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Job Information

GE Appliances, a Haier company Monogram Showroom & Design Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Job Location

USA, Chicago, IL

Job Posting Title

Monogram Showroom & Design Manager

The Challenge

The Monogram Showroom & Design Manager will oversee the Chicago Monogram Showroom operations and designer training program. In addition, they will define and execute a designer engagement strategy in conjunction with a talented team of design leaders.

What you will Do

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the Monogram brand’s short and long-term strategies for the showroom and designer engagement

  • Lead and coach showroom and designer engagement teams

  • Coordination of all showroom event logistics and daily operations

  • Lead individual and group designer training sessions

  • Lead Monogram growth in the Chicago area. Work with Sales & Marketing to drive the profitability

  • Establish, manage and maintain relationships with specifiers, designers, architects (SDAs) and consumers both in the showroom and in top focus territories (i.e. NKBA., ASID, IFDA, AIA involvement)

  • Grow Monogram’s Trade Partner program - luxury rewards & designer training sessions.

  • Define event strategy for designers both at a national and local level

  • Drive Designer metrics and operating rhythm

  • Establish expertise in luxury and Monogram brand and convey benefits to SDA’s and consumers

  • Work with field marketing, customer marketing, and field sales teams to drive strategy in local markets

  • Develop sales leads/referrals and manage client portfolio

  • Educate on additional trade programs

  • Showroom – based position

What you need to Succeed

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 7 years in Marketing and/or Showroom operations

  • Prior experience working with designers and specifying product

  • Experience leading and coaching a team

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills

  • Articulate, effective communicator

  • Must be willing and able to travel to GEA sites and customers, as needed

  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays as required by business need

Desired Characteristics

  • Kitchen design credentials (AKBD, CKD, etc.)

  • Appliances or luxury sales experience

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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