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Account Executive

Post Date:

June 30, 2017

University/School:

Design Within Reach Inc.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description


The Studio Account Executive is responsible for generating sales and providing exceptional service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission.

Responsibilities include:

Sales Generation:

* Meet or exceed personal and Studio sales goals
* Expand the customer's connection to the brand by increasing email sign-up in the studio
* Prospect for new business on a weekly basis utilizing company programs and tools
* Use product information and design knowledge to show and explain merchandise features and benefits
* Help customers in a courteous, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested manner
* Suggest additional items based on assessing customer needs
* Close the sale, writing a quote and following up with customer
* Assist in the coordination of hosting a minimum of 4 design related events per year and extending DWR's reach and involvement in the local design community

Merchandising:

* Assist in maintaining the Studio's design and housekeeping standards
* Assist in floor and fixture changes
* Receive process and ship product as necessary
* Utilize the visual standards guidelines to ensure studio meets company standards at all times
* Maintain a clean work space, back room and restroom
* Support basic maintenance of the studio (light bulb replacement, painting)
* Loss prevention: practice awareness of and compliance with loss prevention and safety procedures.
* Contact Proprietor or Area Manager should any internal or external loss prevention or safety situation arise or be suspect

Experience:

* Previous experience or education in interior design or architecture preferred
* Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
* Ability to identify customer needs and problem solve, to understand and explain product features and benefits
* Design Savvy
* Experience with a POS system and proficient with MS Office software and web navigation
* Able to routinely move objects weighing over 20 pounds, and to understand and properly use a hand truck, carpentry tools, ladders, and other basic materials required in merchandising the Studio
* Attention to detail and outstanding problem-solving skills

Design Within Reach is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities).

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