Tirto Furniture Sales Associate

We are hiring a part-time sales professional to join our team starting mid October. We are looking for someone who enjoys people, is self-motivated, confident, and interested in furniture. This person will work weekends, Saturday, and Sunday from 10:30am-6pm with the ideal candidate open to discussion around the possibility of occasional Fridays and longer stretches when our family travels to Indonesia. The schedule is negotiable, and is determined a month in advance, but will include between three and four weekends a month. Pay begins between $16-18 an hour, depending on experience.

We are fortunate to be an established business in NE Capitol Hill and are frequented by designers, architects, neighbors, as well as people stopping in after visiting one of the other small businesses on our block. This individual will be the main point of contact for all customers who visit or contact the store during their shift. Since this individual will be joining our very small team of four employees and representing the brand of Tirto Furniture, we are seeking someone with the following requirements:

  • Commitment to excellent customer service under all circumstances

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to accurately complete all sales documentation

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

  • Ability to process information and merchandise through computer and cash register systems

  • Ability to deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations to resolve customer complaints and problems

  • Ability to pass a background check

  • Ability to help load furniture and rearrange merchandise in the showroom, able to lift 50lbs

Daily Responsibilities

  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding customer service

  • Assist customers on product inquiries and complaints

  • Obtain merchandise requested by customer

  • Maintain an awareness of all product information

  • Assist in processing, restocking and replenishing the merchandise

  • Participate in receiving and monitoring floor stock

  • Accurately complete all sales transactions

  • Help keep the showroom clean and orderly

  • Answer and direct phone calls & inquiries to the appropriate person

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to owner Chris Tirtoprodjo at chris@tirtofurniture.com