Sales Associate

At Circa Lighting, our passion for excellence encompasses the quality and design of the products we offer, the experience we provide to our clients and our commitment to bringing their lighting visions to life. We are a source of expertise, guidance and inspiration for every person who walks through our doors.

As a company, we value imagination, individuality and giving our employees opportunities to explore, grow and shape our future. If you share our passion and values, we want to hear from you.

What we’re looking for:
We are looking for driven, dynamic individuals who are enthusiastic about beautiful design and delivering a first-class experience. Our team members thrive in customer-facing environments and enjoy developing relationships with key clients.

What we offer:
We are committed to providing our employees with the training, tools and support needed to succeed in the fast-paced environment of our growing company. In addition to the investment in your development through our comprehensive training programs, Circa Lighting offers competitive compensation and a benefits package including 100% company-paid health, disability and life insurance. We also offer dental, vision, up to 4% company matching retirement plan and more. We invite you to learn more about our company at circalighting.com/join-our-team.

Responsibilities:
Drive sales to meet and exceed sales goals
• Manage and execute all stages of the sales process from the opportunity to invoice to ensure proper follow-up, clean sales, minimal returns and customer satisfaction
• Drive sales to the trade & retail customer base
New business development and account management
• Identify and create new customers through building strong relationships with architects, builders, and interior designers
• Source and follow up on leads to develop new business
• Collaborate with the business development team to maximize sales growth
• Assist showroom customers in lighting selections and purchases in a manner that maintains long term relationships
Showroom operations
• Ensure compliance with all company and showroom policies and procedures
• Maintain a clean, attractive and organized showroom appearance which will enhance sales
• Become proficient in the company’s order entry and operating system
• Independently open and close showroom

Position requirements:
• 3+ years retail or showroom sales experience, preferably in the luxury home furnishings, lighting or building materials industries
• 2+ years of retail lighting experience preferred
• Experience in Interior design, custom home building products, luxury home furnishing and/or lighting industry required
• College graduate preferred
• Proficient computer skills utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite of software with working knowledge of ERP systems, preferably SalesPad.
• Experience in project management with the ability to manage client expectations and time effectively.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a wide variety of people and forge mutually beneficial relationships
• Superior communication and organization skills with excellent attention to detail
• Must demonstrate maturity in judgment, commitment, dependability, punctuality and adherence to agreed-upon schedule as determined by the manager
• Critical thinking; ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines and production schedules in a fast-paced environment
• Keen eye for design and creativity
• Ability to achieve results both independently and through others by fostering a spirit of teamwork and cooperation
• Available to work a flexible schedule including weekends
• Ability to use tools, climb ladders, and safely lift up to 30 lbs.
• Ability to follow safety and security standards.

Circa Lighting is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.