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 Showroom Assistant

Hawthorne House is seeking a friendly self-starter for a part-time showroom assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Assist customers 
  • Organize samples 
  • Help maintain the appearance of the showroom 
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Must be available 15-20 hours per week 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • While experience with design and furnishings is not required, a love for interiors and all things beautiful is a must

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.


Part-time Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

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

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Mac O/S and Excel
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks preferred 
  • 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 & 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.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and shoot 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
  • Help manage Shopify product and content 
  • Occasionally write code for websites and general website maintenance

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 

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. 

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
  • Execute 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

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 

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.