W. Hollywood, CA

Jobs at PDC

DEDON
dedon.de

JOB TITLE: Sales Assistant

REPORT TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: DEDON, a world-class manufacturer and exporter of inspirational furniture for exteriors with offices all over the world, is seeking a Showroom Sales Assistant for the Los Angeles Showroom. DEDON is a growing luxury brand and qualified applicants can carve out a place for themselves in a rapidly expanding company. Successful candidates will have shown initiative and personal drive in a previous role. Experience with furniture or luxury brands is preferable, but at DEDON we believe in hiring great people first and foremost! This position is available immediately and offers full benefits and a competitive salary.

Ideal candidates display the following characteristics:

  • High motivation for success and exceeding goals
  • An ability to proactively solve problems and generate solutions
  • The desire to participate as an active team member
  • A passion for delivering a luxury experience to clients
  • Quick adaptability and desire to learn new programs and systems

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as the first point of contact to qualify clients on the phone and in person
  • Liaise with customer service and the sales team to assist with client’s needs
  • Assist clients on the floor in a positive, and proactive manner when Sales Associates are otherwise occupied
  • Ensure accuracy at all stages of the sales process, including extensive quote writing, revision, and processing
  • Manage the daily cash flow of the showroom, working closely with finance
  • Partner with the sales team through management of client information including lead generation, data entry and CRM database management
  • Arrange all shipments in and out of the showroom, including daily sample requests, furniture deliveries and year-end inventory
  • Maintain showroom brand standards

EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree preferred, preferably in a creative field, business or marketing
  • Experience in administrative support, marketing or customer service
  • Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and display ability to learn new technologies and programs
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, specifically related to paperwork
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to excel in high stress, time-sensitive industry with demanding clientele
  • Willing to be flexible and adapt to new responsibilities or tasks as needed
  • An interest in sales and design is a plus

HOW TO SUBMIT: Please submit resumes to Hannah Royal, HR Assistant at hannah.royal@dedon.us


SAMUEL & SONS
samuelandsons.com

JOB TITLE: Showroom Assistant

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: The Showroom Assistant’s main responsibility is to provide both customer service and suggestive selling to clients, as well as help with the day-to-day operations of both the Showroom and Stock Room, including fulfilling memo sample requests, handling mailing/shipping needs of samples and product, and supporting other Samuel and Sons team members as necessary.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Offer suggestions to clients pertaining to pattern, color, etc.
  • Request product from inventory as necessary
  • Assist in organizing stock room, including numerous trays of memo samples
  • Fulfill and ship all Los Angeles showroom and western US customer sample requests
  • Generate and process reserves, sales quotes and orders
  • Assists with the display of new inventory in the Samuel & Sons showroom
  • Replenishes stock and showroom supplies
  • Assists with the performance of inventory audits as requested
  • Assist Outside Sales Associate by sending memo samples, scheming, etc., as directed
  • All other duties as assigned by Senior Management

EXPERIENCE:

  • Organizational ability
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Passion for design and good color sense a plus
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Professional presentation
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Applications and Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

HOW TO SUBMIT:
For Full Time Position email resumes to: samuelandsons.showroomassistantFT@applynow.io
For Part Time Position email resumes to: samuelandsons.showroomassistantPT@applynow.io
Interviewees will be contacted upon receipt of resume for interview. No phone calls or in person visits please.


COHEN DESIGN GALLERY

JOB TITLE: Program Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Gallery Director

JOB SUMMARY: Cohen Design Gallery plans to open a new exhibition space in the former MOCA building at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, in September 2019. The gallery will collaborate with leading artists, guest curators, organizations and academic institutions to draw upon the collective intelligence and creativity of California’s vast design culture as well as design culture internationally. Directed by Milan-based curator Helen Varola who also runs art programming at Pacific Design Center, the gallery will present three exhibits per year that span present and past design practices.

We will consider experienced gallery or museum professionals or undergraduate or graduate-level art or design students who can assist with new exhibition projects 1-2 days a week during the months of August and September; December and January; April and May. You will assist the Director to schedule site-visits and meet with curators, artists and vendors; you will relay instructions and intentions accurately, interpreting and conveying information in order to execute needed preparations prior to each exhibit. The ideal candidate is highly motivated with coordination and communication skills sufficient to assist with overseeing a project from the beginning to end.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • schedule/receive/inspect deliveries with curators, artists and art delivery companies
  • schedule and supervise installations (art, lighting, wall signage) with curators, artists, art handling and printing companies
  • assist with event and reception planning;
  • liaise with Director and Pacific Design Center staff as needed

HOW TO SUBMIT: Pleasesend CV with cover letter to helen@helenvarola.com.


