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Sales Account Manager

Job Summary

Uhuru Design is seeking sales account managers to join our team.

At the forefront of New American Design, and with pieces in the Smithsonian and Brooklyn Museum, Uhuru is the premier sustainable American furniture design firm. Founded in 2004, Uhuru has cultivated a client base including many of the world’s most distinguished brands and highest profile corporate, hospitality, and residential and retail projects.

Uhuru is actively raising capital and positioning the company for massive growth in 2019. This is an incredible opportunity for individuals demonstrating strong sales success and the desire to bring an entrepreneurial mindset to a design focused, passionate team of designers, artists, production and project managers.

We offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits with a view of the Statue Of Liberty from our Red Hook Brooklyn, NY Headquarters that’s tough to beat.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, opening, and managing key Architectural and Design Firms + Dealers and End-user accounts in NYC and other NE territories
  • Visiting A&D + Dealer firms to promote brand awareness and share up-to-date product information
  • Developing and maintaining Key Relationships
  • Communicating production updates
  • Providing tailored solutions through strategic quoting and selling

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of direct selling  experience within the NYC interior design world or equivalent
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, and a professional disposition
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a focused, goal-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to create and implement action plans to support individual and company-wide goals
  • Must have a keen eye for design and creativity, exceptional operational, organizational and follow-up skills, and strong analytical and decision-making capabilities
  • CAD/CRM/Accounting and other relevant industry software knowledge a plus
  • Passionate and excited about UHURU

Contact Information

To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter
 highlighting relevant work experience to sean@uhurudesign.com.

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