Business Development Specialist - Washington, DC

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Job Description Purpose:

To develop Circa Lighting’s trade customer base and build sales in the market.

Summary of Essential Job Functions
  • Identify, maintain and develop new Circa Lighting customers through targeted marketing to builders, architects and interior designers
  • Assist customers with lighting selections in a manner that maintains long-term customer relationships while also building new ones
  • Monitor and analyze the market to optimize sales strategy
  • Coordinate sales activities with retail showroom, and process sales orders and sales quotes in Circa’s operating system accurately and efficiently
  • Routinely communicate with National Sales Manager on sales status and efforts
  • Assist with retail showroom sales as scheduled

Qualifications Position Requirements
  • 3+ years strong sales experience in interior design, luxury home furnishings and/or lighting industry
  • 5+ years proven track record in outside sales, preferably industry specific
  • College graduate preferred
  • Proven track record in cultivating relationships and achieving sales goals, with experience in the luxury market required
  • Superior communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Requires an independent, proactive and self-motivated person who will offer exceptional service to our customers
  • Keen eye for design and creativity
  • Ability to achieve results both independently and through others by fostering a spirit of teamwork and cooperation
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and changing priorities

Additional Information The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of associates so classified. All associates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

About this company
Founded in historic Savannah, Georgia in 1998, Circa Lighting (formerly Edison Lighting) has always been committed to offering quality...