Job type full-time
Full job description
Over the past 30+ years, cri has partnered with countless companies to create workplaces that become ecosystems for imagination, inspiration, and ideas.
In the landscape of ever-changing office design, we strive to create resilient workplaces that become launch pads for teams to feel excited, motivated and encouraged to do their best work.
Our expertise is built upon a solid foundation of workplace strategy and furniture design, project management, and client advocacyWe are passionate about our values and strive to be an example of excellence in all that we do.
The creative services group is comprised of our design, curation, workplace strategy and marketing teamsThese teams play a pivotal role in the work cri does on behalf of our clientsAs a creative services coordinator, you will support these teams in a variety of tasks and projects, including:
Manages cri material library, which includes maintaining stock of required samples and communicating with manufacturer representatives when additional materials are needed, as well as adhering to a high level of organization and tidiness of material library.
Assists ancillary curators with budget pricing, validation packages, quote requests, com testing, furniture demo coordination, transactional requests, ancillary spreadsheet data entry and organization, and attends project meetings when necessary.
Orders material samples and participates in finish/fabric meetings with ancillary curator/designer, client, and design firm to execute final product specifications.
Participates in industry events and participates in marketing opportunities for cri.
Assists in executing marketing opportunities for cri, including pop-up events, social media and marketing eblasts.
Assists with request for proposal (rfp) coordination.
Maintains vendor relationships and stays current on product updates, discontinuations, trends and new releases, as well as visits local showrooms and meets with local reps.
Maintains vendor database.
Represents cri as unofficial brand ambassador during industry events and meetings.
Must be extremely organized and detail oriented
Strong interpersonal and written/oral/communication skills, including public speaking
At least 1 year of experience in sales and/or marketing within a sales team, experience in contract furniture industry a plus;
Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture, marketing or related field, preferred;
Understanding of contract furniture specification process and pricing, preferred
Has a creative eye and passion for furniture and interior design;
Demonstrates initiative at work, able to work independently as well as within a collaborative environment
Demonstrated commitment to professionalism, integrity and sound judgment in business transactions, and to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction;
Ability to work effectively in a high pressure, deadline-intensive environment;
Proficiency in microsoft office software, including excel and powerpoint, and preferred experience with autocad, sketchup, and 2020cap
Be a good human – be kind, be respectful, be positive, have funWe work hard, play hard and do the right thing.
Be the best teammate – roll up your sleeves, share wins and losses, approach creative problem solving collaboratively, be a no-ego doerTogether we are a force to be reckoned with.
Be inquisitive – be engaged, find the why, value learningEach day is a new opportunity to be better and put into practice the learnings from the day before.
Be a design thinker – have empathy, question, ideate and solveWe encourage design thinking in all facets of our business.
Be an example of excellence – go above and beyond, show initiative, be proudExpect the best of yourself and each other every day.
Be authentic – live our values with your personalityWe want you to be you!