Paloma Contreras Design is a small, high-end residential interior design firm in Houston, Texas. Our work has been published nationally in House Beautiful, Domino, Luxe, ELLE DECOR, and Traditional Home. We are currently seeking a part-time project coordinator to join our dynamic team. This position will start out as part-time with 15-30 hours per week, but can grow into a full-time position.
The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience at an interior design firm. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and should have great multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate is articulate in both verbal and written communication and possesses style and professionalism in keeping with that of our firm. The ideal candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and should be a self-starter as we may work remotely from time to time.
Day-to-Day Duties will Include, but are not Limited to:
-Assisting Principal with organization and logistics of projects, including tracking client budgets, purchases, and delivery/installation schedules
-Working from proposal phase through project completion to ensure seamless process for Principal and client up to installation
-Procurement of quotes and estimates from vendors
-Creation of client proposals, purchase orders, and invoices
-Managing ordering process by analyzing lead times & placing purchase orders with vendors
-Expediting: Tracking orders from purchase order to shipping and arrival date- work with vendors and our warehouse to ensure items arrive as specified. Handling any issues in a timely manner prior to installation.
-Scheduling installations with clients
-Assisting with office tasks per Principal’s request
-Assisting with special projects including photoshoots for client projects and for Paloma’s upcoming book
-Assisting with various design tasks including sourcing and completing renderings and floorplans in AutoCAD and SketchUp.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, is required. Accounting knowledge is helpful. Experience with Studio Webware, AutoCAD, SketchUp, or Photoshop is a plus.
– Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
– Must be extremely detail oriented and have the ability to prioritize and manage complex projects while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
– Ideal candidate is reliable, self-motivated, and willing to learn both independently and in a team setting
– The ideal candidate will have at least 1- 2 years experience in the design industry or related field
-Salary commensurate with experience
This position has opportunity for growth as our firm continues to grow. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.