Schumacher & Co., America’s leading name for manufacturing and distributing fabric, wall covering, floorcovering and furnishings is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Showroom Sales Assistant for the Schumacher brand. This person will be responsible for supporting the sales team in selling high-end fabric, wall covering & furniture lines. As a part of the inside sales team, this part-time person will help to reinforce brand positioning within the marketplace and provide key service for accounts within the Houston, TX territory. Please submit all resumes and inquiries to ur Talent Manager Kim Jernick at Kjernick@fsco.com .
Maintain floor sampling as well sample room inventory by ordering samples and filing replenishments
Handle client sample requests, both over the phone and in person
Assist the sales team by gathering and shipping samples to clients
Help maintain the showroom floor by hanging new product and removing discontinued product as needed
Provide support for general showroom requests and projects
Assist clients over the phone and on the showroom floor by providing guidance and product information, as needed
Deliver the best possible customer service while enhancing the Schumacher mission to offer the highest quality product and service standards in the luxury market
Consistently seek to expand your working knowledge of interior design and current Schumacher collections
1-2 years of experience working in a retail or showroom environment
The ability to multitask and be proactive in a fast-paced environment
Able to do some lifting (20-50lbs max)
Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the luxury interior design industry
Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills
High level of ownership, accountability and initiative
Proficiency in MS Windows and Office suite
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A positive attitude
Schumacher & Co is a 129-year‐old interior design company that creates and distributes fabric, wallcovering and furniture to skilled businesses around the world. Our family‐owned company is synonymous with style, taste and innovation. Our collections are comprehensive, with an extraordinary range united by respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.
But don’t be fooled! While we celebrate our storied heritage, we operate like a 129-year‐old startup. Our talented team is innovative and dynamic, and our culture is progressive and fun. In order continue our success; we are always looking for talented people that fit.
Culture: In our company, you’re judged by your ideas and results, not by your experience or title. So, we encourage you to be thoughtful, casual, and to speak your mind.
Development: We strive every day to develop you and your colleagues for what we believe is a challenging and supportive business environment.
Teamwork: We believe that success and efficiency can only be a product of collaboration. At FSCO, working together is the rule, not the exception.
Innovation: We have achieved success and longevity through innovation. And we encourage experimentation and rule breaking. Mistakes? Those are things we embrace, talk about and learn from.
Life balance: Focused, productive time is more important than long hours. We believe in having enough time to be happy both in the office and out of it.
Saturday, October 15 through Saturday, November 19
Grand Opening Reception Thursday, October 27 from noon to 3:00 PM
Decorative Center Houston is pleased to announce its participation in Sculpture Month Houston during October 15 – November 19. Sculpture Month Houston is a citywide event that celebrates sculpture throughout Houston. It will showcase sculptural work, creative energies and diverse expressions of local sculptors. It will join a succession of existing art celebrations such as FotoFest, PrintMatters Houston and Houston Art Fair, adding to Houston’s reputation as an art friendly city. We invite you to come and celebrate the diverse exploration of sculpture rarely seen at this capacity.
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ASHORE CHANDELIERS INC.
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D’ITALIA STOSA CUCINE
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The surface of this material guarantees to withstand knocks, scratches and abrasions. It’s hygienic and easy to clean, suitable for contact with food, anti-mold, antistatic, waterproof, resistant to dry heat and rubbing, resistant to acid solvents and domestic reagents, with wonderfully intense and deep colors. The new Stosa worktops are available in a range of classic and trendy colors.
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A FIRST LOOK
Stop by the Schumacher showroom for a first look at the new fall introductions, including the Miles Redd collection. Schumacher’s new collections are wide-ranging, with an extraordinary range united by a respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.
WE’RE RENOVATING OUR SHOWROOM
As winter transitions to spring, we have been busy renovating our showroom. We are excited about our new look and the opportunity to introduce the latest in unique contemporary furnishings. We encourage you and your clients to discover our spectacular collection of contemporary furnishings, accessories and art. Stop by the showroom today.
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its top-selling furniture and lighting lines, including David Iatesta Studio, Gregorius I Pineo, Ironies and Dennis & Leen and Formations. It also features an enhanced display
for lighting line Porta Romana, a new area for Samuel & Sons Passementerie and colossal handcrafted boards to display de Gournay wall coverings. Visit the new showroom today.
robertallendesign.com Beacon Hill is pleased to partner with local Interior Designer Laura Umansky of Laura U Interior Design to create a unique perspective on Beacon Hill’s new silk collection, Animale. Inspired by fashion’s blending of animal and human characteristics, this collection merges the animal (real and fantastic) zeitgeist with various decorative motifs. Documents and new artwork, in the form of innovative jacquards, prints and embroideries, feature a tableaux of animal and human nature. Visit the showroom to see how Laura Umansky envisioned this collection for her clients.