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

Corporate Openings

Wholesale Sales Assistant

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Director of Global Sales

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.

Job Overview:

The right candidate will be sales oriented, polished and able to interact with clients as well as being highly organized and able to provide complete back end support to Jonathan Adler’s Wholesale team.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop excellent working relationships with accounts at the assistant buyer and buyer level.
  • Ensure timely and accurate entry of all wholesale orders.
  • Review all new orders received, taking into consideration delivery dates and inventory levels for fulfillment.
  • Work interdepartmentally to maximize fill rate and ensure orders ship on time.
  • Maintain daily communication with operations and warehouse teams regarding pending / special orders.
  • Maintain the “Available to Sell” report on a weekly basis. Communicate inventory availability to buyers and advise ETA’s for out of stock items.
  • Assist Direct/Online business by providing product spec information, photography, and samples.
  • Monitor sales and update booking reports on a weekly or as needed basis.
  • Assist with market prep and work directly with accounts as needed at tradeshows.
  • Provide comprehensive distribution checks for prospect accounts.
  • Maintain our database program, Joor, which is used to create line sheets, place orders and create notes for buyers.
  • Assist Sales Team with special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of work experience in apparel or home industry, or similar field.
  • Familiarity with retail math, good analytical, planning, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be capable of learning new systems quickly such as extranets, UPC code systems, GXS catalog, and NetSuite.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and problem solving ability.
  • Must have strong initiative, high energy, strategic thinking and be detail oriented.
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus and provide complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility.
  • Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Ability to work with all levels within and outside the company.

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

To Apply

  • To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Product Development & Production Coordinator

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Director of Production

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.

Job Overview:

The Product Development & Production Coordinator is responsible for supporting and organizing the development of product within the growing Jonathan Adler vendor base. This role will partner with the Production, Design, and Planning departments to develop product, maintain/develop packaging and cost standards, and ensure product meets regulatory test requirements. Reporting to the Director of Production, this is a challenging and exciting position that will offer the opportunity to become familiar with all categories of product development in the Jonathan Adler world and manage information flow to other arms of the company. We work under fast paced timelines and are looking for someone with exceptional organizational skills, strong communication skills and a good work ethic to maintain and manage design materials and information and support the development calendar.

Essential Functions:

    Product Development and Sourcing
  • Partner with design to develop new product and communicate product requirements and deliverables to our agent and vendor base
  • Partner with management on strategy for sourcing new developments – communicate with vendor base and develop skill in negotiation and PD management
  • Negotiate Costing and MOQ with vendors for new designs based on needs from Production/Planning
  • Work with PD/Planning to update Master Seasonal Order form
  • Review + action weekly Product Development trackers from overseas agents/vendors to maintain status and tracking of all product samples
  • Work with vendor base to maintain product knowledge documents
  • Maintain Product Development cost ledger for samples + testing for quarterly review with Production & Design
  • Manage PD spreadsheets and visual line lists


  • Quality Standards
  • Support the maintenance of QC and testing standards as required for each product category
  • Ensure packaging meets company standards
  • Coordinate product testing and maintain testing logs
  • Work closely with Business Operations team to create and publish quarterly QC recaps


  • Information & Production Flow
  • Support PD and Production information flow between Design, Production, and Planning
  • Partner with manager and planning on annual line reviews and projections to best meet our supply chain needs and negotiate as needed
  • Partner with design to hand off complete actionable product (i.e. designed to specification, packaged, and testing process confirmed) so all required information is complete at time of order
  • Create and manage SKU set up and item details in database

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Product Development or related field
  • Minimum 1 years work experience in Product Development or related field
  • Extremely Organized and Detail Oriented
  • Proficiency and working experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency and working experience in the Adobe Suite (InDesign is a must; Working knowledge of Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite a plus
  • Outstanding Communication Skills both written and verbal

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

To Apply

  • To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Trade Associate

Location:

Positions in Multiple Field Locations Currently Available

Reporting to:

National Trade Services Manager

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.

