An exciting new opportunity has become available to join Spence & Lyda, a leading retailer and wholesaler of high-end Furniture, Lighting and Homewares in a sales role. Based at our new showroom in Waterloo, this position will give the right candidate the chance to build a career in the design industry and to work with beautiful product.
This role will see you performing a variety of sales and sales support functions in our retail showroom.
Although two days are rarely the same, your core responsibilities will be:
- To be the “Front of House” for the retail showroom – answering phone calls and email enquiries and greeting customers
- Providing sales assistance
- Arranging for order deliveries and customer pick-ups with our logistics team
- Monitoring deliveries and providing stock updates to clients
- Managing stylist and trade loans
- Preparing and maintaining sales collateral, marketing material and consumables for the retail showroom.
We are looking for a well presented, confident and outgoing person who builds quick rapport with clients. You will have a high attention to detail and love helping customers and your team to achieve great results. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, commercial acumen and an interest in design are a must. Previous sales experience in the furniture, homewares or related industry and a working knowledge of MYOB or similar are highly desirable.
Your Skills and Experience:
Min 2–3 years demonstrated experience in a sales role in the design industry.
Experience in a homewares, lighting or furniture environment will be HIGHLY REGARDED.
A background and keen interest in design – either interior design, product design or architecture.
Strong interpersonal skills and customer focus.
Experience in Excel and MYOB or similar accounting software
Please note that this role involves weekend work.
How to Apply
Please apply by emailing your CV to Belinda Harper - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spence & Lyda seeks to showcase design that adds meaning to the living experience; products of unparalleled quality and distinction, visual form and functionality; pieces designed to stay in our lives for generations.
We strive to provide 'Everything you really want' for the breadth of life's requirements including furniture, feature lighting and upholstery textiles through to area rugs, soft furnishings, bed, bath and accessories.