DC DESIGN COMMUNITY

 

Showroom Sales Representative - Schumacher

Job Description

F. Schumacher & Co., America’s leading name for manufacturing and distributing fabric, wall covering, floorcovering and furnishings is seeking a Showroom Sales Representative (SSR) for the Schumacher brand.  The Showroom Sales Representative will partner with a dedicated Account Executive to perform sales support functions, be responsible for selling high-end fabric, wall covering & furniture lines within the showroom as well as other sales functions designated by the Territory Manager. As a part of the inside sales team, this person will reinforce brand positioning within the marketplace and provide key service for accounts within the Washington D.C. territory.

A passion for luxury and an unwavering commitment to beauty are woven into everything we do. Our mission is to elevate living through great design, to be a style leader within the design community, and to create a beautiful product, always.

You Will

The Showroom Sales Representative plays a critical role in our goal of beautiful selling within a community and is the face of the client experience.

Beautiful

  • Inspire customers with schemes and your perspective on home, lifestyle, and beauty.
  • Communicate and embody Schumacher’s brand message and consult clients on their needs.
  • Assist the Showroom Sales Assistant in performing showroom merchandising and inventory.

Selling

  • Partner closely with a Schumacher Account Executive to ensure client and sales success.
  • Place and follow up on customer orders; work with internal Finance and Sales Support Teams to troubleshoot client issues and ensure client success.
  • Utilize client outreach, sales techniques, cross-selling, and sales reports to develop and implement a sales strategy and help reach the overall sales goal.
  • Keep showroom accounts up-to-date on new product and offerings through a targeted outreach strategy.
  • Partner with clients to explore and identify all needs within each project.
  • Expand your working knowledge of our Schumacher collections to become a trusted expert through product knowledge.
  • Build a strong customer followership and fellowship through consistent delivery of the highest quality product and client service.
  • Utilize and expand Schumacher’s presence through online and digital channels (social media, etc.).

Community

  • Build a strong customer followership and fellowship through consistent delivery of the highest quality product and client service.
  • Utilize and expand Schumacher’s presence through online and digital channels (social media, etc.).
  • Partner closely with a Schumacher Account Executive to ensure client and sales success.

Requirements You Have/Are

  • Exceptional organizational, time management, and follow-through skills
  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative
  • Exceptional selling skills and the ability to manage client expectations.
  • Proficiency in MS Windows and Office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A goal-oriented, team player with a positive attitude
  • Passionate about delivering an amazing experience for each client – always.
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the luxury interior design industry
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, adapt to change, and wear many “hats”
  • Ability to identify growth opportunities including high potential customers & new accounts

About our Company

F. Schumacher & Co is a 132-yearold interior design company that creates and distributes fabric, wall covering and furniture to skilled businesses around the world. Our familyowned company is synonymous with style, taste and innovation. Our collections are comprehensive, with an extraordinary range united by respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.

But don’t be fooled! While we celebrate our storied heritage, we operate like a 132-yearold startup. Our talented team is innovative and dynamic, and our culture is progressive and fun. In order continue our success; we are always looking for talented people that fit.

  • Culture: In our company, you’re judged by your ideas and results, not by your experience or title. So, we encourage you to be thoughtful, casual, and to speak your mind.
  • Development: We strive every day to develop you and your colleagues for what we believe is a challenging and supportive business environment.
  • Teamwork: We believe that success and efficiency can only be a product of collaboration. At FSCO, working together is the rule, not the exception.
  • Innovation: We have achieved success and longevity through innovation. And we encourage experimentation and rule breaking. Mistakes? Those are things we embrace, talk about and learn from.
  • Life balance: Focused, productive time is more important than long hours. We believe in having enough time to be happy both in the office and out of it.

F. Schumacher & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equality in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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