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Knoll Inc. Director Strategic Accounts in San Francisco, California

Director Strategic Accounts

Tracking Code 1634-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather and architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

To learn more, visit www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/


Primary responsibility of the Director Strategic Accounts is to pursue and win specific competitively held client targets and engage in networking opportunities through organizations such as CoreNet and real estate service providers. Additional responsibilities include providing Divisional/Regional support for other clients regarding Knoll global capabilities, strategic services, value added tools, research and strategy. Candidate may also participate in large project opportunities as part of a strategic or global selling initiative. Individual is a resource for Divisional/Regional clients with projects outside of North America. Customer based will be client specific to the San Francisco/Western Division. Position reports to VP Global Business Division and has a strong partnership with Divisional and Regional Management.

Required Skills


  • BA/ BS Marketing or Business preferred. Equivalent experience considered

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, creativity

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Team work and getting work done through others is required

Required Experience

  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) to present company capabilities, product solutions and strategic services to clients, dealers and professional organizations

  • Candidate works independently and as part of a team in a leadership capacity

  • Consultative selling, negotiation and presentation skills are critical

  • Working in multiple geographies

  • Up to 30% travel is required

We are an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

Job Location San Francisco, California, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.