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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.

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Sales Associate

The Sales Associate position serves as an internal resource for the sales team. The intention of this position is to learn the sales process & product knowledge from the top Corporate Account Managers here at Teammates. It includes engaging with the Design & Project Management Team to ensure client’s needs are met and client satisfaction is achieved. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and strives to be successful. The ideal intent of this position is to have this person take initiative and transition into a Corporate Account Manager.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Work closely with the Account Managers to help manage the day to day sales process and existing accounts
  • Help the Account Managers with pricing proposals, furniture specification, and product research
  • Update company CRM with current contacts, opportunities and relevant project information
  • Attend industry events to prospect for new business (A&D, commercial real estate, project management, and developer community)
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to current accounts and prospective clients
  • Provide timely turn-around and follow up through clear communication
  • Achieve Monthly goals laid out by the sales management team

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-year of relevant job experience
  • Interior Design or Industry related experience preferred
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and the ability to work independently
  • Teachable with a strong desire to learn & enjoys working in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills including advanced phone, written & language skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Adobe Suite a plus)
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks & detailed oriented
  • Comfortable with networking, presenting and cold-calling potential clients and/or influencers

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary: Ranges from $40,000-$52,000 depending on experience
  • Ability to earn un-capped commission (eligible after 12-month review and proven track record of success)
  • 401k plan with company match & discretionary profit sharing
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage with a portion paid for by the company
  • Monthly & annual company-wide bonus (based on sales goals)
  • Paid Federal holidays, accrued time off & your birthday
  • Formal sales training program offered
  • 38-hour work week (Mon-Thu 8am-5pm; Fri 8am-3 pm)

Interior Designer

Responsible for activities related to design, space planning, and specifications of contract furniture, systems products and other interior furnishings. Coordinates and implements detailed space plans to address Customer space requirements within allotted time and budget constraints. Collaborates with Account Manager and Customers to interpret and produce design and specification solutions. Ability to make fit and finish selections and recommendations for Customer’s work space. Coordinate and manage the design process with Account Manager and Customer. Interior Designer will be Client-facing with excellent presentation skills; including effective verbal and written communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

Pre-Design and Programming: Interpret customer needs using consultative skills during interviews, on site visits and/or meeting with client. Assist the client in understanding the scope of services required, the complexity of services and deliverables required, and the budget and timeframe required. Guided by the Corporate Account Manager, will participate in the consultative sales experience for the customer.

Concept and Schematic Design Phase: Development of innovative design concepts that address the workflow, user needs, brand identity and mood of the work space.

Design Development Phase: Space planning, furniture product solutions and application in AutoCad.

Bids and Quoting: Develop furniture specifications in the form of CAP worksheet (BOM).

Design Implementation Phase: Produce drawings, 2D/3D, prepare specifications. Remains engaged throughout sales cycle up to order placement. Check vendor acknowledgements to review order entry accuracy after order is placed. Attend install meetings when necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • Skilled in AutoCad , Sketch-Up, CAP and other technical design programs such as Adobe Suite
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary: ranges from $42,000.00 to $55,000.00/year depending on experience
  • 401k plan with company match & discretionary profit share
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage with a portion paid for by the company
  • Monthly & Annual company-wide bonus (based on sales goals)
  • Paid vacation, sick days, Federal holidays & your Birthday!
  • 38-hour work week (Friday hours: 8-3 pm)

Job Type: Full-time

Corporate Account Manager

The Account Manager is responsible for initiating and closing profitable furniture sales. They serve as the primary contact for the client during the sales process and works with the other departmental furniture support functions (design and project management) to ensure that customer needs are met and client satisfaction is achieved. As part of an integrated selling team, the Account Manager collaborates with Teammates design department to develop a comprehensive sales plan to meet client expectations. The Account Manager reports to the Director of Sales of the company.

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
  • Work in a team selling environment to collaboratively develop account plans for existing accounts that maximize penetration and retention
  • Attend industry events and actively participate with the goal of meeting new people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum four-year college degree
  • 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
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated analytical, negotiating, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Received sales training skills

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