bulthaup Vancouver opened its doors in Vancouver's Gastown neighborhood in May 2009 as an international retail partner of bulthaup Germany founded in1949 by Martin bulthaup. We are a supporting force of the company's philosophy to develop innovative, ergonomic solutions for kitchens and living spaces using the finest quality of materials, technology and expertise available. Our approach is to combine our product knowledge and technical understanding with the motivational desire to add value to our client's home and lifestyle by delivering brilliantly engineered functionality in timeless `living' spaces uncompromised in form and function.

Our team of experienced professionals specializes in working together with architects, design firms and customers alike to ensure a seamlessly smooth service from concept to completion including development of design concepts, CAD plans and elevations, detailed mechanical drawings, contractor liaison and expert installation.

The Team - left to right: Vannessa Chadd, Elissa Cullen, Kendra Carlson and Harvey Reehal.

Showroom Coordinator / Outside Sales Representative

to A & D Community – Full time

Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:

• Welcome visitors to showroom and speak confidently about our products and establish initial customer relationship.
• Maintain architect/designer/client database & be responsible for direct mailing programs
• Hosting presentations/ lunch and learn for architects & designers using Power Point. Cold calling potential leads/ design firms, organizing presentation and catering, designing email invite.
• Provide support on planning and implementing showroom events. Designing invitations, organizing catering, staff, accessories within a budget. Keeping invite list current, and sending out invites.
• Responsible for organizing Cook-in events in clients home. Working directly with in-house chef & client to plan menu.
• Collecting market information, trends & client feedback for marketing opportunities
• Organize client photo shoots, choosing accessories, styling/ assist photographer. Responsible for updating photos on our company website.
• Networking among design trade professionals through industry related organizations and events.
• Implement marketing campaigns to promote business.
• Conduct outside sales presentations to the Architect and Design Community.
• First point of contact for marketing; editorials, press releases, advertising.
• Maintaining showroom displays, supplies & cleanliness.
• Compiling installation folders for fitters and `welcome pack' & warranty certificates for clients.
• Updating appliance specs/price lists/memos -- ordering brochures.
• Create and maintain photo library.
• Administrative support duties as required
• Space planning, designing and architectural drawings using Vectorworks 2016. Assisting with updating current project drawings.
• Consulting with clients & designers and attending meetings with Showroom Manager & Project Coordinator
• Sourcing plumbing fixtures, appliances, for client
• Assisting clients & designers with material selection
• Be able to offer a degree of flexibility to cover sick days/holidays.

Skills & Attributes

The ideal candidate has:
➢ a friendly, professional and outgoing demeanor
➢ a positive attitude with the ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team
➢ excellent organizational skills
➢ strong verbal and written communication aptitude
➢ strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide the highest level of customer service
➢ interest in contemporary, European design and architecture
➢ sense of urgency and personal responsibility
➢ good working knowledge of MS office (word/excel/outlook/PP)
➢ AutoCAD or Vectorworks skills
➢ be able to adapt to changing schedules, project requirements and re-prioritize accordingly
➢ previous experience in marketing role is strongly desired

Candidates who have professional experience in a design, supply and installation industry will be given priority consideration. Knowledge of modular kitchens is preferred but a keen interest is also valued.

Kindly email cover letter and resume to work@bulthaupvancouver.com - No phone calls please.