Careers

About Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing style, craft and joy to our Clients’ lives.

Our store culture is built upon excellence on all levels: excellence in selling, excellence in Client Service, excellence in store presentation—these are just a few of the characteristics of a successful store.

We foster an energetic, creative and fun working environment, as these descriptors reflect the product we sell and the personality of Jonathan himself. We are passionate about the craft behind our products and the story behind each item and are committed to sharing the story with our clients.

We seek outstanding, like-minded individuals to bring these principals to life every day in our stores.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

Corporate Openings

Associate Merchant

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Senior Merchant

Job Overview

The Associate Merchant role is essential to the functionality of Jonathan Adler on a day-to-day and long term basis. This is a challenging and exciting position that requires strong computer skills, exceptional analytical and organizational skills, and effective communication skills working cross-functionally.

Essential Functions

  • Use NetSuite to pull weekly and monthly selling reports
  • Propose reorders and work on new product orders
  • Analyze store sales and execute product allocations to stores
  • Analyze style sales and make assortment recommendations
  • Support merchant team with any ad hoc business analysis and/or reporting requested
  • Assist Senior Merchant with markdown strategy and suggestions
  • Assist Senior Merchant and Visual Director with floor planning and furniture allocations
  • Work on special projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 1 year work experience as an assistant planner or assistant buyer is preferred
  • Possesses outstanding analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills required, especially Excel
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to foster relationships with other members of the cross functional team
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resume & salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Designer, Furniture & Hard Home

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Vice President of Design & Product Develpment

Job Overview:

We are looking for a versatile Product Designer with Furniture and Hard Home experience to work with the VP of Design and Jonathan Adler on new product lines and existing line extensions within the Jonathan Adler brand. This is a challenging and exciting role that will offer the opportunity to design and develop a wide range of product from furniture and lighting to decorative accessories and hard home.

We work under fast paced timelines and are looking for someone with exceptional program skills, product design experience, strong communication skills and a good work ethic to bring creativity and life to new extensions of the Jonathan Adler brand.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop/design full new programs and line extensions for the Jonathan Adler core brand including but not limited to: furniture, lighting, decorative accessories, hard tabletop, games, bath and seasonal product
  • Utilize broad knowledge base of materials, color palettes, patterns, finishes and manufacturing processes.
  • Create specification packs to ensure design execution and quality cues are met.
  • Manage and track all developments in collaboration with PD team from start to finish including:
    • Design reference and sourcing specs
    • Concept development
    • Formal specs
    • Vendor communication
    • Product development/ design feedback through sample process
    • Final product design sign off
  • Generate new graphic designs as needed to be applied to Jonathan Adler Hard Goods and Packaging as required
  • Travel as needed for product development, sourcing and inspiration, and vendor communication
  • Communicate regularly with overseas vendor base and agent partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in Product Development and Planning to ensure company calendar targets are met for all new product introductions.
  • Work on special projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Product Design or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years industry experience in Product Design with an emphasis in Furniture is highly preferred
  • Proficiency and working experience in the Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and/or AutoCAD
  • Hand Drawing/Illustrative Skills
  • Strong Ability to express ideas through design
  • High level of skill in presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication
  • Flexibility to travel internationally and domestically as needed

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply:

  • Submit your resume and salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Distribution Manager

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Director of Operations

Job Overview:

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain strategies and procedures to ensure that incoming and outgoing goods are shipped and received from distribution centers safely, cost-effectively, and on-time
  • Identify projects and alternative distribution methods to optimize margins and cash flow
  • Perform strategic analyses to understand the impact of changes to distribution center locations as well as implementation of bonded warehouse operations abroad, in order to reduce supply-chain lead times and optimize margins
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that incoming inventory is packaged, stored, and labeled in such a way as to reduce inventory handling and storage costs the warehouse or retail location
  • Manage stock distribution from distribution centers to retail locations within the US and UK; continually evaluate shipping schedule, freight tariffs, and inventory across distribution centers in order to identify means for reducing shipment lead-time and costs
  • Ensure internal Transfer Orders are shipped and received accurately and completely; manage exceptions, resolve discrepancies, identify root causes for issues, and implement processes to prevent future occurrences
  • Oversee wholesale fulfillment operations, ensuring special shipping requirements and routing guides are followed, accurate shipping paperwork is provided, and packing/shipping is executed in the most cost-effective manner
  • Execute consolidation of inventory for complex, international-destined wholesale orders originating from multiple locations
  • Own EDI processes for wholesale order fulfillment; including management of account special shipping/routing requirements, tracking and reporting of chargebacks and root causes, implementation of new EDI accounts, etc.
  • Lead implementation of EDI directly through Company ERP with wholesale accounts and vendors; once implemented, ensure tools and processes are in place and operating effectively
  • Work on special projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in distribution, logistics, or transportation management
  • Strong organizational, planning, and coordination skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Diligent attention to detail

