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Want to join the team? We’re hiring.

Join a diverse team of seasoned professionals, recent graduates, and people who share a passion for furniture. Currently seeking individuals to join our Bay Area team in Sales, Account Management, and Project Management teams.

Think you might be a fit for a position not listed below? We'd love to hear from you! Send us an email to careers@collective.space and make sure to indicate your geographic location.


01 Project Designer (California)

Job Summary

We are looking for a Project Designer who can join our design team in the Bay Area to help prepare drawings and plans to support our client projects. You will make a meaningful contribution to our overall design, value engineer and visual creation.


Someone who enjoys the creative approach of product application, organization, and interior design will thrive in this position.

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Summary of Responsibilities

Your primary role will be to provide Design services (space planning, drawing and product specifying) for all products offered by The Collective to its clients. Working closely with Sales, Project and CSR team members, you will be responsible for ensuring our proposed furniture solutions are specified correctly, are appropriate for the client space, and provide accurate CAD drawings to ensure the solutions are installed as intended. You will be part of our design team and may be required to communicate directly with design professionals and our key client contacts to ensure assigned projects are completed and client expectations are met.

- Specification of primarily Teknion and other manufacturer products;
- Using 20-20 and AutoCAD, create typical in plan view and 3D;
- Utilize SketchUp and VRay, provide visual renderings to support the sales process.
- Participate in client meetings to determine end user requirements;
- Create specials in AutoCAD for supplier approval and pricing;
- Provide installation drawings for assigned projects;
- Meet with Field Project Managers, Account Managers and Installation Lead Hands to preview installation requirements;
- Participation in supplier and industry training programs;

Experience/Skills

- 2+ years of progressive experience working in a similar role in the office furniture industry.
- Post-secondary diploma or degree in Interior Design or Architecture
- Experience in developing personal time management and organizational skills
- Required to undertake multiple projects or facets of various projects
- Experience liaising with external contracts to exchange information on interior design materials and methods
- Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook software
- Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD 2D is mandatory, accompanied with AutoCAD 3D is a bonus


02 Project Coordinator (Toronto)

Job Summary

We are looking for a Project Coordinator who can join our CSR team in the Bay Area to be responsible for all phases of the order process from initial purchase to the manufacturer through shipping, installation, and client invoicing. You will serve as the primary source of information to the Project Team regarding the status of orders in process.

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Summary of Responsibilities

Administers all phases of the order process including:


• Ensuring appropriate credit or management approval of the contract per Finance Department requirements

• Reviewing and validating of the parts list/specifications against the design BOM & order information provided on the Company quote sheet

• Accurate order entry of projects into Order Entry System

• Generating accurate, complete, and timely purchase orders to all manufacturers and suppliers.

• Ensuring accurate, complete and timely validation of product acknowledgements and reporting any discrepancies to the Project Team.

• Monitoring the status of product manufacturing, shipment, and transit of product to the warehouse or client location

• Monitoring the status of product deliveries (shortages, freight damage and/or shipping delays) through the installation process.

• Working with Project Manager in identifying and initiating immediate action to resolve punch list items during the installation process.

• Initiating actions to correct order shortages, file claims for freight damaged goods and compensation for costs incurred due to delays in shipping and/or delivery or due to product deficiencies.

• Timely invoicing our customers based on Company guidelines.

Experience/Skills

· 3+ years of progressive experience working in a similar role in the office furniture industry.

· Teknion experience preferred but not required.

· Post-secondary diploma or degree.

· Experience in developing personal time management and organizational skills

· Required to undertake multiple projects or facets of various projects

· Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook software

· Ability to mulit-task, organize and prioritize work


03 Field Project Manager (California)

Job Summary

The Field Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for multiple projects at any one time. The PM is responsible to respond to on-site issues and maintain continuous status communications to the Project Executive, Salesperson, Customer Service and the Customer. The PM manages communications until the projects are completed.

