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Call Center Sales Generalist - General

Baltimore, Maryland - Explore location Administration & Support Services Full Time

Job description

Why we will love you

You care about making a positive impact in the world.  You understand greatness requires thinking differently.  An inclusive and accepting work environment is important to you.    

A job at IKEA is so much more than home furnishings. Together, we work to make a better everyday life for the many. It's the perfect fit if you want to contribute, grow, and share your uniqueness.  Join our team and start a better life for yourself.

What you'll be doing day to day

**The candidate MUST reside in a commutable distance to Baltimore, MD.**

Delivering excellent experiences to call center customers and maximize the sales by providing great offers and convenient solutions always with empathy, understanding of customer needs and strong will to create a better life at home for the customer.
• Provide qualitative customer sales support in all call center channels, including live video calls, to secure a great customer experience, thus building trust in the IKEA brand
• Make use of active selling techniques to offer home furnishing solutions and demonstrate proficiency in relevant call center digital planning tools to exceed customer expectations and maximize sales
• Actively seek information about the IKEA product range and services to stay up to date with commercial priorities and activities, and to maintain ability to steer sales
• Provide feedback on data improvement needs, thus contributing to all co-workers having the knowledge required to meet customer needs
• Capture relevant customer insights to enable other parts of Ingka to improve the customer experience

Our team within Ikea

We are transforming how we meet our customers across all touchpoints to be seamless, effortless, and enjoyable. Connecting with IKEA in the ways customers need has never been more important to us. We also know that our customers demand increasing levels of accessibility from wherever they are and that has led to creating a transformed and very capable customer channel at IKEA.

Apply now!

Does this sound like your next challenge? IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global workplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.

JOB TYPE - Permanent, Hourly
HOURLY PAY RANGE - $16.70 - $23.78 per hour

IKEA offers competitive benefits and perks, such as medical and Rx, dental, vision, 401k, meal deal, store discount, autism coverage, parental leave, pet insurance, education assistance and more!


• Sales and solutions-oriented with strong home-furnishing interest
• Strong social skills and driven by working with people
• Expert knowledge of the IKEA product and service range and general knowledge of home furnishing design
• Experience working in a call center supporting and selling to customers utilizing multiple communication channels
• General knowledge of how personal performance is measured and how it contributes to the business goals
• Passion for meeting customers and gets energized by selling and reaching goals
• Enjoy working with technology that enables distance engagement in a remote fast-paced and future-oriented environment
• Ability to work with modern tools and systems in a dynamic retail environment handling more than one task at the time
• Ability to communicate correctly, confidently and clearly in local language(s) across channels

If you don’t recognize yourself in all these points, you might still be an excellent candidate for the role. We like to think long-term and invest in people’s development together with us.