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Retail Sales Associate - Furniture Sales Consultant in Chicago, IL

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Base Salary: Draw against commission
Total Comp: $40,000 to $60,000
Industry: Retail Sales
Benefits: Full
Customers: All
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: No Travel
Illinois:, Chicago


Apr 12, 2016
Retail Sales Associate - Furniture Sales Consultant

Art Van Furniture, the Midwests #1 furniture retailer, is currently hiring high energy, self-motivated Retail Sales Associates for several our Chicago, and Chicago Suburbs store locations.

If you have a love of home furnishings and interior design and enjoy a relationship selling environment this is the job for you!

We Offer a Top-Notch Compensation Program!
Generous, competitive commission plan.
Average first year earnings can be $40K to $80K; top sales associates achieve $80k+!
Fully paid Industry Recognized Sales Associate Training Program that includes both extensive product knowledge education as well as training in our proprietary Pure 7" and GUEST" selling systems.
Outstanding Benefits Medical / Dental / Life & Disability Insurance / 401K Plan / Profit Sharing

Art Van Furniture is one of the most successful furniture retailers in the nation. We are well known for offering quality and style at an affordable price. We have consistently been Midwest's #1 choice for furniture for over 50 years, known for our beautiful stores and outstanding sales team. We have recently announced that we will be continuing our multi-year expansion and growth.

Because of our success and planned growth, we are seeking experienced and in-experienced Full-Time and Part-Time Retail Sales Associates to join our commission based sales team!

Our Sales Associates are the heart and soul" of Art Van Furniture. Known in the furniture industry as North America's Finest Selling Team", our sales associates are product experts and style guides who love to help customers find their personal style. If you are an energetic, fashion oriented, career minded individual who is driven to achieve success and enjoys working with customers in a fast-paced environment, this is the career for you!


Greet customers and provide a professional and welcoming sales experience.
Conduct sales consultations, present and discuss home furnishing product options and help customers select home furnishing pieces.
Market new sales and promotions.
Research competition in order to gain knowledge of products, pricing and promotions.
Assist customers in financing, purchasing, and delivery arrangements.
Follow up with customers on special requests.
Deliver top-notch service to every customer, build customer loyalty and acquire referrals.
Increase knowledge of products, sales techniques and promotions through ongoing training, mentoring, and professional development.

Enthusiasm and a passion for great customer service.
Focus on achieving results; persistent and detail oriented.
Ability to quickly and easily build rapport with customers.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and listening skills.
Ability to work well as a member of a sales team.
Comfortable working with computers.
Ability to work a retail schedule that includes evenings, weekends, holidays and special sales events.