Decorating Consultant

George Goedecke & Sons, Inc. - Bedford, NH

Goedecke Paint & Decorating, a Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer, has an immediate opening for an ambitious, self-reliant Decorating Consultant who will help our customers find products that match their unique personal style. Come work with us, where you’ll:

  • Collaborate with a team of design and decorating professionals to provide best in class customer service
  • Offer decorating expertise and wisdom while helping customers select the perfect custom window treatments for their home, including sharing features and functions of blind and shade options and choosing fabric and styles for custom draperies
  • Support the day-to-day operations of our retail showroom, including: assisting customers who visit our showroom for window treatments, wallpaper and paint, answering phone calls as needed and directing them to the appropriate department, following up on sales leads, managing fabric inventory and window treatment displays, processing customer orders through our point of sale system and providing support to other showroom departments as needed
  • Perform in-home decorating consultations, which includes taking precise window measurements, reviewing fabric samples and assisting with product selections
  • Manage and own all aspect of your sales, including: Preparing detailed product and service quotes, communicating quotes in a timely and concise manner, following up with customers to close the sale, entering order details in point of sale system, ordering products with vendors, drafting fabrication orders for drapery workroom, scheduling/overseeing product installations and collecting customer balances once order is complete

Skills you will bring:

  • A retail professional with a strong emphasis on exceptional customer service
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn complex point of sale application is required
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional follow through skills, quality and precision-focused
  • Confident with numbers and calculations
  • Self-starter with drive and ambition to own and grow a client portfolio in a non-commission-based environment
  • Willingness and ability to learn technical details and features of several custom window treatment product lines
  • Team-oriented, cooperative and collaborative with a willingness to help others as needed
  • Energetic, outgoing personality
  • Flexible with schedule (No evenings needed, but every other Saturday is required)
  • Drapery fabrication and/or decorating knowledge a plus
  • Project management experience a plus
  • 1-3 years retail/customer service experience preferred
  • Benefits include PTO, Simple IRA with 3% match after one year, and profit sharing, and a wellness program. We do not offer traditional group health insurance, We do offer a minimal essential health coverage plan or MEC. This is an ACA approved plan that covers basic preventative care under the affordable care act.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted On: Friday, June 26, 2020
Compensation: $20.00

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