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Partner Operations Associate, New & Custom

1stdibs has always been known for one-of-a-kind vintage and antique offerings, but in the past three years, we’ve also expanded our business to partner with the best contemporary brands and makers in the industry. As this exciting new vertical continues to grow, we are looking for a Partner Operations Associate to help drive our New & Custom category. 

In this role, you will provide high-touch assistance to our New & Custom furniture partners, both artisans and manufacturers, in conjunction with the Partner Management and Business Development teams. You will handle important day-to-day tasks that increase their sales on the 1stdibs platform, such as daily and weekly management of their accounts, their collections, and their orders. We are looking for a highly organized, self-motivated, and resourceful individual who will be an advocate for seller success on 1stdibs. This person must love working with people to build and maintain accounts and must be able to remain professional and helpful under pressure. 

If you’re interested in a client-facing, cross-functional opportunity that’s part of a strategic and highly-visible team, read on to learn more! 

What you'll do

  • Be a thought partner with the Team Lead to help develop best practices and optimize operational processes
  • Act as an independent contributor to the team, carrying out initiatives from beginning to end with minimal direction and/or supervision
  • Support partner managers in on-boarding and training new partners -- educating them on the seller dashboard, order processing, inventory and search engine optimization best practices, etc.
  • Create visibility for partners by aggregating item assets (product images, details, descriptions, etc.) from partners and organize listings on their behalf
  • Increase buyer engagement and conversion by appropriately managing, maintaining, and curating all partner inventory, particularly during partner marketing and promotion
  • Track and monitor partner engagement with the 1stdibs platform, ensuring posting and reposting is maintained, buyer messages and orders are addressed, and sales activity is high
  • Drive and maintain partner satisfaction by providing excellent and timely service in all seller interactions
  • Take part in research and other tasks to support the overall New & Custom strategy and initiative

What you'll bring

  • Can perform independently in ambiguous and rapidly changing situations
  • Impeccable organizational skills and timeliness
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service and comfort in communicating via email and phone
  • Ability to work well in a self-directed, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing, speaking, presentation and computer skills
  • Willingness to pitch in to help the team with unforeseen needs and be solution-oriented
  • Experience or strong interest in e-commerce

Not a requirement, but a plus!

  • Knowledge of visual merchandising, art history, material culture and/or furniture design
  • Knowledge of and experience with dealers and luxury products
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • proficiency

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Amazon, Google, eBay,, PayPal, and Twitter.


1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.