Careers

About Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers' lives.

Our work environment reflects Jonathan's personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan's mission to life.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

Retail Openings

Sales Associate

Current Openings

To apply, please send resumé and cover letter to the email address listed below and indicate the position for which you are applying.


Jonathan Adler is a home furnishings and design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our Clients’ lives.

Our store culture is built upon excellence on all levels: excellence in selling, excellence in Client Service, excellence in store presentation- these are just a few of the characteristics of a successful store. We foster an energetic, creative and fun working environment, as these descriptors reflect the product we sell and the personality of Jonathan himself. We are passionate about the craft behind our products and the story behind each item and are committed to sharing the story with our clients.

Job Purpose:

A Sales Associate is responsible for driving business through excellence in selling, customer service, clientele and general store functioning.

Essential Functions:

  • Welcome every Client that enters the store.
  • Master product knowledge and brand design inspiration — tell our story.
  • Uphold best in class service and selling standards.
  • Establish lasting Client relationships through thorough outreach and follow up; including in home design consultations.
  • Grow client and designer base.
  • Perform store opening and closing duties.
  • Write daily business recaps.
  • Partner with the store team to execute, achieve and exceed the goals of the store.
  • Accurately execute operational tasks such as ringing sales, receiving stock, shipping merchandise and maintaining the look of the showroom.
  • Participate in special store functions as directed by the store leader; such as floor sets, client events, store meetings and physical inventory.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of retail client service and sales experience, preferably in interiors/home furnishings
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resume & salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

 

Design Associate

Company Overview

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers’ lives.

Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.

Current Openings

To apply, please send resumé and cover letter to the email address listed below and indicate the position for which you are applying.


Job Purpose:

A Design Associate is responsible for driving business through excellence in networking with and selling to interior design and retail Clients alike. A Design Associate is tasked with developing new relationships, repeat sales and future business with designers, B2B, B2C and end users, with a primary focus on the residential, commercial, and small business markets while upholding excellent Client service and assisting in general showroom functioning.

Essential Functions

  • Grow designer and retail Client base.
  • Establish lasting design and retail Client relationships through outreach and follow up, including in-home design consultations.
  • Partner with the showroom team to achieve and exceed the goals of the showroom.
  • Master product knowledge and brand design inspiration – tell our story.
  • Uphold best-in-class service and selling standards.
  • Attend relevant industry events to network and develop Client base.
  • Perform store opening and closing duties, including making bank deposits
  • Accurately execute operational tasks such as ringing sales, receiving stock, shipping merchandise and maintaining the standards of the showroom.
  • Participate in special showroom functions as directed by the showroom manager. This includes showroom upkeep and maintenance, floor sets, Client events, team meetings and physical inventory.
  • Work on any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to deliver excellent Client Service while delivering sales goals
  • Proven ability to “close the sale”
  • Ability to articulately tell the story of the brand through product knowledge and brand design inspiration
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow direction and work as part of a team
  • Outstanding problem solving, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Excellent at building relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to problem solve - anticipate challenges, ask questions and react accordingly
  • Proficiency at multi-tasking, prioritizing and organizing
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel
  • AutoCAD proficiency a plus

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of retail Client service and sales experience, 2+ years in interiors/home furnishings industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Interior Design/Architecture a plus
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community
  • Proven track record of accomplishing goals
  • Ability to work varied hours/days to oversee showroom operations.
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player, who can grasp and deliver the total goals for the division and company
  • A positive attitude

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resume & salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

 

Corporate Internships

Human Resources Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview:

The Human Resources department at Jonathan Adler is seeking an intern to work in the summer of 2015. The goal of this Human Resources internship is to provide hands-on, educational experience in HR. The intern will have exposure to all aspects of Human Resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in recruiting candidates, assessing resumes, and scheduling interviews
  • Manage fall 2015 intern recruiting for all home office departments
  • Assist in the preparation of employee relations initiatives
  • Provide administrative assistance to the HR team
  • Work on special projects with the HR team as needed

Qualifications:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Must be highly reliable

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Email resume and cover letter specifying salary to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Licensing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview

The licensing department explores new business opportunities, deals with copyrighting, product sample reviews and feedback, communicates with marketing and public relations to make sure that all obligations per partner are executed, work with licensees on showroom updating with current JA products, and acts as liaison between partners and designers on all day-to-day needs.

The licensing intern will have visibility to all these areas and will learn all the ins and outs of licensing and business development, all while managing day-to-day duties. In addition, this opportunity will provide the intern the essential soft skills needed in the business world, such as writing experience and e-mail etiquette. The licensing intern will build relationships with licensing partners and everyone within the Jonathan Adler community, and thus be exposed to all areas of business.

