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betsy nathan

Digital Collection Assistant & Editor For Art and Antiques

PAGODA RED is looking for a dynamic Collection Assistant for our ecommerce team. You will assist in managing the online presence of thousands of unique objects in our collection, including antique furniture, contemporary art, and one-of-a-kind artifacts. You will work alongside the Collection Manager to create and maintain item descriptions, product photography, item measurements and retail pricing to ensure clients have an accurate and engaging experience with our collection. Overall, you will need to be a team player, an excellent communicator, tech savvy, and highly organized.

The Collection Assistant is responsible for the management of digital listings in our collection database and proprietary website PAGODARED.COM, involving thoughtful process development and reporting. This role will also manage PAGODA RED’s listings on partner ecommerce platforms such as 1stdibs & Chairish and explore integrations with other marketplaces. You will support our network of consignors to bring their collections onto our platform and work regularly with the Marketing Manager, the Sales Design Associates and the Company Director.

Skills & Qualifications:

• Outstanding written communication skills, with the ability to write, proofread, edit and convey information in a clear and concise manner to educate our audience and communicate the value of unique historical objects

• Experience with art and/or history research• Passion for art, antiques and design

• Self-driven, highly organized and an effective independent time manager with the ability to prioritize to meet daily/weekly deadlines

• Strong organizational skills and file management experience

• Bachelor’s degree• 1-3 years of work experience in merchandising, marketing, or operations; preferably in an e-Commerce environment

• 1 year of experience in managing cross-functional projects

• Resourceful/creative problem-solving skills

• Interest to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team environment

• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

• Some familiarity with Digital Photography and Adobe Photoshop a plus

• Experience with Intuit Quickbooks Enterprise a plus

Please send resume, references and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position.

PAGODA RED is the destination for people who love the art, history, style & spirit of handcrafted objects from Asia and beyond. Every item in our collection is authentic-historically and geographically-and wears the patina of many lifetimes served in homes, palaces and gardens. We established our first gallery in Chicago in 1997. Since then, the PAGODA RED team has grown into a renowned resource for designers, collectors and aficionados around the globe.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago / Bucktown