Sales Associate/INTERIOR DESIGNER

We are currently looking for a polished, upbeat and passionate sales consultant to join our successful team.  Is this person you?

The individual in this position must be passionate about sales AND design, as well as love to work with customers to insure satisfaction on a daily basis.  He/She must be a confident, positive individual with an engaging personality and excellent communication skills.  He/She must be self-motivated but work well within an efficient, dynamic team.  Knowledge of contemporary and modern design and proven track record of furniture retail sales will be preferred.

Please stop by the store to drop off your resume and completed application. Email Renee (renee@ewfmodern.com), The Owner, with any questions.

 

MARKETING DESIGNER

The primary responsibility of this candidate is to communicate EWF Modern products, services and brand to acquire customers, retain them and sell products to them.

ABOUT YOU
You are a dynamic designer looking for a full time position where you can have your hands in producing and managing all sorts of creative content. You are comfortable working independently but are great at collaborating and taking direction. Promptness and thinking a few steps ahead are how you operate. Shifting your whole work day to accommodate unforeseen priorities doesn’t phase you because you are a pro at having a sense for the big picture of your to do list without forgetting about the little details. You can anticipate the needs of your team members and adapt your creative to the modern design aesthetic of our business.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS + SKILLS

  • Time management
  • Highly organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Photography skills
  • Experience in retail sales
  • Ability to manage multiple shifting and competing projects, deadlines and priorities
  • Eye for print and web design - layout, color, typography, balance, etc.
  • Social media experience - Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Houzz
  • Working knowledge of Squarespace, G Suite, Windows, iPads, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, MS Office, Mailchimp, Dropbox,  Acrobat, Vimeo + Moo

ADDITIONAL PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Communication or equivalent experience
  • Experience in the fields of furniture, interior design and/or architecture
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Bridge, Google analytics, video editing software, Snapchat, Instagram + Facebook Live, DSLR cameras, HTML + Spotify
  • Experience creating and preparing graphics for print and the web
  • Experience with digital marketing - facebook ads, Google AdWords, working with influencers
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Reputation management

JOB DUTIES

  • Manage, update + design all brand collateral
  • Design print and digital graphics for ads, e-blasts, signage, selling tools, mailers, the web and more
  • File Management - manage and maintain digital image library by requesting, filing and renaming photos and files from manufacturers, manage and maintain a digital and hard-copy archive of projects, sales, and marketing efforts
  • Web management + maintenance - Add products to website, update product information, add/remove temporary sale graphics and verbiage, update inspiration photos, add design projects, post blogs, identify areas for growth or updates for the website, track analytics
  • Create and update cut sheets and furniture tags
  • Manage marketing budget and calendar
  • Manage manufacturer contacts
  • Be liaison between advertising sales reps and owner to explore new opportunities and create a plan for advertising with them
  • Generate ideas and plans for sales events and promotions with owner, create all sales collateral and selling tools, prepare showroom for sale
  • Photograph showroom and interior design projects for marketing efforts
  • Manage and create visual and written copy for blog and social media posts
  • Occasionally order business cards and office supplies
  • Edit graphic assets, save files for web,
  • Attend and contribute to weekly team meetings as well as meetings and check-ins with management
  • Communicate marketing efforts with team members
  • Implement projects and perform other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned by the owner or supervisor
  • Update email subscription list and eblast performance document analytics
  • Networking with local businesses, interior designers, architects, developers and real estate agents
  • Be liaison between IT and EWF Modern team members

SALES + STORE OPERATIONS

  • Sell mid-high end furniture, lighting, rugs and accessories to customers
  • Maintain in-depth knowledgeable about our products and our customers
  • Responsible for opening and closing procedures
  • Help with shared daily housekeeping tasks

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off *
  • Generous employee discount*
  • Quarterly sales bonus*
  • *eligible after 90 days

JOB DETAILS

  • M-F 10-6:30
  • Full Time
  • At 1122 NW Glisan St., Portland, OR 97209
  • Salaried
  • Working at a computer for 6-8 hours a day
  • Moderate physical activity required
  • Must be able to lift 30lbs
  • Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time
  • Use of a step stool is required

APPLICATION PROCESS
Download an application below, fill it out, print and sign it 

Fax (503.222.6173), scan, email (Renee at renee@ewfmodern.com) or come into the showroom to deliver the application with your resume and a cover letter.

We are looking for someone to start soon, so if this sounds like a good fit and you meet the qualifications, we look forward to hearing from you!