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Freelance Furniture Showroom Assistant Manager

Salary
Freelance position - rate will be discussed at the interview
Hours
4 days per week including weekends
Position Type
Freelance
Location
Hackney, London
Closing Date
25/04/2021
Advert expires on
30/04/2021

Mad Atelier

Main Duties

  • Managing customer enquiries both in-store and online via email and phone
  • Front of house, ensuring a smooth transaction with taking payments at the counter
  • Overseeing the main info email, organising labels according to the subject of each email received in the inbox
  • Maintaining website (uploading new products, updating existing products, maintaining the visual identity of our homepage and collections)
  • Checking inventory levels both online and in the stock room
  • Maintaining the showroom’s environment ensuring displays are attractive, clean and the prices displayed are correct
  • Installing and mounting small furniture and lighting in the showroom (minor drilling and painting work is required, you need to be confident with using tools)
  • Receiving and checking deliveries of goods and organising them in the stockroom
  • Preparing orders and taking them to post office when required
  • Designing price labels, postcards, flyers and posters when required
  • Scheduling and maintaining social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest)
  • Updating Google My Business with uploading often images from the shop
  • Updating our contact list on a weekly basis
  • Monitoring the stock levels of our wine range and the display of the wine kiosk
  • Helping source products for the Architecture team (bathroom accessories, tiles, door handles etc)
  • Preparing clients presentation for the Architecture practise when required.

Skills and Experience

  • An enthusiasm for Mediterranean style interiors as well as contemporary design
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong initiative and being able to multi-tasking
  • Proven track record of sales excellence within a team
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility in working on a specified rota including weekends
  • At minimu: entry-level to middleweight industry retail experience is required, (experience in design oriented environment is an advantage)
  • Strong visual merchandising skills

Skills

  • Confident in working with MacOS
  • Proficient skills in Adobe Creative Suit (mainly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • SketchUp knowledge is welcome
  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Familiar with Shopify (e-commerce software)
  • Familiar with Mailchimp (newsletter editor)
  • Good knowledge of Social Media (Facebook & Instagram) and being familiar with --Later (Social media planer)
  • Excellent English skills both spoken and written