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Inside Account Executive - Furniture

Function: Inside Sales
Location: , Maitland, FL US
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:05:09 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1099587

Staples provides comprehensive furniture solutions for customers of all sizes. Our furniture professionals work with customers to understand their business objectives and then create furniture solutions that support those objectives. It takes a team of talented associates to develop projects from concept to completion. Our sales professionals, interior designers, project managers, and furniture sales support associates are the best in the business because we know that when it's all said and done, talented teams win! 

Position Summary:

The Furniture Sales Specialist supports the Staples Advantage inside account management team as the office furniture expert for current customers.

 Primary Responsibilities:

 Collaborate with Inside Account team to develop office furniture sales in existing Staples Advantage customers by being the resident expert in Office Furniture and its corresponding design needs

 Research and identify the appropriate vendors, and effectively act as a conduit between the customer, Inside Account team, and the vendor to ensure all program requirements are met during the selling, installation and maintenance phases

 Use software including Microsoft applications and CRM on a daily basis to communicate quotes and related information



 High school diploma or GED

  Minimum 1-2 years Office furniture industry experience and solid product knowledge

 Computer proficiency with MS Word, MS Outlook, and furniture specification tool experience helpful

 Proven ability to sell as part of a team

  Clear understanding of full cycle of furniture selling process, from initial evaluation of needs, through identifying vendors, creating quotes, vendor lead times, installation coordination, ongoing communication with customer, and follow-up to insure satisfaction with product and service

  Professional, effective communication style by phone and in-person

  Ability to function independently

   Ability to manage multiple opportunities simultaneously, while meeting agreed-upon deadlines

 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

 Good time management and prioritizing skills

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits!

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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