Qualifications

  • The internship is unpaid and all candidates must receive academic credit for the internship.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

To Apply

  • Submit your resume to: hrintern@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Planning Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

Jonathan Adler’s Planning department facilitates product allocations to stores, creates & analyzes selling recaps, brainstorms on how to drive sales, is involved in interdepartmental collaboration, and works with NetSuite in managing operational issues.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with product allocation to JA retail stores
  • Participate in creating and analyzing selling recaps
  • Collaborate with planning team to brainstorm strategy on how to drive sales
  • Be involved in interdepartmental collaboration
  • Learn how to navigate NetSuite in order to manage and oversee operational issues

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Financial/numerical acumen

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

PR/Marketing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview

PR and Marketing plays a critical role in supporting the business. From catalogs and in-store messaging to global PR events, we are responsible for increasing awareness of the brand, expanding customer reach and growing sales. The team interacts with all facets of the company: retail, e-commerce, product development, wholesale and interior design. The PR and Marketing intern will gain exposure and experience in all areas of marketing, but will be specifically tasked to support media relations and retail activity.

Essential Functions:

  • Generate press recaps
  • Sample tracking
  • Event execution
  • Creative development of marketing campaigns

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to hrintern@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Product Development/Sourcing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview:

The Jonathan Adler Design Studio is seeking organized, detail oriented and eager students with an interest in home product development and production. This intern will have visibility to a variety of projects and learn about the process of soft and hard home good development. This internship will focus on helping to maintain reference samples and product development materials, learning about product testing, and supporting organization for design and product development presentations.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist production team with tracking the development cycle of hard and soft home products
  • Help maintain and organize production samples
  • Aid in reviewing and evaluating new products for required testing
  • Develop communication tools for use with overseas vendors

Qualifications:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply:

  • Submit your resume and portfolio to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message

Retail Design & Construction Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

We are seeking talented designers and design students with an architectural and/or Interior Design background who can work hand in hand with the Design and Construction team as well as other members of the creative team. The internship will focus on the retail design process. We seek interns with “go get-‘em” attitude who can execute individual projects and work in small teams. Ideally, we’d like our interns to commit to 2 to 3 consecutive days per week. Strong background in AutoCAD is a must. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a huge plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Design mock-ups
  • Presentation preparation
  • Project organization and design
  • Aiding development of construction drawings and millwork details
  • Attending site visits
  • Assist installation of current and upcoming retail store spaces and trade show booths

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

 

Store Operations Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

The store operations Intern provides general support to the Retail Team in all functions and key initiatives, with specific focus on store operations, analytics, communication, and administrative tasks. This position is ideal for a candidate with an interest in future career growth within a store operations department.

Essential Functions:

  • Support general Store Operations administrative functions
    • i.e. conference call agenda
  • Maintains awareness of the competitive market
    • i.e. best practices, research analysis, etc.
  • Support in miscellaneous data collection
    • i.e. defective unit counts
  • Support in compiling and auditing monthly store inventory adjustments, and deposit reconciliations
  • Assist in monitoring store supply stock; pushing supplies to meet business needs
  • Support in coordinating promotional collateral deliveries to stores, ensuring their timely arrival
  • Support the New Store Opening process on all levels
    • Timelines, checklists, travel, orders, etc.
  • Provide project management support and follow-up to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Assist in the organization and maintenance of all files/folders on the Ops Dropbox
  • Support streamlined communication amongst the Operations & Customer Service Teams

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • At least 1 year of retail experience
  • Understanding of retail math with strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Textile/Surface Design Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

We are seeking a textile/surface design intern with graphic design capabilities. This intern would work hand-in-hand with the Jonathan Adler design team on a variety of products focusing on graphic design & pattern as it relates to packaging, soft home and hard home goods. We seek interns who are familiar with our brand, have strong Illustrator skills, and a “go get ‘em” attitude.

Position Overview:

  • Assist design team with development of all soft home products
  • Learn how to spec these products, assemble cohesive design presentations & communicate sample comments to vendors overseas.
  • Assist design team with development of patterned ceramic products
  • Assist design team with development of packaging
  • Help maintain reference library / product development materials

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Proficiency with InDesign & Photoshop
  • Strong Knowledge of Illustrator
  • Strong color sense and a modern design aesthetic
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Must be highly reliable

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé and portfolio that includes at least 3 images of patterns that are in the Jonathan Adler aesthetic to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.