DC DESIGN COMMUNITY

 

Outside and Inside Sales Associate - Michael-Cleary DC Showroom

Job Description

Outside Sales Associate based in the Washington DC area representing MICHAEL-CLEARY and our multi-line partners in the Washington DC, VA and MD.

  • Possessing full knowledge of all products sold within the showroom. This includes educating clients on the lines represented and guiding them to the proper products for their projects.
  • Scheduling sales presentations to strategically target accounts that are actively working on projects.
  • Structuring travel and appointments schedules efficiently to maximize client exposure to out products and grow sales.
  • Building long-term relationships with clients by providing excellent service.
  • Researching the territory for new accounts to grow business and develop new clientele.
  • Maintaining and updating client sample libraries.
  • Following up on all quotes, samples requests and projects.
  • Organizing and maintaining road kits from multiple manufacturers.

Qualifications

This position requires approximately 25% travel, including some overnight travel. A valid driver's license and reliable vehicle with the capability of transporting samples is necessary.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • outside sales and/or design experience in the interior design industry is highly preferred.
  • Hospitality sales experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Organizational and time management skills. You are able to prioritize daily activities of phone calls, emails and appointments to maximize your time.
  • Verbal and written communication skills. You are organized in your thought processes and able to communicate clearly with clients, manufacturers and corporate employees.
  • High-quality service. The service you provide is equal in quality to the product you represent and you are able to differentiate your product and service from your competitors.
  • Self-motivation. You have the entrepreneurial drive to manage your territory effectively in order to achieve and exceed sales goals.
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