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Summary of Responsibilities

· Coordinate all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects
· Manage schedules, budgets, staffing, and project set-up with the team, clients and consultants
· Build quotes with the Salesperson for the Customer
· Ensure that defined measures of success on each particular project are communicated to the team
· Provide leadership to the client and team by communicating project objectives, contract scope, terms, and schedule. Define an inclusive process for project execution
· Serve as primary liaison contact with clients to complete projects on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction
· Evaluate building and site conditions
· Perform physical job walks and field measures for sales estimates
· Field verification of project's readiness to receive products
· Review order status plans and schedule updates
· Verify deliveries
· Punch list walk-thru with installer

Experience/Skills

· 2-4 years of furniture project management experience
· 4-6 years of office furniture installation experience
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project)
· Ability to handle challenging situations and diffuse tense situations
· Proper English language skills required, bilingual in Spanish a plus
· Valid CA Class C Driver License
· Ability to stand for extended periods of time
· Ability to lift more than fifty pounds
· Hearing and vision capabilities within normal ranges


04 Account Manager (California)

Job Summary

As an Account Manager, you will work collaboratively with internal project management teams to ensure the successful completion of a project from start to finish. You will serve as the main point of contact between the client, The Collective and/or other parties to manage timely delivery of customer requests. Collaborate with Account Management and Sales teams to deliver excellent projects and customer service.

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Summary of Responsibilities

• Provide furniture pricing and quotes to clients in a timely and professional manner
• Work alongside design team to create furniture packages (Thought starters, look and feel etc.)
• Attend client meetings with appropriate team members
• Responsible for the project/account team performance
• Program and manage large complex projects with multiple vendors, locations and stakeholders
• Perform on-site field measurements and surveys
• Manage a project calendar and deliverables for each client to ensure timely project success
• Provide complete information to Account Coordinators to place furniture orders
• Monitor projects for success
• Participate in product training and education
• Attend project interviews
• Responsible for growing key account and industry relationships (A&D, CM, GC etc.)
• Partner with internal team to prepare budget, bids and proposals
• Provide a high level of overall customer service

Experience/Skills

- 3-5 years in Project Management; experience in the contract furniture industry preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work industry experience
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook)
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
- Problem solver, creative thinker, and a “roll up your sleeves” attitude to dive into projects with multiple obstacles and stakeholders
- Working knowledge of interior construction, commercial furniture, facilities management, or furniture manufacturing
- Interior design background a plus
- Ability to assemble a polished quote for a client with pricing from multiple manufacturers
- Ability to read and interpret floor plans
- Prior furniture dealer experience
- Understanding of the complexities and sophistication of the commercial furniture industry


05 Marketing Associate (California)

Job Summary

We are looking for a Marketing Associate who can join our marketing team to help prepare well-written proposals and support our firm’s local marketing efforts. They will make a meaningful contribution to our overall brand presence through proposal development, collateral creation, and local creative campaigns. They will become a key player that works cross-functionally between the sales, account management, and marketing teams.

Someone who enjoys marketing, keeping organized, and interior design will thrive in this position.

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Summary of Responsibilities

Proposals
• Participate in the development and submittal of all RFP responses
• Schedule and host virtual kick-off meetings for each RFP pursuit, work with selected team members to establish internal deadlines and critical dates
• Own the creation of a responsibility matrix and align the team on all deliverables needed for a successful submittal
• Update RFPs in our CRM and monitor production status in-progress, completed, pending, awarded or lost, etc.
• Assist with managing, saving, and organizing templated proposal content
• Occasionally package and deliver hard copy responses of bids when necessary
• Aid with the creation of microsites for proposal submission (SquareSpace or similar working knowledge a plus)

Marketing Content
• Assist in the creation of marketing materials, website updates, social media campaigns, and ongoing enhancement of The Collective brand identity
• Help manage and post to The Collective’s social media accounts using a social media scheduler
• Produce compelling case studies by writing narratives and conducting project photoshoots

CRM
• Monitor and update/maintain project status for visibility and reporting (experience with Automator a plus)
• Update and maintain a client contact database

Experience/Skills

- 1-3 relevant years of experience is preferred
- Highly competent with presentation building tools create professional, consistent, and on-brand RFP submissions (Adobe Creative Cloud and PowerPoint a plus)
- Working knowledge of all cloud-based storage and file systems, including Box, etc.
- Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
- Prior experience with Graphic Design, Marketing, Interior Design, and/or desktop publishing is preferred
- Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and monitor and task manage individual contributors to ensure deadlines are adhered to;
- High attention to detail with demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills