Floor Covering Consultant
- Job Category: Retail
- Education: High School Graduate
- FT/PT: Full-Time
- Company: Jabaras
Full Time Position. M/W/F/S 8:30-5:30, T/Th 8:30-7. TBD-a day off during the weekday.
Salary to be determined based on experience of candidate.
Are you an energetic, highly driven and self motivated individual?
Are you able to achieve own goals while also supporting team members?
Can you achieve customer satisfaction while contributing to overall company success?
If so an opportunity at Jabara’s might be just right for you!
The basic function of the Floor Covering Consultant of Jabara’s Carpet Galerie is to promote the sales of floor covering products – carpet, resilient, tile, wood, laminate, vinyl tile, etc., flooring product installation, accessories, and supplies including delivery to existing and new customers.
Must have extensive knowledge of various manufacturers and suppliers of flooring products & supplies including their advantages and disadvantages.
Must have knowledge of competitors and the materials and items that they produce and sell, as well as their pricing and pricing strategies, and their strengths and weaknesses.
Must be an outgoing individual who is comfortable meeting new people and being in unfamiliar situations. Must be the type of person who can put others at their ease and inspire trust.
Must be computer literate, with a command of Microsoft Office tools and have the ability to learn additional software(s) used to complete sales.
Must be able to solicit new and past customers.
Ensures he/she maintains adequate records of all flooring bids and leads, and follows up with these customers and leads on a timely basis.
Must be able to comprehend and perform business math calculations necessary to accurately write sales contracts and calculate Gross Profit Margins and related fees. Must be able to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English to interact with customers, and co-workers. Must be able to write and read reports and make presentations. Must be organized and able to manage time effectively.
Must have excellent phone communication skills
Must have the ability to deal with a wide variety of customers in a competent and professional manner.
It is necessary for this person to provide leadership, integrity and commitment to the mission of the Galerie.
Must have a full range of body movements including use of hands to finger, walking, sitting, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and crouching, or feel objects and peripherals. Must have command of these senses: sight, dexterity and duration, hearing, touch, and smell. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License and must be insurable. A certification course and/or safety training class in fork-lift operations may be required in order to operate and maneuver flooring equipment. Must be able to lift 60 pounds.
To perform other duties as required by the position or as directed by the Galerie Manager.
Minimum education and experience requirement
A High School Diploma or equivalent education with any continued education in Sales & Marketing and/or Retail sales and
Two years’ experience in a retail/wholesale sales of flooring products, supplies, equipment, installation service sales or related industry, with some experience in outside sales.
Preferred education and experience
Five years’ experience in retail/wholesale/outside sales for flooring products, supplies and/or related products and installation services. Ideally, this business was located in the nearby region.
Jabara’s is a well established family-owned company. Not only are we committed to providing excellent service to our customers, we are also committed to our staff. Chain of command is short and everyone feels like family. We also provide excellent benefits which grows with you as you grow with the company.
Here are some examples of what we offer:
Ability for overtime
Employee Stock Ownership program
Quarterly bonus incentives
Yearly bonus incentives
If you are dependable and enjoy building relationships with people, please submit/attach a detailed resume