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Teammates provides comprehensive furniture solutions for customers of all sizes. Our furniture professionals work with customers to understand their business objectives and then create furniture solutions that support those objectives.

It takes a team of talented associates to develop projects from concept to completion. Peruse our current job opportunities below.

Corporate Account Manager

The Account Manager is responsible for initiating and closing furniture sales. They serve as the primary contact for the client during the sales process and works with the other furniture support functions (design and project management) to ensure that client’s needs are met and client satisfaction is achieved.

As part of an integrated selling team, the Account Manager collaborates with the design department (vendor rep if necessary) to develop a comprehensive sales plan in an effort to maximize sales of all product categories. The Account Manager reports to the Director of Sales.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prospect in the local marketplace for new furniture opportunities
  • Develop local business relationships with various influencers (A/D community, commercial real estate brokers, project management firms, etc.) in order to identify potential opportunities early
  • Manage the day to day relationship with existing clients for which the Account Manager is assigned
  • Lead the development of creative and innovative solutions to meet client needs in a differentiated manner. Collaborate with Interior Designers to provide solutions that meet client functional, aesthetic and budgetary requirements
  • Lead the project strategy process. Involve team members in the development of a winning sales plan to capture targeted accounts and/or opportunities

Basic:

  • Direct selling experience

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Interior Design preferred
  • Prior experience in the office furniture industry, general knowledge of systems furniture, and experience in customer interaction
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate (word processing, spreadsheets, project applications)
  • Working knowledge of furniture product applications
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated analytical, negotiating, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Advanced selling skills
  • Candidate should be competitive and self-motivated as well as possess the ability to balance their needs with the needs of the company