Sales Assistant

Dempsey & Carroll, fine engravers since 1878, is the premier provider of luxury stationery and writing papers.  

Are you a highly motivated, bright, self-starter not sure of exactly what direction you want to grow your career?  Would you love an opportunity to support many departments to get exposure to a growing company that promotes from within?  You will immediately jump in to support departments such as Retail Sales, Operations, and Production and work on a wide range of projects.

If you are a problem-solver with very careful attention to detail, eager to help with any and every task, able to successfully multi-task, work well under pressure, and consistently meet deadlines we are interested in meeting with you.  

We expect our staff to reflect the Dempsey & Carroll mission and values and to be able to handle a full range of situations with grace and composure. 

You must love working with people, our company dog, details, and the art of a handwritten note.

You must also be willing to work Saturdays as needed.

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR COVER LETTER IN THE BODY/TEXT OF YOUR EMAIL IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY. NO PHONE CALLS - YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU CALL.  

Key Responsibilities:

Support all departments as required including but not limited to:

  • Retail Sales
    • Answering the phone
    • Assisting  Sales Associates with pulling samples, quote creation, and order preparation
    • Filing and locating customer paper files and plates in the archives
    • Store shifts including Saturday rotations
    • Inventory maintenance
  • Operations
    • Daily Facility Walk through
    • Support building management tasks – including IT, alarm, contractors and tenant requests
  • Production
    • Quality control circulation
    • Assist with open order reports
    • Preparing shipments, messengers, and hand deliveries 
  • Other admin support as necessary

  

Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years experience in a support role
  • BA or BS degree
  • Self-starter – ability to work independently and to prioritize projects
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and good with numbers
  • Outgoing, positive, dynamic personality
  • Can do attitude, patient, persistent, professional, and efficient
  • A love of stationery and luxury goods is a plus!

Applicants must provide a cover letter in addition to a resume.  To apply, please email jobs@dempseyandcarroll.com