Location: New York City & Southeastern, Vermont
Compensation: Commission + Base
Type: Flexible. We are considering freelance contracts as well as full and part-time proposals
Date Posted: October 7, 2015
Start Date: Immediate
Vermont Woods Studios is a retailer of luxury, fine wooden furniture that's handcrafted in Vermont and exported to upscale homes all across the country. Our primary retail outlet is an award-winning online furniture store although we also maintain a unique rural showroom in Southeastern Vermont. Currently New York City is one of the strongest markets for our online store, and that is based solely on the limited traffic we have gained organically through our website. NYC area customers are continually advising us to expand our marketing efforts in the vicinity and we are ready to respond! We are looking for a seasoned sales professional with an established network of luxury sector connections in the NYC area to lead the effort. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves NY but enjoys an occasional retreat to the mountains-- it offers the best of both worlds. More about us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and our on blog.
ABOUT OUR MISSION
At Vermont Woods Studios we believe that businesses have a responsibility to make the world a better place. We are a mission driven company, existing because we have a passion for the environment, fine woodworking and high style. If those ideals speak to you, read on.
ABOUT OUR CUSTOMERS
Our customers are passionate about quality, style and American made value. They're well educated and keenly aware of environmental issues. Their homes reflect the intersection of sustainable design, authenticity and understated elegance. They purchase handcrafted, eco-friendly, Vermont made furniture, knowing that imported knock-offs can be attained for a lower price. The trust and confidence they have in us is our greatest achievement. The successful candidate will share our customers' values and build upon the trust they place in Vermont Woods Studios.
If you love escaping the urban ratrace in favor of the peaceful foothills of Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest-- this opportunity may be for you. We're looking for an entrepreneur at heart, who's seeking a ground floor opportunity to help expand a socially & environmentally responsible business of the future. You must be able to analyze opportunities & inroads into the New York City area B2C retail furniture market and then follow through with a plan.
Interested? If you:
then, maybe you're the perfect match for this job.
ABOUT THE JOB
Results are what we're interested in and we know there are many ways to achieve them. We're flexible and will entertain different proposals regarding the logistical details of this job. We believe the ideal candidate currently lives in NYC and is well connected to the luxury market, either in real estate or a related sector. We believe the ideal starting arrangement would be through a contract with straight commission but we would consider a reasonable base compensation upon request.
Initial training and familiarization with our company will be provided at Stonehurst, our Vernon, VT showroom and office. Subsequent training, strategic planning and team building will occur at Stonehurst approximately monthly. We are committed to providing the optimum training, preparation and tools for the job while leaving the day-to-day logistics up to the successful candidate.
The successful candidate will have some or all of the following:
Negotiable: Commission + Base
Location: Vernon, Vermont
Type: Regular - Full Time - Entry Level Position
Date Posted: Sept 21, 2015
Start Date: ASAP
Vermont Woods Studios showcases Vermont's fine furniture makers online. Our craftsmen build their handmade wood furniture right here in Vermont using local and regional hardwoods which are sustainably harvested from well managed forests. We photograph their work and offer their furniture for sale on our website and at Stonehurst, our rural showroom in Vernon, VT. It's now the premier online fine furniture gallery in the United States and we are looking for a smart, self-motivated individual to help us make it even better.
Are you a bright, determined, high achiever looking for an exciting opportunity to hone your social media, photo editing and marketing skills? Do you love working as part of a mission-driven team? Are you able to learn new skills easily? If so, read on! We're looking for a team player who enjoys a challenge and is able to embrace all the craziness (and fun!) that characterize a young, aggressive small business.
ABOUT THE JOB
The successful candidate will also have some or all of the following:
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma, advanced computer and Internet skill, some college level marketing courses or equivalent experience
Starting at $12-$14/hour depending on skills and experience. Potential for quarterly bonuses based on individual and team performance.
Check back periodically and keep an eye on our blog for future job openings with Vermont Woods Studios. Visit our Facebook page too for job openings and all the latest happenings at Vermont Woods Studios.
Manager of social media marketing activities involving Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Houzz, YouTube, customer testimonials, company newsletter and more. Assistance writing the company blog, website content and Email campaigns. The internship requires a blend of strong organizational skills and creativity.
Are you a self-motivated individual who loves to work with social media applications in the field of marketing? Can you learn new skills easily? Do you have advanced computer skills and Internet proficiency? How about an interest in furniture & home decor styles? Can you organize information to make your work more efficient? If you're answering yes and you're a focused, hard worker, we want to meet you. 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.
Vermont Woods Studios is a local, small business that showcases Vermont's fine furniture makers in our online gallery. We partner with craftsmen who have been creating handmade collections of high quality wood furniture for many years. Our furniture is made right here in Vermont using solid hardwoods which are sustainably harvested from well managed forests.
We are the premier online fine furniture gallery in America and we are looking for an intern to assist our high tech team with social media projects. See our website for more information and links to our social media properties.