Outside Sales Representative (Bronx)


: $29,040.00 - $48,270.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Sales

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High execution, front-line outside sales position covering Connecticut and Westchester County, NY for Edelman Leather, a globally recognized brand, and a Knoll specialty business.


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, weve been thinking about how people interact with their environments and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather and architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.


Come work at Edelman Leather! Edelman Leather is a specialty business of Knoll, a global office furnishings manufacturer committed to design excellence. Knoll is recognized internationally for creating workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure. Edelman Leather is the premier brand of luxury leathers for interiors. Our craft is leather. Good leather is produced using hands, eyes, and sensitivity to create a beautiful product. Edelman Leather crafts the best leather in the world for Residential, Hospitality, Contract, Aircraft and Marine use. To learn more about Edelman Leather please visit our website www.edelmanleather.com.


High execution, front-line outside sales position for Edelman Leather, a globally recognized brand, and a Knoll specialty business. This role is responsible for driving and managing territory opportunities by calling on designers across residential and commercial market segments, hospitality groups, purchasing agents, private aviation accounts and furniture dealers. Must work diligently to win or convert specifications to Edelman Leather products and follow though to secure the purchase order. To develop and strengthen the relationships within the assigned territory it is essential to be active within the A&D community and participate in networking events. Leather experience a plus but will consider other product-focused sales experience including furniture or textiles.

Qualitative Approach

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge Edelman Leather, its products and the leather industry
  • Navigate decision makers to establish a deep understanding of the Edelman client
  • Provide a central point of contact to clients for questions, answers, and project updates
  • Strategic Selling

  • Maintain continuous outreach and engagement in the field by calling on clients, making presentations, updating libraries and providing samples
  • Be a deal maker who asks for the business and wins orders by addressing project criteria with the right leather
  • Utilize sales initiatives to establish a pipeline of business to achieve sales and orders goals
  • Drive sales and business development by identifying qualified leads for new projects and clients
  • Engage and network with multiple influencers by attending industry events and trade shows as required
  • Process Administration

  • Schedule appointments, conduct presentations, issue quotes, secure purchase orders and track sample approvals
  • Ensure efficient product tracking for timely shipment and delivery
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on the territory, sales forecasting and pipeline management
  • Required Skills
  • Results oriented, able to set and achieve goals for self
  • Must have organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to collaborate and negotiate
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity, business ethics and customer service
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-up
  • Communicates effectively with all levels, in both written and verbal form
  • Required Experience
  • BS or BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years of sales experience within the design and interiors market with proven track record and contacts
  • Ability to conduct and maintain sales activities in the field 5 days a week
  • Proficient working knowledge of Salesforce or another CRM tool and the Microsoft platform.
  • We are an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

    Associated topics: business, club, dealer, gerber, inbound, inside sales, inside sales representative, phone, sales, telephone * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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