Residential Sales Specialist - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA /
Sales – Residential /
Full-time
The exceptional team at JANUS et Cie, now part of Haworth and the Poltrona Frau Group, serves commercial, hospitality and residential clients with a dedicated focus on design leadership, outstanding quality, and unparalleled service. The company’s namesake—the Roman god JANUS, whose two faces look both forward and back—is the foundation of a unified mission rooted in tradition and heritage, yet equally dedicated to innovative materials and superior craftsmanship. This inspired long-term view is realized through the lens of a unique corporate culture that encourages curiosity, creativity and collaboration in the pursuit of excellence. Acclaimed by the most discriminating designers, architects, and clients throughout the world, the company’s powerful body of work is actualized by a top-of-class team.

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.

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.

JANUS et Cie currently has an opportunity for a Residential Sales Specialist to be based out of Los Angeles. Reporting to the Showroom Manager, the Sales Specialist will cover a territory which will include Santa Barbara and other coastal cities.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

    • Develop and deliver presentations to architects, designers, purchasing agents and owner’s representatives in the residential sector
    • Sell within the residential market sector
    • Generate solutions and quotes for clients
    • Create and close sales
    • Prospect new accounts
    • Manage current accounts to ensure company and client satisfaction
    • Handle day-to-day customer care together with backup team members
    • Meet sales goals
    • Other duties as needed

Requirements:

    • 3+ years of sales experience, preferably in the luxury furniture industry
    • Polished appearance and professional presentation skills
    • Hunter type mentality with a successful track record of meeting sales goals
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
    • Self-motivated with a sense of urgency to meet sales goals
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite of programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Qualified candidates for this career position in a growth-oriented and stable company, recognized for quality and brand leadership, are encouraged to apply.

JANUS et Cie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.