Studio Coordinator and Office Administrator

Company Overview

Dawson Custom Workroom

Dawson Custom Workroom Website
Proprietor David Dawson has more than 25 years of sewing design experience, encompassing interior design work in the homes of San Francisco’s most prominent neighborhoods as well as leading interior designers, firms, and showrooms NATIONWIDE. DCW’s work can be seen in leading design magazines – such as ELLE Decor, Dwell, Architectural Digest, California Home & Design, TRADITIONAL HOME and the NY Times Magazine.

Why you might like working here:

 We’re a small, close-knit team that enjoys working and learning from each other.
 Our clients love us; they send photos so we can see our completed project onsite.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Apparel and Sewn Goods
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  • Position is Entry-level
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Job Duties

Do you want to have pride and passion for what you are working on?

Does working with a fantastic team that is dedicated to a common goal inspire you? Is the ability to make a significant impact on the success of a product and company something you want to be a part of? Perhaps you just love the idea of being surrounded by beautiful fabrics, inspired interior design, and detailed finishing technique executed by highly skilled sewers.

Here at Dawson Custom Workroom, you can do all this and more. We have an immediate opening for a Studio Coordinator. The role will focus on administrative support to the Owner, client vendor communication, managing front office operations. By assisting clients and maintaining organization of the office and owner, you will have a direct impact on the success of both new and renewing accounts.

Your responsibilities:

 Administrative support to the owner, including schedule, review and assist with incoming and outgoing documents and correspondence.
 Vendor communications such as researching, purchasing and sending items.
 Assist in managing the front office operations, answering phones, sorting, distributing mail, managing receipts.
 Submitting hours for payroll processing – In QuickBooks.
 Process all project inquiries and gather information form designer/clients.
 Light QuickBooks experience a plus but not necessary.
 Tracking of A/R checks, data entry and filing for company bookkeeper and CPA.
 Ordering and organizing workroom supplies.
 Assisting with web and print marketing and social media.

Job Requirements

Your experience:

 Ability to communicate and listen effectively
 Excellent written communication
 Strong facilitation and presentation skills
 Efficient working with minimal and direct supervision
 Critical thinking and analysis abilities

Skills/Experience Preferred

 Customer Service or a similar role is a plus but not required
 Interior design assistant or similar experience is a big bonus.


$28.00 to $35.00, DOE


 10 days of paid time off, accrued at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked.  Coffee and Tea, cookies, and other treats on occasion  Employee development resources


Full Time

Resume Required


Cover letter Required


Other Application Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, women, gender non-conforming people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, veterans, and adults of all ages are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.