Careers with Area Rug Shop

If you would like to be a part of our team, please see details of the current vacancies below:

Sales Associate:

Positions are Available in:

Barrie - Newmarket - Vaughan

Full-time & Part-time 

To apply please email your resume to: courtney.holmes@arearugshop.ca


Job Description:

GET A HEAD START IN YOUR CAREER!

Who are you?

Are you passionate about design? Does discovering beautiful new products excite you? Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you the type of person who thrives in organizations that are constantly adapting and evolving? Are you self motivated? Do you love working with people and providing unparalleled customer service? If so, this may be the perfect job for you.

Over the 3+ years you’ve worked as a Sales Representative or in a similar role you have proven to be innovative and an outside the box thinker who thrives on driving company improvement and efficiency. You have a keen eye for design and feel comfortable advising people. You can make decisions through a business perspective while maintaining the clients ultimate best interest.

We want to bring on someone who is eager to learn, work hard, and have fun. This is an opportunity for you to build on your already strong skillset, take on responsibilities, and to continuously grow, in a company that is fast-paced, diverse, and family-oriented.

What will you do?

The Retail Sales Associate role has many diverse and interesting responsibilities, the primary ones are outlined below:

Welcome all walk-in customers and serve as the first point of contact for the Area Rug Shop showroom customers and call-ins
Designers that demonstrate a high level of customer service to assist in client decor needs
Possess design expertise and excellent product knowledge in the industry
Administer, verify, and communicate accurate and detailed product information to customers.
Assist customers with design recommendations and solutions.
Maintain relationships with existing client list; develop new clients through various industry sources
Ensure showroom cleanliness and neatness is maintained to guarantee wonderful client experience
Maintain accurate records of requests for information and obtain purchase orders and/or deposits in a timely manner
Assist Reception with answering incoming telephone calls
Other duties as required
What type of experience and skills do you have?

3+ years experience in sales, customer service or in a related position
Experience and/or knowledge of interior design
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
High level of personal integrity
Must be able to work with little supervision and must be self-directed
What is considered an asset?

Proven sales ability and able to surpass sales target
High levels of enthusiasm
Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations
Why Area Rugs?

Our attitude, approach and entrepreneurial spirit sets us apart from our competitors. We know our success comes from our people and we place a high emphasis on their well being. Area Rug Shop is rapidly growing as a company and we believe all members of our family should do the same. We care about our employees, which is why we believe in personal and professional growth and will work diligently to provide the support needed for you to reach your goals.

If you think you would be a great candidate for this position please email your resume to courtney.holmes@arearugshop.ca