Hospitality Sales Specialist - New York City

  • Janus et Cie
  • New York, New York
  • Nov 12, 2021
Full time

Job Description

The exceptional team at JANUS et Cie, now part of Haworth and the Poltrona Frau Group, serves commercial, hospitality and residential clients with a dedicated focus on design leadership, outstanding quality, and unparalleled service. The company's namesake-the Roman god JANUS, whose two faces look both forward and back-is the foundation of a unified mission rooted in tradition and heritage, yet equally dedicated to innovative materials and superior craftsmanship. This inspired long-term view is realized through the lens of a unique corporate culture that encourages curiosity, creativity and collaboration in the pursuit of excellence. Acclaimed by the most discriminating designers, architects, and clients throughout the world, the company's powerful body of work is actualized by a top-of-class team.

The continuous development of our brand is supported by what we believe to be our most valuable assets: our people. Enthusiastic experts at the forefront of emerging concepts and industry trends, our company is driven by a culture of creativity, collaboration and curiosity. Our team at JANUS et Cie is comprised of individuals who share a high commitment to personal achievement, who enjoy constantly learning, and whose talents are nurtured and developed through a supportive, energetic workplace with a longstanding position in the luxury furniture market.

Outstanding quality, superior craftsmanship and excellence is paramount at JANUS et Cie and our product reflects our unified mission: rooted in tradition, heritage and craft, yet equally dedicated to innovative materials and progressive engineering. Acclaimed by the most discriminating designers, architects and juried competitions, our powerful body of work has inspired for decades a demand for beautifully imagined furnishings to be used both indoors and out, and has influenced an entire industry in the process.

JANUS et Cie currently has an opening for a Hospitality Sales Specialist to maintain existing accounts and develop new accounts around the New York City area.

Under the direction of the Director of Hospitality Sales, the Hospitality Sales Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and deliver presentations to architects, designers, purchasing agents and owner's representatives
  • Generate solutions and quotes for clients
  • Create and close sales
  • Manage current accounts to ensure company and client satisfaction
  • Develop customer relationships and understand market dynamics to bring all projects to a successful close
  • Prospect new accounts
  • Handle day-to-day customer care with support from backup team members
  • Meet sales goals
  • Other duties as needed

The ideal candidate will have the following combination of education, experience and skills:

  • Minimum of 7 years of sales experience with at least 5 years in outside sales
  • Luxury furniture or interior design knowledge is a plus
  • Hunter mentality and exceptional persuasion skills
  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate work experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft suite of programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Qualified candidates for this career position in a growth-oriented and stable company, recognized for quality and brand leadership in multiple sectors of the furniture industry including residential, hospitality, corporate, site, and retail are encouraged to apply at the following link:

JANUS et Cie is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 per year

Application Question(s):

  • What is your desired salary range?
  • When are you available to start a new position?


  • outside sales: 5 years (Preferred)
  • luxury furniture: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Paid Training:

  • Yes


  • Team Lead

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Company's website:

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place