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The Container Store Designer/Sales Specialist In-Store in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

The Designer/Sales Specialist position is responsible for driving results through the designing of custom spaces and other storage and organization solutions in store. This position is a strong leader and role model who displays excellent selling skills while maintaining a focus on exceptional customer service. This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position.

What We Stand For 

Established in 1978, The Container Store has grown to be the leading specialty retailer of storage and organization products in the United States and the only national retailer solely devoted to the category. We provide creative, multifunctional, customizable storage and organization solutions that help our customers save time, save space and improve the quality of their lives. We foster a culture built around our Foundation Principles, which define how we approach our relationships with our employees, vendors, customers and communities and influence every aspect of our business.

  • Collaborates and works with customers to design customized plans in a clear and professional manner

  • Drives all the services available with each customer interaction: In-Home Designing, In-Home Organizing, installation, financing, and loyalty

  • Focuses on closing sales efficiently, to build repeat and referral business with customers

  • Consistently maintains clear communication with Managers and Support Center partners to seamlessly complete projects from inquiry to installation to achieve sales goals

  • Leads the sales floor and performs other tasks or duties in partnership with Managers

  • Remains current with The Container Store training, selling, product knowledge, promotions, processes and philosophies when interacting with customers and store employees

  • Actively leads and participates in the daily maintenance of the custom space area and visual presentation of the store

  • As a brand ambassador, enthusiastically drives, motivates, and supports all company initiatives by modeling and coaching professional and productive behaviors with store employees to achieve store goals

  • Proficiently and consistently uses company tools and email

The Benefits of Working Here

Our benefits exemplify our commitment to ensuring employees and their families are well taken care of, safe and secure. Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans

  • Discount: 50% on Elfa, 40% on Merchandise and Gift Cards, 25% on Avera

  • Paid Time Off plus Holidays

  • 401(k) plan & Company Match

  • Employee First Fund: providing grants to employees experiencing unforeseen emergencies

  • College degree preferred

  • 2-5 years sales and clientele experience preferred

  • Design experience and spatial intelligence

  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills

  • Maintains professional appearance and wears required dress code when representing The Container Store

  • Knowledge and passion for following trends in the custom closets and retail industry

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and a safe manner

  • Is committed to working scheduled hours and has the flexibility to work additional hours based on changing business needs

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization

  • Ability to quickly separate the mission-critical tasks from the lower priority tasks; focuses on the most value-added projects of the day or week

  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once

  • Possesses focused attention to detail while working quickly and accurately under pressure

  • Makes strategic and effective decisions in the best interest of our customers and our company, taking care to objectively process information

The Container Store promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with the

Americans with Disabilities Act.

Stores Physical Requirements

State Specific Notices

External Company Name: The Container Store Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 55 Boylston

Post End Date: 6/16/2023