Sales Associate | Downers Grove, IL | Value City & American Signature Furniture

Sales Associate

At  American Signature Inc., we believe everyone has the right to a well-furnished life.  Every day, our customers embark upon their personal style journey—an adventure. To that purpose, we are committed to providing our customers with an easy and fun furniture shopping experience.   As a valued member of our inside sales team, you are the first person that our customer meets when they enter the store.  Selling and achieving goals is in your DNA.  You understand that our company is dedicated to maniacal customer service and it starts with you, delivering an unmatched customer experience.   Every day is an opportunity to turn our guests into loyal customers, who live well-furnished lives.

As a Sales Associate, you will:

Engage customers and sell furniture by:

  • Developing strong and lasting relationships with our customers
  • Assisting in designing customers’ homes by confidently mixing our different furniture styles
  • Partnering with all store team members to create a great and lasting experience
  • Helping to ensure the store environment looks great by cleaning, straightening and maintaining merchandise
  • Presenting yourself in a way that represents the brand positively
  • Assisting in fostering an energetic and positive work environment
  • Staying up to date on product knowledge and transfer knowledge to customers

Embody our values: Adventure Guides, Serve Others and Own it.  You will:

  • Be an Adventure Guide, meaning you have a passion for the business.  You bring curiosity and innovation to the job.  You are flexible to shifting priorities and a changing environment 
  • Be a team member that Serves Others, meaning you get enjoyment out of seeing other people succeed.  You put team goals first.  You display strong people skills, such as empathy, selflessness and good listening
  • Be someone who Owns It, meaning you take ownership and responsibility for our shared success.  You are someone who proactively identifies and solves problems 

 As a Sales Associate, you must meet these requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos 
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and team members 
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals 
  • High energy / drive to win attitude
  • Self-motivate through setting and achieving goals
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to continuously improve 
  • Match our values: Adventure Guides, Serve Others and Own it

 

If you are selected for an interview, a formal job description is available.  Your interviewer can answer any questions you may have about your role in our company.