Account Executive

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Looking for your higher purpose? Wish it was in your day job? Come sell for Interface and do the greatest possible good while solving customer problems. Interface has a sales opening in the greater Los Angeles, California. The successful candidate is responsible for generating sales, identifying and qualifying business opportunities and presenting Interface products to customers as well as preparing formal proposals and leading negotiations to close the sale. The focus of this role will be existing account growth and new business development in the Education, Institutional, and Government segments, with Architect & Designer, Dealer, and other End-User channel responsibilities. Our primary goal is to develop these business channels within a very high performing team. Developing and leveraging relationships with these four integral channel partners to generate sales of Interface products and services. Preferred is a purpose-driven teammate ready to set an example of sustainability through our journey to take back our climate! Essential duties: Prepared to execute K-12 and Higher Education strategy focus Advise End-Users and A&D on product selection to meet project design and cost objectives Present Interface products to customers and educate End-Users, A&D, & Dealers on Interface products & benefits Work to get Interface specified for active projects Leverage internal sales support resources, provide samples, technical information, and answers to customer questions Develop and energize Dealer relationships, secure their discretionary business Deepen End-User commitment to Interface and secure agreements Prepare formal proposals Lead negotiations Coordinate complex decision-making processes with customers Identify and remove barriers to closing the sale Provide accurate and timely sales reports and forecasts to management Manage all expenses within budget set and submit expense reports promptly per policy Input data into CRM (Salesforce) to ensure database is current Qualification: Educational requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent educational background is preferred Skills and experience: 3 + years of sales experience within the flooring, textiles, design or furniture industry. Strong business acumen Excellent written and oral communication skills Excellent presentation skills Ability to plan and prioritize independent work schedule We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We desire priority referrals of Protected Veterans for job openings at all locations within the State of California. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled. In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you ('Personal Information'). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or future contract positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Interface policies.

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