Trade Representative

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


EQ3 was born in opposition to trends, vowing instead to focus on timeless designs. We make furniture not fast, but to last. Our greatest hope is to have our pieces passed down like heirlooms. We pride ourselves on being innovators in our industry, and we believe that the more voices and choices we incorporate into our perspective, the better we’re able to find creative solutions for modern life. Everything we do is made in consideration of people, of the planet and of our space.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, collaborative individual to join our Retail Team as a Trade Representative.


You’ll be joining our King St. team at 222 King Street Toronto, ON, in a FULL TIME capacity

  • You’ll develop a rapport with trade clients, actively listening to identify their needs, guiding them through the sales process, and providing product knowledge to help identify potential trade opportunities and develop long term mutually beneficial relationships
  • You will be responsible for business development through outreach, networking, and making connections with new potential clients via cold calls, emails, and in person/virtual appointments
  • You’ll be responsible for tracking and following up on trade quotes/orders, maintaining a database of trade members, and acting as a point of communication to keep them engaged with the brand and up to date on store events & promotions
  • You’ll support store managers and trade project managers in executing specific trade initiatives, including in store events, communicating Trade promotions


  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in retail sales, preferably within future and interior design or experience in a design/trade environment is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered
  • A high school diploma/GED. Post-secondary education in Project Management and retail customer service would be an asset
  • Proficiency in retail operations and systems (Point of Sale, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, InDesign)
  • Awareness of your local design community
  • The ability to self-motivate, with strong organization and project management skills. Can work proactively to develop short and long term goals, and then execute them as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of the retail furniture industry, and an understanding of how to scout designers and turns prospects into clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to develop a strong working relationship with a diverse range of customers and business partners


  • A company that supports work-life balance with paid time off and flexibility
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Employee discount program for products, wellness plans, group banking and more
  • EQ3 Spirit Committee that promotes community engagement, rewards, and recognition for all employees
  • Surround yourself with a community that supports professional growth and collaboration

CLOSING DATE: Open until position is filled

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your complete application by clicking on “Apply to Position” now!

We thank all interested individuals, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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