Design Consultant in Frederick, MD at Fitzgerald Auto Mall

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

Fitzgerald Home Furnishings Design Consultants enjoy assisting clients through the design and furniture buying process and cultivate repeat and referral business through building lasting relationships with their customers. With their professional expertise and the furniture industry’s best products, our Design Consultants guide and advise customers through any scope of project whether looking to furnish an entire home or simply adding the finishing touches to complete a space. Our Design Consultants stay up-to-date on the latest trends and are capable of working within a broad range of design styles and budgets to wow every customer.

If you love meeting new people, collaborating with like-minded professionals, and have a passion for furniture and interior design, this position can offer you a creative and rewarding career. Offered one of the most generous compensation plans in the industry, Fitzgerald Home Furnishings Design Consultants have opportunity to make a significant salary following a period of acclimation to our store and the development of customer relationships.

Desired skills:

  • Proven success in Interior Design, sales and customer service
  • Be inquisitive, actively listen to and engage customers utilizing design-focused selling skills to meet the customers’ needs and ensure their lasting satisfaction of their investment
  • Build/maintain a client base and provide creative furnishing solutions for customers’ needs
  • Be motivated to stay accountable to individual sales and service goals communicated by store management
  • Stay connected, keeping customers well informed about orders and any status changes, remain attentive to customer needs through delivery
  • Communicate company loyalty services and individualized programs, when applicable
  • Continuously improve, develop, share and apply product expertise by staying informed with the marketplace and industry trend
  • Maintain knowledge of all product information, intranet communications, and current advertising and marketing initiatives
  • Maintain sales floor coverage and follow posted schedules with regard to area assignments
  • Support and model excellent service by exhibiting a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward the job and company to both internal and external customers in all forms of communication
  • Maintain an awareness of all available resources for training and development, and actively participate in self development and growth through company resources

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an interior design/consultancy capacity (including either working independently as an interior designer, working with an established ID firm, and/or working as a sales and/or design professional with an established furniture, cabinetry, ID and/or remodeling firm).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • High school diploma/ GED or equivalent
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays