Design Associate / Design Coordinator in Lancaster, PA at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

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Job Description

Requisition ID: 006825

East Petersburg is moving!  Ethan Allen Crossings at Conestoga Creek opens Winter 2020, and we're building our team!


This Entry Level role is designed as a first step, in order to develop Design Coordinators for future advancement into an available Design Consultant position.  Design Associates will assist and support a team of 5-7 Interior Designers in fast-paced retail setting, managing multiple demands to support goals of the Design Team.

Ethan Allen Design Pros interact with customers thru sales and service utilizing their knowledge of interior design to provide design services in partnership with the design team. 



  • 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 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 master price pages, samples and related design resources.
  • Assist new customers and return clients, as needed.  
  • Utilize available technology and company design tools, including: Floorplanner 2D 3D software, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.


Job Requirements



Two years, combined, practical design experience and/or design degree, from an accredited institution. Some experience in sales and interior design preferred.


  • Previous internship or experience with a professional design firm or design-retail organization. 
  • Retail experience preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Good sales & organizational skills. 
  • Ability to work with successfully with clients and 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 some holidays, evenings and weekends.

For a sampling of our team's work, please visit: ,or follow us: @ethanallenlancaster


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.



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