Viaduct is hiring a showroom assistant/sales support role to join its team in London.
Viaduct is one of London’s leading contemporary furniture showrooms, working predominately with architects and design studios in the contract market.
We are looking for a dynamic full-time assistant to help in the showroom and provide sales support to our dedicated and enthusiastic team based in the heart of Clerkenwell. Initially, the role is maternity cover for six months. However, this is a job with great potential for your sales, creative and administration skills, which could develop into a long-term position within the company
Some Saturday working is required from 10:30 to 16:00 with Mondays off in lieu. We are closed on bank holiday weekends. Otherwise, working hours are from Monday to Friday are 9:30 to 18:00 with an hour off during the day. Salary will be according to previous experience
- greeting clients as they come into the showroom, discussing their needs and providing them with various solutions
- working with the showroom manager, changing showroom layouts through the seasons and ensuring the showroom display looks good at all times
- helping to organise two exhibitions a year in the showroom for Clerkenwell Design Week and the London Design Festival
- helping organise regular small events in the showroom for architects and designers
- closely monitoring the progress of retail and websale projects and communicating any changes to the end client. Keeping in contact with our suppliers ensuring delivery times are met
- helping to coordinate the delivery and installation of goods, and providing support to the installation team where necessary
- assisting clients with post-install snags and problem-solving solutions
- previous experience from within the furniture industry is desirable
- passion for furniture design/interior design
- good communication, organisational skills and attention to detail
- proficient use of Microsoft Office
- flexibility to carry out a wide variety of tasks from day to day. No two days are the same