First Supply

Kohler Signature Store Sr. Sales Design Consultant

US-MI-Birmingham
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2382
Type
Regular Full-Time
# Positions
1
Category
Showroom

Overview

With a strong, long-lasting history of bringing products to homeowners and the trade through trusted distributors, Kohler heightened its accessibility with the opening of the first KOHLER Signature Store in Edina, Minnesota. Solely owned and operated by plumbing distributor First Supply, this kitchen and bath showroom provides a distinguished Kohler experience where designers and homeowners can get hands on with hundreds of products, take advantage of expert consultation services and step into fully designed suites featuring products exclusively from the Kohler brands.

 

The Sr. Sales Design Consultant will be a design professional with a strong skill set in cabinetry design and sales. This position will have both contractor and consumer facing showroom sales responsibilities. Proficient use of 20/20 is a must. Positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment where exceeding our customer’s expectations is our number one goal. We focus on treating both our customers and our employees with respect and professionalism.

Responsibilities

  • Drive sales to meet and exceed sales targets set by Store Manager
  • Conduct daily follow-up on outstanding quotes
  • Develop repeat sales, new relationships and future business
  • Ensure that each Customer receives outstanding Customer Service by providing a customer friendly and a professional environment which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, and maintaining professional standard
  • Assume Leadership Role with Companies Key Initiatives
  • Working with trade professionals and their clients, to design and quote Kitchen and Bath projects
  • Designing kitchens, bathrooms, bars, entertainment systems etc. using 20/20 software
  • Quoting and managing the full cycle ordering process for all kitchen and bath projects from inception to completion in a timely and accurate manner using the business computer system
  • Perform plan takeoffs, generating detailed designs using 20-20 Design software and pricing
  • Work with clients to create their dream kitchen and or bathroom
  • Ensure familiarity with and continue to learn new kitchen and bath home fashion trends; utilize both cabinetry and plumbing knowledge to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives
  • Take and complete ongoing product and manufacturing training as required by Manager
  • Conduct daily follow-up on outstanding quotes and orders to ensure customer satisfaction and service
  • Participate in planning and execution of in-store events
  • Develop repeat sales, new relationships and future business
  • Network with the professional trade through involvement in associations, meetings and events
  • Deliver exceptional customer service
  • Maintain a well-organized, aesthetically pleasing environment
  • Develop detailed knowledge of all product lines and features
  • Participate in online learning to supplement product knowledge
  • Complete training courses to continually develop and hone presentation, negotiation and sales skills
  • Assist with normal store maintenance tasks (inventory, display maintenance, literature library, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Store Manager

Qualifications

  • Associate or College Degree in interior design or related field preferred
  • Experience in sales/service, preferably in kitchen & bath industry
  • Certification(s) required (CKD, CKB, etc.)
  • Proficient with 20-20 Design and AutoCAD Design Software
  • Experience in pricing and ordering of cabinetry
  • Strong design skills
  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word and general internet familiarity
  • Experience reading project blueprints and performing plan takeoffs
  • Ability to be detailed oriented
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including retail hours, and occasional evening hours for events
  • Highly personable, skilled at interacting with clients and prospects at a variety of knowledge and comfort levels
  • Open-minded and willing to learn new concepts, products and ideas

 

First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.

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