Account Manager (Business Development)

Full Time
  • Post Date: December 27, 2019
Job Description

– Iconic brand within the design industry

– Exciting sales role within the vibrant Architecture & Design Industry

– Rare opportunity to join a growing business and shape our success

About us – Armadillo&Co

Armadillo & Co is a global brand born in Australia, with inspiration and craftsmanship drawn from India. Since 2009, A&Co. has pioneered the rug world through its combination of aesthetics and ethics. The company’s head office is based in Sydney with showrooms across Australia and the USA.

Each A&Co. rug is handmade from natural and sustainable materials, elevating the artistry of age-old methods through a uniquely Australian contemporary design process. We proudly embrace Fair Trade practices, with each purchase benefiting local schools in our weavers’ villages through the not-for-profit Armadillo & Co Foundation.

About the role – Account Manager

We are seeking a passionate Account Manager to work with our Regional Sales Manager NSW/ACT and play a key role in continuing to grow our NSW/ACT trade clientele. The position is fulltime, based in our Sydney Flagship Showroom and Head Office (Surry Hills). Key responsibilities include:

-Showroom customer service and product presentation for trade clients

-Managing client portfolio –order requests, samples, information, product care, trouble-shooting, sales leads, monitoring orders through to delivery (including TNT & Designer Transport where required).

-Building and maintaining strong and effective working relationships

-Maintain and develop both active and dormant trade clientele in line with strategic objectives

-Actively prospecting new trade clients

-Wholesale channel support including in-store visual inspections of merchandising and collateral, and training of new and current staff to ensure adequate product knowledge.

-Supporting sales and marketing events e.g. networking opportunities, client entertainment, new collection launches, and media and trade events.

About you:

We are searching for a dynamic sales professional, who can demonstrate high levels of:

-Passion for the A&D industry

-Customer focus

-Communication & interpersonal skills

-Agility and time management

-Problem solving

A background in the architecture and design industry is required, along with access to a car in order to undertake client visits when required. You will also possess physical capability to lift samples or rugs with assistance, in accordance with our workplace WH&S policies and processes.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you! Please submit the following to our HR Manager, Rachel at


-One paragraph bio about who you are and what makes you jump out of bed in the morning

-An example of a product or brand you engage with and why (you can include any photos or other information if you like)

Armadillo & Co is an exciting brand with a growing team. We provide great perks like lunch, company volunteer days, and flexible working arrangements. We genuinely care about our people, and embrace Equal Employment Opportunity and fair workplace practices. We are committed to Workplace Health & Safety, and cultural diversity.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity with a successful global and ethical brand.