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Now Hiring

Do you have a discerning eye for detail? Sweet Modern is looking for new team members that are passionate about delivering great design, quality workmanship, and premium customer experiences.

Customer Service Assistant

Interface with customers, facilitate sales, and provide support to the rest of the team

Customer Service Assistant Details

Sweet Modern is looking for a part-time retail customer service assistant to help with a variety of tasks during the week.

We are a fast growing vintage furniture company located in downtown Akron that is looking for a motivated, part-time assistant to help with the increasing demand from our customers. We seek individuals that are:

  • Comfortable using technology to answer customer questions
  • Comfortable managing furniture listings on various online selling platforms
  • Able to schedule furniture pick-up and delivery
  • Comfortable cleaning and rearranging the showroom
  • Flexible schedule to be able to watch the store during delivery trips
  • Able to run errands and pick up supplies
  • Attentive to detail
  • Interested in mid-century design
  • Eager to learn!


Please email your resume to careers@sweetmodern.com. Contact us through email, Facebook messenger, or Instagram messenger if you have any questions.

Furniture Repair and Finishing Tech

Inspect incoming pieces for defects and work with the rest of the team to address them

Furniture Repair and Finishing Tech Details

Sweet Modern is a fast growing vintage furniture company located in downtown Akron that is looking for a motivated, furniture repair and finishing tech to clean, refinish, and repair fine furniture and decor from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Finishing and repair of furniture for the showroom and customer projects
  • Disassembly, inspection, and identification of problems with pieces
  • Cleaning and making minor cosmetic touch-ups
  • Sanding, staining, varnishing, and painting
  • Making minor repairs and identifying replacement parts
  • Coordinating with the upholsterer, metalworker, glass shop, and other craftspeople
  • Helping to keep the shop area tidy

We seek individuals that:

  • Have an eye for detail and respect for quality workmanship
  • Are generally handy and have at least some experience working with wood finishes
  • Are self-motivated and can manage deadlines on a variety of projects at the same time


Pay rate depends on experience. The work schedule is during normal weekday business hours but can be flexible to accommodate unique situations.

Please email your resume to careers@sweetmodern.com. If you have questions, please contact us through email, phone, Facebook messenger, or Instagram messenger.