Sales Consultant

DECO Window Fashions - Austin, TX

DECO Window Fashions is devoted to creating beautiful, custom window treatments for any residential or commercial location. We specialize in designing window fashions that suit your individual style, your business model and your budget. We are a Certified Professional Dealer for Hunter Douglas window treatments.

As a design / sales consultant with DECO Window Fashions, you have significant responsibility for our continued growth and success. In return, we are committed to doing everything possible to ensure your continued professional growth and success. 

JOB SUMMARY: 

The primary function of a design consultant is to effectively guide prospective DECO Window Fashions customers through a creative process. Design consultants are directly responsible for listening to the customer's wants and needs and then helping that customer bring their design ideas into reality. A design consultant with be an expert in product offerings, color and design trends and understand each customer's vision and budget constraints. This position plays a major part in a potential client's decision-making process. The ability to listen and then create a solution for each of DECO Window Fashions customers accordingly will be an integral part of the company's growth. A successful design consultant will have a demonstrated track record of accepted designs, customer satisfaction and the ability to build trust with the customer base. Other capabilities will include: 

  • In-depth discovery processes aimed at developing a clear understanding of customers' style and project goals.
  • An expert understanding of interior design products' features and benefits, installation challenges, and style trend life cycle.
  • An understanding of decision-making dynamics and ability to gain customer trust in design expertise.
  • The ability to use technology, creative communication, and other presentation tools to help customers visualize a project

The successful design consultant will have the capability, and be interested in, consulting with clients on their design ideas and aspirations and turning those ideas and aspirations into reality. The area of consulting could include anything from a single-piece window treatment to a complete remake of their home or business. 

OBJECTIVES/DELIVERABLES:

  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Understand fashion and design trends and changing market needs.
  • Help turn DECO Window Fashions into the go-to resource for interior design expertise and window fashions. 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct design consultations to identify the right product to match the customer's personal style, functional needs and budget.
  • Communicate and present ideas to customers to match their vision and style
  • Serve as the creative expert for the business. Understand color, fabrics, texture and product combinations
  • Build local relationships with realtors, builders and other professionals who rely on our services 

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: 

Interior Design Experience. Three years of successful design experience focused on residential environments. Uses appropriate and creative tools to help customers visualize products, colors, fabrics or final projects. 

Resilience. Maintains a positive attitude and personal effectiveness and as a result, has established a progressive track record of customer-focused designs.

High Energy. Energetic personality with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, drive and ambition, and a team-oriented approach to customer service delivery.

Intelligent. Ability to think creatively, plan, organize, set goals and execute strategically. Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task. Excellent communication skills

Collaborative. Strong relationship-building, interpersonal and internal/external-networking skills. Works well with others, takes time to help customers. Willingness to work with all internal partners for project success.

Entrepreneurial self-starter. Use a hands-on approach to ensure that customers are delighted throughout the design, sales and installation processes.

Knowledge of/proficient in MS Office Suite and relevant design programs.

 Background or education (associates or bachelor's degree) in an interior design-related field preferred.

 Driver's license required

 WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

 This position requires a high degree of self-starting and self-discipline to be productive and effective. DECO Window Fashions is committed to the professional growth of every team member and to creating an environment where every team member can do their absolute best work. Benefits include:

  • Company-provided design tools
  • Ongoing product training and vendor supported resources in the field of window treatments and interior home design.
  • A competitive compensation package that includes commissions and bonuses
  • Paid time off


Posted On: Monday, March 9, 2020
Compensation: $50,000.00



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