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Sales Assistant | New York Showroom

The Future Perfect is seeking a full time Sales Assistant to work out of our NY location. This position mostly entails showroom maintenance and working closely with the Sales team.

Job Responsibilities:

    Hospitality and Greeting:

    • Greet every client upon entering the showroom
    • Be sure showroom is stocked with business cards, postcards, and matches.
    • Retrieving items in stock for client viewing when item is not available on showroom floor.
    • Greet Deliveries, retrieve either shipping team for approval and package distribution.

    Showroom Maintenance

    • Maintaining cleanliness of the showroom
    • Front to back walk through cleaning any debris and being sure the glass is clean and all work is arranged as per merchandising
    • Log incoming packages and ensure they go to the appropriate person.
    • Continuously merchandising throughout the day.
    • Closing up the showroom by turning off lights, setting alarms, and ensure cleanliness of the showroom.
    • Generating end of day reports upon closing the showroom.

    Maintain sample Library

    • Send out samples to clients for New York and California locations.
    • As necessary, reorder stock samples Keep sample area is organized and kept up to date
    • Be in contact with LA location to ensure samples are up to date
    • Maintain samples for lending / giving to clients
    • Maintain catalogue inventory from vendors.
    • Prepares standard trade meeting packs in bulk for easy takeaway
    • Setting up a master inventory list to efficiently re-order samples

    Qualified candidates will have the following:

    • Strong sense of organization and keen attention to detail
    • Adaptable to change and comfortable with shifting gears
    • Ability to maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance.

    We will provide: benefits package including health insurance, 401k retirement plan, and great coworkers. Send email including cover letter and resume embedded into the email to jobs@thefutureperfect.com with "NY Sales Assistant" in the subject line.




    Sales Manager | New York Showroom

    The Future Perfect is seeking a Sales Manager to oversee a team of 8 Sales Directors, in 3 locations. The objective for this position is to support the Sales team in an effort to increase growth and maximize our sales team potential.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate monthly sales objectives for each Sales Director and/or location. Evaluation would include generating revenue reports, forecasting, and setting individual and group goals.
    • Overseeing  day-to-day operations and performance of our sales team
    • Liaise with other company functions such as logistics and web to ensure achievement of sales objectives
    • Ensure the sales team have the necessary resources to perform properly along with providing feedback, support and training when applicable.
    • Investigating and resolving lost sales, refunds, and vendor/production issues.
    • Work closely with upper management (owner and GM) as the sales team representative to strategize for future business endeavors, sales team incentives to meet sales goals, and overall company growth.
    • Provide input and support for trade meeting materials.

    Requirements/skills needed

    • Heavy usage of Google applications (sheets and docs)
    • A true, natural leader.  Outgoing and self motivated, capable of developing and executing a plan to realize goals.
    • Relative experience in furniture and design industries is a major plus
    • Experience managing a team in multiple locations
    • Experience working with inventory management and POS systems in a must, Lightspeed system knowledge is a plus
    • Successful previous experience consistently meeting objectives and executing sales process from plan to close.

    We will provide: Competitive Base Salary + benefits package including health insurance, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation, and great coworkers.

    Send email including cover letter and resume embedded into the email to jobs@thefutureperfect.com with "Sales Manager" in the subject line.




    Sales Director | New York Showroom

    The Future Perfect is seeking a top-level sales director to work with our architecture, interior design and contract clients in a creative and fast paced environment. This position is an outreach position for a highly motivated individual who will work from our showroom as well. This person will act as a representative of our brand and the brands we carry.

    Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • Achieve sales objectives by developing and building client relationships.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the Company’s brand and brands carried as well as product information
    • Complete a minimum of 50 outside trade meetings per quarter (approximately 4 meetings weekly)
    • Reach monthly sales targets defined by management
    • Covering all aspects of an individual sale (from initial order to post-order follow up)
    • Demonstrate the ability to represent the Company in a retail environment
    • Ensure standard operating procedures are executed and policies are followed
    • Assist with the maintenance of store aesthetics, organization, and overall standards.
    • Complete other work-related duties as dictated by the business and management.

    Qualified applicants will have the following:

    • Great attitude and self-motivated
    • Readily available for client inquiries
    • Strong customer service skills
    • The ability to create and maintain productive relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Prior experience in sales or working with architecture and/or interior design
    • Proficient computer skills, Google Docs knowledge is a plus
    • Great written and verbal communication skills
    • Some background with furniture and design object is desirable, but not required for an excellent sales candidate

    We will provide: Competitive Base Salary + benefits package including health insurance, 401k retirement plan, paid vacation, and great coworkers.

