Carver Junk Company is Hiring!!

Mar 17, 20152
We need your help. Carver Junk Company in Minneapolis is hiring, and we need someone with just the right mix of experience, personality and potential. Maybe it's you, or maybe you know someone who is the perfect fit.  Here's the scoop:   Carver Junk Company Associate Manager Full-time, 40 hrs/week, Tuesday - Saturday, or 2 part-time resources, 20 hrs/week each. Store hours are 11-7 Tues-Fri, and 10-6 Sat Minneapolis, MN Summary A Jack or Jill of all trades, with a background in customer service, a love of design, and a strange addiction to details & organization. Your day at Carver Junk Company is focused on serving our customers {in store and online}, but you'll also keep happily busy with business administration-related tasks like bookkeeping, reporting, and shipping online orders. You'll love being an expert on our products, including the lines of paint we sell for DIY customers, and you gain satisfaction from facing different challenges and opportunities every day! You'll exercise your design skills as you stage & re-stage the store as furniture and accessories fly out the door. We'll provide you with an awesome, supportive, fun work environment, valuable skills and experience, and the opportunity to grow with us. Skills/Qualifications {non-negotiables} • A sense of humor, and positive attitude. Our brand is fun, edgy, and unique. If we're going to unleash you in our brick & mortar and online worlds, we want you to reflect those qualities, too. • Previous sales and/or customer service experience. Ability to balance sales skills with people skills. • Social media expertise, either in the business world or your personal experience. If you've got a demonstrated aptitude, we can show you the ropes of the business side. • Multi-tasker extraordinaire. Ability to juggle multiple customers in-store, while filling your spare time with reporting, responding to online customer inquiries, coordinating vendor deliveries, and shipping online orders. You have excellent time management skills. • Uber-organized + guts. You see how things could be done better, and you've got the courage to speak up with ideas for improvement. You can help others see your vision, and make changes for the better! • Flexibility and willingness to change as we grow and learn together. CJC is a small, relatively new business in a competitive market that requires constant change to stay "ahead of the game." • Ability to bench press 200 lbs. Kidding, but you do need to be able to lift 10 lbs regularly, up to 50 lbs occasionally, climb ladders & bend and lift decor and furnishings to help customers. Bonus Points for any {or all} of the following: • Design or merchandising education or experience. • Previous retail experience. • Buyer or vendor management experience. • Accounting experience.   Pay is $12-15 per hour, depending on experience. Interested parties should email Carver Junk Company is a small business of under 20 employees, and does not currently offer health insurance benefits.

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  • No, sorry. We received hundreds of applicants & filled it last May!

  • Is this position still available?

    Amy Jo Opsal

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