Office Assistant

Administration / Clerical Chicago, Illinois


Position at Coast Drapery Service Inc.

Window Covering and Textile Company seeking office assistant. Must be creative, detail-oriented and extremely organized. Dynamic, fast-paced environment in ideal Ravenswood location. Looking to hire immediately.  

Office Assistant, Hunter Douglas Hospitality

Reports to: Design & Marketing Manager

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the office with day to day tasks which include but are not limited to: signing for packages, organizing, managing product development calendar, filing, ordering office supplies, etc.
  • Assist Sampling Manager with cutting, shipping, organizing, & additional tasks as needed
  • Fulfill daily sample requests from reps and customers for running line product
  • Support design team on new product launches
  • Help with tradeshow planning & coordination in relation to prepping and shipping supplies/samples
  • Quote projects and perform data entry as needed (Quickbooks experience preferred, and Excel experience required)
  • Update social media accounts daily (Facebook & Instagram experience required)
  • Design & send marketing e-blasts monthly as directed by marketing manager
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel (specifically strong Excel skills)
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign experience is preferred

To perform the job successfully the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem-solving skills; creative and analytical
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Works well in a collaborative environment
  • Professionalism
  • Dependability & punctuality
  • Able to work with tight deadlines, juggle multiple projects at the same time, and work well under pressure
  • Eye for detail and organization

* Full-time position, $16-16.50/hr with full benefits