Less is More is looking to hire an Organizing Specialist for its Chicago location. The Organizing Specialist will use proven organizing methodologies and principles to help residential clients transform their cluttered homes into beautiful, organized spaces that work. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, detail-oriented “people person” who works hard to attain goals. Depending on the nature of the project, the Organizing Specialist will work with clients independently or assist the Lead Organizer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Project management: Conducts on-site needs assessment with client to determine client’s overall needs; Develops a customized Action Plan and timeline for the project; Provides hands-on support throughout the organizing process using the Less is More approach; Implements organizing systems tailored to each client’s needs; Researches and recommends appropriate organizing products, services and tools; Teaches strategies for maintenance; Follows up with clients to help them adapt to organizing systems.
Client management: Coordinates appointments; Contacts client via email before each visit; Coordinates donations for clients, researching organizations as needed.
Skills development: Pursues training in organizing methodology at the company’s request, as relevant.
Administration: Assists the Lead Organizer with company correspondence, social media posts, client records management, and various other administrative tasks.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Organizing requires mental and physical stamina. The Organizing Specialist will need to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., climb stairs, and use a step stool or small ladder. Working in many different households requires the ability to tolerate typical household odors from pets, smoke or fragrances, and work around children or pets.
Project locations and work hours will vary depending on the project. Most of our clients are in the City of Chicago, north side, downtown, and west side, and North Shore.
Must have: access to the internet, a computer, a printer, a car, and a cell phone with voice mail
One or more years applying organizing skills in a professional capacity; experience in project management and customer service; experience working in an office environment, Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred but not required areas include Business, Marketing, Advertising, Psychology/Social Work, Design, Education)
Highly organized and detail oriented
Has patience, is open-minded and non-judgmental
Has a sophisticated eye for design, beauty, and aesthetics
Able to manage projects according to budget and schedule