Luxury Showroom Manager, Clerkenwall

Recruiter
GLobal CTS Ltd
Location
Clerkenwell, London
Salary
29000.0000
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Luxury Furniture Showroom Manager

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Salary: £29,000 - £34,000 base plus generous yearly bonus

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm

Benefits: Loads!

Core Brief

Due to accelerated growth, a fantastic and rare opportunity has become available for a Showroom Manager to join a leading furniture manufacturer with a thriving business. Based in Clerkenwell, London, the successful Showroom Manager will be working 40 hours per week, earning a good basic salary per annum plus a generous bonus structure including a range of excellent benefits. This is a brand dedicated to furniture for eating, meeting and relaxation spaces within corporate and community environments. Through innovative design, high quality manufacturing and space consulting, they fulfil the market’s need for design-led, affordable social furniture.

They are the British furniture company with a name inspired by Scandinavian design. You can expect to find innovative, distinctive furniture, created through the best of British craftsmanship. Founded in 1976, we have an inherent insight into British culture, while influenced by the ingenuity of the Nordic style.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

As a Showroom Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the showroom, managing all visitors to the showroom and working closely with account managers. Reporting to the Sales Manager, the successful Showroom Manager’s core responsibilities and duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Promoting sales by demonstrating samples to customers where possible

  • Working with sales and marketing to host client events and entertaining

  • Gathering of information after each client visit and reporting back to the relevant sales persons

  • Daily key holder responsibilities

  • Managing the showroom diary and recording all visits

  • Manage regular showroom sample replacement process

  • Maintaining professional and quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards

  • Maintaining inventory of merchandise and catering requirements to determine inventory levels and anticipate customer demand

Key Performance Indicators

  • Ensure that a minimum of 8 clients (companies) visit the showroom every day 2. For every visit relevant information is gathered, recorded and reported to the relevant sales person:

  • Experience in entertaining high profile clients

  • Experiencing in cross selling and upselling

  • Event management experience

  • Budget management

  • Must be prepared to manage and host regular showroom events (with support from the Marketing Dept.)

  • Experience and passion for commercial interior design and current trends in this sector

  • Supplier relationship management (facilities of the building)

Personality

  • Friendly and engaging personality

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Confident, motivated and driven

  • Excellent and professional communication skills

  • Confident presenter

  • Great team player

  • Knowledge of inventory techniques, highly organised

  • Smart appearance and articulate

  • Excellent sales background

  • Creative and proactive with strong innovation skills

  • Adaptable, willing to learn and prepared for constant change in a fast paced environment

  • Comprehensive understanding of your area of sales i.e. commercial furniture, colour trends, key customer and main competitors

  • On occasion, there will be requirements to work additional hours when we hold events seminars in the showroom out of normal working hours.

If you are keen to apply, please email us your CV, covering letter and required salary details

Global CtS Limited

www.globalcts.co.uk

No terminology used in this job description is intended to discriminate against a person’s age, race, religion, gender, marital status, colour, disability or sexual orientation. Each candidate is only assessed on their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job described above.