Stark Carpet

Account Manager (A&D Trade/Luxury Carpet Sales Professional) - Boston

Boston, MA
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Job Description

Account Manager (A&D Trade/Luxury Carpet Sales Professional)

Posted: Friday, 3/29/2024
STARK is seeking to hire an experienced Luxury Carpet Sales Professional with a proven track-record selling to the trades (Interior Designers, Architectural Firms) for our Boston, MA showroom.
Job Responsibilities:
Advise clients on product attributes and qualities as related to their needs
  • - through networking, observing and analyzing market trends and using personal judgment
  • Identify potential clients and create strategic client-centric marketing plans (including but not limited to such matters as who to visit, when and how many times to visit).
  • Cold call potential clients, using customized sales and marketing scripts that developed on a client-by-client basis. Create pre and post client visit reports, assess purchasing potential of client and deliver analysis to senior management.
  • Collaborate on the creation and development of company’s “core message” to clients.
  • Develop event strategy, lead and organize events for your specific clients with full discretion over budgets and invitees.
  • Prepare sales documents in order to initiate and close sales. Collaborate on the creation of layouts for installation from the design perspective.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • Must have strong relationships with interior design clientele.
  • Must possess a strong interest in the interior design trade as well as interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of carpet qualities, attributes and manufacturing techniques preferred
  • B.A. / B.S. Degree preferably in Interior Design or related field, and a minimum 2 years sales “to the trade” experience
  • - or a minimum of 5 years sales “to the trade” experience in lieu of the aforementioned educational preferences.
  • Acceptable score on Sales Assessment
About Us:
With more than 80 years of industry expertise, STARK is the discerning designer’s go-to source for luxurious custom carpet and rugs.
Our Mission:
To live our mission of helping create beautiful spaces, we believe our first responsibility is making design industry professionals the heroes in their projects because supporting businesses helps to preserve craftsmanship and enable unique and specially designed spaces to exist. In meeting their needs, we must continue to deliver peace of mind service while offering an expansive, diverse, and innovative product assortment that is accessible and convenient.
Our Heritage:
Established by Arthur Stark and his wife Nadia in 1938, the foundation of STARK was always to provide the very best products to our customers. With a rich history, third generation owners Chad Stark, as CEO, and Ashley Stark, as Creative Director, bring the STARK legacy into the new century by staying true to their founding principles. To seek out the best craftsman and methods of manufacturing for the most innovative and beautiful designs.
Stark Carpet Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Stark Carpet At A Glance

Innovative design. Cutting-edge construction. A forward-thinking, entrepreneurial ethos. For more than 80 years, STARK has been the leader in the luxury carpet industry, specializing in custom-designed carpets and rugs of unmatched excellence for both to-the-trade designers and the larger consumer market. STARK is a family company and was founded in 1938 by Arthur and Nadia Stark, who were early importers of handmade patterned carpets to America. Today, the company continues to prosper under third-generation family members: CEO Chad Stark and Creative Director Ashley Stark. Throughout decades in business, STARK has become synonymous with luxury interiors and is one of the most beloved brands in the design industry. Our offerings are available on our e-commerce site and in showrooms all across the globe, where our experts help designers bring their rug or carpet vision to life. STARK is home to a passionate and diverse collective of corporate team members, account managers, showroom experts, craftspeople, and fulfillment specialists who have a shared mission of creating best-in-class products and experiences for clients all over the world. We believe that the heart of a company lies in its people, and are dedicated to fostering a workplace culture that promotes both career and personal growth. Right now is an opportune time to become part of the STARK family as we embark on a period of rapid growth. We hope you’ll consider joining us in continuing our tradition of excellence.
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