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UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced and creative e-commerce and catalog company based in Brooklyn, NY. We are rapidly growing through our search for the next members of our collaborative team.

The UncommonGoods team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who sell an eclectic group of handmade, recycled and just-plain-fun products. We care about our impact on the environment and the world, and believe in taking our work seriously, but not ourselves. We know that the right people can help take our company to the next level! We encourage positive, forward-thinking and inquisitive folks to apply!

We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, 401(k) match, and stock options.

UncommonGoods

140 58th Street
Building B Suite 5A
Brooklyn, NY 11220

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Purchasing Assistant

We are looking for an intelligent, positive and self-motivated individual who can work independently in a demanding environment as a Purchasing Assistant at UncommonGoods. This is not only a great opportunity for a person embarking on a future in retail planning but at UncommonGoods, planning is a little bit more exciting. We maintain direct contact with our versatile set of vendors, influence the flow of incoming shipments and liaison with our warehouse teams on how to manage these shipments.

The Purchasing Assistant will work with the Purchasing team on executing Purchase Orders, planning assortment strategies and managing inventory in-season to support these strategies on an on-going basis. This person needs to have strong communication skills, solid attention to detail as well as some flexibility to ensure that we are prepared for the unpredictable fourth quarter. Excellent analytical skills, creative problem solving skills and being solution-oriented are required to be successful in this position.

Requirements:

  • - Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • - Undergraduate degree.
  • - Strong mathematical skills.
  • - Prior planning, buying, operations experience preferred.
  • - Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint). Prospective candidate needs to have confidence working with Microsoft Excel including formulas, formatting and reporting.
  • - Ability to work flexible hours.
  • - Superior organizational skills, ability to prioritize and follow up in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities:

  • - Purchase order management including placing purchase orders, following up on tracking, invoices, and vendor confirmations. This person will be the first point of contact for many of our vendors
  • - Maintaining accurate correspondence and records of vendor communications, including current vendor information regarding cost, availability, reorders, and general product information
  • - Work with Planner on assortment forecasting and in season inventory management.
  • - Make recommendations on new item ordering and execute these.
  • - Collaborate with operations team on incoming shipments and assisting planner in maintaining optimal levels of stock.
  • - Levying penalties for non-compliant vendors by reporting to our compliance team
  • - Maintain general knowledge of Planning department metrics and taking part in compiling them weekly.
  • - Arranging shipments for international or freight orders that require special handling.
  • - General administrative duties and support, including special projects on an "as needed" basis for the purchasing team.

Bonus Experience:

  • - Experience processing or managing Purchase Orders and/or invoice
  • - Experience with UPS.com and tracking shipments
  • - Booking freight shipments or general knowledge of LTL shipment

Addition Information:

  • - Join a stellar team - Not only is the Purchasing Department filled with smart people, we're also fun and we really like to bake and often find excuses for celebrations.
  • - The UncommonGoods team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who sell an eclectic assortment of handmade, recycled and just-plain-fun products. We care about our impact on the environment and the world, and believe in taking our work seriously. We know that the right people can help take our company to the next level! We encourage positive, forward-thinking and inquisitive folks to apply!
  • - Work in a fast-paced, fun environment where sharing your ideas and opinions is encouraged and rewarded.
  • - Be a member of a diverse team of imaginative, innovative people. Check out our blog: http://blog.uncommongoods.com/ and our Voting Tool: http://www.uncommongoods.com/voting/product/begin to see what we're up to. Also, check out your potential co-workers here: http://www.uncommongoods.com/staff-bios

To Apply: Send us your resume, a cover letter explaining why you believe your experience qualifies you for this role, and your salary requirements. Applications submitted without these requirements will not be considered.

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Editor

UncommonGoods is the online home of creative design, from handcrafted gifts to upcycled accessories, and our Creative Department is a key player in how we share our vision with the world.

