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Lindsey Coral Harper
Sales Associate - Chicago, IL
Company DEDON, Inc.
Date Posted 09/01/17
Location Illinois
Duration Full-time
Category Sales/Marketing
Job Description

DEDON, Inc., the internationally recognized leader in luxury design and manufacturing, is eagerly seeking an Sales Associate for our Chicago and Midwest territory, reporting to the Western Regional Manager at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL.

DEDON was founded in 1990 and became the first company to weave synthetic fiber into luxury outdoor designs, setting a global standard of quality and innovation that informs its evolution to this day. DEDON's vision is to redefine outdoor living through an attention to design and luxurious comfort. We are changing the way people live outdoors by working with the world’s leading designers and raising the bar for excellence and innovation in outdoor furniture.

With global headquarters in Germany and sales offices all over the world, DEDON, Inc., based in the United States of America is a rapidly expanding company looking for candidates that are eager to be a part of a growing team. Experience with furniture or luxury brands is preferable, but at DEDON we believe in hiring great people first and foremost!

Ideal candidates display the following characteristics:
• High motivation for success and exceeding goals
• Infectious positivity and optimism
• An ability to proactively solve problems and generate solutions
• The desire to participate as an active team member
• A curious and critical nature
• An appreciation and eagerness for luxury while maintaining a down-to-earth demeanor
• Comfort with change and a desire for continual improvement
• A passion for delivering a luxury experience to clients
• Thorough and adept written and verbal communication skills
• Quick adaptability and desire to learn new programs and systems

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Achieve sales goals
• Outreach and service residential A&D clientele throughout Chicago, the Midwest and Eastern Canada
• Attend local industry networking events, promoting sales through relationship and brand-building
• Execute strategic regional outreach plan as created with manager, including extensive in-office presentation
• Work independently as well as with sales team

Job Requirements

3 to 5 years of successful sales experience
• At least 2 years of outside sales experience
• A valid driver’s license
• Passport or ability to qualify for a passport
• BA degree or beyond is a plus
• Experience in luxury A&D residential home furnishings sales is preferred

This position is available immediately and offer:
• Competitive base salary, commission, and annual bonus options
• A full benefits package including medical, dental, vision
• Employee-matching 401K
• Educational Assistance
• Opportunity for advancement and development

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Sara Smarr
Regional Sales Manager- West
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