Interior Design and Flooring Sales Consultant

Interior Design and Flooring Sales Consultant
About You
Looking For a Career, Not a Job?
If you have a passion for design, and are a recent graduate with a degree in interior design, this may be the career opportunity you have been waiting for. If you are a self-motivated, and detail orientated individual we will provide the showroom, the tools, and training you need to achieve outstanding success in this unique position. If you're the type of person who wants to practice your craft while helping others with the art of color and design as they advise their retail customers, this may be your niche.
About the Position
Interior Design Consultant
This position requires an individual to interact with customers and assist them in making product choices according to their individual needs. Whether the interaction occurs in our award winning showroom, in the customer's home, or in the community, the objective is always to provide both design and flooring advice that will make the customers buying decision easier.
But the position goes beyond that. The right individual will also be working with other interior designers and retail sales professionals to be able to give design advice as a part of the sales process. Therefore, the ideal candidate must be willing to divide his or her work time between the showroom floor, visiting customers' homes, training others in simple design concepts, and networking within the design community. In order to be successful the candidate must also be willing to undergo our extensive product training in order to become a certified flooring and design expert.
It is also expected that the individual be a punctual, dependable, self- starter, personally well organized, and willing to provide outstanding customer service and follow-up.
Although not an all inclusive list, the following are some of duties and expectations for this position:
o Greeting customer on the sales floor and determining their wants and need.
o Assisting customers with flooring choices - explaining features and benefits of various types of flooring.
o Keeping up-to-date on the wide selection of floors we have to offer along with the benefits and warranties provided by each.
o Visiting customer's homes or workplace to provide product and design advice.
o Assisting sales staff when design advice is required
o Building client relationships.
o Networking regularly and working effectively with design professionals in the community.
o Following up in a timely and professional manner with customers on all requests or concerns.
About Us:
Upton Neal Carpet One Floor & Home has long been regarded as the premier flooring retailer in the Pearl and Jackson, MS area. Locally owned and operated for more than 47 years, we are known for our superior customer service, and professional staff. Because we belong to the largest floor covering cooperative in the world our company offers the very best flooring products, in a state of the art modern showroom, with only the most qualified installers.
We believe in creating a family friendly work environment, where each person is an integral member of the team, yet responsible for his or her own results and earning potential. We are proud of our heritage and would like to find an individual who will excel and prosper in a fast paced retail environment becoming a valued member of our team.
We offer the following opportunities and
o Health and dental insurance (shared cost)
o Retirement plan
o Paid vacation and sick leave
o Discount on products
The skills and abilities we're seeking include:
? Education: A degree in interior design. A four year program is preferable.
? A passion for, or experience with, decorating or design.
? Retail sales experience and flooring sales experience is required.
? Must be willing and able to attend some off site training.
? Must have access to reliable transportation in order to get to work, and to visit customers' homes.
? Must have open and flexible work availability to include weekends.
? Must have strong knowledge Microsoft Office programs and be willing to learn our operating system.
? Excellent oral and written communication skills.
? Professionalism, to include dependability, accountability, and punctuality.
? Self-motivated and internally driven to excel in your position and career.
? Time management skills for juggling multiple (and sometimes competing) deadlines and deliverables.
How to Apply:
Please provide the following:
? An up-to-date resume and brief cover letter outlining your experience for the position
? Salary history and/or requirements
We kindly ask for no emails or phone calls be sent to our store, as a means to further your application process. Please do not personally deliver resumes to the store. These efforts will not enhance your opportunity for consideration, and we are not equipped to respond to these requests. We thank you kindly in advance for your adherence to this request.
Candidates who meet our selection criteria will be contacted by e-mail or phone by a member of the "Hire for Success Team" for the next step in our hiring process, and in certain instances may be asked to take an online assessment. All legitimate requests for an interview will come from someone with a "hireforsuccessteam" or "ccaglobal" mailbox.
Thank you for your interest in our position. We appreciate the time you have taken to apply with us.
Upton Neal Carpet One Floor & Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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