Part-Time Associate Interior Designer

Delphinium Design is a full-service, boutique, residential renovation and design firm specializing in a bright, functional, refined design aesthetic with an emphasis on partnering with local small businesses.

Overview:
Delphinium Design is seeking a qualified and experienced part-time Associate Designer to support the CEO and Principal Designer, Jena Bula. This position is part-time and not to exceed 25 hours a week. This position is located in Charlotte, NC. This job description accurately represents the current primary duties of the Associate Designer position, but will be adapted as necessary to meet the needs of the business.

Responsibilities:
Client and vendor relationships
• Track new client inquiries and proactively seek new design clients and
opportunities
• Manage and schedule client meetings, vendor appointments, etc. and
keep team calendar updated at all times
• Respond to customer service inquiries and issues
• Provide weekly written status and progress reports
• Manage correspondence between vendors and clients
Project design and management
• Take measurements, notes, and photos during consultations and meetings
then compile into executive summaries
• Create design boards, design books, and CAD drawings
• Source products and materials, track shipping and delivery times, and inspect
items upon delivery for defects or damages
• Request and receive product quotes, create purchase orders, document receipts
in Ivy
• Schedule deliveries and installations
• Supervise and manage on- and off-site project details, timeline, and budget
from start to finish
Marketing
• Source accessories for and assist with project installations and photoshoots. May include moving furniture and unboxing items
• Create social media content and manage accounts
• Create and manage content for monthly blog posts and newsletter
• Develop a comprehensive email list and new marketing strategies to grow
and expand the business
Miscellaneous
• Aid in development of an Employee Handbook outlining Delphinium
Design’s policies, processes, and procedures
• Miscellaneous errands such as picking up/returning samples, purchasing
accessories, organizing samples, etc.
• Attend High Point Market in the Fall and Spring

Qualifications:
• A can-do attitude, positive person to be around, and team-oriented a must!
• Extremely communicative and responsive
• Passionate about interior design and building client relationships
• Confident and humble when speaking with clients
• Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm, collected, and professional
manner
• Interior Design degree not required but 3-5 years of relevant work experience
in the interior design or similar industry a must
• Proficient in Sketchup or AutoCAD and able to provide examples of work
• Travel for client consultations, meetings, and installations in and around the
Charlotte area. Occasional travel outside of Charlotte and reliable source of
transportation required.
• Will need to provide own reliable laptop
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to contribute and collaborate in a creative environment
• Meticulously organized, efficient, and detail-oriented
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of Ivy, Photoshop and Canva a plus

Benefits:
• Part-time
• Flexible schedule
• Unlimited vacation
• Not to exceed 25 hours a week
• $25/hr
• This is a 1099 position

To apply:
To apply, email your resume and digital portfolio to jena@delphiniumdesign.com