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Job Title:Account Executive - Scottsdale
Job Listed By:Design Within Reach
Job Listing Number:#3311
Salary: -
Job Location:Scottsdale
Categories:Design/Business Marketing

Job Description:The Studio Account Executive is responsible for generating sales and providing exceptional service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission. Responsibilities include:

Sales Generation:

Meet or exceed personal and Studio sales goals
Expand the customer's connection to the brand by increasing email sign-up in the studio
Prospect for new business on a weekly basis utilizing company programs and tools
Use product information and design knowledge to show and explain merchandise features and benefits
Help customers in a courteous, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested manner
Suggest additional items based on assessing customer needs
Close the sale, writing a quote and following up with customer
Assist in the coordination of hosting a minimum of 4 design related events per year and extending DWR's reach and involvement in the local design community
Handle all merchandise returns and customer problems/complaints in a positive manner
Enter customer orders according to company policy and procedure.
Product knowledge: develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Design Within Reach products.
Read all communication and materials on product forwarded from corporate offices
Demonstrate an enthusiasm for design, including designers and the design industry
Attend studio meetings, share information amongst peers and utilize the web and catalog


Assist in maintaining the Studio's design and housekeeping standards
Assist in floor and fixture changes
Receive process and ship product as necessary
Utilize the visual standards guidelines to ensure studio meets company standards at all times
Maintain a clean work space, back room and restroom
Support basic maintenance of the studio (light bulb replacement, painting)
Loss prevention: practice awareness of and compliance with loss prevention and safety procedures.
Contact Proprietor or Area Manager should any internal or external loss prevention or safety situation arise or be suspect
Working relations: work well with customers, fellow associates and corporate contacts.
Take initiative to fulfill customer needs in a timely and appropriate manner
Cooperate with fellow associates and promote a positive team spirit
Follow company policies and procedures including attendance, personal conduct, dress code and employee discount
Communicate constructively and objectively with corporate offices when resolving customer issues


Previous experience or education in interior design or architecture preferred
Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to identify customer needs and problem solve, to understand and explain product features and benefits
Design Savvy
Retail Experience
Experience with a POS system and proficient with MS Office software and web navigation
Able to routinely move objects weighing over 20 pounds, and to understand and properly use a hand truck, carpentry tools, ladders, and other basic materials required in merchandising the Studio
Attention to detail and outstanding problem-solving skills Design Within Reach is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities).

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Please DO NOT contact about other services, products or commercial interests.

If you are not currently qualified or available, please share this announcement with other Interior's Professionals. This may be the new opportunity they are seeking.
Preferred Education:
Computer Skills:

About Design Within Reach
Design Within Reach exists to make authentic modern design accessible. Authentic means that it's the real thing. We don't do "inspired by" or "just as good as" or "in the spirit of." When we were founded in 1998, consumers simply weren't able to buy the classics at retail. To find them, they had to visit Europe or work with intermediaries. We changed that by making innovative works from iconic designers accessible for the first time, and we've continued to provide the best in modern design ever since. Accessible means that it can be seen and touched (taken for a "test drive," as we like to say) and that it's in stock. At DWR, we're passionate about design past, present and future.