We Love Working Here. You Will Too!
We are a team in everything we do. From our approach to clients to the way we interact in the office, we all work towards a common goal and help each other out along the way.
American Office’s team is comprised of energetic talented professionals who enjoy what they do. Guided by a strong work ethic and a desire to exceed expectations, we are dedicated to embracing the goals of our clients as those of our own.
We are always looking for new and exciting people to join our team. If you have experience in Furniture, Design, Sales, or Project Management, and are looking for a new career opportunity don't hesitate to let us know. If you are interested in joining our team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply for any of the open positions listed.
We're currently hiring these positions in our Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC locations:
Architectural Wall Project Manager
The Architectural Wall Project Manager will be located out of our Baltimore, Rockville, DC or Chantilly offices, whichever is more convenient. This individual is the point of contact for all aspects of assigned architectural wall projects from inception of project to final close-out and invoicing. This individual plans, coordinates, and oversees all plan revisions, approvals, orders, scheduling, and delivery of architectural walls from start to finish to ensure customer satisfaction. For more information, click here.
Outside Sales - Architectural Walls & ICT (technology)
Looking for a fun, motivated and hardworking individual to join our sales team with a focus on architectural walls and collaborative technology in the MD, DC, VA area. This is an outside sales position developing new business leads and opportunities in the booming architectural wall market. Looking for someone to grow sales in this strong vertical market with the freedom to call on any accounts and A&D firms in this territory. American Office has a strong existing architectural department and we're looking for the right person to join our team.
The Project Manager plans and supervises delivery and installation logistics for large contract furniture projects. Responsibilities include reviewing specifications and installation drawings; field verification; scheduling; attend construction meetings; delivery and installation logistics planning; supervising installation team. This key position provides immediate problem-solving support to clients on the job site. Regional travel to job sites as needed; occasional overtime work required. Accepting applications in all of our markets (Maryland, DC and Virginia).
The Account Executive utilizes sales and organizational skills to develop and maintain business relationships with new and existing clients to provide a wide range of commercial furniture and architectural solutions. S/he develops business opportunities through networking and cold calling, generates informational material and quotes for clients in a timely, organized fashion, closes sales, and works with a team that includes design, project management and installation to achieve complete, successful projects for our clients. Follow-up with customers to respond to questions and provide alternate solutions is essential. Oversight of project from inception through installation is critical. Establishing relationships with manufacturer’s representatives and design firms is required. Participation in department meetings and activities in support of the project team is also required.
To work with a dedicated sales team to develop layouts, designs, specifications, finish concepts, and color and materials solutions for Systems Furniture, Seating, Case Goods and related furniture and components. This includes working with Sales Person and clients to assess requirements, develop conceptual design plans and elevations, product research, field measuring and verification, programming of space, communicating with vendors, preparing installation drawings. Accepting applications in all of our markets (Maryland, DC and Virginia).
The Account Manager is a specialized customer service role responsible for project management and offering customer service support on orders from entry, thru punch-list and sign off, to ensure contractual obligations are met. This role has the ability to transition into a Account Executive role given further development and proven success. This role requires the ability to understand and articulate contracts in a clear and concise manner. Additionally, a successful candidate must have the ability to make effective decisions while keeping contractual compliance top of mind. In this role work independently to organize workload, establish priorities to support required deadlines as well as ability to follow up on assignments with minimal direction is key.
The successful Sales Coordinator will be responsible for inside and outside customer support, handling incoming calls, pricing, product outsourcing, order entry, quotation follow up, and telephoning of new and existing customers. Supports sales and marketing team by tracking, investigating, and reporting sales information; resolving customer problems. A sales coordinator needs minimal supervision, excels at critical thinking, and maintains a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.
Provide support to a warehouse department. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Must have: knowledge of product handling procedures, limited knowledge of Systems Furniture, ability to load and unload finished product onto and off truck, operate according to job safety specifications, stage product for loading, clean and maintain safe work area. Preferred Experience and Education: basic reading, writing, and math skills required (normally acquired through a High School diploma or equivalent), manual dexterity required for operating machinery.
Provide support and leadership to a warehouse department. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Duties include: Compare identifying information & counts of items of incoming/outgoing shipments against bills of lading or other records, properly store and consolidate materials, work with office personnel on incoming and outgoing shipments, operate according to job safety specifications, keep materials properly stored & consolidated. Preferred Experience and Education: Basic reading, writing, and math skills required. This is normally acquired through a High School diploma or equivalent. Must pass pre-employment drug screen & criminal background investigation. Manual dexterity required for operating machinery.
Operate company vehicles ranging from pickup trucks to vans, to 26,000lb trucks from distribution center to site and other locations as directed. Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures. Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition. Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles. Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles. Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers. Maintain records, such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements, in accordance with regulations. Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions. Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios. Required Knowledge and Skills: high school diploma or equivalent, forklift certification and applicable state certification for truck and/or rail operation preferred but not needed, ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds required.