Showroom Sales Consultant

Urban Couture Design + Homewares


Surry Hills

About the business and the role:

Urban Couture manufactures, designs and retails high end contemporary furniture and homewares for residential and commercial markets. With both a physical and online store presence, we cater for clients locally and internationally.

Our brand draws upon European traditions, in particular the Scandinavian and Italian design perspectives. In addition to our own in house range we also supply products from iconic Scandinavian and local Australian brands including Armadillo & Co, By Lassen, Gubi, Normann Copenhagen and Menu.

Job Overview:

  • To assist with our rapid growth and expansion we are looking for ambitious, passionate and charismatic Showroom Sales Consultants (Full/Part time and even Casual) to join our Surry Hills team.
  • As a small organisation, team culture is imperative to us in providing an environment that is both welcoming and creative for both staff and clients. As a result, we place an emphasis on providing the right training, uncapped bonus incentive schemes and generous staff discounts.
  • The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting our Showroom Sales Manager in developing and managing relationships with online, retail, and trade clients.
  • Most importantly, given our recent growth and future expansion strategies over the next few years, this role not only provides you with the opportunity to advance within the company, but to be actively involved in contributing towards its success.

Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing relationships with retail and trade/design clients in the showroom and online;
  • Achieve monthly personal sales goals to facilitate overall store budget requirements;
  • Prompt follow up and management of all email/phone/showroom enquiries, quotations and pricing of furniture and homewares;
  • Assisting clients in the selection of furniture and homewares pieces;
  • Maintaining and demonstrating your knowledge of designer products and brands sold at Urban Couture;
  • Assisting with customer service enquiries in a timely fashion where required;
  • Opening, closing, and the presentation of merchandising and maintenance of the showroom to a high standard;
  • Ability to work on a rotating roster which includes weekend shifts (for Full/Part/Casual positions);
  • Adhering to our company’s policies and procedures.

Skills and experience

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a customer focused retail sales position. Previous sales experience within the furniture/interior design industry is preferred, however not essential;

Given our dynamic and fast paced environment, a positive attitude and an ability to adapt to changing circumstances using initiative;

Have a great eye for detail and an appreciation of architecture, product design and all things design;

Most of all, a desire to be part of something fun and rewarding.

Whether you’re looking for Full Time work, or just after a few days a week with no long-term commitments we would love to hear from you. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.

Give us a shout by filling out your details below, telling us why you want to work at Urban Couture!

Application deadline: 15.02.2018