Temporary Showroom Manager

Downtown, Los Angeles /
Showroom Team – Showroom: Los Angeles /
Place Showroom is looking for an experience Showroom Manager to join our West Coast Showroom team!
The Showroom Manager is the primary responder for the showroom and must always maintain a professional, positive, and friendly attitude in all their interactions.  The Showroom Manager is responsible for ensuring the showroom operates efficiently on a day-to-day basis. The focus of this role is to work closely with the Sales Managers to ensure all selling tools are readily available to the Sales Team.  Further, the Showroom Manager will assist in coordinating the sales team’s road trips and schedules.
The Showroom Manager is responsible for registering all brands for the appropriate trade shows and plays an active role in preparing for these shows. This role must double as an Account Executive when needed and as such, should be well-versed in the brands represented to effectively answer any customer’s questions or concerns.  This role reports directly to the Showroom Director and will oversee the Los Angeles Showroom team.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Overseeing the showroom staff team
Manage the West Coast Showroom internship program
Keeping the showroom in clean and organized state always
Ensuring the efficient transfer of samples in and out of the showroom
Booking travel for regional trips
Overseeing sample sales in the showroom
Attending major trade shows
Complete new hire onboarding for West Coast new hires
With showrooms in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Atlanta, Place is the brainchild of innovator and entrepreneur Leah Justman. Envisioning a showroom where emerging brands would be professionally nurtured and retailers would be professionally cared for; Place opened its doors in the heart of Los Angeles’ fashion district in 2005.  

Now home to brands including Lovers + Friends, NBD, Sol Sana, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, J.O.A and more; our showroom’s business has always been to make your business a success. Whether you’re looking to introduce your inventive new line to buyers, or you’re looking to be the first on the block to carry the trends of tomorrow; you’ll find your place, in ours.  

Our visibility at fashion trade shows from coast to coast keeps us at the forefront of industry trends. We’ve created an infamous identity at notorious trade shows like Magic, Coterie, and Market and have continued to please buyers from the most reputable major accounts. Our exquisite client-centric services keep us at the forefront of retailers’ minds.