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DATE ADDED: Tue 09/10/2018

Sales Associate/ Design Consultant

Byron Center, USA


Job Description


Design Consultant - Full Time

At Talsma Furniture, we make furnishing homes easy, fun, and faster than you think for our clients. We do so in a team oriented environment where we treat each other with respect and always conduct ourselves with a mindset of positive participation in order to improve the organization, ourselves and the homes we decorate. When an issue arises, we will look to ourselves for a solution and improvement first. Furnishing homes is our passion and our profession.


Assist with fabric/frame selections for our clients and offer inspired design.

Ensure proper dissemination of information to clients, Talsma Furniture and trade partners.

Ensure design center is current with trends and pricing.


Actively listen to customers to understand needs and present products that are consistent with customer needs and preferences.

Create floor plans to help clients in furnishing the home.

Be the point person of contact throughout the selection phase.

Develop mood boards for clients as needed.

Ensure client has signed off for custom orders.

Ensure proper client information is maintained in client folders.

Maintain and merchandise the appearance of the showroom by keeping showroom displays visually exciting and enticing.

Continually update and maintain knowledge of products.



At Talsma’s, you will have the advantage of working with a great group of professionals, some of whom have been employed with us for over 20 years! Our associates enjoy a comprehensive benefit package including:

Health & Dental Insurance (Full-time)

401(k) Plan

Great Furniture Discounts

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Cafeteria 125 Plan (Flexible Spending Account)

Work Either Full-time or Part-time

We have excellent employment opportunities in the following areas:


If you are seeking a rewarding full-time or part-time career in furniture sales, Talsma Furniture is the place for you.

If you have an eye for design, enjoy working with people, and are excited about professional growth - you should pursue a sales associate career with Talsma Furniture! Full-time sales associates can earn $30,000 - $60,000 or more per year, part-time sales associates can earn $15 - $30 or more per hour.

Company Description
alsma Furniture is a family owned and operated furniture and mattress retailer that has served West Michigan for over 70 years. Currently with 4 locations, the stores feature a complete line up of home furniture including Living Rooms, Dining rooms, Bedrooms, Home Office, Entertainment, Mattresses, Youth Bedroom and Accessories. Talsma also provides Free Local Delivery on qualifying purchases over $599. The Hudsonville, Holland, and Byron Center locations have a large selection of in stock and custom furniture, a SnuZz Mattress showroom, and a Clearance Center with one-of-a-kind, over stocked, and floor model furniture items at heavily discounted prices. The Cascade location features 3 store fronts within the Terrazzo Fine Shops building located at 1100 East Paris Ave - The Cascade Design Center, SnuZz Mattress Store, and Lifestyles by Talsma showroom.

The 3 store fronts in the Cascade location offer shoppers a different concept than the other 3 all-in-one Talsma Furniture stores. At the Custom Design Center, the focus is on a design studio setting where shoppers can custom order upholstery, bedroom, dining room and other items to make it truly their own. At SnuZz Mattress, mattress shoppers are treated to a spa-like setting featuring top names in quality and comfort. Finally, at the Lifestyles store, the Talsmas combined 2 things they are passionate about; coffee and furniture. It features urban contemporary home furnishings in a casual, fun atmosphere. Plus, there is an Uncommon Coffee Roasters coffee shop right inside the furniture store!

When you shop at Talsma Furniture, you will notice a big difference in the way you are treated. Our philosophy is to give knowledgeable assistance and advice when you need it. We want to help you make a beautiful home, not just scream at you about our "biggest sale ever". You are invited to browse at our stores without the fear of a pushy salesman following your every move. Relax, come on in and you will see why we are different!

Quality and Real Value

Selling brand name furniture at everyday low prices is what Talsma Furniture is all about. Custom orders are welcomed by many of our manufacturers as well. And since Talsma Furniture belongs to the largest furniture buying group in the world - Furniture First, we are able to negotiate lower prices that are passed on to you! Real furniture, real value.

Role: Sales Associate/ Design Consultant
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Location: Byron Center,

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