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

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Retail - Sales/Design Associate


Love What You Do.


“Building relationships with customers and helping them create homes they love is a common purpose that is simple, understandable and easily felt by our customers. I think that when people are surrounded by spaces they enjoy, good ideas and productivity follow." – Mia, Design/Sales Associate, Boston


As a Design/Sales Associate, you are the cornerstone of the customer experience. You bring your creativity and love for home and fashion, good design and beautiful details as you inspire customers and help them create the home they love.


You are passionate about creating an exceptional experience and building authentic relationships with your customers. You are naturally curious and find great fulfillment in learning about each customer’s personal style and functional requirements, and how their home enhances their daily lives.


You take pride in providing professional, relationship-based sales experiences to customers. You look to earn trust and problem solve in a solution-based, design-focused sales environment.




We embrace diversity and value the broad spectrum of careers and life experiences our staff members bring.

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships. We take conversations with customers a step further by anticipating a need or sharing in their excitement about their new furniture. We believe every interaction presents us with an opportunity to let our customers know we’re here to help and want them to enjoy their experience with us.
  • Previous sales experience preferred, but not required. In our non-commissioned sales setting, you’re motivated to sell for the right reasons, and you’ll find our collaborative environment refreshing.
  • Comfortable leveraging technology to support our customers. Whether you’re laying out a floor plan or navigating a customer’s order in the system, you’re comfortable leveraging technology to enhance the customer experience.
  • Available to work Saturdays & Sundays, plus one week day - a total of 24 hours per week. Schedule for this role is Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

We Offer:


We offer a refreshing approach to retail combined with an extraordinary culture.

  • A guaranteed salary + overtime.
  • A comprehensive benefit package, including health benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, three weeks of paid vacation, and more. To view all benefits offered by Room & Board, please visit:
  • Opportunity to grow deeper in your role and additional opportunities to serve within your teams and the community where we work.

To learn more about working at Room & Board, visit


About Our Company


Our collaborative spirit leaves little room for bureaucracy and cumbersome rules. Instead we keep it simple, take accountability, solve problems and ultimately do the right thing. We believe in each other.


Room & Board is a privately held, national retailer of modern home furnishings based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with locations across the country. Since 1980, we’ve been providing extraordinary experiences for our customers as we help them create homes they love. We create exclusive contemporary designs and believe expertly crafted American-made furniture offers the best value in terms of quality, design longevity and environmental sustainability.


We seamlessly serve our customers through 15 stores, a robust e-commerce site, Business Interiors channel and Customer Care support. Join us and love what you do. It makes for a great day at work.


Job Location:

1840 14th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20009


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


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