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Sales Associate – Retail Furniture Sales
Morris Furniture Company, Inc. is one of the largest privately owned furniture stores in Ohio, operating Morris Home Furnishings and Ashley Furniture HomeStores in the Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati market areas. In 2008 Morris was recognized as the National Home Furnishings Association’s Retailer of the Year and in 2010 made Furniture Today’s Top 100 list.
Morris Furniture Company, Inc. promotes a culture of professionalism, teamwork, and commitment to the customer. Making Homes Great™ is our goal for our customers by providing the ultimate customer experience. Based on our growth, Morris Furniture Company is seeking qualified sales professionals to present and sell home furnishing solutions in our retail showrooms.
The “right” sales professional will bring a minimum of 2-5 years proven sales experience in a retail, B2C, or service-related sales Success requires developing relationships, qualifying customer needs, influencing, and proven closing sales with diverse customer types in a furniture showroom environment. The role requires a self-directed, results-oriented sales associate who excels at establishing immediate customer rapport and relationships with a consultative, solution-oriented approach in a retail environment where consumer seek solutions to their home furnishing needs.
75% - Customer Sales & New Business Development - Requires greeting, qualifying, influencing and selling solutions to walk-in customers seeking home furnishings solutions.
25% - Prospecting & Sales Support – Requires prospecting new, or past customers through cold calling, email communication, and networking, etc. to develop new business opportunities as well as post-sales follow up activities to support customer service and retention and gain customer referrals.
Additional Experience… Industry-related experience a plus, although not required.
Benefits & Compensation – Morris Furniture Company offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits program.
Please include responses to the following questions for primary consideration.
Please forward resumes and question responses to: MorrisHR@Morrishomefurnishings.com
Making Homes Great since 1947
Morris Furniture Co., Inc. has a rich history of serving Southwestern Ohio. In 1947 Morris Lieberman, and his son, Bert, opened Morris Furniture Mart in a small store at 444 East Fifth St., near downtown Dayton, Ohio. The philosophy was to offer every customer furniture and appliances at the most affordable price and to provide service that would insure that they would return to Morris. Morris' business grew through word-of-mouth advertising.
Today, Morris Furniture Co., Inc. is one of the largest privately owned furniture stores in Ohio. The company is headquartered in Fairborn, Ohio and is owned by Larry Klaben, who purchased the company in 1998. The company currently employs over 450 associates.
Morris Furniture Co., Inc. owns and operates retail stores throughout southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Morris also owns and operates Ashley Furniture HomeStores in Dayton, Springfield, Cincinnati, Columbus and Northern Kentucky.
Morris Furniture Co., Inc. is active in many community organizations and important charitable causes. Morris proudly supports University of Dayton and WrightStateUniversity basketball, The Human Race Theater, The Children's Medical Center of Dayton, Cincinnati Children's, United Way, Kid’s Dream Too and many other area organizations.
Morris Furniture Co., Inc takes pride in satisfying the needs of valued customers in the Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky shopping areas. Morris continues to build its reputation on customer satisfaction as a customer and community focused company.