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Sales Specialist - Northeast


At Surya, our goals are simple: to be the go-to resource for coordinating home accessories across a diverse range of lifestyles and budgets and to simplify the shopping process for designers, retailers and end consumers.

Surya is an energetic home décor brand that has gained attention for its innovative designs and breadth of high quality home accessory solutions. Products include rugs, pillows, throws, accent furniture, lighting, wall decor, decorative accents, and bedding sold through global retailers, distributors, and interior designers. The company has partnered with renowned designers like DwellStudios, and HGTV-personality Candice Olson, to create the most exciting, fashion-forward product range in home accessories today.

 Surya has been named to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500/5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held companies for the past seven years in a row.

 As Surya continues the rapid growth, we’re searching for talented people who thrive on ambiguity, resourcefulness, and collaboration. Surya fosters a robust work environment, where teams work seamlessly together to help build our organization. If this sounds like a place you can flourish, get in touch with our recruiter now! 


Surya is looking for a smart, savvy, experienced sales professional to service and grow a portfolio of our largest interior design, decorator and furniture retailer accounts in the Northeast, specifically in New York City and Boston.  The Sales Specialist’s primary responsibility is to partner with and ensure the long-term success of customers while achieving maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration.  This position is perfect for individuals who have a strong drive to succeed and contribute to our next level of growth.  The ideal candidate will be a go-getter with a strong customer-focus who is able to understand the customer’s business needs and present relevant solutions. A background in sales to the design or furniture channel is desired.


  • Review and analyze accounts regularly to identify additional sales opportunities and maximize sales in assigned territory
  • Sell all Surya product categories  including rugs, pillows, throws, accent furniture, lighting and art, as well as merchandising solutions
  • Serve as the customer's single point of contact in the area, working closely with the customer to gain insights into business pains and opportunities
  • Visit customers regularly to meet with managers, associates, and designers, ensuring all Surya products, training, and collateral are current
  • Deliver in-person and online sales presentations and training on a regular basis
  • Develop new business through referrals, networking, and cold calling
  • Maintain customer and sales activity data in
  • Attend trade shows to connect with new and existing customers and prospects
  • Resolve customer issues and manage/escalate concerns as appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 4+ years of field sales and/or account management experience; industry experience preferred
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship-building, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Resilience and an ability to overcome objections
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about home décor brands
  • Proficient in MS Office suite; experience with a plus
  • Must be able to attend/work at designated key industry trade shows
  • Ability and willingness to travel (80%)
  • Candidate must live in within a reasonable commuting distance to accounts in Boston and NYC 


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