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Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!

 

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our family, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Design Market Manager II ~ Chicago, IL to join our team in Sales-Chicago IL.  

 

As a Design Market Manager II ~ Chicago, IL, you will:

Act as a Haworth Brand Ambassador, develop key business relationships within design community, including architects, design principals, and designers, to create awareness and educate and drive preference for Haworth. Represent Haworth’s full range of products, knowledge, and services to influence design, specification, and selection of Haworth.

Do you have these required qualifications?
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, architecture, interior design, industrial design, marketing, or communications and 3 years design and/or marketing experience, including 2 years’ experience in contract furniture.
  • If no degree; 11 years design and/or marketing experience, including 2 years’ experience in contract furniture.
  • Experience with relationship development, leads generation, and selling design concepts/ideas within design and/or architecture community, including experience conducting one-on-one and group presentations.
  • Experience building network of business relationships to create sales opportunities.
  • Daily travel away from “home” offices up to 70 percent of time in assigned market with occasional overnight travel, depending on assigned territory; may have occasional international travel, depending on assignment and/or training needs. 
  • Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Ability to work in Chicago, IL without relocation assistance.
Do you have these preferred qualifications?
  • 3 years’ experience in support role to A&D firms.
  • Experience selling contract/capital goods in the commercial interiors market. 

 

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:
  • Lead generation; strategic, conceptual, and consultative selling; negotiation; and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to create, build, and maintain relationships with internal cross-functional team members, and, externally to establish Haworth Brand Ambassador trusted advisor go-to with all levels of design firm clients and in business community with influencers, end-users, and dealers.
  • Excellent problem-solving and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills to deliver professional and effective product and service information to individuals or large groups.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.
 
Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.  

 

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

 

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at www.Haworth.com/Careers.

 
EEO/AA Statement

It is the policy of Haworth to comply with all applicable state, provincial, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, or any other protected classification. 

 

Haworth’s AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

 

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Manager, Marketing Manager, Brand Ambassador, Industrial Design, Sales Support, Management, Marketing, Manufacturing, Sales

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