We are looking for a talented editor to join our team. As a senior leader, he or she will plan, manage and oversee all copy and written marketing communications to ensure a consistent brand voice that speaks to our target customer and the CEO's vision. He or she will also be expected to contribute snappy, imaginative, brand-reinforcing copy for our website, email blasts and other applications. This position reports to our Co-founder, who serves as COO and Creative Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • - Ensure all product names, copy, headlines, marketing materials, customer and public communications represent the critical brand elements that define UncommonGoods and create our unique "voice" - positively distinguishing UncommonGoods from the competition and resulting in lasting brand recognition and customer loyalty.
  • - Supervise, manage and coordinate the workload plans for all copy writers (in house, freelance and marketing).
  • - Edit, re-write and sign off on all product names and copy for our website, catalog, blog and social media to ensure consistency in brand voice.
  • - Develop original and innovative content ideas for our email, catalog and social network marketing campaigns.
  • - Edit email and home page headlines, and coordinate on SEO, meta descriptions and artist stories.
  • - Oversee the QA process to detect and correct spelling, punctuation, syntax and factual errors before content is finalized.

Skills and Qualifications

  • - Highly creative and organized; able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • - 5+ years of experience including managerial responsibilities
  • - Strong command of language, grammar, and punctuation.
  • - Familiarity with our company, our voice, our aesthetic, our ethics, and our audience.
  • - Familiarity with SEO and Adobe InCopy/InDesign a plus.
  • - Education & Experience
  • - BA/MA in Creative Writing, English, Marketing, Journalism or related field.
  • - Retail or Consumer Magazine/Editorial a plus.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and 5 writing samples through the link below. Please do not email your submission. Rather, please apply directly online.

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Business Analyst

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced and creative e-commerce retailer based in Brooklyn. Our team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, outside the box thinking people who sell an eclectic group of handmade, recycled and just-plain-fun products. We care about our impact on the environment and the world, and believe in taking our work seriously, just not ourselves. We're looking for an enthusiastic, inquisitive, and self-motivated individual with strong business and data skills to join our Analytics team and help support our Marketing team.

Responsibilites include:

  • - Data quests. Whether it's a question we pose to you or ones you've come up with yourself, you'll be digging into data from across our departments searching for insights. Some specific data quests that will definitely be part of the role follow.
  • - Forecasting. Our daily forecast looks at seasonal trends, marketing plans, and tons of other attributes to give sales numbers that help our teams staff and purchase accordingly. You'll use your business chops to make sure predictions are inline and accurate.
  • - Creating our direct mail circulation plans. This means figuring out who should get our catalog and when. It also means setting up tests to figure out the effectiveness of our targeting models and mailing strategies.
  • - Customer analysis. We want you to tell us what separates our best customers from everyone else. How can we maximize customer lifetime value? What product categories should we be pushing people to? You will use our marketing database to uncover all sorts of new data about our customers, and use this to make recommendations on our marketing strategy.
  • - Other things. As your role expands and we learn what you're good at/passionate about, we'll probably ask you to take on new responsibilities. We're a fairly small, nimble team, and our roles can definitely change over time.

Requirements:

  • - You love data, asking interesting questions, and working on challenging answers
  • - You have a college degree in statistics, business, marketing, or a related field.
  • - You have a solid working knowledge of Excel and SQL.
  • - Programming experience is a plus but not necessary

A little more about us:

  • - We're big on company gatherings and collaboration; we have a company lunch and snack once a month, with tons of events sprinkled throughout the year.
  • - We don't have a typical corporate culture - we're super-casual in terms of dress code and the like, but we're extremely passionate about our company and making it the best it can be.
  • - Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We were one of the first certified B Corps, and we are especially interested in hiring people who believe in the UncommonGoods mission.

To apply, submit your resume and application to www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Applications without a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements will not be considered.

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Contract Recruiter

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise. Our team consists of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who care about our impact on the environment and the world. Located in Brooklyn, NY, we are also a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.
UncommonGoods is looking for an experienced contract Staffing/Recruiter to work with us through the end of 2014 to assist with sourcing and hiring for a variety of positions (both seasonal and non-seasonal). We are looking for a reliable, proactive, and creative staffing professional.

