Basic Info

Karim Bakry

11 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Corporate Sales Manager / Interior Designer at Ebony & Ivory Interiors October

Experience Details

Corporate Sales Manager / Interior Designer

Engineering - Other, Sales/Retail, Operations/Management

Manager

• Develop, build, and manage a client base of corporate accounts
• Oversee the sales process at each stage from quote to purchasing to fulfillment and follow up
• Target new and existing accounts within the Lotteries, Oil & Gas, Construction, Government, and Educational sectors for new business
• Work with the Marketing Dept to develop and execute Corporate Sales initiatives
• Prospect new clients via sales calls, direct mail, email and networking events

• Follow up on leads generated through retail stores, research and promotional events
• Work with suppliers to secure opportunity buys and availability of products
• Coordinate product logo placement with contractors to meet the client’s specifications
• Analyze sales trends, track unit sales, and generate gross margin reports
• Generate monthly budgets and sales forecasts
• Participate in trade shows, conferences, and community events to help promote the corporate program
• Investigate and troubleshoot customer service issues


Company Details

Ebony & Ivory Interiors October

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Engineering Services, Furniture

ei-interiors.com

Oct 2014 to present (2 years 6 months)
Showroom Manager at Eklego Design

Experience Details

Showroom Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

• Participates in the development of the business plan and sales strategy with managing partners and marketing manager to ensure attainment of company revenue and profit goals.
• Building a deep understanding the performance of different product categories, importance of display (content and change frequency), strengthening our value proposition and customer service, developing tools needed to assist/push sales, etc.
• Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
• Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
• Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
• Maintains the schedule of the showroom (for sales executives and office boys) to ensure no interruption of the business and communicates with management to ensure no surprises.
• Maintains the overall look of the store to ensure it is clean, organized, uncluttered, and has effective display at all times.
• Ensures that all systems necessary for day-to-day business are consistently working and communicates early to ensure no interruptions/surprises.
• Responsible for the performance and development of the branch Sales Executives.
• Conducts one-on-one review with all Sales Executives to build more effective communication, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement performance.
• Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
• Recruits and participates in the interviewing and hiring of Sales Executives based on criteria agreed upon by senior management.
• Participates in the development and implementation of training programs to ensure that sales executives are well trained.
• Assists Sales Executives in preparation of quotations and in use of the system to ensure seamless interface with customers and accurate data management.
• Maintains accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports submitted by Sales
• Maintains open orders tool to track open orders and client communication tool to ensure that clients can follow up on their orders and get timely and accurate answers.
• Ensures showroom is continuously well stocked and communicates with inventory manager to replenish stock as needed.
• Provides timely and accurate pricing (on system and labeling) on any products that enter the showroom
• Ensures that all sales tools are up to date (mainly furniture catalogue), all offerings are clear (e.g. curtains, lighting, fabrics)
• Ensures that all Sales Executives meet or exceed all activity standards: e.g. using the system to post sales orders, sending out quotations in the agreed deadlines, following up with clients on a timely basis, applying Eklego standards and rules.
• Delegates authority and responsibility with accountability and follow-up.
• Sets examples for Sales Executives in areas of commitment, organizational and selling skills, and work habits.
• Conducts regular coaching and counseling with Sales Executives to build motivation and selling skills.
• Maintains contact with clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
• Demonstrates ability to interact and cooperate with company employees from the different departments especially Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Purchasing, and Inventory.


Company Details

Eklego Design

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Furniture , Engineering Services

eklegodesign.net

Jan 2012 to Sep 2014 (2 years 8 months)
Sales Engineer at Eklego Design

Experience Details

Sales Engineer

Sales/Retail, Engineering - Other

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Consulting and advising clients by giving ideas & designs using AutoCAD & Photoshop.
• Selling company products (furniture & home accessories).
• Following up with suppliers, inventory and purchasing.


Company Details

Eklego Design

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Furniture , Engineering Services

eklegodesin.net

Mar 2010 to Dec 2011 (1 year 9 months)
Architect at Art & Architecture for Consulting

Experience Details

Architect

Engineering - Other

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Designing of various housing projects (Villas - apartments).
• Make the presentation for many projects with Photoshop & 3D Max.
• Work as a site engineer for project villa Hassan taleb moshtaha in mena garden city 6th of October city.
• Part of the team who made the renovation of Chemipharm for medications and chemical industry.


Company Details

Art & Architecture for Consulting

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Engineering Services, Real Estate/Property Management

N/A

Jan 2009 to Mar 2010 (1 year 1 month)
Architect at Selection interiors

Experience Details

Architect

Engineering - Other

Entry Level

• Designing of various housing projects (Villas & apartments) .
• Carrying out cadastral lifting of the village of el tla'aea by Ismailia desert road and do an inventory of building irregularities.


Company Details

Selection interiors

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Engineering Services

N/A

Dec 2007 to Dec 2008 (1 year)

Education

B.s Faculty of fine Arts in Architecture

Education Details

B.s Faculty of fine Arts

Architecture

Helwan University, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Helwan University
2001 - 2006
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

kawmia language school

Egypt

2000

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

kawmia language school
2000

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Sales and Marketing

Sep 2015

Teknion Co. Malaysia

Sales and Marketing training from Teknion LTD. Malaysia Department (40 hours)

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Languages

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

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: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

AutoCAD 2D

AutoCAD 2D

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Sales

Sales

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Interior design

Interior design

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Marketing

Marketing

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Key Skills

Leader, Negotiator, Organizer, Innovative, Team Player

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