Senior Sales & Design Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
South West London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sale & Design Consultant - London - Up to £40,000 DOE + Commission & Benefits.

Your new company
My client is a French design, luxury furniture and lifestyle retailer has recently opened their first UK Flagship Showroom in the exquisite city of Chelsea. This amazing client is looking for an experienced Sales & Design Consultant.

Your new role

  • Previous experience working in a luxury furniture retailer
  • Bachelor's degree in product design, interior design, architecture or equivalent
  • Be passionate about furniture , interior design and/or architecture and have an interest in materials and manufacturing processes
  • The ability to develop client relationships and have strong sales and negotiating skills
  • An existing client portfolio and experience of working with interior designers, architects and building contractors is a plus
  • Optimistic, highly motivated, enthusiastic, creative, detail orientated, sales driven and team orientated

What you'll need to succeed

  • Developing design proposals for clients, architects and designers, including space planning, furniture and lighting selections, designing bespoke rugs, modular storage and media systems, selecting fabrics, finishes and accessories
  • Meeting monthly and annual sales targets
  • Producing quotations and design presentations including floor plans, technical drawings, 3D renders and image galleries
  • Sales negotiations, site visits, surveys, project management, snagging and after sales service
  • Liaising with suppliers, administration and logistics teams
  • Developing and fostering relationships with new and existing retail and trade clientele
  • Identifying sales leads, continuously updating and maintaining an accurate database and sales pipeline of project opportunities and customer details
  • Building brand loyalty through outstanding customer service
  • Participating in the selection of new products
  • Ensuring the presentation of the showroom is to the highest standards, helping with visual merchandising when required
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of showroom refits, sale periods, new product launches, exhibitions and designer collaborations
  • Maintaining the in-house catalogue and sample library
  • Developing in depth product and industry knowledge through supplier training, attending industry trade shows, events and exhibitions, reading trade press

What you'll get in return
Up to £40,000 DOE as a basic salary
Uncapped Commission
Staff discount
Career progression
And Other Benefits

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