Careers at Hawthorne House

Hawthorne House is a dynamic interior design and lighting showroom in Athens Georgia catering to Design Professionals and retail customers since 2003. 

Hawthorne House shares offices with two sister companies, Lisa Ellis Design, a full service interior and architectural design firm for both commercial and residential projects & SCOPE Lighting, a project based lighting design firm for developers, architects, designers, MEP firms and individuals in project ventures.

We are a hard working and inspired group and proud of what we produce and the relationships we foster.  We value our team members and strive to build strong relationships with all who join us in our work efforts. 

To be considered for any new Hawthorne House positions, please email us at: jobs@hawthornehouseinc.com 

PART TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER

Hawthorne House is seeking a motivated self-manager for part time administrative and office management.

Duties include: processing purchase orders, invoices, and client payments; cash management; communication with vendor contacts and accountants; maintain supply inventory and location building needs; prepare payroll reports and payroll submittal; process monthly sales tax reports and payments; other duties as assigned.

Working knowledge of quickbooks preferred.
Must be proficient in Mac O/S and Excel; experience with scheduling and project management in a fast paced environment a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for the position. Your information will be held in the strictest confidence.  Submit to jobs@hawthornehouseinc.com to be considered.

 

PHOTOGRAPHER AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Hawthorne House is currently looking for someone with excellent photography, photoshop and web design skills to manage all showroom photography for social media, website content and product drop-out shots. We are a busy showroom and the ideal candidate will be someone who can think on their feet, remain flexible and has a sense of time management.  Must be able to interact and get along with the rest of our dynamic office.

Requirements:

Excellent photography and lighting skills, in both indoor and outdoor settings

Product photography for drop-outs on white background

Strong Photoshop skills

Understand aspect ratios for use on various platforms (website, Facebook, IG, etc.)

Experience in Shopify product and content management

Basic coding skills for use in Shopify

Ability to manage content in Squarespace 

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for setting up and shooting individual products as well as furniture vignettes (requires some heavy lifting on occasion).  

Take product shots and create drop-outs on white background, for use on website (Shopify and Squarespace platforms)

Use Photoshop to reconfigure size aspect ratios, overlay text and other graphics, and generate appropriate content for all social media platforms

Will help manage Shopify product and content 

Responsible for occasionally writing code for websites and general website maintenance.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for the position. Your information will be held in the strictest confidence.  Submit to jobs@hawthornehouseinc.com to be considered.

 

OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Hawthorne House is delighted to be expanding our To The Trade services and the outside sales representative will be responsible for implementing sales and growth of our customer base by visiting targeted architectural, design, and building firms, both commercial and residential. The outside sales representative is accountable for identifying opportunities and generating large volume projects. 

Requirements:

Outstanding communication and client relation skills

Strong scheduling and project management skills

Previous outside sales experience preferred

Knowledge or furniture, lighting, interior design, and building industry helpful

Ability to self manage, yet collaborate with others

Responsibilities:

Pursue daily outreach to trade community at large
Identify and develop new business relationships
Follow up on quotes to ensure the customer is serviced and documents the outcome of the proposed solution
Executing sales efforts in a professional manner  
Provide excellent client services & sales results
Support and attend all business events and activities
Maintain and updating visit report, client contact database and project list
Offer information and technical support to customers about the products

 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for the position. Your information will be held in the strictest confidence.  Submit to jobs@hawthornehouseinc.com to be considered.