Senior Sales & Design Consultant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
South West London, London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

What you need to do now
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