    Send email including cover letter and resume embedded into the email to jobs@thefutureperfect.com with "Sales Director" in the subject line.




    Art Handler + Installer | New York Showroom

    The Future Perfect is hiring a candidate to join our installation team. This part-time (avg. 30 hours/week) position reports to the Gallery Installation and Warehouse Manager. The focus of this position encompasses a variety of tasks including:

    • Installing and striking ceiling, floor, and wall-mounted light fixtures across The Future Perfect Gallery and Private Showroom as well as off-site locations such as design fairs and trade shows.
    • Assembling, placing, and polishing of one-of-a-kind furniture items produced by both domestic and international, small and high-production design studios.
    • Conducting condition reports and executing light repairs (re-finishing, part-replacement, sourcing hardware and electrical components, etc.) on light fixtures, furniture, and accessories with great attention to detail.
    • Properly packing and labeling of precious objects up to a high standard so that they can be stored, transported, or shipped with confidence.
    • Ensuring safe loading, securing, driving, and unloading of freight in cargo vans and box trucks; safely navigating NYC streets, bridges and tunnels.
    • Experience driving cargo vans and small box trucks in the NYC metropolitan area accompanied by a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

    Qualified applicants will have relevant experience in one or more of the following areas

    • Fabrication (furniture/lighting/fine art production or repair/maintenance)
    • Retail (installing/striking window displays, re-merchandising floorspaces, etc.)
    • Gallery (preparator, art handler, conservator, etc.)
    • Theatre (lighting, stage design, et.c)

    All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Thorough knowledge of (and proper terminology for) hand tools, power tools, and hardware.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical components and connections.
  • Ability to lift and carry fragile objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Comfortable working on a 10’ ladder or lift.
  • Familiar with OSHA regulations and safety compliance.
  • Strong work ethic, receptive to taking direction, and thinking proactively.
  • Positive attitude and outlook on life, healthy sense of humor.
  • Interest and/or background in design and fine arts

For more information please visit www.thefutureperfect.com and send a resume and cover letter to jobs@thefutureperfect.com with “Shipping & Receiving Specialist” in the subject line.




Shipping and Receiving Specialist | New York Showroom / Warehouse

The Future Perfect is hiring a candidate to join our shipping and receiving team. This full-time (40 hours/week) position reports to the Shipping and Logistics Manager and the Warehouse Manager.  The focus of this position encompasses a variety of tasks including:

  • Carefully lifting and moving one-of-a-kind furniture that ranges from heavy and sturdy to light and delicate in a manner that aligns more closely with art-handling than commercial-moving.
  • Executing incoming and outgoing shipments from our warehouse and store in conjunction with the sales team and shipping and logistics manager.
  • Maintaining the organizational systems in place at the warehouse and stockroom including thorough inspections/condition reports, labeling, and safe storage of product as well as conducting inventory counts with the Warehouse Manager.
  • Familiarity with accurately reading packing lists, creating BOLs, unloading shipping containers, and generating UPS shipments/labels.
  • Assisting with monthly showroom and gallery merchandise changes including strikes and installs of free-standing, wall-mounted, and ceiling-mounted light fixtures.
     
  • Ensuring safe loading, securing, driving, and unloading of freight in cargo vans and box trucks; safely navigating NYC streets, bridges and tunnels.
     
  • Perform white-glove and curbside deliveries to private residences and businesses in and around NYC.
  • Special projects as needed (i.e. staging furniture displays for prospective clients, set-up and break-down of booths at art & design fairs, rotating stock in private showroom, etc.)

  • Supervise/direct Warehouse Assistants in a calm, collected, and helpful manner.
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Qualified applicants will have the following:

  • Previous experience in some facet of the shipping & receiving industry
  • Previous experience driving cargo vans & box trucks in NYC
  • Driver's license and clean driving record
  • Proper operation of basic hand tools, power tools, and lift equipment
  • The ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. in accordance with OSHA standards
  • Comfortable understanding of Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Mac OS
  • Strong work ethic and reliable under pressure
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Some background with contemporary furniture and fine art is desirable, but not required

For more information please visit www.thefutureperfect.com and send a resume and cover letter to jobs@thefutureperfect.com with “Shipping & Receiving Specialist” in the subject line.

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