will enhance sales
  • Become proficient in the company’s order entry and operating system
  • Independently open and close showroom

Position Requirements:

  • 2+ years of retail lighting experience preferred
  • Experience in Interior design, custom home building products, luxury home furnishing and/or lighting industry required
  • Proficient computer skills utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite of software.
  • Experience in project management with the ability to manage client expectations and time effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a wide variety of people and forge mutually beneficial relationships
  • Superior communication and organization skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Must demonstrate maturity in judgement, commitment, dependability, punctuality and adherence to agreed-upon schedule as determined by manager
  • Critical thinking; ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines and production schedules in fast-paced environment
  • Keen eye for design and creativity
  • Ability to achieve results both independently and through others by fostering a spirit of teamwork and cooperation
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including some weekend showings.
  • Ability to use tools, climb ladders, and safely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to follow safety and security standards.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Experience:

  • Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

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