Director, Interior Design Ambassador

Department:  Marketing and Creative Services

Date Posted: 12/20/2022

Dallas Market Center is seeking a Director, Interior Design Ambassador to join our team!

Position Description:

  • Deliver high-quality interior designers to the Dallas Market Center, both during markets and every day 
  • Strategize, develop, and execute programs to grow our designer relationships by driving more designers to utilize the Dallas Market Center on a regular basis, including generation of prospect leads, relationship-building, and coordination of special buyer incentives
  • Serve as an ambassador of the Dallas Market Center to the Design community in Dallas and beyond
  • Develop relationships with Interior Designers (residential, commercial/contract, hospitality) to build awareness and loyalty to Dallas Market Center 
  • Manage the budget to achieve goals 
  • Work closely with Design Industry stakeholders to support programming for markets and Design Weeks
  • Represent the Dallas Market Center to related associations and groups across the home and design industry, act as the DMC design ambassador to relevant conferences, meetings, etc.
  • Keep track of association membership including dues, sponsorships etc. Leverage membership to the benefit of the overall business
  • Work closely with lighting industry stakeholders to help accelerate designers’ access to our lighting showrooms 
  • Conceptualize and ideate home and design events and programming outside of our major markets, working cross-functionally with the Events team to execute within budget
  • Work closely with the Home & Design leasing teams to support leasing growth
  • Responsible for the strategic direction, growth, and management of the VIP designer program
  • Promote and advocate for open everyday programs, activity, and participation
  • Conduct training & tours as market needs demand
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive customer database of Designer relationships

Required Education: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field or equivalent industry experience 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of Business Development/Sales/Marketing experience, and/or Home/Design experience Design 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, verbal and written skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment – Ability to sit for vast majority of work shift 
  • Market Environment – Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time 

Required Competencies:

  • Communication:  Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues.  Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise, and easily understood.
  • Creative Thinking: Develops insights into problems or creates a work environment that encourages innovative thinking and “outside-the-box” solutions to problems. 
  • Decisiveness: Assesses risks and takes the appropriate actions need to achieve work-unit objectives within appropriate time frames. 
  • External Awareness: Becomes and remains informed of external trends, interests, and issues with potential impacts on internal organization policies, procedures, operations, positions and practices. 
  • Flexibility:  Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects “on course.”
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Leadership: Identifies and adapts leadership style to situations and people; demonstrates high standards of behavior; empowers subordinates; consistently and effectively motivates work unit. 
  • Planning:  Establishes policies, guidelines, plans, and priorities required to meet work-unit or organization objectives.
  • Problem Solving: Recognizes and defines problems; challenges others to identify alternative solutions and plans to solve those problems. 
  • Resource Utilization:  Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems, or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management:  Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one’s own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management:  Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).

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Dallas Market Center
Human Resources
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207