About Ada Diamonds

Ada Diamonds, Inc. is a start up founded in 2015 with offices in Silicon Valley (Sunnyvale) and San Francisco (SOMA). We are always seeking driven, bright, and compelling individuals to contribute to our diverse and growing team. Ada Diamonds is a bespoke fine jeweler of exclusively laboratory grown diamonds. Our unique Concierge e-commerce platform specializes in bringing 21st Century transparency and flexibility to clients with the high-touch model of a private jeweler.

Although we are in the business of making and selling gorgeous jewelry to celebrate life's greatest moments, none of Ada's core founding team hail from the jewelry industry. Our members' backgrounds in software, food and beverage, philanthropy, fashion, and consumer technology bring a fresh perspective to a centuries-old industry. 


Passive Opportunities

While we are not actively seeking the following roles, Ada is always looking to hire extraordinary individuals.

  • E-Commerce & Web Development
  • HR & Recruiting
  • Finance
  • Jewelry Design
  • Operations & Photography
  • Marketing & Social Media

If you believe you can advance the future of fine jewelry, feel free to submit a cover letter and resume to careers@adadiamonds.com.


Actively Seeking:

Sales & Business Development Manager (Diamond Concierge)

Ada Diamonds is seeking driven, talented, and outgoing individuals to help expand our Sales team. While experience in direct sales is necessary, no diamond or jewelry experience is required. Ada Diamonds delivers beautiful, fine jewelry to happy clients all over the world, and you will be a key part of Ada's growth.

Ada Diamonds operates as an online-based, custom fine jeweler of laboratory grown diamonds. Our unique online Concierge model combines the ease, transparency, and flexibility of an online retailer with the high-touch, client-focused model of a private jeweler.

The ideal candidate takes pride in her/his work and is:

  • Mission-focused and excited to contribute to a growing team

  • Open-minded, humble, and committed to becoming a subject matter expert in a new, disruptive industry

  • Empathetic, gregarious, friendly and able to connect with clients from all backgrounds

  • Motivated to acquire and cultivate client relationships with a strong desire to close sales

  • Excited to sell a sustainable, eco-friendly, conflict free product

As a Diamond Concierge, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Becoming a subject matter expert on lab grown diamonds and the needs of our clients

  • Fielding client inquiries

  • Developing and building relationships with clients in person and over the phone, email, and video chat

  • Directly closing sales

  • Mentoring new members of the Diamond Concierge Team

  • Creating content for blog posts, marketing efforts, and Ada's web site

  • Building and maintaining relationships with third party suppliers

Required Qualifications

  • SF Bay Area resident 

  • Bachelor's degree

  • At least 5 years of direct sales, client relationship management, or business development (or equivalent)

  • Detail-oriented and able to manage dozens of open client engagements at once

  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and workflows

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be managed remotely and be part of an autonomous team

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Powerpoint, Word, and Excel

  • Experienced with Google Drive or equivalent file sharing program

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and adapt to them quickly

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficient or experience with Salesforce, Squarespace, Photoshop, Asana, Slack, Instagram

  • Experience and familiarity with photography, DSLR cameras, and video/photo editing

  • Proficient or bi-lingual in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Arabic, Hebrew, or Russian

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Early-stage equity in a Qualified Small Business (which can have significant federal tax advantages)

  • Sales commission bonuses

  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance premium coverage (BlueShield Platinum PPO)

  • Transportation subsidies (parking, Uber, and/or Caltrain)

  • Generous leave and sick policy

Logistics

This full-time role will initially be split 50/50 between Ada's Sunnyvale location (1 mile from Sunnyvale Caltrain station) and its SF location (in SOMA). Dress code for the SF location is business casual. Dress code for SV is casual. Eventually this role is intended to remain full time in one of those two locations.

This is a client-facing, retail sales role. The ideal candidate can start within four weeks.


Application

Prior to submitting an application, please take some time to read through our web site and familiarize yourself with our products and services.

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Ada Diamonds, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ada Diamonds, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.