Job Description

Who We Are…

 

With over 50 years of experience, and several CITY Furniture and Ashley HomeStore showrooms and distribution centers throughout Florida, CITY Furniture continues to be recognized as a top furniture company in South Florida and nationwide. By joining CITY Furniture, you become part of a family-spirited organization that is focused on you! With planned local growth, plus growth in new markets over the next several years, the CITY Furniture team is excited about the future. Join our fun, family-spirited team to build a long-lasting career at a company that will continue to challenge, develop, and appreciate its Associates. Click Here to watch our Company video!  

 

Our Vision is to be the ultimate furniture and mattress store.

Our Purpose is to enrich people’s lives and make the world a better place.

Our Mission is to provide quality home furnishings, at excellent values, in an exciting and fun environment.

Our Values: Mutual Trust & Respect | Continuous Improvement | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Customer Focus | Teamwork | Giving Back

 

 

What Benefits You’ll Receive…

 

  • Competitive, Transparent Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance (Accident, Hospital, Critical Care, etc.)
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • On-Site Health & Wellness Clinic (Tamarac & Plant City)
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Flexible Environment
  • 95% Promote from Within
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Associate Purchase Discount Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • And so much more….

 

What This Role Is…

As a Residential Designer, the primary function of this position is to create innovative design within the client’s budget, while maximizing revenue on City Furniture/Ashley Homestore products.The Residential Designer is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with vendors and internal cross-functional teams. Your contributions will ensure the success of the Sales - CITY Services Department  at CITY Furniture.

 

Position Title: Residential Designer

Reports To: Manager of CITY Interiors

Location: At assigned showroom with occasional event participation within region

Department/Sub-Department: Sales - CITY Services

What You’ll Do…

As a Residential Designer, your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Prospecting/Sales – Help guests design a home they'll love. Assist guests in finding the best financing options. Create invoices and schedule deliveries. Management of the CITY CRM System. Engage with customers. Go to networking events. Designers are responsible for closing their own business as well as collaborating with cross functional teams. Collaborates with Sales Associates to promote the Design services. Prospects, Networks, Engages and gains new business by being available in the showroom and in event locations and/or by phone when Sales Associates have a lead. Presents design solutions to clients and helps the company close business. Increases invoice amounts and sells profit categories. Updates boards in showrooms and communicates progress of projects with cross-functional teams. Obtains predetermined sales goal expectations on a monthly basis. (50%)
  • Client Home Design – Creates innovative designs within the client’s budget. Meets with clients, and determines requirements for the project. Measures and draws floor plans to scale. Chooses colors, and develops a paint/color palette for the project. Provides additional design services including lighting, window treatments, wall coverings, cabinetry, and flooring if needed. Place furniture in the appropriate layout to best utilize space and satisfy the functional and aesthetic needs of the client. Selects accessories and wall art to complete in-home design. Accepts delivery/installation of items if necessary. Provides exceptional customer service to all clients. Handles objections and criticism well from clients. Capable of working designs based on client’s needs. (40%)

Additional duties and responsibilities as a Residential Designer :

  • Product Knowledge - Stay up-to-date with new product information and industry news. Reviews new product information. Understands the features and benefits associated with products to help fulfill the customers' needs. (5%)
  • Administrative Tasks – Ensure accurate record-keeping and reporting.Completes timesheets, mileage reports, and Design reporting, Account management, project tracking, schedules. (5%)

 

 

What We’re Looking For…

  • Listens and Communicates Effectively and Clearly – Verbal & Written
  • Technology Fluency
  • Relationship Management
  • Change receptivity
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Customer facing experience

 

What’s Required…

 

  • Education & Work Experience:
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
    • One to five years of experience in or from a related field is required.
    • Interior Design license preferred.
    • Custom Closet Design Background is a plus

 

  • Work Environment & Schedule:
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends as part of a flexible and accommodating full-time
    • Navigate large showrooms and be on your feet 8 hours a day.
    • 40-hour-per-week schedule
    • 50% of Travel

 

  • Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to guide customers throughout the showroom for extended periods of time. Some of our showrooms are equivalent to the size of two football fields and Associates have recorded over 15,000 steps taken in a single day!

 

  • Technology Requirements:
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Power Point, Excel, Word, and Outlook, etc.)
    • Google Suite (i.e. Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)
    • Sketch Up, Design Files, AutoCAD or equivalent
    • You’ll use an iPad for all training, transactions, financing applications, inventory checks, etc.

 

  • Certifications / Licenses
    • Florida Driver’s License

 

 

CITY Furniture, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job titles without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. At CITY Furniture, Inc. we are committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and a valued member of the team.

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