Architectural Sales Representative

MilYu - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Full Time starting January 2020. Schedule is flexible as long as marketing and sales goals are met.


Please submit your cover letter and resume by Monday December 9, 2019.


Calgary or Edmonton based. Work from home. Regular travel required between Calgary and Edmonton and occasionally to other markets in Alberta.


MilYu is an independent architectural product and furniture agency empowering our community to create inspiring, innovative, responsible spaces at the intersection of people and built environments. We represent a curated portfolio of brands we personally love and believe in. They share our values and work hard every day to do what they believe, just like us.

Year-over-year sales success positions MilYu for growth and we’re looking for a full-time team member in Alberta. MilYu represents Davis Furniture, ezoBord, Nucraft and Watson Furniture.


Working independently as the sales rep for MilYu brands, you have experience in the design or commercial furniture industry, are able to travel regularly and are highly self-motivated, knowledgeable, entrepreneurial and passionate.


On a daily basis, you’ll be responsible for connecting with existing and potential Architecture + Design firms, furniture dealer customers and end-users in Alberta to educate, promote and solicit business. You’ll qualify opportunities, guide customers to appropriate solutions, communicate project details to manufacturer partners, provide budgets to designers, quotes to dealers and contractors and manage the sales funnel from identification to completion.

You will work from your home office and we'll set you you up with the equipment and resources you need. You will need a car, ideally one that fits a chair or two and it's helpful if you have storage space for samples.

Training and marketing support will be provided by MilYu and our manufacturer partners. You will be responsible to grow business in alliance with MilYu’s business objectives, financial goals, best practices and ethical partnership.


You will leverage your education, experience, skills and personality to:

  • Develop and manage MilYu business in Alberta, focusing on Calgary and Edmonton while building business in smaller markets.
  • Develop and execute a sales strategy that supports MilYu’s business and sales goals, managing the sales funnel and documenting opportunities from identification to completion.
  • Educate, promote and solicit business with existing and potential A&D, furniture dealer and end-user customers using client-centred, problem-solving, partnership approach.
  • Qualify opportunities, guide customers to appropriate solutions, communicate project details to manufacturer partners, provide budgets to designers and quotes to dealers and contractors.


  • The ideal candidate will have experience in commercial furniture sales or design.
  • Minimum university Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of related furniture industry sales experience or 5+ years experience in furniture sales or interior design.
  • Knowledge of commercial furniture design, specification and procurement process is preferred.
  • Organized, detail oriented and reliable.
  • Ability to read architectural drawings.
  • Experience developing marketing materials and presenting to clients .
  • Self-starter, dependable and with the ability to respond quickly and accurately on multiple priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive, outgoing personality.
  • Hard working, tenacious, driven to exceed customer expectations.
  • Expertise with Word, Excel, Office 365 and Powerpoint is required. Experience with Salesforce and CET is an asset.


Remuneration is salary + commission. The position combines the benefits of both independence and partnership. We will succeed together.

This position has growth potential and is suited to career-focused individuals with a passion for design, problem-solving and small business.


If you’re curious, have industry experience and a passion for small business, please submit a cover letter and resume. We’ll get in touch if we see there’s a fit and a spark.

We invite all qualified candidates to apply. Please note, you must be eligible to work in Canada to be considered for this role. We thank everyone for their interest, however only successful applicants will be contacted.


  • Work from home opportunities
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Flexible working hours
  • Profit sharing/share options

Reference ID: 2019 MilYu Alberta Job Posting

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $54,000.00 /year


  • Furniture sales or design: 5 years (Preferred)