EUROCONCEPTS 

JOB TITLE: PT Admin, Shipping & Receiving Manager

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Euroconcepts is looking for someone to work three days per week in our kitchen and bath showroom. The schedule would be 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Wednesday only (strictly). Come work in a friendly (and air-conditioned!) environment in our beautiful, modern state of the art showroom in the Pacific Design Center, located in the heart of West Hollywood’s Design District.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answering and transferring phone calls (friendly professional phone demeanor is a must)
  • Taking messages
  • Receiving, opening and labeling incoming packages from UPS, FedEx and other carriers
  • Managing a small storage area and keeping the storage shelves organized
  • Shipping out packages mostly via UPS using our online account
  • Light clerical work
  • Labeling customer orders
  • Bringing out customer orders and obtaining signatures from clients
  • Working with our Sales team on a daily basis
  • Some limited in person interaction with customers/clients
  • Work with programs such as Quickbooks, Word, Outlook, etc (some experience would be helpful, but you will be trained for all of the above)

REQUIREMENTS::

  • Minimum high school diploma required
  • Applicants must have reliable transportation (would be a plus if somewhat local)
  • Applicants must have a presentable appearance
  • Great for students or part time students encouraged to apply

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to jamie@euroconcepts.com. Please include a bit about yourself and background in the body of the email/cover letter, along with resumes attached. We would also like for applicants to include the dates that you can train/start in body of email. Must be available for potential phone interviews and in person interviews ASAP!


ARMANI CASA LOS ANGELES

JOB TITLE: Sales Associate

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager, Jovani Dunker

JOB SUMMARY: The Armani Casa Showroom Sales Associate is responsible for producing sales and building business relationships with the Armani Casa brand. The Showroom Sales Associate is expected to interact with clients within the showroom, along with developing new relationships through outside presentations, cold calling, and client meetings and networking. Position is full time (40+ hours per week), non-exempt and is compensated on an hourly plus commission structure. Monthly bonus potential based on surpassing personal goals, along with other bonus programs based on showroom forecasts and other goals.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet and/or exceed personal sales goals as prescribed.
  • Develop new business relationships through meetings and networking outside the showroom.
  • Coordinate outside sales presentations with trade partners and industry leaders.
  • Seek new trade clients through industry research and ‘cold-call’ outreach.
  • Maintain repeat clientele with consistent communication, while providing the highest level of service.
  • Carefully monitor client purchase histories, insuring correct bookkeeping and maximizing suggestive selling.
  • Network with key trade industry partners and competitors to maximize client database.
  • Schedule and maintain showroom presence and organization to maximize the showroom as a selling tool.
  • Monitor all details and developments of special orders, along with shipping and delivery of product, to insure the close of a sale and complete client satisfaction.
  • Sustain a constant knowledge of the home furnishings and interior design industries, and be able to speak clearly and intelligently to new trends and products.
  • Collaborate with other Giorgio Armani sales associates to insure cross-branding sales opportunities.
  • Resolve all client problems and complaints quickly and effectively, insuring management

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently lift/Carry 11-20 lbs.
  • Frequently lift/Carry 21-50 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift 51-100 lbs.
  • Frequently push/pull 13-25 lbs.
  • Frequently push/pull 26-40 lbs
  • Occasionally push/pull41-100 lbs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • College degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in luxury home furnishings sales (2+ years in Trade Showroom sales)
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal

HOW TO SUBMIT: If you would like to be considered for the position, please email your cover letter and resume to Jovani Dunker at jdunker@giorgioarmani.com


COOPER PACIFIC KITCHENS
cooperpacific.com

JOB TITLE: Design Assistant

REPORTS TO: Principal Designer and Senior Designer

JOB SUMMARY: Assist Senior Designer and Principal Designer throughout all phases of design process.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare design presentation documents, materials sourcing, job file organization, proposals and contracts, floor plans
  • Coordinate with vendors for quotes and specifications
  • Organize and update design library, samples and inventory
  • Maintain meeting schedules for designers
  • Client and vendor communication and project coordination

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years as an assistant or project manager in the design industry
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents/drawings
  • Proficient in AutoCad; applicants with 3D rendering skills and examples of work will be given extra consideration
  • Works well under deadlines, proactive, able to take direction with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of luxury goods and interior design vendors
  • Attention to detail, organized and great communication skills a must

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to meredith@cooperpacific.com or call 310.659.6147.


OSBORNE & LITTLE
osborneandlittle.com

JOB TITLE: Intern

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Seeking interns whose job responsibility will be assisting in the daily maintenance of the upkeep of the showroom. Position is unpaid but can get school credit.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reorganizing all samples in anticipation of a new collection
  • Pulling and mailing sample requests and putting away returned samples
  • Answering phones
  • Acting as a customer service liaison
  • Maintaining and updating the press binder
  • Condensing showroom displays to create room for new product
  • Assist in sending out mailers
  • Create sample displays to promote current trends

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Detail oriented, organized and personable
  • Excellent phone and computer skills
  • Administrative work, heavy phone interaction, assisting clients with samples and updating libraries
  • Interest in design, textiles and wallcovering a big plus

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to schiffa@oalusa.com or fax to 310-659-7677.