Interior Design Assistant
ELLE design studio - Chester, CT

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Interior Design Studio + Home Furnishings Retail Shop seeks a dynamic Design Assistant to join our growing business.

Immediate employment for a young, energetic, and creative professional with a strong interest in interior + furniture design. We are a fresh interior design studio, in a prime location, with very high foot traffic. As the design work keeps pouring in, and the Studio is getting progressively busier, we find ourselves in need of a Design Assistant to help manage the shop and assist with design projects as needed. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with people, and is looking to get in on the ground floor of a small creative business.

DESIGN ASSISTANT POSITION...........

  • Part Time, Entry Level Position w/ possibility of full time employment
  • Reports directly to Principal Designer

REQUIREMENTS..................................

  • Home Furnishing Sales experience is a MUST
  • Flexible Schedule + Weekend Availability is a MUST
  • Passion for design + customer service
  • Ability to complete any task assigned, and to shift directions quickly
  • Ability to work independently, without being micromanaged
  • Mac user
  • Articulate speech + creative writing skills
  • Knowledge of modern furniture, materials, and finishes
  • Outgoing, polished, professional, self starter, entrepreneurial spirit, excited to learn!
  • Must live in central CT and have clean driving record with reliable transportation

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS.....................

  • Interior Design Degree
  • Interior Design Experience
  • AutoCAD
  • Photography
  • Adobe Creative Suite

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES...................

  • Greeting + assisting customers with a positive attitude
  • Drive sales in Studio + promote Interior Design Services
  • Receiving, inspecting + tagging merchandise
  • Assisting with photographing product + uploading to website
  • Maintaining customer + client database
  • Building and maintaining vendor + sources database
  • Creating lasting relationships with customers
  • Social media upkeep
  • Handling all opening + closing procedures, including cleaning / sales floor maintenance
  • Errands outside of the studio as needed
  • Following up on all orders + submitting order updates to customers + clients
  • Assist with design projects as needed, including (but not limited to)...

~ sourcing fabric, furniture, lighting, plumbing fixtures, accessories, etc.
~ field measurements + laying out floor plans/elevations in AutoCAD
~ 3D renderings as needed

COMMITMENT......................................

  • 15-30 hours per week

NOTES.................................................

  • This is not a summer or temporary position. We are seeking someone long term, to grow alongside our business. Potential for advancement for the right individual.

COMPENSATION..................................

  • Based upon experience

Thank you for your interest!


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