Design Assistant & Retail Sales
Design & Retail | Los Angeles, CA, United States
Carol Young | Undesigned is a hands-on women’s contemporary design studio and retailer carrying a curated collection of clothing, accessories, and decor. We are seeking a FT Design Assistant and Retail Sales Associate to join our team at our Los Feliz boutique. The ideal candidate loves our brand, is passionate for art & design, and is able to help us grow the business with strategic design input and artistic collaboration. The position is Full Time and the required hours are Tue/Thurs 1-7pm, and Wed/Fri/Saturday 11am-7pm. Approx 36 hours/week.
- Ability to clientele and understand the customer’s needs with outstanding service
- Excellent styling skills
- Be able to drive business through reacting to customers’ needs and wants
- Maintains an effective clientele list and wait list
- Strong sense of product knowledge and able to suggestively sell
Design & Buying
- Excellent sense of style and ability to forecast future trends
- Assist in putting together orders for the shop from other brands/vendors
- Assist in finding new & upcoming designers and artists for the shop
- Assist in fabric selection, styles and design direction for future collections
- Assist on photoshoots and look books
- Maintain the store/brand's social media and updating the online store
- Able to handle returns and exchanges
- Able to open and close a store
- Straighten racks and keep store clean & organized
- Restock store as needed. Tag new products.
- Understanding of surrounding retail competition
- Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency and minimize the impact on customer experience
- Seek creative solutions to challenges
- Maintains a healthy work environment
- College graduate or 3+ years retail experience
- Must be able to work Saturdays & some holidays
- Strong verbal and written skills
- Strong eye for fashion
- Ability to perform effective selling techniques to achieve sale and repeat business
- Basic computer skills (photoshop, excel, MS word) & well versed in social media apps (instagram, facebook, tumblr)
- Physical requirements: lift /carry/move 40 lbs. minimum including fixtures and product
- Self motivated and on task.
- Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Exceptional people skills
Carol Young | Undesigned is an equal opportunity employer
To apply for this position, please send resume, cover letter & references to hello"at"undesigned.com or drop off at the studio boutique.