We're Hiring

We are currently seeking a Sales Assistant for our Berkeley showroom. We are a small company of designers and makers. We want our customers to love their lighting purchase for years to come, so we actively listen and work together to create the best solution for their project. Foot traffic varies, and there is always work to do– following through on projects, receiving orders, and keeping things tidy.

If you’re excited about interior design and lighting, enjoy people, and want to share your enthusiasm for creating beautiful spaces, we hope you’ll apply!

Hours and compensation:
Our showroom is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm, and we are closed Sunday-Monday. We currently need someone to work a minimum of 18 hours per week, and may schedule up to 30 hours a week for the right candidate. Regular hours must include Saturdays 11am-5pm. This is an hourly position, and the starting pay range is $18-$21/hour DOE, plus benefits.

Duties include:
Advising customers on lighting choices and light bulbs
Creating simple drawings of customized fixtures
Unpacking and stocking inventory
Keeping the showroom clean and organized
Packing and shipping

Requirements:
Developed visual design sense
Attention to detail and follow-through
Friendly and comfortable working with the public
Minimum 2 years experience in sales or customer service
Basic hand drawing skills, neat handwriting 
Understanding of basic color theory
Organized, conscientious, and respectful
Positive, pro-active, self-starter
Comfortable climbing step ladders and lifting up to 20 pounds 

Knowledge of Quickbooks, Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator a plus but we will train as needed

To apply:
Please send a resume and a short cover letter introducing yourself to info@metrolighting.com.