Job Description:

  • - Source candidates using various methods and tools (company career site, social media, job boards, job fairs, etc.)
  • - Utilize proactive recruiting techniques and develop industry contacts to hire qualified and talented individuals
  • - Establish trust and confidence by maintaining integrity and providing a high level of communication with managers, team members, and applicants
  • - Clear understanding of the end-to-end recruitment life cycle process
  • - Update Applicant tracking system (Taleo)

Requirements:

  • - Clear understanding of the end-to-end recruitment life cycle process and experience working with multiple hiring managers
  • - Reliability, with excellent attendance record with prior employers
  • - Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • - Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • - Minimum 2 years prior recruiting experience required; seasonal recruiting experience a plus
  • - Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • - Must work on-site. We are open Monday through Friday, with Saturday hours during September-November on a rotating basis
  • - Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the Internet; working knowledge of applicant tracking system (Taleo) a plus.

Education:

  • - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

To apply, must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history. Applications without cover letter, resume, or salary history will not be considered.

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Seasonal Human Resources and Office Management Assistant

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise. Our team consists of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who care about our impact on the environment and the world. Located in Brooklyn, NY, we are also a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

Our HR team is seeking a seasonal HR/Office assistant that will assist in running our office like a well-oiled machine! This person will join our HR team in creating and maintaining a positive, engaging, and rewarding work environment for all of our team members - from our year-round team to our 600+ seasonal team members. We are looking for an ambitious go-getter, motivated team player and tremendously organized person to fill this role.

This role requires the wearing of multiple hats - 50% of the time will be in administrative support, 40% in office coordination and 10% in HR/people relations.

Administrative Duties Include:

  • - Assist with seasonal hiring and onboarding
  • - Assist with keeping HR documents organized, filed, and current
  • - Work on assigned projects independently, as needed

Office Duties Include:

  • - Assist with coordinating office benefits (daily coffee and fruit, monthly massages, etc.)
  • - Assist with company events (monthly snacks, lunches, and off-site happenings)
  • - Assist with managing office supply inventory and requests

HR Duties Include:

  • - Assist with time/attendance and payroll-related issues
  • - Develop knowledge of HR laws and regulations

Qualifications:

  • - Prior HR experience is preferred, but a strong desire to learn is a must!
  • - Ability to handle sensitive information and ensure confidentiality
  • - Must love people and provide stellar customer service
  • - Must be meticulously organized
  • - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

To Apply: You must apply online (uncommongoods.com/careers) and include your resume and cover letter explaining why you believe your experience qualifies you for this role.

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Merchandising Director/Head Buyer

Are you up for leading the fast changing merchandising efforts of a pioneering online retailer that's still growing like a start-up? Got the right-brain passion for creatively design products? Razor sharp left-brain analytics? Outstanding leadership skills? A commitment to using business to have a positive social impact? If so, then we should talk. UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced, creative e-commerce and catalog company based in Brooklyn, NY. Our team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who produce and edit an eclectic collection of handmade, recycled, sustainable, innovative, hard-to-find and just-plain-fun products. We care about our impact on people and the planet and are a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

You'll be leading our super-talented team of dedicated buyers and guiding collaboration with our marketing, creative, technology and business development teams. You will be the point person in our partnerships with artists, designers and other key suppliers, all in an effort to continue our tradition of dazzling our customers with a veritable conga-line of remarkable products.

