Knoll Inc. Architecture & Design Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architecture & Design Manager

Tracking Code 884-056

Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

To learn more, visit www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/ .

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Come work at Knoll! Knoll is a global office furnishings manufacturer committed to design excellence. Knoll is recognized internationally for creating workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure. Our commitment to innovation and modern design has yielded a comprehensive portfolio of office systems, seating, files and storage, tables and desks, wood case goods, textiles and accessories.

To learn more about Knoll please visit our website www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/

POSITION PROFILE

The A&D Manager will develop working relationships with key personnel within targeted architectural and design firms creating awareness, increasing knowledge and gaining acceptance of Knoll products and services in order to obtain their specification of Knoll products. In addition, the A&D Manager will ensure that complete and up-to-date production information is placed within each targeted A/D firm; will develop relationships with key members of the targeted firms and will articulate the features, functions, benefits and rationale for specifying Knoll products

Required Skills

  • Minimum 3 years interior design or equivalent experience, combined with 2 - 3 years direct selling experience

  • Must have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a focused, goal oriented manner

  • Ability to create and implement strategic action plans to drive achievement of business goals and objectives

Location:

This position will cover the Pittsburgh/Erie Area.

Required Experience

  • Collaborate with Knoll and dealer sales team to meet regional business objectives and sales goals

  • Develop/ nurture key relationships in the design community

  • Position and promote Knoll knowledge of the workplace and physical environment

  • Educate architects and designers about Knoll products and Knoll's ability to address customer business needs and requirements

  • Create and maintain credibility, visibility and excitement about Knoll among design professionals

Job Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular