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Lindsey Coral Harper
Showroom Sales Assistant
Company Palecek
Date Posted 05/18/17
Location New York
Duration Full-time
Salary Low-Medium
Category Sales/Marketing
Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and energetic sales assistant for our busy NYDC showroom. This is a full-time position that involves many different evolving tasks, not limited to:

• Interfacing with clients in showroom in courteous and knowledgeable manner
• Providing excellent customer service to clients via phone and email in a fast-paced environment
• Assisting with sales quotes, order entry and follow-up; manage orders from start to finish
• Helping meet showroom sales goals
• Assisting with client inquiries and product sample requests
• Liaising with customer service department in CA offices to provide order updates, lead times, and answer general information in response to customer inquiries
• Effectively mitigate client complaints
• Help generate and maintain relationships with clients
• Updating and uphold merchandising and showroom standards
• Conducting sample inventories, ordering samples, maintaining and organizing sample library
• Helping update client database
• Making bank deposits and occasional other errands
• Receptionist and administrative duties including answering the phone, greeting clients

company sponsored 401k plan
profit sharing benefits
paid PTO

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will be polished with a professional image and positive attitude; articulate and intelligent, extremely organized, detail oriented, efficient and able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

• Impeccable phone manner and written and verbal communication skills
• Proactive with the ability to prioritize tasks and problem solve with exceptional time management skills
• Strong computer (MS Office and Outlook) and administrative skills; AS400 is a plus
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with attention to detail
• Must be physically able to lift and move furniture when necessary
• Interior design industry experience is helpful; the most important thing is that you be interested in the industry and eager to learn

About our Company

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, PALECEK is a preferred national and international wholesaler of individually-designed and globally-sourced handcrafted furniture, accessories and lighting. Founded by Allan H. Palecek in 1974, PALECEK’s signature style is inspired by natural materials and infused with timeless details. PALECEK is recognized worldwide for its impeccable design and handcrafted construction. Offering a wide range of domestic customization options, PALECEK outfits memorable spaces for hospitality and residential environments. PALECEK has permanent to-the-trade-only showrooms in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, High Point, New York and San Francisco.

Exact Salary

competitive hourly

Maggie Tice
Showroom Manager
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