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Employment Opportunities

Studio Assistant

Position Type: Part-time (10 to 15 hours per week), with potential for growth 

Location: Shelburne, Vermont

Overview:

We are seeking a highly organized and motivated Studio Assistant to join our team at Shelburne Gift Company, a thriving local business that designs and creates custom gift boxes and welcome bags for businesses, weddings and special events.

This part-time position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a local business and gain valuable experience in the custom gifting industry, with the potential for growth in both hours and responsibilities as the business expands.

 

We are looking for a dedicated individual who is passionate about contributing to the long-term success of a growing business while working in a fun and flexible environment.  This position requires an exceptionally organized individual with strong written and verbal communication skills,  along with a deep desire to see your activity contributing directly to the growth of the business. 

Some of the day-to-day responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Client Communication and Interaction (respond to inquiries promptly and professionally, schedule appointments and manage calendars, maintain ongoing communication with clients to gather details and specifications for custom projects).

  • Project and Timeline Assistance (coordinate approvals, invoicing, and payment processes, ensuring timelines are met).

  • Inventory Management and Vendor Communication (coordinate inventory orders, track and receive shipments, confirm inventory levels).

  • Order Fulfillment (assemble, package, and ensure the timely shipping and delivery of custom gift boxes and welcome bags)

  • Marketing Assistance (capture photos and videos of products and in-studio activities for marketing purposes, assist with website updates, social media accounts, blog posts and email newsletters)

  • General Business Support (act as a general assistant to the business owner as needed, providing support in various areas to ensure smooth operations).

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficient in Google Workspace, Microsoft Office and simple knowledge of project management tools.  Knowledge of Canva and/or Adobe tools is a plus!

  • Basic understanding of marketing principles and social media platforms.

  • Bonus: Eye for design and basic design skills.
     

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples to tracy@shelburnegift.com.

Shelburne Gift Company is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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