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Inkwell Modern Handmade Boutique & Letterpress Studio (Inkwell) is looking to add an amazing individual to our team for the holiday season!
 
Retail Sales Assistant (Part-time)
This posting is for a part-time, short term (seasonal) position. It is a retail position only (no design or printing involved).
 
About Inkwell
Located in downtown Halifax, Inkwell is a modern handmade boutique and letterpress studio with an abundant selection of specialty printed paper products and handmade delights made with love, by artists from around the corner and across the world. Inkwell also offers small scale, small batch custom letterpress printing services – (business cards, greeting cards, announcements, invitations and posters).
 
Job Description
The position includes customer service and daily sales, store upkeep (restocking / tidying / cleaning), entering / receiving products, shipping online orders, framing artwork, and other duties as required.
 
Experience and Skills Requirements
The ideal person must be cheerful, reliable and a self-starter. Experience in retail sales, a passion for modern handmade products and an appreciation for supporting local, small and independent business are essential.
 
Assets (but not required)

  • A working knowledge of retail POS software, Mac OSX and social media
  • Skills in visual display/merchandising, digital photography, e-commerce and packaging/shipping

Availability
The position will range from 16-20 hours per week (including weekdays and weekends) as scheduled. You also must have the flexibility to work other shifts as required. The start date is early October and will run until late December. The store is open 7 days a week.
 
Compensation
Competitive hourly wage + employee discount!
 
Application process
Would you like to join us? Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in working at Inkwell and why you are a good fit for this position with the subject line “Seasonal Part-Time Job” to work@inkwellboutique.ca
 
Applications will be accepted until Monday, September 27th at 5pm.
 
We kindly request no phone calls or walk-ins.
Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.