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Vice President of Operations


This is an opportunity for a Vice President of Operations with exceptional experience in leading all operational and logistical elements of a busy residential and commercial staging company. This role is responsible for overseeing an operational team of at least 6, and managing all companywide systems, logistics, and people, required to deliver furniture installations for our clients, while evaluating opportunities for strategic growth. Qualified candidates will have experience managing business and warehouse operations in similar industries. Attractive backgrounds include retail operational management, event operations, and logistics management, with a heavy emphasis on technology and people skills to help build and maintain new teams and systems to facilitate growth.



Staging Design is a premier furniture staging and interior design firm based in Washington DC. Founded by Christian Salinas, Staging Design is a boutique firm with a reputation for luxury design and exceptional service. Originally from Venezuela, immigrating to the United States in the late 1990s with little more than a dream, Christian’s story of building his success, year by year, from the ground up, is inspiring and speaks to the opportunity this country affords us all. Christian leads Staging Design alongside his husband, Brandon.



  • Manage a team of 6-10

  • Consistently deliver exceptional service to team and clients through expert insight, leadership, and overall operational management

  • Arrange and oversee all logistical elements for furniture ordering, delivery, assembling, moving, and storage

  • Prioritize and oversee budget management and logistical plans

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with team and clients through exceptional email, phone, and in-person communication

  • Negotiate and review contracts

  • Monitor opportunities for increasing value adds, savings, and cost efficiencies

  • Be proactive with ideas, field questions and assist with creative problem solving

  • Be knowledgeable and update the team on best practices

  • Provide support for other team members as required



  • 6-8 years of operational management experience, preferably in a similar environment to staging, with experience managing a team

  • Advanced project management skills including budget creation, management, and reconciliation

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Advanced negotiating, risk management and contracting skills

  • Technologically proficient, ideally within a Google Workplace environment

  • Creative problem solver, scrappy, collaborative

  • Calm and flexible approach with the ability to handle the pressure of ever-changing demands in different environments

  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills to handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines

  • Spanish skills are a plus



Staging Design DC is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


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