Job Description

Art Van Furniture, Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer, is growing! Our growth is your opportunity for success!  We are seeking a Client Specialist to join our team.


The Client Specialist is to deliver an exceptional guest experience through relationship selling and guest follow-up thus maximizing sales opportunities, delivering profitable sales and creating Client Loyalty.  The Client Specialist I is learning the role of sales with Key Results Areas: Delivered Sales, Value Adds, Net Average Sale, Email Address, Collection, and Net Promoter Score. Other responsibilities include:

  • Works collaboratively and effectively with other sales staff and leadership to meets or exceed team sales goals and works with sales coach to build plans for improvement areas.
  • Maximizes every customer opportunity by following the GUEST selling process (i.e. establishing a relationship, providing accurate product solutions, suggestive selling, and customer follow up) and properly leveraging other sales expertise or relationships when appropriate.
  • Meets or exceeds the store’s Value Add goals.
  • Promotes team work and depicts behaviors that are in line with our PARTNERS Values.
  • Frequently utilizes Sales Associate Workbench tools to improve Key Results Areas (i.e. undelivered business, lead generation and sales performance results)
  • Actively participates in training and sales meetings; applies learning to improve performance and promote self-development.
  • Acts as an ambassador for Art Van; implements creative ideas for additional business by networking and prospecting
  • Assists as needed or requested and at least daily in maintaining store standards and store appearance.
  • Authority as detailed in the Company’s Standard Operating Procedures.

Skills / Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experiences:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer service environment preferably in an environment that has, at a minimum, required add on sales. Previous inside sales experience selling packages preferred.
  • Ability to complete Art Van internal basic certification for Pure Sleep within three months of hire
  • Communication skills that span all levels of people
  • Familiarity with computers and the ability to learn and use Art Van’s POS system.
  • Previous work experience where timeliness and attention to detail were required
  • Previous experience learning large amounts of data in a short time and using it to complete a process
  • The ability to work collaboratively and exercise judgment on when to leverage other team members to assist in the customer experience. 

Art Van offers a competitive salary combined with an excellent benefits package. 

Interested applicants can apply on-line on our website at 

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Application Instructions

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