This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore. Start a new search.
Serena and Lily logo
Job Title
Newport Beach, California
Zip/Postal Code
United States
Southern California
Position type
Home Fashion
Job Function
Merchandising - Visual
Store - Associate
Store - Management
Approximate Salary
Experience level
Entry Level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Associate Degree


Serena & Lily:

We believe that the formula for a happy home is different for everyone. It’s not about subscribing to one look or following a set of rules. It’s about trusting your instincts and making it up as you go. Discovering your personal style and expressing it with confidence. Creating a world that’s more colorful, more comfortable, more meaningful, more true. A beautiful backdrop for the life well-lived.


Design Advisor:

Serena & Lily has Design Advisor positions available in all 5 of our retail locations; The Hamptons, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Newport, CA and Westport, CT. Sales Associates/Design Advisors are responsible for creating a first-rate client experience through superior sales and service. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Embody and operate by the Serena & Lily Brand Ethos (Innovation, Style, Integrity, Optimism, Expressiveness, Confidence & Appreciation.)
  • Acts as brand steward in all interactions with Clients, Designers, Vendors and Co-workers.
  • Create a warm, welcoming, inspiring on brand client experience
  • Provide relevant design advice, product knowledge and product recommendations
  • Contribute to Store sales goals through providing estimates, adding on and closing the sale
  • Follow up on all orders and estimates, order flow, raise any client issues or order issues immediately to leadership for assistance in solving
  • Master product knowledge and brand design inspiration.
  • Assist in receipt of shipments, transfers, as well as merchandising; ensure selling floor is adequately presented and 
stocked to brand standard.
  • Contribute to growing the client base, including designer outreach.
  • Other tasks assigned by Leadership.

Essential Skill Requirements:

  • Proven ability to deliver excellent on brand client service standard and ability to demonstrate best practices
  • Proven ability to sell, utilizing product knowledge, brand inspiration and design/decor
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek solutions; a self starter
  • Microsoft Windows proficiency, especially Word and Excel


  • 1 year of retail or relevant sales experience in interiors/home furnishings, relevant retail brand or client service industry
  • Good communication skills, willingness to engage with clients
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong sense of personal style

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to process information and merchandise through computer system and POS system.
  • Ability to communicate with associates and clients.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area, and register area.
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds.

Ability to work varied hours