Design Consultant (Luxury Window Treatments)

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Job Status: Open
Job Title: Design Consultant (Luxury Window Treatments)
Location: New York, NY
Industry: Interior Design, Luxury Furniture
Market: Great NYC area and North East region in general
Channel: Retail
Traveling: Some local travels
Salary Range (USD): $70k-$75k Base salary + Commissions (Total target above $100k)
Benefits: Health Benefits
Visa: No sponsorship possible. Must have valid work authorization
Job ID: JO-2108-917

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Job Description

Our Client

Our client of this Design Consultant job opportunity is a custom luxury window treatment company with showroom all across the US. Their specialities are: Window Treatments, Custom Products, Interior Design, Home Decor, Custom Window Shades, Custom Window Blinds, and Custom Drapery.

Ideal Profile

Experienced Sales & Design Consultants from the home category are always welcome, but we are focusing on luxury retail candidates coming from other categories and with a strong interest in anything linked to interior design, and project management skills. Appreciated previous experience: watches & jewelry, high fashion, leather goods, etc…

Objective

  • Help us carry on a third-generation family run company, built on customer service
  • Bring your years of professional interior design and/or luxury retail experience to a brand that’s expanding nationally
  • Combine your love of home décor and luxury products with your selling skills in an inclusive team environment
  • Be proud to work for a company that manufactures its products right here in the USA
  • Communicate differentiating qualities for custom products
  • Enjoy the autonomy and accountability of being an entrepreneur
  • Embrace change and flexibility, as well as facilitate it
  • Go the extra mile every time to surprise and delight customers
  • Flexible and can work a schedule that includes weekend hours
  • Appreciate the investment you are making in this company and in return, our investment in you

Responsibilities

  • Offer design wisdom and inspiration, both in person and via video consultations, while helping customers select the perfect window treatments for their home
  • Speak comfortably about the functional and stylistic benefits of each of our custom products
  • Co-manage and run the day-to-day operations of the showroom
  • Identify outreach opportunities, including marketing to local interior designers, architects and general contractors
  • Host and attend local design events with support from the headquarters
  • Cultivate and promote the company’s tradition of a professional and positive family atmosphere
  • Participate in ongoing product/technology training, as well as monthly business meetings

Requirements

  • Positive and friendly demeanor toward every customer and colleague
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Awareness of and interest in the design, home décor and/or luxury industry
  • An obsession with creating an elevated client experience
  • Demonstrated skillset in project management and providing an elevated client experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player
  • Three to five years of experience in either retail, design, sales or customer service
  • Appreciated previous experience: Lilian August, Roche-Bobois, Mitchell Gold, Cassina, B&B Italia, Flair, Ligne Roset, BIF, but also Louis Vuitton, LVMH, Kering, Richemont, Swatch Group, YSL, Dior, Chanel, Hermes, Gucci…
  • Appreciated previous titles: Sales & Design Consultant, Luxury Retail Sales Associate, Retail Consultant…