Innovant Sales Position: Account Executive [New York, NY]

Innovant stands above conventional furniture manufacturers because of our people and our unique corporate culture. We foster excellence at every level of the organization and benefit from the input of everyone in the company. If you are ready to have your voice heard, please check our current openings for opportunities to become a part of our team.imageCompany Description:

Innovant is an award-winning furniture manufacturer of innovative, high quality office furniture products. We specialize in sophisticated open plan workstations, trading desks, private office and conference products. Innovant excels over major industry competitors due to our quality and ability to integrate adjustable height, accommodate cabling and technology, and incorporating designer/client esthetics. We are currently searching for a skilled entry-level Account Executive at our New York office. This is a salary and commission-based sales role supporting existing and new clients. Applicants should have 1 to 2 years of sales experience and/or a desire to work in sales for commercial furniture.

Job Description:

As an Account Executive, your core responsibility will be to provide product-based solutions to clients with requirements for open plan offices, trading applications and other workplace environments. Your goal will be to find and engage both prospective and current clients while communicating with their designers and project teams to select the right Innovant products that meet clients’ needs. You will also attend industry and networking events to help with job prospecting and building new contacts and referrals. You will work closely with experienced Account Executives and Directors to complete extensive training on all aspects of project fulfillment, including specification, quoting, managing project meetings, and providing “day 2” support.

Job requirements:

  • BA/BS in business, design or a related field
  • Experience working in sales is a major plus
  • Desire to grow and progress into a senior sales position
  • Ability to learn quickly, take direction and complete continued self-education on industry trends
  • Comfortable with prospecting and engaging new/existing clients to acquire new business
  • Team player contributing to company growth and both individual/team goals

Please send your cover letter and resume to rdriscoll@innovant.com with the subject: “Innovant Account Executive Application 2014”.