Tile and Stone Showroom – Design Consultant

Job Posted On : Monday, January 25, 2016

Job Description

Tile and Stone Showroom – Design Consultant

Conestoga Tile is a 56 year old, family owned ceramic tile distribution company looking for a Design Consultant for our Harrisburg, PA tile and stone showroom. Why are design consultants so important at Conestoga Tile? Every day our design consultants work with customers who are eager and excited about using ceramic, stone, glass or metal tile (or a combination of) to enhance the environment they live in. It’s important that our design consultants share that eagerness and excitement. The design consultants at Conestoga Tile are in place to transfer dreams into reality for every customer who walks through the door. They are the friendly, professional, knowledgeable face of Conestoga Tile that greets them with a smile, educates them about the products we sell, provides them with a vision of the final product that meets their budget, taste and lifestyle and is available for follow up questions long after the project is complete.

In this sales position, the design consultants work with a wide variety of people including homeowners, interior designers, contractors and builders for both residential and commercial projects were they must be friendly and social, talented and creative and have great listening skills and the ability to communicate their ideas of the design through both verbal and visual demonstration.

It is preferable that applicants have an interior design background. Knowledge about tile and stone is favorable but is not necessary as we have an extensive training program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing tile and stone advice to homeowners, interior designers, and builders for both residential and commercial projects
  • Have a good balance between sales ability and creativity
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor and have great communication skills
  • Have a familiarity with all capabilities and specifications of the porcelain, ceramic, stone, glass and metal tile that is represented in our showrooms
  • Be knowledgeable of the various setting material products, care and maintenance products and other allied products that Conestoga Tile offers
  • Properly communicate end-user selections to the dealer or contractor that will be selling the material to the end-user
  • Assist other showroom consultants with
    • Maintaining all tile samples in the showroom to ensure an up to date selection
    • Ensuring that all price list and literature pieces are up to date
    • Inventory and maintenance of the sample room
    • Updating all product displays and designing vignettes
    • Organization and cleanliness of the displays in the showroom
  • In some locations (such as our Dulles, VA location) there will be times when the contractor counter will need assistance and therefore you will need to know:
    • Basic knowledge of our Enterprise Resource Planning software in order to
      • Enter customer orders
      • Check inventory
      • Check order status
    • Knowledge of how to process “pick-up” orders at the counter

Job Requirements

Tile and Stone Showroom – Design Consultant

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • High school diploma
  • Experience in at least one of the following:
    • Interior Design, Fashion, Fabric, furniture, ceramic tile, showroom sales
  • Clear and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple selectors in the showroom at the same time
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment and remain highly organized

Job Snapshot

Employment TypeFull-Time
Job TypeDesign, Consultant, Other
EducationHigh School
ExperienceNot Specified
Manages OthersNot Specified
IndustryBuilding Materials
Required TravelNot Specified
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