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Manager Retail Design Sales

Manager Retail Design Sales

Job Description

Ethan Allen has been a leader in the home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years.  We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents.  We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time.  We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded.  We employ the best in the industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices.  We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits.  If you’re interested in working for the industry leader and you have the talent, style and passion to thrive in our fast-paced, creative environment, take a look at the positions below and click to apply.

Our Managers have a passion for design and thrive on helping others to realize their highest potential.  These professionals bring a minimum of two years of leadership experience, managing others as well as managing projects in a design-related retail or design firm environment.  Tech-savvy, high-energy and on-trend, DPMs are the driving force behind our business success.  If you’re up to the challenge and love helping others to succeed, this may be your place in the world of Ethan Allen.  Schedule flexibility, including some weekend, holiday and limited evening availability is required.  This is an excellent entrée to the leadership and management career path at Ethan Allen.

Job Requirements



  • Partner with Design Center Manager and/or District Design Manager to achieve the goals for all interior designers and increase overall performance of the Design Center or Studio.
  • Achieve sales goals through the development, training and management of interior design consultants.
  • Evaluate interior design consultants performance using such tools as the Designer Performance System. Create action plans as necessary to support performance improvement.
  • Create and nurture a positive environment and a high level of energy with employees to ensure sales growth. Foster an environment that expedites the closing of design projects.
  • Provides significant input into recruitment, hiring, performance reviews, and performance improvement activities.
  • Participate in design projects including interacting with customers, to ensure interior design consultants meet the needs of the client.
  • Maintain a system to monitor the status of all open and pending design projects. Monitor interior design consultants for proper follow-up and ensure they are providing exceptional customer service at all times.
  • Coordinate, update and maintain reports needed to support the design project management process.
  • Follow operational policies and procedures to ensure fiscal control, security of company assets, inventory management and design center safety. Ensure adherence to all company policies such as Code of Conduct policies, workplace harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation.
  • Work with Design Center Manager and/or District Design Manager along with human resources to consistently implement disciplinary action and performance management in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Stay current on design and color trends to create fashionable and up to date interior design solutions.
  • Represent Ethan Allen at all times and under all circumstances in a professional and appropriate manner.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Retail, Sales
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 8 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Retail, Sales - Marketing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Manager Retail Design Sales

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