Job Description:

  • - Convey the UncommonGoods merchandising vision through effective product selection, customer understanding and strong vendor partnerships.
  • - Strengthen our market position and brand recognition through the skillful selection of innovative and creatively designed merchandise that appeals to the company's target customers and market positioning.
  • - Prepare and manage the annual merchandise operating plan to ensure key performance goals, new initiatives and qualitative measures consistent with the brand vision and financial goals are achieved.
  • - Direct and approve all products in the company's assortment, as well as catalogs, emails and homepages to meet criteria, standards and achieve gross profit goals.
  • - Identify and develop exclusive product ideas and opportunities, as well as prioritize category opportunities.
  • - Lead the buying team to ensure the full product assortment meets the criteria for product attribute and financial goals.
  • - Develop team members and put in place succession planning for the buying team.
  • - Travel to multiple trade shows throughout the year.
  • - Consistently seek new opportunities and venues to find new product and product opportunities.
  • - Report to the Founder/CEO and fulfill a key leadership role in the company.

Responsibilities:

  • - Set the merchandising strategy.
  • - Edit the exclusive product business.
  • - Attend industry trade shows.
  • - Deliver on the company's Merchandise Operating Plan.
  • - Full P&L responsibility for all product categories.
  • - Achieve assortment and gross profit goals for catalogs and online totals.
  • - Forecast all product selections (new items and catalog picks).
  • - Ensure effective new item pipeline management.
  • - Drive the growth of the business by ensuring successful introduction of new items to the company that meet the product criteria as well as financial goals.
  • - Oversee web category product presentations and all catalog product picks.
  • - Develop additional reports, analytics and metrics to improve our business.
  • - Effectively lead and manage a team of buying direct reports.

Requirements:

  • - Bachelor's degree
  • - Proven track record of success with experience in a management leadership role as a merchant.
  • - 5+ years of specialty buying experience with merchandise P&L and planning responsibility.
  • - Passion, eye and knowledge of specialty merchandise and creative design.
  • - Customer orientation.
  • - Ability to set and achieve high level of performance from a product selection team.
  • - Strong negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • - Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • - Creative thinker with financial acumen.
  • - High level of professionalism.
  • - Ability to extract data from a database into Excel, manipulate, and develop reports to improve decision making a plus.
  • - Manufacturing/production experience a plus.

What we need from you when you apply:

A great resume and cover letter describing why you are interested in UncommonGoods and qualified to lead the buying team, along with examples of at least 5 products across multiple categories that we carry that are currently not in our assortment, with specific insights on why they would be right for us.

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Merchandising Administrative Assistant

The Merchandising Administrative Assistant supports the Merchandising department by completing administrative tasks and offering support to the Merchandising team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • - Set-up new vendors and items.
  • - Create and maintain documents for Catalog Item Consideration.
  • - Coordinate item information within sample meeting document.
  • - Take initiative to communicate existing/potential item problems and/or issues.
  • - Work on assigned projects in a timely manner.
  • - Other duties assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • - Highly organized and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • - Excellent communication and written skills are a must.
  • - Must be self-motivated and able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • - Strong interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization.
  • - Must be flexible and willing to help out in other areas as needed.
  • - Experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • - Positive and professional attitude.

Education:

  • - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance and 401(k). This position is located at the Company's office in Brooklyn, NY.

All applicants must apply online at www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Please submit the following: 1) Resume 2) A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Associate Buyer at UncommonGoods 3) Examples of 3 products that are currently not in our assortment and why they would be right for us. These product selections should include: image, link (if possible), and your comments. Please include these items above and most recent wage/ salary information when you apply.

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Associate Buyer

UncommonGoods is a team oriented, fun, and fast paced Internet and catalog retailer selling independently designed gifts, home and personal accessories with a focus on sustainability. We are looking for an intelligent, creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can work effectively in a demanding environment and has a strong interest in working with artists and designers in a specialty merchandising environment.

This position requires: a bachelor's degree; excellent communication, analytic and relationship management skills; experience with multiple PC applications and strong Excel skills; the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently. 4+ years of retail buying experience preferred.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • - Overall buying responsibilities for a multi-vendor, multi-category merchandise operation.
  • - Achieving sales, inventory and margin plans and ensuring merchandise quality standards and assortment balance are met.
  • - Purchase order and vendor relationship management including: vendor negotiations, purchase order placements and delivery tracking.
  • - Shopping the market including attending national trade shows and staying current on trends, competition and prices. Ongoing introduction and development of new merchandise ideas and product development opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance and 401(k). This position is located at the Company's office in Brooklyn, NY.

