Pallas Textiles, a division of KI, offers a portfolio of upholstery, panel and privacy curtain applications with style and substance. As an ambassador for the brand, you will help architects and designers stay on trend in terms of color, form, line and texture as well as provide expert advice on the nuances of various constructions, backings, finishes, etc.
Pallas Textiles is seeking a Sales Manager. This individual is responsible for the leadership, management and growth of the Pallas Textiles sales team. This position is based out of KI’s Corporate Headquarters in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and requires up to 35-40% travel throughout the United States.
This position is responsible for managing sales in the division and providing leadership to guide the Pallas Sales Representatives. This position will formulate profitable sales strategies as well as assist in the development of new business. Utilizing established relationships in the contract furniture marketplace as well as the A & D community, this position will increase sales performance and market growth.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3-5 years sales management experience and a track record of success in developing new business. Outstanding leadership skills are desired, as well as a proven ability to coach and develop employees. Experience in the textiles, furniture or a related industry is preferred.
Pallas Textiles is searching for a Sales Representative to cover the Northern California market (San Francisco and surrounding area). To qualify for this role, you should have an appreciation for thoughtful design and genuinely enjoy connecting with people.
You will be based out of the KI showroom in San Francisco, which includes a beautifully designed textiles space as well as support from a dedicated Pallas intern and the KI team with whom you will work closely to address customers' textile needs. In addition to maintaining an existing customer base, you will be encouraged to establish new accounts and build market share.
While Pallas provides training on its brand, product portfolio and systems, it is expected that you:
- have excellent communication and collaboration skills
- maintain superb organizational and time management skills
- approach each day with a positive outlook
- are self-motivated and driven to succeed
- have previous sales experience or experience working with the architecture and design community
A degree in textiles, design or a similar field is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of salesforce.com and social media is helpful.
Your achievements will be recognized and rewarded with a generous compensation plan and a full range of benefits.