Senior Sales Person

Modern Times

  • Date Listed: 10.10.2016
  • Location: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Other
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

Do you love to sell? Modern Times is a family-run business uniquely combining restored vintage Danish and European design furniture with contemporary Australian Art and Homewares. We are experiencing an exciting phase of growth and need a dedicated and passionate Senior Sales Person with a view to grow at our Fitzroy showroom.

  • Work with beautiful products and objects
  • Use your awesome sales and customer service skills to achieve results whilst also providing an extraordinary customer experience
  • Enthusiastic and tight knit team with a big heart!
  • 3-4 years retail/sales experience (preferably in furniture retail and/or other related design retail).
  • Proven success in sales, diligent follow-up and excellent customer service. Experience working towards sales targets and KPIs
  • Process driven with attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
  • Holds Strong Leadership skills
  • Diligent, punctual and well presented
  • Must be passionate and excited to learn about 20th century furniture and design.
  • Have an eye for styling and arranging in-store merchandising including windows and feature display areas
  • Ideal candidate is enthusiastic with a can-do attitude and displays excellent communication skills both verbal and written


Some general responsibilities include:

  • Actively driving sales. Having the ability to deliver and execute sales goals and targets.
  • Engaging with walk-in customers, generating leads and managing timely deliveries, custom orders and establishing new customer relationships.
  • Help run an efficient, sales-driven and customer-focused retail environment
  • Provide a great experience to guests in the showroom, fielding questions and providing upbeat, empathetic customer assistance
  • Help with merchandising and inventory management of the showroom
  • Communicate and engage with the MT values and ethos to customers
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to continuous improvement, building and growth opportunities
  • Autonomous, self-managed and resourceful
  • Ability to work on weekends
  • Eagerness to learn and ability to juggle multiple task while quickly adapting to new situations
  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • The right candidate will have plenty of opportunity to up skill and grow with the business into a leadership role.

Please include a cover letter with your resume and address the following questions.

  • Describe Modern Times to your friend, what is our business about?
  • Tell us about a memorable sales experience you have provided
  • Tell us why you would like to join the Modern Times team



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  • Date Listed: 10.10.2016
  • Location: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Other
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

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