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Sales Associate

Los Angeles, CA, US

JANUS et Cie®, the reputable, design-focused leader in the furniture industry, is currently seeking a Sales Associate for the Los Angeles showroom.

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 realized through a top-of-class team.

The right person for this position will use their bright personality and creativity to assist the Sales Manager, organize events, and greet clients to ensure that our client relationships are maintained, assist the sales team with various clerical duties, as well as prospect and develop non-assigned accounts.

Under the direction of the Sales Manager, you will assist the sales team with quotes and enter data in our system, as well as:

• Answer phones
• Arrange all outgoing shipments, prepare all packages, and receive/process all incoming shipments
• Maintain and order office supplies as needed
• Maintain showroom appearance
• Greet clients and assist 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 who contact us via phone or email
• Create informal and formal sales quotes as required by Sales Specialists and Sales/Showroom Manager
• Follow up with clients on status of outstanding sales quotes as directed by manager/sales staff
• Assemble and file, in a timely manner, all back up sales paperwork, ensuring that all information is complete
• Organize and perform mass market mailings and e-blasts in cooperation with Marketing
• Coordinate, with Marketing and showroom staff, all special events, including invitations, RSVPs, solicitation of caterers, etc
• Maintain Servoy and VAM contacts databases and mailing lists
• Maintain all finish sample and literature inventory levels in the showroom
• Maintain and update pricelists; updates are posted to the shared drives
• Handle and track all floor samples and finish samples borrowed from the showroom

Must be detailed and have excellent computer skills. Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Seriously qualified candidates for this career position in an important growth-oriented and stable company, recognized for quality and brand leadership, may email resume and cover letter to Garey Chambliss, Corporate Recruiter at: career@janusetcie.com