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Business Development Manager

New York, NY, USA Req #427
Thursday, December 26, 2019
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

We are seeking a Business Development Manager to join our Business Development sales team to market our products in the Greater New York area.  

We are looking for an individual who can incorporate their strategic and analytical skills to expand our presence into medium and large corporate accounts.  The ideal candidate will generate opportunities by utilizing innovative strategies and tactics leveraging end user relationships as well as other industry partners and influencers.  In this role, it is important to establish and maintain business partnerships with valuable networking lead sources as well as developing new sales strategies, sales communications, and business plans.  We will look to you as the liaison to the end user and collaborator with both internal and external teams involved in the accounts, projects, bids, etc.   

Candidates with 5-10 years of previous experience in sales, management, administration or related field are desired.  Previous sales or design experience in the commercial interiors industry is preferred.  Existing relationships with end users, dealers, real estate professionals, architects and designers in this area will be helpful. 
We are a company focused on putting the customer first by being the easiest and best to work with.  We offer great benefits including base salary plus bonus, health and dental benefits, 401k/ESOP contributions with company match, and the many other benefits of being an employee owned (ESOP) corporation.

Apply today!

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • New York, NY, USA