Sales Associate - West Hollywood

JANUS et Cie - West Hollywood, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $64,000 a year
SkillsBenefits

For more than 40 years, JANUS et Cie has been an industry leader in design-driven furnishings for the outdoors, each product the result of the passion, commitment and the collective enthusiasm of our dedicated team of individuals. With an expertise in understanding specific design challenges and a passion for creative problem-solving, we are proud to collaborate with our contract, hospitality and residential clients to develop personalized solutions through a shared focus on innovation and service.

The continuous development of our brand is supported by what we believe to be our most valuable assets: our people. Enthusiastic experts at the forefront of emerging concepts and industry trends, our company is driven by a culture of creativity, collaboration and curiosity. Our team at JANUS et Cie is comprised of individuals who share a high commitment to personal achievement, who enjoy constantly learning, and whose talents are nurtured and developed through a supportive, energetic workplace with a longstanding position in the luxury furniture market.

Outstanding quality, superior craftsmanship and excellence is paramount at JANUS et Cie and our product reflects our unified mission: rooted in tradition, heritage and craft, yet equally dedicated to innovative materials and progressive engineering. Acclaimed by the most discriminating designers, architects and juried competitions, our powerful body of work has inspired for decades a demand for beautifully imagined furnishings to be used both indoors and out, and has influenced an entire industry in the process.

JANUS et Cie currently has an opening for a Sales Associate to work out of our Showroom in West Hollywood. Under the direction of the Showroom Manager, the Sales Associate will be responsible for the following:

  • Answer calls, arrange outgoing shipments and receive/process all incoming shipments
  • Greet clients and assists them on the floor if a sales rep is not available
  • Assist in creative ways of finding new clients
  • Pre-qualify and assist new leads via phone and email
  • Create informal and formal sales quotes as required by Sales Specialists and Showroom Manager
  • Follow up with clients on status of outstanding sales quotes as directed by the sales team
  • Ensure all back up sales paperwork is accurate and complete
  • Organize and perform mass market mailings and e-blasts in cooperation with Marketing
  • Help coordinate special events
  • Maintain contacts databases and mailing lists
  • Maintain all finish sample and literature inventory levels in the showroom
  • Update price lists and post to shared drives
  • Handle and track all floor samples and finish samples borrowed from the showroom
  • Maintain showroom appearance
  • Order office supplies
  • Other duties as needed

The ideal candidate will have the following combination of education, experience and skills:

  • 2 – 3 years of office administration experience
  • Previous sales experience with luxury products is a plus
  • Skilled at graciously answering phones and greeting visitors
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with a sense of urgency to assist the sales team as needed
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite of programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Qualified candidates who are eager to embrace the design-driven, inspiring culture at a stable, growth-oriented company may email resume and cover letter to Thanh Nguyen, Talent Acquisition Manager.

JANUS et Cie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • retail sales: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Office Administration: 2 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Management:

  • Store Manager