Sales Associate – Luxury Retail Experience Needed

Rug & Kilim – Queens, NY
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Job Type: Full-time

Working days:

Job Types:

Full-time, Part-time, Commission



Bachelor’s (Preferred)
9 a.m.–6 p.m

Work Location:

Multiple locations. One location

Job Description

Rug & Kilim is hiring a full-time Sales Associate to represent our trade-only showroom in NYC. The primary responsibility of the Sales Associate will be to communicate with high-end designers on behalf of the Sales Manager, Vice President and President, cultivate relationships in the luxury fashion and interior design industries, and facilitate sales of high-end, handmade rugs and textiles. This position is full-time, with remote and on-site accessibility. Prior industry experience with interior designers is required, and key experience with high-end rugs and textiles is preferred.


  • Communicate on a day-to-day basis with the sales manager and design team

  • Research and cultivate new clients, including the most popular and appropriate designers and luxury brands


  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration(s) in sales, interior design, luxury home furnishing, fashion, marketing, or a related field

  • 2+ years in sales (retail or remote) working with designers or with rugs, textiles, luxury home furnishing, interior design.

  • Ability to work independent and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Personable, ethical, and knowledgeable with clients.

  • Self motivated, personable, persuasive, and comfortable communicating in the high-end design industry.

  • Comfortable establishing new contacts via phone, email, in-person and digital communications

  • Sales

  • Marketing

  • Interior Design

  • Fashion

  • Design

  • Luxury Homes

  • E-Commerce


  • Sales: 4 years (Preferred)

  • Sales Management: 2 years (Required)

  • Luxury Retail: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Flexible schedule