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Sales Specialist - Pallas Sales

Chicago, IL, USA Req #540
Monday, July 29, 2019
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart contract furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the contract furniture company that best understands the contract furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure contract furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.
Pallas Textiles is searching for a Sales Representative to cover the greater Chicago market.  The ideal individual will have an appreciation for thoughtful design and genuinely enjoy connecting with people.

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.  In addition to maintaining an existing customer base,  you will also be encouraged to establish new accounts and build market share.

Although this is a home office position, you will have access to the KI showroom in Chicago 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.  While Pallas does provide 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 within the architecture and design community

A degree in textiles, design or 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. 
 
Apply today! 

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Chicago, IL, USA