We are looking for help now….Are you looking for a creative, DIY space to work within the Washington DC metro area? On the Purple Couch has 2 positions it needs to fill ( part-time).  Weekend and Weekday positions are available.  As with all retail you must be able to work the weekends. Please send an email to bahia@onthepurplecouch.com with your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself. Read further for job descriptions. Serious and responsible candidates only please…

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Job description 

Retail Store Associate -retail environment (Kensington, MD )
On the Purple Couch, is a home decor and DIY gift shop located in Kensington Md. We are focusing on home decor and our signature product Chalk Paint® decorative paints by Annie Sloan. Excellent customer service is our number one objective and aim with our discerning customers. Our associates go beyond the expected to provide all of our guests with an extraordinary experience, and a reason to return. In small business service is number 1.


We are looking for an energetic, reliable and committed individual to join our team. A strong “work ethic” is an absolute must!!! You must be motivated, energetic and customer service driven. We need an individual who wants to be part of a fast-paced environment where ideas are embraced and challenges are met. We are looking for someone who not only is familiar with the retail environment but also who is willing to learn about home decor. Must be able to work late afternoons/evenings and weekend are a MUST.

Major responsibilities:
• Driving sales through amazing customer service
• Merchandise presentation that impacts store sales
• familiar with social media and other “new media”

Qualifications include:
• Working at ON THE PURPLE COUCH requires commitment, energy, flexibility and creativity
• Excellent customer service skills

  • Have a minimum Associates degree

• Must have retail experience 2 years +
• Knowledge about social media
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Excellent time management and multitasking skills
Computer skills
Marketing experience
must be able to lift 15-20 pounds

This is a part time position, 25+ hours per week , weekend hours required. Hourly compensation, LETTER describing your skills, experience, and talents as they relate to this position and resume…

Feel free to learn about the store before you send your LETTER at www.onthepurplecouch.com

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Sales: 1 year
  • Interior Design exposure
  • Retail Sales: 1 year

Required language: English. *French/Spanish highly desirable

  • United States
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