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Sales/customer Service Specialist

(Full-Time)

About Affordable Interior Design

Founded in 2005, Affordable Interior Design has broken the mold of lengthy and costly interior design consultations. Our packages are carefully crafted to meet everyone’s needs: our clients get beautiful and functional designs within their budgets, and our designers get fun, varied, and manageable projects that they see come to fruition quickly.

Qualifications

With a self-starting attitude, the ideal Sales/Customer Service Specialist loves to talk on the phone and listen carefully to customers’ needs, aligning them with our services. 

Giving amazing customer service and creating relationships with vendors comes naturally to her/him.

Upbeat and detail-oriented, this organized professional is able to book and manage the calendars of our 8 designers.  Additionally, the right person has admin skills and is able to quickly work online. She/he emails clearly with great punctuation and grammar.

This team player is honest, prompt, and genuinely cares about the customer experience.

Job Responsibilities

The duties for this Sales/Customer Service position include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Explaining our services and booking appointments. You’ll answer client inquiries via phone and email, book packages, and follow up with clients.  (Note: A requirement for this position is that you are available to answer calls in a quiet place Mon.- Fri. from 9:30am-5:30pm EST or part-time from 9:30am-1:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm.)

  • Online shopping. You’ll place orders for our clients online and via our trade reps, as well as manage item returns and handle any issues.

  • General operations. You’ll manage our designers’ schedules, review their order lists, and engage in general administrative work.

Specifications

 Required:

  • at least 3 years of work experience

  • customer service experience

  • strong oral communication skills

  • excellent phone skills

  • detail-oriented and meticulous in reviewing work

  • clear writer with appropriate grammar/punctuation

  • a quiet, professional workspace

  • a high school diploma

Preferred:

  • background in sales

  • experience working for a small business

  • proficiency in Google suite

  • 4-year degree 

Desired:

  • interest in interior design

  • love for online shopping

Pay Rate

$15-20/hour based on experience

No benefits

What sets Affordable Interior Design apart from other employers?

  • We are a woman-owned and operated firm established in 2005.

  • We are growing and expanding rapidly.

  • We are a small and nimble firm that is open to new ideas, where every employee’s voice is heard.

  • We are in the press regularly and singled out for our unique and affordable approach to interior design.

  • We aren’t just designers:  we are podcasters, bloggers, and influencers.

 

Would you be a great addition to our team?

Fill out the application below.

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Application

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About Affordable Interior Design

Our design firm is a small team of superstars.  Founded in 2005 and originally based in NYC, we have expanded in the past couple of years to the Westchester area.  In addition to all the boroughs of New York City, we offer our design expertise to New Jersey, Connecticut, and Long Island.

While we are small, we are mighty.  We have been featured in numerous press outlets including NBC's Today Show, HGTV, Lifetime, DIY Network, Wall Street Journal, and many more.  We also offer educational events, master classes, and night classes for design enthusiasts.  We have a hardcover design book, weekly podcast, regular Facebook Live events, a blog, and are expanding to new forms of media as well.

We are rapidly growing and are excited for the new opportunities that brings for both marketing and national expansion.