Interior Designer, Sales Consultant

Employer
Ethan Allen Global Inc.
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
ETHAN ALLEN Ethan Allen has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. We employ the best in the furniture industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices. We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits. Would you like to reap the benefits of being an Ethan Allen designer and enjoy the advantages of a flextime schedule? As an Ethan Allen designer, you can create an optimal work schedule that meets your professional and personal needs while offering you the ability to meet your client needs as well. Our IDEAL program (Interior Designers with an Entrepreneurial Attitude and Lifestyle) affords you the flexibility and technology to generate more sales which will result in more income Imagine using your talent, style and passion in a fashion-forward, fast-paced creative retail environment to create beautiful rooms with thousands of the latest fabrics, dozens of finishes, and high-quality furnishings in almost every imaginable style. Add our vast, exclusive accent and custom drapery programs and best-in-business training and support, and you can see why Ethan Allen is "the place" to cultivate your interior design career. Duties and Responsibilities As an IDEAL Interior Design Consultant, you will manage your own business and enjoy exceptional earning potential with generous commissions, working closely with the customer in the design center/studio, remotely, online or in the customer's home to create individualized design solutions to sell Ethan Allen products and services. Designs include space planning, fabric coordination, product selection and overall project design. Successful execution is evidenced by developing individualized designs and achieving sales goals in a flexible relationship based selling environment. Some projects may require a team or partnership based approach. It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together by design Minimum Requirements High school diploma / GED with a minimum of five (5) years practical interior design experience in lieu of a college degree OR Bachelors degree in a design-related field from an accredited institution preferred with a minimum of one (1) year of practical interior design experience.Broad knowledge of interior design and effective sales techniques.Working knowledge of online sales and design tools.Good listening skills with excellent oral and written communication skills also required.General understanding of how to utilize Social Media and grass-roots marketing to develop a book of business. Proven experience preferred.Valid driver's license, except in limited circumstances in which the associate can establish to the Company's satisfaction that they have available, for use during all business hours, an alternate means of transportation not requiring the operation of a motor vehicle which will enable them to perform the duties of their positionEthan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are an E-Verify Employer.