We are looking for a design/office assistant to join our award winning, established kitchen design firm.
This is a part-time position – hours to be worked out upon hiring.
To be considered, a candidate must be personable, organized, comfortable with high level of social interaction, and have the ability to work under pressure. Daily responsibilities might include preparing proposals, contracts, and other needed paperwork for client presentations, occasionally attending client meetings, helping with designers’ schedules, communicating with the other office staff, drafting and installation team.
Some knowledge of cabinetry/kitchen design and rendering programs (like Sketchup and AutoKitchen) is a plus. Ability and willingness to learn pricing programs for various proprietary cabinetry lines and how to read and synthesize construction drawings is also a plus.
Job Type: Part-time
Compensation: Hourly pay with potential for commission based on sales
Location: A&D Building, 150 East 58th, 9th Floor, NYC
-Office Experience: 5 years
-Microsoft Programs – Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams (especially Excel formulas, tables, etc.)
-Virtual Meeting Experience, especially Zoom and Teams
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Typing proposals and contracts and other necessary documents for client meetings and internal needs.
-Take calls from clients when designer is unavailable; learn how to address their needs.
-Attending occasional client and/or job site meetings.
-Interacting with outside vendors – tile, appliance, etc.
-Liaising with other departments especially accounting, construction, and engineering.
-Openness to learning more about the industry in order to take on additional responsibilities.
*** Please submit references with resume.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Must show proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccination. All customers are expected to wear masks (and employees if customer requests). Hand sanitizer is made available and displays are wiped-down daily.
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