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Rugs and Handmade Crafts Specialist (2 )

Silky House Trading
Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands
November 04, 2018


Job description

Are you interested in culture and art? Do you care about the environment and would like to strive for a sustainable lifestyle? Then Silky House Trading is the right place for you. Silky House Trading is a newborn company trying to introduce eastern culture to the western world, and vice versa. We try to bring awareness about the environmental and social benefits of handmade crafts versus the mass-production to the public.

You are responsible for

Supply chain management, including but not limited to finding and selling crafts and resellers in the Middle East (especially Iran, to start with)

Analyzing the Dutch market with goods that are more interesting to Dutch society

Establishing a proper shipping procedure from the country of origin to the Netherlands

Analyzing store and office requirements for a business and office

Answering customer questions regarding the goods, including the background information

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

At least 10 years of related work experience

Knowledge of rugs, carpets and hand-made crafts (especially Persian rugs and carpets)

Able to estimate the quality, age, and price of rugs and carpets

Knowledge of import / export regulations in the Netherlands and middle-east countries

Knowledge of financial regulations of Iran and the Netherlands (other middle-east countries is a plus)

Fluent in English and Persian. Able to communicate in Dutch. Arabic and Turkish is plus.

Strong interpersonal skills with teams and customers

Effective communication, negotiation, and trading skills

Influencing skills able to motivate, drive, steer and convince others

Flexibility in working hours

Prioritization and time management

In return, we offer you

A challenging innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore and grow.

Level of education

Bachelors or Master's Degree

Seniority Level


Employment Type



Eindhoven, The Netherlands