Job Purpose:

The Trade Associate is responsible for developing new business relationships with designers, B2B and B2C clients, with a primary focus on the residential and small business market in the specified region.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a brand representative and trusted resource for the Interior Design community in the region by conducting a minimum number of sales appointments per week.
  • Extend the reach of the Jonathan Adler Trade Program in designated region through acquisition and retention outreach.
  • Meet monthly sales goals & Designer program enrollment minimums.
  • Oversee order management and Customer Service Issue resolution for clients. Maintain profitability through decision making and order management that protects the company’s bottom line.
  • Partner with Trade Services Manager and Marketing to coordinate design-related events within region to extend JA’s reach and involvement in local design and business community.
  • Network with the professional trade through involvement in associations, meetings and events. Attend a minimum number of monthly trade events.
  • Attend appropriate trade shows and conferences to promote/represent JA Brand to Design Community.
  • Generate large-scale B2B business by identifying key players and developing relationships in the interior design, real-estate and business sectors within a specified region.
  • When necessary, partner with JA HQ departments (Wholesale, Hospitality and Interior Design departments), acting as a local contact on design projects and services within region.
  • Partner in the development and training of Product Knowledge and P&P as needed.
  • Assist home location in day-to-day showroom operations as needed.
  • Work on special tasks as assigned.

Essential Requirements:

  • BA or higher in Interior Design or related field/experience
  • Solid contacts and connections in the local Interior Design, ASID and IIDA community
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to source, establish, develop and maintain business relationships
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Previous experience working in a home furnishings retail environment a strong plus

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.

Retail Openings

Store Manager

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 Store Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining client services, oversees and is accountable for the operation of a store ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, expense control, human resources management, and managing operating cost and shrinkage.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that each client and/or designer receives outstanding client service by providing a client friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging every client, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of client service. Additionally, lead in home design consultation process.
  • Analyze and measure business trends; develop and implement plans to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives. Grow client base, including designer outreach.
  • Control shrink, expenses, and payroll.
  • Ensure appropriate merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations; signing, and assortment in all departments; ensure selling floor is adequately stocked. Lead and maintain visual standards of the store, per home office directives.
  • Follow up on all order, order flow, receipt of goods, transfer and troubleshoot when necessary to solve any issues.
  • Comparison shop and report results; share information with retail corporate partners and make appropriate price adjustments.
  • Review department/store trends and recommend and initiate changes for maximizing goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures through regular store management and staff meetings, store walk-through and audits, etc.
  • Coach, counsel and continually develop staff; works with management team and HR on potential employee terminations/employee issues.
  • Continually evaluate and react to performance issues and actively recruit candidates.
  • Trains and develop store management team in all aspects of the business; direct and monitor training and development for all store associates. Master and teach product knowledge and brand design inspiration.
  • Serve and liaison in communication between the store and home office.
  • Uphold and monitor compliance to company policies and procedures-maintain operational excellence.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire team to achieve excellence
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals through solid business planning
  • Proven ability to deliver excellent client service standard and ability to lead best practice implementation
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek solutions
  • Meticulous organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage conflict through to solution
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to process information and merchandise through computer system and POS register system.
  • Ability to communicate with associates and clients.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days to oversee store operations.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of retail management experience, interiors/home furnishing field preferred
  • Architecture or design experience preferred
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred or a minimum of 2 years of relevant business experience

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.

 

Assistant Store Manager

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.

Company Overview:

An Assistant Store Manager is responsible for assisting the store management team in establishing and maintaining Client Services, ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, and expense control, human resources management, and managing operating costs and shrinkage.

Job Overview:

An Assistant Store Manager is responsible for assisting the store management team in establishing and maintaining Client Services, ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, and expense control, human resources management, and managing operating costs and shrinkage.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist store management team in daily store operations
  • Manage associates in conjunction with the store management team in daily aspects of driving sales and running the business
  • Master and teach product knowledge and brand design inspiration
  • Contribute to growing the client base, including designer outreach
  • Assist in the management of merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations; signing and assortment in all departments; ensure selling floor is adequately stocked. Maintain visual standards of the store, per home office directive
  • Follow up on all orders, order flow, receipt of goods, transfers and troubleshoot when necessary to solve and issues
  • Coach, counsel and continually develop staff; works with management team and HR on potential employee terminations/employee issues
  • Other tasks assigned by Management
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire team to achieve excellence
  • Proven ability to deliver excellent client service standard and ability to lead best practice implementation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek solutions
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of retail management experience, interiors/home furnishing or 1-3 years as a store associate at Jonathan Adler
  • Architecture or design experience
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • 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.

 

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.