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply:

  • Submit your resume and salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Corporate Internships

Human Resources Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview:

The Human Resources department at Jonathan Adler is seeking an intern to work in the summer of 2015. The goal of this Human Resources internship is to provide hands-on, educational experience in HR. The intern will have exposure to all aspects of Human Resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in recruiting candidates, assessing resumes, and scheduling interviews
  • Manage fall 2015 intern recruiting for all home office departments
  • Assist in the preparation of employee relations initiatives
  • Provide administrative assistance to the HR team
  • Work on special projects with the HR team as needed

Qualifications:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Must be highly reliable

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Email resume and cover letter specifying salary to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Licensing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview

The licensing department explores new business opportunities, deals with copyrighting, product sample reviews and feedback, communicates with marketing and public relations to make sure that all obligations per partner are executed, work with licensees on showroom updating with current JA products, and acts as liaison between partners and designers on all day-to-day needs.

The licensing intern will have visibility to all these areas and will learn all the ins and outs of licensing and business development, all while managing day-to-day duties. In addition, this opportunity will provide the intern the essential soft skills needed in the business world, such as writing experience and e-mail etiquette. The licensing intern will build relationships with licensing partners and everyone within the Jonathan Adler community, and thus be exposed to all areas of business.

Qualifications

  • The internship is unpaid and all candidates must receive academic credit for the internship.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

To Apply

  • Submit your resume to: hrintern@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Planning Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

Jonathan Adler’s Planning department facilitates product allocations to stores, creates & analyzes selling recaps, brainstorms on how to drive sales, is involved in interdepartmental collaboration, and works with NetSuite in managing operational issues.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with product allocation to JA retail stores
  • Participate in creating and analyzing selling recaps
  • Collaborate with planning team to brainstorm strategy on how to drive sales
  • Be involved in interdepartmental collaboration
  • Learn how to navigate NetSuite in order to manage and oversee operational issues

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Financial/numerical acumen

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

PR/Marketing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Job Overview

PR and Marketing plays a critical role in supporting the business. From catalogs and in-store messaging to global PR events, we are responsible for increasing awareness of the brand, expanding customer reach and growing sales. The team interacts with all facets of the company: retail, e-commerce, product development, wholesale and interior design. The PR and Marketing intern will gain exposure and experience in all areas of marketing, but will be specifically tasked to support media relations and retail activity.

Essential Functions:

  • Generate press recaps
  • Sample tracking
  • Event execution
  • Creative development of marketing campaigns

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to hrintern@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Product Development/Sourcing Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview:

The Jonathan Adler Design Studio is seeking organized, detail oriented and eager students with an interest in home product development and production. This intern will have visibility to a variety of projects and learn about the process of soft and hard home good development. This internship will focus on helping to maintain reference samples and product development materials, learning about product testing, and supporting organization for design and product development presentations.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist production team with tracking the development cycle of hard and soft home products
  • Help maintain and organize production samples
  • Aid in reviewing and evaluating new products for required testing
  • Develop communication tools for use with overseas vendors

Qualifications:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply:

  • Submit your resume and portfolio to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message

Retail Design & Construction Intern

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

We are seeking talented designers and design students with an architectural and/or Interior Design background who can work hand in hand with the Design and Construction team as well as other members of the creative team. The internship will focus on the retail design process. We seek interns with “go get-‘em” attitude who can execute individual projects and work in small teams. Ideally, we’d like our interns to commit to 2 to 3 consecutive days per week. Strong background in AutoCAD is a must. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a huge plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Design mock-ups
  • Presentation preparation
  • Project organization and design
  • Aiding development of construction drawings and millwork details
  • Attending site visits
  • Assist installation of current and upcoming retail store spaces and trade show booths

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

 

Store Operations Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

The store operations Intern provides general support to the Retail Team in all functions and key initiatives, with specific focus on store operations, analytics, communication, and administrative tasks. This position is ideal for a candidate with an interest in future career growth within a store operations department.

Essential Functions:

  • Support general Store Operations administrative functions
    • i.e. conference call agenda
  • Maintains awareness of the competitive market
    • i.e. best practices, research analysis, etc.
  • Support in miscellaneous data collection
    • i.e. defective unit counts
  • Support in compiling and auditing monthly store inventory adjustments, and deposit reconciliations
  • Assist in monitoring store supply stock; pushing supplies to meet business needs
  • Support in coordinating promotional collateral deliveries to stores, ensuring their timely arrival
  • Support the New Store Opening process on all levels
    • Timelines, checklists, travel, orders, etc.
  • Provide project management support and follow-up to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Assist in the organization and maintenance of all files/folders on the Ops Dropbox
  • Support streamlined communication amongst the Operations & Customer Service Teams

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly reliable
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • At least 1 year of retail experience
  • Understanding of retail math with strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé to careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Textile/Surface Design Internship

  • Salary: unpaid/for school credit
  • Type of Job: Internship
  • Job Location: Jonathan Adler HQ, New York, New York

Internship Overview

We are seeking a textile/surface design intern with graphic design capabilities. This intern would work hand-in-hand with the Jonathan Adler design team on a variety of products focusing on graphic design & pattern as it relates to packaging, soft home and hard home goods. We seek interns who are familiar with our brand, have strong Illustrator skills, and a “go get ‘em” attitude.

