Entry Level Interior Design - Design Coordinator in Chadds Ford Township, PA at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 1/13/2023

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Job Description

Requisition ID: 012396


Assist and support a team of 5-7 Interior Design Consultants in fast-paced retail setting with all the tasks necessary to achieve the goals of the Design Team, and to create a successful client experience.

*this is an entry-level interior design role designed to prepare associates for a future in design.


  • Assist Interior Design Consultants with residential design projects. Help select fabrics, draw floor plans, participate on in-home consultations when necessary.
  • Prioritize Design Team needs, and multitask effectively, to meet deadlines successfully.
  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving and design skills to determine the best possible solution. 
  • Communicate effectively with Design Team, Leadership and Clientele.
  • Work cooperatively with District Visual Merchandiser in maintaining a neat and orderly Design Center projection.
  • Participate in local marketing efforts, including in house Design Workshops and managing active Social Media platforms (Houzz, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
  • Provide backup coverage for Receptionist and other administrative positions, as needed.
  • Maintain and update fabric library, samples, and related design resources.
  • Assist new customers and return clients, as needed.  
  • Utilize available technology and company design tools, including: 3D FloorPlanner, DreamDraper, Microsoft Office 365, etc.



We are a group of entrepreneurial professionals with a passion for design, fashion, and furnishings.  We work with new customers and existing clients in a design and development retail setting focused on custom solutions for the home by Ethan Allen. 

Meet our Chadds Ford Team, click here:

Chadds Ford Design Team

This Ethan Allen entry level Design Coordinator role was designed to develop and promote new talent into the Interior Design Consultant position.  If you are a candidate with a passion for design and working closely with people, with an openness to coaching and willingness to succeed - we look forward to speaking with you!

Job Requirements


  • Students currently enrolled in a Design program
  • Certificate in Interior Design or Bachelor's degree preferred


  • Customer Service and/or Retail Sales Experience preferred.
  • Previous internship or experience with a professional design firm or design-retail organization a bonus.

Other Requirements

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Ability to work successfully with new customers, our clients, and the design team. 
  • Positive attitude with stylish professional appearance and high energy with a desire to learn the business. 
  • Demonstrated computer and social media skills.
  • Must be able to work weekends.


Ethan Allen Retail has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. We employ the best in the furniture industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices. We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits.  We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  We are an E-Verify Employer.