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We love to hear from friendly and motivated people who are keen to share their enthusiasm for art and design with our customers.

Modern Times offers:

  • A fun and energetic workplace that cultivates a passionate and inclusive team.
  • A beautiful product range, unique to our company.
  • An opportunity for involvement in growing our stable of local artists, designers and makers.
  • Professional development and ongoing training.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity within a tight-knit family business, please email us.

Are you a local artist or maker?

We’re passionate about representing and fostering exciting creative talent whose work aligns with the Modern Times brand. If you’re a local artist, designer or maker, we’d love to connect. Please express
your interest by emailing submissions@moderntimes.com.au

Current Positions
Retail Showroom Manager

We are looking for a Retail Showroom Manager to join our dynamic Art and Design business. Passion for supporting your team, fostering a positive business culture, setting your team up to succeed, and leading by example is key to this exciting role.

  • Work in a unique family business surrounded by art and design
  • Work in a team passionate about exceptional customer service
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression within the company

You will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • 2 years previous store management experience in a likeminded business
  • A passion for training and developing your team
  • Leading by example
  • You are highly organised, focused, results driven and with an attention to detail
  • The ability to work flexibly within the business as needed and assist other team members in their roles
  • Clear and consistent communication skills when dealing with customers and the team
  • Previous experience working with budgets and KPIs
  • An understanding of visual merchandising principles

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic and tight-knit team with a big heart!
  • An opportunity to work with beautiful unique products
  • A chance to be involved in growing our local community of artists, designers, and makers
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Performance-based incentives and rewards

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the sales team in a unique and creative business
  • Fostering the MT culture of friendliness, respect and gratitude
  • Ensuring exceptional customer service is consistently provided to maintain the memorable Modern Times experience
  • Building, nurturing, and maintaining relationships with existing and new artists, designers, A & D clients
  • Using your style, creativity to ensure the look and feel of the showroom meets business guidelines
  • Managing the day-to-day running of the store as per business guidelines
  • Maintaining all communication and systems to the required standard
  • Training, supporting, and developing your team to work to the highest standard possible
  • Liaising with the rest of the Modern Times team to ensure the business is running smoothly
  • Working to budgets
  • Completing weekly and monthly reporting, reporting directly to the Operations Manager
  • Conducting monthly sales team meetings
  • Staff recruitment and training
  • Providing feedback on how we can continue to improve our business, brand, and customer experience

Please include a cover letter with your resume and address the following questions –

  • Describe Modern Times to your friend, what is our business about?
  • Tell us about a memorable sales experience you have provided?
  • Tell us why you would like to join the Modern Times team?
  • Tell us about your favourite artist or designer.

Apply now via Seek.