Position Overview:

  • Assist design team with development of all soft home products
  • Learn how to spec these products, assemble cohesive design presentations & communicate sample comments to vendors overseas.
  • Assist design team with development of patterned ceramic products
  • Assist design team with development of packaging
  • Help maintain reference library / product development materials

Qualifications

  • MUST BE ABLE TO RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR INTERNSHIP
  • Proficiency with InDesign & Photoshop
  • Strong Knowledge of Illustrator
  • Strong color sense and a modern design aesthetic
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Must be highly reliable

We are an Equal Opportunity Empoloyer M/D/F/V

To Apply

  • Submit your resumé and portfolio that includes at least 3 images of patterns that are in the Jonathan Adler aesthetic to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Retail Openings

Sales Supervisor

Current Openings

To apply, please send resumé and cover letter to the email address listed below and indicate the position for which you are applying.

Jonathan Adler is a home furnishings and design company dedicated to bringing style, craft and joy to our Clients’ lives.

Our store culture is built upon excellence on all levels: excellence in selling, excellence in Client Service, excellence in store presentation- these are just a few of the characteristics of a successful store.

We foster an energetic, creative and fun working environment, as these descriptors reflect the product we sell and the personality of Jonathan himself. We are passionate about the craft behind our products and the story behind each item and are committed to sharing the story with our clients.

Job Purpose:

A Sales Supervisor is responsible for assisting store management in opening and closing procedures, cash handling, bank deposits and Daily business recaps. Additionally, like all members of the team, they are responsible for driving business through excellence in selling, customer service, clienteling and general store functioning.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform store opening and closing duties
  • Daily bank deposits
  • Write daily business recaps
  • Welcome every Client that enters the store.
  • Master product knowledge and brand design inspiration—tell our story.
  • Uphold best in class service and selling standards.
  • Establish lasting Client relationships through thorough outreach and follow up; including in home design consultations.
  • Grow client and designer base.
  • Partner with the store team to execute, achieve and exceed the goals of the store.
  • Accurately execute operational tasks such as ringing sales, receiving stock, shipping merchandise and maintaining the look of the showroom
  • Participate in special store functions as directed by the store leader; such as floor sets, client events, store meetings and physical inventory

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to deliver excellent Client Service while delivering sales goals
  • Ability to articulately tell the story of the brand through product knowledge and brand design inspiration
  • Willingness to follow direction and work as part of a team
  • Ability to problem solve—anticipate challenges, ask questions and react accordingly
  • Proficiency at multi-tasking, prioritizing and organizing

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to process information and merchandise through computer system and POS register system.
  • Ability to communicate with associates and clients.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to move merchandise through the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days to oversee store operations.

Qualifications

  • 2–3 years of retail client service and sales experience, preferably in interiors/home furnishings
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

Sales Associate

Current Openings

To apply, please send resumé and cover letter to the email address listed below and indicate the position for which you are applying.

Job Purpose:

A Sales Associate is responsible for driving business through excellence in selling, customer service, clientele and general store functioning.

  • Welcome every Client that enters the store.
  • Master product knowledge and brand design inspiration—tell our story.
  • Uphold best in class service and selling standards.
  • Establish lasting Client relationships through thorough outreach and follow up; including in home design consultations.
  • Grow client and designer base.
  • Partner with the store team to execute, achieve and exceed the goals of the store.
  • Accurately execute operational tasks such as ringing sales, receiving stock, shipping merchandise and maintaining the look of the showroom.
  • Participate in special store functions as directed by the store manager; such as floor sets, client events, store meetings and physical inventory.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to deliver excellent Client Service while delivering sales goals
  • Ability to articulately tell the story of the brand through product knowledge and brand design inspiration
  • Willingness to follow direction and work as part of a team
  • Ability to problem solve - anticipate challenges, ask questions and react accordingly
  • Proficiency at multi-tasking, prioritizing and organizing

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to process information and merchandise through computer system and POS register system.
  • Ability to communicate with associates and clients.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days to oversee store operations.

Qualifications

  • 2–3 years of retail client service and sales experience, preferably in interiors/home furnishings
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V