Seagrape is hiring part-time staff at our magical little Portland shop! We are a busy apothecary and magical goods shop in NE, specializing in all things self-care from body care, elixirs, crystals, candles, and home adornment. We host a variety of classes and divination sessions as well and are looking for a talented, passionate individual to add to our team!
Seagrape is a queer owned body care brand and apothecary with a focus on self-care through scent, magic, ritual and practical tools. We are excited to announce we’re hiring an On-call Sales Associate to join our team! Applicant must have a passion for the kinds of work we do and products we sell, have 5 Star customer service skills, a fun-loving personality, enjoys creating genuine, warm, engaged interactions, a background in sales and insatiable appetite for learning, marketing, and achieving set objectives and goals. The on-call position is a contract based opportunity for someone able to fill in a shift with 24-48 hr notice.
Applications close on 2/23
As a Retail sales associate, you are the face of the shop integral in helping create a warm and welcoming haven! Join the Seagrape family while retaining freedom to do your own thing with a flexible on-call schedule and the perks of being involved in the magical environment of the Seagrape community. Take advantage of being surrounded by magical tools and medicines while helping others on their own healing journeys. We will depend on you to uphold our mission, vision and values. We want your presence to be an integral part of the brand experience that ensures our customers feel, seen, understood and cared for and they take that experience you create with them home through our products and services...and want to come back for more of that magic!
Hours: on-call, must be available within 24-48 hrs to fill in shifts
You will receive training with shop staff and learn about all the amazing goodies we offer. Perfect for someone with a flexible schedule without a demanding travel or work routine, or for someone with a non traditional job. You’ll have flexibility while being able to take advantage of an employee and class discounts!
Compensation: $14 based on experience. Employee discount, discounted attendance to events.
Location: 319 ne wygant st, Portland OR
Reports to: the owner
What are your skills and experience?
1+ years of retail experience.
Merchandising background a plus.
Familiarity with POS, macs, spreadsheets, mailchimp, and blogging.
Available to work Wednesdays - Sunday 11-5 in an on-call capacity
Compassionate and a non-judgemental, great listener (knows how to hold space for others).
You are passionate about and have knowledge in holistic skin care, aromatherapy, magic, ritual, astrology, and the healing arts.
You have a self-care practice that includes some of these in your everyday life.
You are a self-starter and increasingly look for creative ways to grow our sales, and uphold our mission and the brand overall.
You’re a problem-solver. If there’s a challenge in front of you, you thrive on finding a solution to get it done.
You have exceptional organization and you excel when you’re multitasking.
You thrive in a fast-paced and bustling environment.
Wearing multiple hats is fun and exciting for you. It’s your happy place.
You are outgoing, personable, engaging, compassionate, love teaching and are simply a joy to be around.
You are open to constructive feedback and see it as an area to grow.
You love growing and improving your skills.
You have an appetite for learning and love marketing, branding and sales.
You’re communicative and love sharing your ideas and providing feedback.
You thrive in collaborative work environments and being a team player.
You love to create a warm, welcoming and supportive environment.
Your general personality traits are: friendly, understanding, consistent, flexible, punctual, adaptable, and accountable.
Duties and responsibilities:
Know and love the Seagrape brand, mission, and vision
Provide attentive, caring service to all who enter.
Greet customers and stay attentive to their needs and questions, being available to interact with them at all times.
Create organic relationships with customers that build on the values of the Seagrape brand.
Be able to multitask while working the floor.
Encourage word of mouth promotion and customer engagement with product info and upcoming events knowledge.
Ability to work at a quick pace and multi-task while still giving exceptional service to our customers.
Ability to quickly and accurately process sales.
Daily straightening and organizing of sales floor with an eye for detail.
Must be proactive in fronting product and keeping the shelves tidy during each shift.
Daily and weekly cleaning duties of the shop (interior and exterior) to keep it looking tidy and bright.
Open and close cash register, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge, coupons, and vouchers and balancing cash drawer.
Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of products to customers, always staying up to date on all stock available in the store by checking inventory and communicating with owner about low stock.
Newsletter and other social media content creating, content editing as well as mailing list sign up and list cleaning.
Communicate with the rest of the team on floor needs and other topline information.
Follow Brand content.
Monitor and report customer product requests, product gaps, and shifts in trends according to community needs.
Be able to lift 35lb
Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing why you’re a good fit for this position.
Applications close on 2/23. No phone calls or walk-ins please!