Kovacs Design Furniture

Sales Manager Southern

Kovacs Design Furniture

Retail and Lifestyle

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Applications Close - End of Day: 23-07-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Autonomous account management role  
  • Established company & customer base
  • Christchurch based

Kovacs Design Furniture is a family owned business that has been trading in New Zealand for over fifty years. With its head office in Christchurch, the company manufactures and sources a range of premium furniture and accessories through carefully selected quality suppliers from around the globe. Kovacs strives to source materials from companies that parallel its devotion to the craft. It has established itself as a quality supplier able to meet customers’ exact requirements. The company distributes furniture throughout New Zealand to a varied customer base including designers, specifiers, retailers, hotels, health boards and retirement villages.

Based in Christchurch and covering a geographical region including the lower North Island and the South Island, you will be responsible for all sales and marketing activity in your region. Accountabilities include the growth of profitable revenue streams from existing accounts, continuing to develop the existing customer base and also the development of relationships to generate new customer business. Kovacs believes in everyone working as a team and actively encourages staff to share ideas, believing that everyone can make a valuable contribution to the overall success of the company. 

Candidates will have a proven track record of successfully selling a service or product that requires a good “design eye”. Creative and enthusiastic, you will have excellent communication and relationship building skills and will possess a strong customer focus. Successful applicants will be highly organised with strong attention to detail and will enjoy a role with full autonomy.

This represents an excellent opportunity for a skilled salesperson to join a company with a well-respected brand associated with style and true artisan craft. The package includes the usual tools of the trade including a company vehicle. 

To apply in strict confidence now, click below, or email your cover letter and CV to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting 732718ke.  Applications close on 23 July 2017.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a position description please visit the Job Search page atwww.sheffield.co.nz.

For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367 (DDI).

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