Karakter Senior Sales Associate – Paris Rive Gauche

Responsibilities
The Senior Sales Associate is accountable for achieving all the brand new Karakter Paris Rive Gauche Showroom sales, profit and service goals while providing a business environment that supports an outstanding experience for clients; ensures the continuous and efficient operation of the showroom.
The Senior Sales Associate reports directly to the Paris Retail & Soft Contract Manager.

Main activities
  • Be a key interface with clients, designers and buyers;
  • Develop new business relationships and identifying business opportunities;
  • Provide excellent client services & sales results;
  • Ensure the product display and visual marketing is to the highest and prescribed standard;
  • Guarantee that the store provides best in class luxury experience and outstanding level of hospitality;
  • Support and attend all business events and activities;
  • Optimize showroom performance;
  • Organize showroom events to increase sales by ensuring that designers, decorators and clients are invited and enticed into the showroom;
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Marketing Department and Global Retail Director to identify and implement initiatives to increase store traffic;
  • Identify and suggests actions to further expand the company database through client data registration and profiling;
  • Ensure real-time reporting to Headquarter by guaranteeing the use of the company information system and other reporting/CRM tools, providing all relevant information regarding sales quotes, leads, client visits;
  • Provide regular Sales forecasts;
  • Use the company’s KPI monitoring tools to do regular Business Reviews,
  • Assure all administration, reporting and financial management is of the highest order.
 
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Design or Architecture preferred);
  • Min 10 years in experience in high-end furniture sales;
  • Min 5 years in experience in the role;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel);
  • Proven Sales history.
 
Technical and Soft skills:
  • Excellent customer relations skills;
  • Good knowledge in Sales Forecasting and Sales Pipeline Management;
  • Good knowledge in Cost Management and understanding of P&L;
  • Oriented and proactive approach to achieving the goals;
  • Organizational & problem solving skills;
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work;
  • Charismatic, influential, able to impress and attract clients;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills-verbal and written.


Work location: Paris, Rive Gauche

Our company is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates can send their CV with authorization for EU 2016/679 (GDPR).

 
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