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Role
Textile Specialist
Company
Kneedler Fauchère
Posted on 12/02/22

About Outside Textile Specialist

 

Job Summary

Kneedler Fauchère is a multi-line showroom that specializes in high-end furnishings, textiles and accessories to the design trade. The showroom environment is dynamic, fast-paced and exciting. We are currently seeking to fill our textile specialist position.

The textile specialist will provide a seamless luxury sales experience for all showroom textile customers and be able to grow textile sales for an assigned list of customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide fabric, wallcovering and leather sales consultation and service to customers.
  • Assisting customers in locating desired patterns, colorways, weaves, yarns, etc., among various fabric, wallcovering and leather manufacturers represented.
  • Introducing new or unfamiliar fabric, wallcovering and leather collections to customers.
  • Shopping for fabrics, wallcovering and leathers for customers who need such assistance.
  • Recommending fabrics / wallcoverings when a customer needs to re-shop based on discontinued or backordered stock, pricing, etc., or to locate coordinating fabrics.
  • Contacting the manufacturer to determine if custom fabric or wallcovering or leather can be produced for a project.
  • Placing Reserves and ordering CFAs for your customers.
  • Following up on Reserves with customers to determine if the customer wants to order the fabric or extend Reserves.
  • Placing Sales Orders for Fabrics, wall coverings and leather.
  • Referring furniture, lighting and accessory quote requests and sales orders to your partnered Inside Sales Rep in the showroom.
  • To strengthen customer relationships and grow sales with your assigned customer base.
  • Participating in showroom functions featuring fabric, wallcovering and leather lines.
  • Attending company and supplier sales meetings and training sessions.
  • Supplier Line Assignment – be go to expert for a set list of suppliers.

Qualities and Competencies

  • Product knowledge – All textile products
  • Sales Skills
  • Initiative
  • Professional, positive, and courteous manner
  • Enthusiasm
  • Goal oriented
  • Organizational abilities
  • Responsiveness, flexibility
  • Team Player
  • Ability to handle change effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic problem-solving and decision making

Hours:

Full-time in the Showroom, Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:15 PM

How to Submit

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to KChiesa@kneedlerfauchere.com.