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Pistachios Jewelry

Gallery Assistant & Sales Associate

About Pistachios:

Pistachios is a contemporary art jewelry and objects gallery in downtown Chicago, curating the most talented and cutting edge artists from around the world. For 30 years, we’ve made it our promise to bring you the best in innovative design and quality craftsmanship. What sets art jewelry apart is the studio practice and creative expression behind each piece. With no sacrifice to style, the attention given to every design we’ve curated remains timeless and design forward. We bring you an art experience that’s inviting, accessible and friendly.

About the role:

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, reliable individual to join our fast-paced, ambitious team. Responsibilities include the following: general gallery maintenance/upkeep, answering phones, inventory management, updating the website and social media outlets, displaying and cleaning jewelry, among other daily tasks.

Your day to day will mostly consist of catering to clientele, being an active sales person, and working on various long-term projects such as website updating, gallery/inventory rearrangement, and customer relations.

Our ideal candidate is someone with sales experience, who knows how to mirror the customer to best match them with our products. Someone with additional Adobe, social media, and photography experience is a plus. Knowledge of luxury goods, design, and art jewelry are also bonuses.

About the position:

We are looking to hire an associate to work 2-3 days a week at an hourly wage that is based on qualifications. There is room to grow in this position.

Qualifications:

-2+ years relevant sales and customer service experience (luxury/high end goods a plus, knowledge of jewelry/metals/gemstones a plus)

-excellent communication skills

-ability to work both independently and collaboratively

-professional writing and verbal skills

-clean and organized

- strong attention to detail

-appreciation of handcrafted goods, artist made products, and small businesses

-proficient computer skills (Adobe, Mailchimp, Shopify, Instagram, and Later a plus)

-social media coordination a plus

-must be able to stand for long periods of time

-clean and professional attire

Perks:

-team sales goal bonuses

-employee discount

-flexible schedule

-featured artist openings and exhibitions

-team outings to Chicago’s best restaurants


Hourly wage is to commensurate with qualifications and experience. To be considered, email a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to director@pistachiosonline.com. No phone calls please.

Contact Info:
Jessica & Meg
312-929-6575
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL