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Design Studio - Showroom Host

Posted: March 06 2023
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All companies under the Great Gulf umbrella are united by one simple goal: the pursuit of greatness. It’s achieved daily with the passion and dedication of every person who works tirelessly to make us great.  If you have what it takes to make great things happen, apply today to join our team.


Design Studio


Design Studio Manager/Showroom Team Lead


200 Brockport Drive, Etobicoke, ON, M9W 5C9 (Design Studio by Great Gulf)


Weekends 9:30am -3:30pm (opportunities for additional weekday hours may be available)



The Showroom Host will be responsible for providing homeowners with excellent customer service and a memorable experience during their Design Studio browsing appointment. This includes greeting homeowners, leading a tour throughout our Design Studio, and being available to answer any questions they may have about the products/services offered by Great Gulf.




  • Provide detailed showroom tour to first-time visitors
  • Explain the different levels of options available to purchasers based on their respective communities
  • Assist purchasers with the interior selections, offer advice and guidance
  • Assist purchaser with their inquiries, direct them to Full-Time Design Studio staff if required
  • Clean & sanitize samples after purchaser use, return samples to designating areas
  • Sanitize desk & chairs after client use
  • Maintain cleanliness of the showroom


  • Assist with calling homeowners that have upcoming appointments to book scheduled browsing time
  • Maintain “Browsing” calendar, ensure each time slot is booked
  • Email homeowners confirmation of browsing time
  • Greet homeowners upon their arrival to the Design Studio
  • Answer incoming calls, record and distribute messages for Design Studio Staff if required
  • Access Dynamic Builder Software to provide the appropriate price list to purchasers
  • Maintain cleanliness of the reception area, purchaser kitchen.


PLEASE NOTE: During Browsing Hours, the team will work together taking turns at Reception and assisting clients in the showroom



  • This role will have frequent communication with homeowners and other Design Studio staff members


  • Minimum 1 + years in customer service role
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Highly organized
  • Team oriented and supportive to Team Lead and fellow coworkers
  • Interior Design or Interior Decorating diploma (or currently enrolled in Design Program) is a strong asset
  • Experience in the hospitality and/or restaurant industry is a strong asset
  • Ability to read & understand floor plans is an asset


  • This position will require the successful candidate to work 100% from our Design Studio in Etobicoke. They will be seated and/or standing for periods of time while attending to the reception desk or providing tours


  • Colour selection process requires constant standing and guiding clients throughout the showroom
  • Medium to heavy lifting and carrying samples is required
  • Mid-high paced environment

Great Gulf is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Great Gulf will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.

The Great Gulf Group (“GGG”) is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, our tradespeople and suppliers, and our customers and visitors. Employment with GGG is conditional upon you having received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine series approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to your start date. You must provide a copy of your Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Dose. If you have a medical reason, or any other reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, for not being fully vaccinated now or in the future, you may submit a written request for accommodation with an explanation of the ground and/or any supporting documentation to assist in the determination of exemption from this condition.