Retail Sales / Design Associate (3 days/week - wknds)

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US-CA-San Francisco
Retail - Sales/Design Associate


Love What You Do.


Room & Board – Home furnishings that offer the best of modern design and American craftsmanship with a focus on sustainability.


Room & Board is a wonderful place to find your life’s work.  Since opening our doors in 1980, our focus has been on the customer.  At Room & Board, we offer the best of modern design and American craftsmanship.  We value our customers and consider it a privilege to help them create homes they love. 


Filled with positive people who enjoy what they do, our showroom staff members treat teammates respectfully and focus on building a sense of community. 


This role works every Saturday and Sunday plus 1 weekday (a total of 24 hours/week)


About our Design Associates:


Our Design Associates are the cornerstone of the customer experience.  Working closely with our customers, Design Associates inspire customers and help them create homes they love.    

While many of our Design Associates have previous retail experience, they are first and foremost passionate about home furnishings and offer exceptional service to our customers.    

We hire Design Associates from a broad spectrum of careers and life experiences.  They are fully engaged in the world around them and understand how homes evolve based on life changes, technology, sustainability and other social influences. 


Our Design Associates’ strengths include:

  • Providing professional, relationship-based sales experiences to customers.
  • Collaborating with other staff members in a non-commissioned environment.
  • Problem solving in a solution-based, design-focused sales environment.
  • Leading with questions and incorporating a customer’s personal style and functional requirements to offer the best solution.

Position Requirements:

  • Available to work a combination of days, nights and weekends.  
  • Available for full-time training schedule.
  • Comfortable leveraging technology to support our customers.
  • Previous sales experience preferred.

We offer:

  • A guaranteed salary + overtime.
  • A comprehensive benefit package, including three weeks of paid vacation.

To learn more about our benefits and working at Room & Board, please visit


Throughout their career, our Design Associates enjoy being able to go deeper in their roles and are given additional opportunities to serve within their teams and communities. 


About our San Francisco, California showroom:

  • Since 2005, our showroom has been located in the SoMa neighborhood at Seventh and Townsend, inside a restored Chinese import warehouse dating back to the 1950s.
  • We offer free on-site parking.
  • The showroom features 40,000 square feet of design inspiration on three floors.
  • The facility is powered in part by solar energy, and features landscaping designed by San Francisco landscape architect Andrea Cochran.
  • Showroom address: 685 Seventh Street; San Francisco, CA 94103

To learn more about working at Room & Board, visit


Job Location:

685 Seventh Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


Building common ground through understanding and shared experiences. We’re better together.


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