Careers

About Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers' lives.

Our work environment reflects Jonathan's personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan's mission to life.

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

Corporate Openings

Head of Licensing

Location:

New York, NY

Company Overview:

Jonathan Adler is a home furnishings and design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our Clients’ lives.

Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.

Job Overview:

Jonathan Adler is seeking a Licensing Manager to oversee day-to-day operations all of Jonathan Adler’s Licensing business while identifying and developing opportunities for future licensing partnerships. The person in this position ensures the department’s strategic and financial plans are met and conducts market research and strategize about new launch opportunities. The Licensing Manager works closely with interdepartmental teams to ensure that brand image remains consistent and brand-right throughout all licensed business.

Essential Functions:

  • Source, manage and act as the day-to-day point person for all aspects of Jonathan Adler’s licensing business, including finance, legal, marketing, and new business opportunities.
  • Know the competitive market and be familiar with industry sales data and trends.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for potential future licensing initiatives.
  • Develop and manage financial goals for licensees.
  • Lead all final business terms and assist during contract preparation.
  • Assure all contractual obligations are met by licensees.
  • Lead the negotiation of contract terms for new licensing partnerships and licensee renewals and transitions.
  • Partner with Marketing, Merchandising and other interdepartmental teams to ensure that all licensing objectives are met across all licensing initiatives.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in retail licensing
  • Bachelor Degree in Business or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong operational knowledge, especially in retail licensing
  • Strategy building skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

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

To Apply

Human Resources / Recruiting Coordinator

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Director of Human Resources

Company Overview:

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers’ lives. Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our SoHo Home Office to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.

Job Overview:

The Jonathan Adler Human Resources department provides HR support to all company employees and works to identify new talent to foster the continued growth of the business. The HR coordinator role is essential in maintaining and driving HR and recruiting initiatives, company-wide. This role provides administrative support to the human resource function as needed and touches all areas of the business. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to grow their HR skills to have a direct, global impact on employees and the business as a whole.

Essential Functions:

General:
  • Support the development and execution of all HR processes, including recruiting, onboarding/offboarding, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations and communication
  • Develop strong relationships with all Retail and Home Office partners to best execute HR initiatives
  • Assist in responding to general HR inquires
  • Assist with annual Performance Review process
  • Support employee payroll needs
  • Help to plan and execute HR-related corporate and team building events & Retail Summit meetings
  • Maintain Retail/Home Office contact list
  • Assist with special projects as needed
Recruiting:
  • Strategize with Director of Human Resources to identify and meet company-wide staffing needs
  • Support the development and execution of recruitment strategies to achieve required staffing levels.
  • Participate in the development of job descriptions
  • Post job-listings as needed
  • Manage incoming resume inbox daily
  • Recruit top talent through resume review, networking, and in-store recruiting etc.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with college and design industry career placement services to source qualified applicants.
  • Participate in job/career fairs to source qualified applicants.
  • Screen and refer qualified applicants to hiring managers
  • Conduct candidate reference checks
  • Maintains records of recruiting activities.
Qualifications:
  • BS/BA or higher in Human Resources, Behavioral Science, Interpersonal Communications or a related field
  • Minimum of 1 year working in HR or recruitment role in the retail field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally at all levels, across all areas of the business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Knowledge of ADP a plus
  • Knowledge of UK HR practices a plus

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

Trade Services Associate

Location:

Lexington Ave Showroom

Reporting to:

Trade Services Manager

Company Overview:

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers’ lives. Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.

Job Purpose:

The Trade Associate is responsible for developing new business relationships with designers, B2B and B2C clients, with a primary focus on the residential and small business market in the specified region.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a brand representative and trusted resource for the Interior Design community in the region by conducting a minimum number of sales appointments per week.
  • Extend the reach of the Jonathan Adler Trade Program in designated region through acquisition and retention outreach.
  • Meet monthly sales goals & Designer program enrollment minimums.
  • Oversee order management and Customer Service Issue resolution for clients. Maintain profitability through decision making and order management that protects the company’s bottom line.
  • Partner with Trade Services Manager and Marketing to coordinate design-related events within region to extend JA’s reach and involvement in local design and business community.
  • Network with the professional trade through involvement in associations, meetings and events. Attend a minimum number of monthly trade events.
  • Attend appropriate trade shows and conferences to promote/represent JA Brand to Design Community.
  • Support Jonathan Adler’s 1st Dibs storefront through client-facing communication and order management.
  • Generate large-scale B2B business by identifying key players and developing relationships in the interior design, real-estate and business sectors within a specified region.
  • When necessary, partner with JA HQ departments (Wholesale, Hospitality and Interior Design departments), acting as a local contact on design projects and services within region.
  • Partner in the development and training of Product Knowledge and P&P as needed.
  • Assist home store in day-to-day showroom operations as needed.
  • Work on special tasks as assigned.

Essential Requirements:

  • BA or higher in Interior Design or related field/experience
  • Solid contacts and connections in the local Interior Design, ASID and IIDA community
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to source, establish, develop and maintain business relationships
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Previous experience working in a home furnishings retail environment a strong plus

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

To Apply

Associate Merchant

Location:

New York, NY

Reporting to:

Vice President, Buying, Planning, & Allocation

Company Overview:

Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers’ lives. Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.

