Our Flagship Store at Pike Place Market is Hiring!

April 06, 2017

 

Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, is searching for a self-starter with a strong general awareness of the Native experience, history and art to work at the Eighth Generation flagship store at Pike Place Market. Relationships are critical to our growing business, and the successful candidate will play a key role in developing and maintaining strong customer and community relations.

Position Basics

  • $14 per hour starting wage
  • Pike Place Market location
  • 20 – 40 hours per week
  • Negotiable hours

Position Description

  • Greet customers and answer questions about products, artists, Eighth Generation, and the broader Native experience.
  • Maintain tidy and well-stocked inventory
  • Process POS (point of sale) purchases
  • Team up with co-workers to ensure proper customer service
  • Build productive, trusting relationships with customers
  • Host visiting artists and organizations using the Busted Knuckle Gallery

Job Requirements

  • Retail experience preferred
  • POS system experience preferred
  • Strong general awareness of the Native experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively about Eighth Generation values and business practices
  • Ability to pass a background check

To apply, send your resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to info@eighthgeneration.com. Deadline: April 13th




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