Vermont Woods Studios Employment Application

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Sales Associate - CLOSED

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Location: Vernon, Vermont
Type: Full Time
Date Posted: June 5, 2017
Start Date: Immediate
Submit to: Online Application Below

About Us

Vermont Woods Studios showcases Vermont’s finest furniture makers on our website and at Stonehurst, our Southeast VT showroom. The craftsmen we represent have been creating handmade wood furniture for generations. Our furniture is made right here in Vermont using premium solid hardwoods which are sustainably harvested from well managed forests. We are a premier online fine furniture gallery operating out of a restored 200 year old farmhouse. We are looking for someone to join our high tech team of sales and customer service personnel.

About You

Are you a self-motivated individual who loves working in sales and customer service? Do you learn new skills easily? Do you have advanced computer skills and Internet proficiency? If so, read on. We're looking for a team player who enjoys a challenge and is able to embrace all the chaos (and fun!) that characterize a young, aggressive small business.

About the Job

  • The job is a permanent, full time position with an initial 3 month probation period
  • You will start with learning about the business, answering the phone and helping to process orders. You'll have the opportunity to take on additional sales work and grow in your profession as our company grows
  • Work schedule averages out to a 5 day/40 hour workweek , M-F 9am-5pm with rotating Saturdays. If a Saturday is worked then another day during the week would be a day off
  • Work location is 538 Huckle Hill Road in Vernon, VT , a non-smoking facility


  • Learning all the details about our furniture and home decor products as well as the logistics required to deliver them to customers across the country
  • Establishing customer relationships & conveying our brand
  • Answering phones and addressing customer questions and concerns
  • Assisting customers to customize their furniture
  • Taking orders and entering them into CRM & Quickbooks
  • Updating customer accounts in CRM
  • Maintaining our showroom, including arranging furniture and home decor displays
  • Serving as back-up for order processing and logistics activities
  • Tracking orders through completion and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction


  • Be very computer savvy, Internet savvy and proficient in standard office software (including gmail and MS Office Suite)
  • Be proficient with sales and customer service software including online Customer Relationship Management systems (CRMs)
  • Have excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Have ability to work independently and organize and prioritize work load
  • Be flexible with changing priorities
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Have attention to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Have ability to learn quickly and juggle multiple projects in a team setting
  • Have good writing skills
  • Have a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Have the ability to lift 40 lbs

Starting about $14/hour depending on skills and experience, plus quarterly bonuses

Contact Us

If you are interested, please complete the application below. No phone calls please

Thank you for your interest in Vermont Woods Studios!

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