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Design Consultant

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Gainesville, VA, USA

Company: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc

Job Description

Havertys Furniture is opening a New Store in Gainesville, VA. Based on our successful growth, we are hiring all positions for our store located at 5095 Wellington Road, Gainesville, VA 20155.

We are offering up to $12,000 guaranteed salary for the first 90 days of employment. New hires will be guaranteed to make no less than $4,000 per month for their first 3 months. We anticipate new hires will be making a least this amount, or more, after 90 days due to our continued record-breaking sales.

As an Interior Home Designer with Havertys Furniture you can expect to earn $55, 000 - $85,000 per year.  

As a Havertys Interior Designer you will visit client’s homes to assure proper furniture placement and color coordination, will also recommend additional furniture and accessories for the room design as needed. Maintains consistent level of sales and other key metrics as required by management and Havertys policy, including a minimum monthly sales volume requirement which may be subject to change.   Position may involve sales training directly on the sales floor to enable an understanding of the Havertys customer engagement process.


As an Interior Deisgner you get to: 

  • Assists Sales Consultant by scheduling, or attending a scheduled qualified home visit.  Position may require evening and weekend work at hours convenient to the Customer’s schedule.
  • Visits customers homes individually or accompanied by sales consultant, as applicable.
  • Coordinates with the decision-maker(s) during the home visit and the final presentation to review the items selected, pricing, and delivery schedules, if applicable.
  • May build a Presentation Board, consisting of the colors and placement of furniture in the home, the visual samples of the actual furniture, the room plan, any needed accessories
  • Will provide recap to Sales Consultant and Management after each house visit and upon completion of the floor plan and the Presentation Board.
  • Will assist Sales Consultant with the creation of special-order skus and sales reserves.
  • Create floor plans for in-store clients that need to better visualize the purchase, helping to close the sale as an in-store-house-call.
  • Provide constructive feedback to customer to help build the sale and increase average ticket.
  • Have knowledge of special sales, financing plans, delivery procedures, warranties, etc.
  • Reinforce customer selections and help bring sale to closure.
  • Maintain knowledge of broad range of furniture styles and products.

We Offer 

  • Medical,Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) w/ 4% match, Paid 2 week vacation and 2 week sick time 
  • Paid Comprehensive Furniture and Bedding Sales training

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience 


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in interior design or related field; or 2 to 4 years related experience and/or training/ or equivalent combination of education and experience. ASID certification preferred.




Must have a current valid drivers license with a clean driving record and be able to drive and provide personal transportation to Customer in-home appointments.   Reliable transportation with verification of minimum state required car insurance is a requirement of position.   


Computer Skills


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have Microsoft Office and prior Room Planner software/ Microsoft Office components/ Internet software/ Full-shot image ware experience.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and /or move more than 20 pounds. 


Work Environment


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of his superior.


Havertys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havertys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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