Showroom Sales Associate

Uhuru is a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Founded in 2004, Uhuru began as a high-end custom furniture design and build company with a focus on timeless, sustainable design. Over the past 10 years, Uhuru has built a full-service interior design division with high-profile projects in the commercial, residential and hospitality sectors.

Now, finally, we are opening our first retail showroom in Tribeca.

UHURU’s Part-Time Sales Associates will assist the Showroom Manager in the development of total satisfaction for retail clientele and the implementation of UHURU’s brand strategy in its flagship Tribeca showroom. This position will primarily require weekend availability.

Ensuring the Showroom and all displays are neat and tidy at all times.
Creating a warm and inviting store environment
Ensuring that UHURU Customers are extended the highest levels of customer service at all times.
Providing accurate advice on material and design suitability.
Greet and assist all walk-in traffic.
Develop client relationships and assist designers and end-users with their furniture needs
Provide comprehensive updates to Account Managers on their existing Uhuru projects
Answer phone calls and direct questions appropriately

Requirements: Familiarity with furniture and design industry Excellent interpersonal skills Computer savvy, experienced with till systems Foreign language skills a plus Charisma Highly organized and able to work in a busy retail environment Diligent and conscientious Team player/commitment to group goals Knowledge of furniture, craft and materials

$16 per hour; ±30 Hours/week

To apply email your resume to on or before 6/15/2015