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
  • Analyze style sales and make assortment recommendations
  • Support merchant team with any ad hoc business analysis and/or reporting requested
  • Assist VP with markdown strategy and suggestions
  • Assist VP 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 and salary requirement to: careers@jonathanadler.com.
  • Reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Warehouse Fulfillment Associate & Driver

Location:

Bronx, NY

Reporting to:

Warehouse Manager

Status:

Full-Time, hourly

Approx. Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM *
*may require additional hours as needed for special events/projects

Company Overview:

Jonathan Adler is a fast-growing high end home décor company that sells everything for your home from candles to sofas. Our Home Office is based in Soho and we have 4 retail stores in Manhattan, 1 in New Jersey, and 2 in Connecticut, and over 20 other retail locations domestically and internationally. Our distribution center, where this position is based, is in the Bronx, NY. We are searching for a motivated, quick-thinking and punctual individual to join our warehouse team.

Essential Functions:

  • Process, package and ship orders
  • Organize stock space and assist in maintaining inventory
  • Inspect products for defects and damages
  • Examine ingoing and outgoing shipments
  • Organize warehouse space
  • Receive, unload and place incoming inventory items appropriately
  • Check, verify and fill customer orders
  • Contribute ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures
  • Keep warehouse clean and organized daily
  • Fill in as back up driver as needed for daily routes and special projects

Qualifications:

  • Warehouse/Back of house experience a must
  • Experience working for a moving company a strong plus
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Valid and current driver's license
  • Strong English reading skills required
  • Punctuality, diligence, and strong work ethic
  • Must work well in a team-based environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs
  • Must be able to work in hot/cold temperatures
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a warehouse fulfilment role
  • Experience/certifications in pallet jack and forklift operation a plus

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.

Retail Openings

Store Manager

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 Store Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining client services, oversees and is accountable for the operation of a store ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, expense control, human resources management, and managing operating cost and shrinkage.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that each client and/or designer receives outstanding client service by providing a client friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging every client, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of client service. Additionally, lead in home design consultation process.
  • Analyze and measure business trends; develop and implement plans to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives. Grow client base, including designer outreach.
  • Control shrink, expenses, and payroll.
  • Ensure appropriate merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations; signing, and assortment in all departments; ensure selling floor is adequately stocked. Lead and maintain visual standards of the store, per home office directives.
  • Follow up on all order, order flow, receipt of goods, transfer and troubleshoot when necessary to solve any issues.
  • Comparison shop and report results; share information with retail corporate partners and make appropriate price adjustments.
  • Review department/store trends and recommend and initiate changes for maximizing goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures through regular store management and staff meetings, store walk-through and audits, etc.
  • Coach, counsel and continually develop staff; works with management team and HR on potential employee terminations/employee issues.
  • Continually evaluate and react to performance issues and actively recruit candidates.
  • Trains and develop store management team in all aspects of the business; direct and monitor training and development for all store associates. Master and teach product knowledge and brand design inspiration.
  • Serve and liaison in communication between the store and home office.
  • Uphold and monitor compliance to company policies and procedures-maintain operational excellence.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire team to achieve excellence
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals through solid business planning
  • Proven ability to deliver excellent client service standard and ability to lead best practice implementation
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek solutions
  • Meticulous organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage conflict through to solution
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel

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

  • 5-7 years of retail management experience, interiors/home furnishing field preferred
  • Architecture or design experience preferred
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred or a minimum of 2 years of relevant business experience

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.

 

Assistant Store Manager

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.

Company Overview:

An Assistant Store Manager is responsible for assisting the store management team in establishing and maintaining Client Services, ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, and expense control, human resources management, and managing operating costs and shrinkage.

Job Overview:

An Assistant Store Manager is responsible for assisting the store management team in establishing and maintaining Client Services, ensuring maximum sales and profitability through merchandise, inventory, and expense control, human resources management, and managing operating costs and shrinkage.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist store management team in daily store operations
  • Manage associates in conjunction with the store management team in daily aspects of driving sales and running the business
  • Master and teach product knowledge and brand design inspiration
  • Contribute to growing the client base, including designer outreach
  • Assist in the management of merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations; signing and assortment in all departments; ensure selling floor is adequately stocked. Maintain visual standards of the store, per home office directive
  • Follow up on all orders, order flow, receipt of goods, transfers and troubleshoot when necessary to solve and issues
  • Coach, counsel and continually develop staff; works with management team and HR on potential employee terminations/employee issues
  • Other tasks assigned by Management
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Essential Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire team to achieve excellence
  • Proven ability to deliver excellent client service standard and ability to lead best practice implementation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek solutions
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of retail management experience, interiors/home furnishing or 1-3 years as a store associate at Jonathan Adler
  • Architecture or design experience
  • Contemporary sense of style and culture
  • Strong contacts in and knowledge of the local interior design community is preferred

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.

 

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.


Jonathan Adler is a home furnishings and design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour 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 Associate is responsible for driving business through excellence in selling, customer service, clientele and general store functioning.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.
  • Perform store opening and closing duties.
  • Write daily business recaps.
  • 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.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • 1+ 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

To Apply

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