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LAPCHI LLC MULTIPLE ROLES

Lapchi LLC k

Chicago, IL

Jul 20
Job Description

1. SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Located in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, Lapchi is seeking to expand its Sales team in the luxury custom rug market. The Sales Representative will represent Lapchi in targeting existing and new client bases, spanning interior designers, architects, and purchasing agents in the commercial, hospitality, and residential sectors.

The Sales Representative will be responsible for proactively seeking out high-end rug sale opportunities primarily through presentations at client workplaces or hosted in the Lapchi Showroom. The Sales Representative will provide excellent client service, supplying clients with rug samples, product knowledge, supporting toolkits, and pricing/quotes for custom ordering.

The Sales Representative will also work alongside staff to create consistent marketing content, including facilitating advertising opportunities, Instagram posts, and refining sales materials.

Candidate should be highly self-motivated and a strong communicator who can work independently and as a team. When not out on the field, the Sales Representative would assist with interacting with clients and showroom operations.

This role is dynamic with room to iterate and grow, and is open to junior candidates as well as sales professionals with a proven track-record. Salary commensurate with experience and includes benefits package.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

-Passionate about sales and building relationships
-Interior Design Industry knowledge and passion for textiles is a plus
-Ability to identify and execute deliverables in an open work scope
-Excellent accountability (prompt follow-up, thoroughness, transparency)
-Organized yet able to adapt to shifting priorities and schedule changes
-Actively network and attend relevant industry events when safe due to COVID-19
-Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite a plus
-Must be physically able to lift rug samples and assist in flipping rug piles


2. BNA WHOLESALE ASSISTANT

Lapchi LLC, in conjunction with partner Galleria Battilossi, is seeking an organized and self-motivated individual to serve as the main point of contact for B2B customer service representing the Battilossi line in the North American market.

This position will be based in The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, with occasional domestic and international travel for trade shows.

The role will service existing wholesale accounts by providing excellent client service including placing and managing orders, supplying samples, and dispensing product knowledge. This role includes opportunities to create systems of organization as well as grow into developing new client bases alongside Directors at Lapchi and Battilossi.

A love of textiles and experience in the interior/architectural trade is a very large plus, however not essential. Salary commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

-Guide clients throughout the standard and custom order process
-Passionate about building and maintaining relationships
-Ability to identify and execute deliverables in an open work scope
-Excellent accountability (prompt follow-up, thoroughness, transparency)
-Communicate with production teams in Nepal and Pakistan and design partners in Italy (all English-speaking)
-Must be physically able to lift rug samples and assist in flipping rug piles

Application Details

Please submit Resume to nathan@lapchi.com

Lapchi LLC

Lapchi is a renowned to-the-trade, high-end custom rug company headquartered in The Merchandise Mart, Chicago with dealers throughout the country. Lapchi rugs are designed in-house and produced with production facilities in Nepal and Pakistan. With a rich history in dealing with antique textiles and rugs, Galleria Battilossi is one of the premier producers of modern handmade decorative custom rugs based in Torino, Italy. Lapchi and Battilossi have been collaborators for years in pushing forward innovative rug design, and have partnered in a new endeavor known as Battilossi North America.

www.lapchi.com
https://battilossi.com/