All applicants must apply online at www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Please submit the following:
1) Resume
2) A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Associate Buyer at UncommonGoods
3) Examples of 3 products that are currently not in our assortment and why they would be right for us. These product selections should include: image, link (if possible), and your comments.
Please include these items above and most recent wage/ salary information when you apply. Applications must be submitted online.

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Assistant Buyer

UncommonGoods is a team oriented, fun, and fast-paced Internet and catalog retailer selling independently designed gifts, home and personal accessories with a focus on sustainability. We are looking for an intelligent, creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can work effectively in a demanding environment and has a strong interest in working with artists and designers in a specialty merchandising environment.

This position requires: a bachelor's degree; excellent communication, analytic and relationship management skills; experience with multiple PC applications and strong Excel skills; the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently. Retail buying experience is a plus but is not required.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • - Working with a Buyer or Associate buyer to manage a multi-vendor, multi-category merchandise operation
  • - Support the product selection process and assisting with new item pipeline.
  • - Effectively communicate with vendors on negotiations and build lasting relationships.
  • - Shopping the market including attending national trade shows and staying current on trends, competition and prices. Ongoing introduction and development of new merchandise ideas and product development opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance and 401(k). This position is located at the Company's office in Brooklyn, NY.

All applicants must apply online at www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Please submit the following:
1) Resume
2) A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Associate Buyer at UncommonGoods
3) Examples of 3 products that are currently not in our assortment and why they would be right for us. These product selections should include: image, link (if possible), and your comments.
Please include these items above and most recent wage/ salary information when you apply. Applications must be submitted online.

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Buyer

UncommonGoods is a team oriented, fun, and fast paced Internet and catalog retailer selling independently designed gifts, home and personal accessories with a focus on sustainability. We are looking for an intelligent, creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can work effectively in a demanding environment and has a strong interest in working with artists and designers in a specialty merchandising environment.

This position requires: a bachelor's degree; excellent communication, analytic and relationship management skills; experience with multiple PC applications and strong Excel skills; the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently. 4+ years of retail buying experience preferred.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • - Overall buying responsibilities for a multi-vendor, multi-category merchandise operation.
  • - Achieving sales, inventory and margin plans and ensuring merchandise quality standards and assortment balance are met.
  • - Purchase order and vendor relationship management including: vendor negotiations, purchase order placements and delivery tracking.
  • - Shopping the market including attending national trade shows and staying current on trends, competition and prices. Ongoing introduction and development of new merchandise ideas and product development opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health and dental insurance and 401(k). This position is located at the Company's office in Brooklyn, NY.

All applicants must apply online at www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Please submit the following:
1) Resume
2) A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Associate Buyer at UncommonGoods
3) Examples of 3 products that are currently not in our assortment and why they would be right for us. These product selections should include: image, link (if possible), and your comments.
Please include these items above and most recent wage/ salary information when you apply.

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Staff Accountant

We are seeking an intelligent, detail-oriented and positive individual who can work independently in a demanding environment. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to learn the organization's operations and develop the related accounting skills in an exciting retail environment.
The Staff Accountant will report directly to the Senior Accountant and will work with the rest of the Accounting team to ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the organization's accounting function.

Requirements:

  • - Passion for accounting
  • - Undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • - Prefer two years of experience in a related position
  • - An eye for details
  • - A thrifty nature and the desire to seek out cost savings
  • - Excellent organizational skills
  • - Professional skepticism and the ability to deny payments/expense reimbursements that violate the organization's policies
  • - Strong communication skills
  • - Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • - Proficiency with Peachtree is a plus

Responsibilities:

  • - Resolve A/P related issues (including internal and external disputes)
  • - Monitor the outstanding payables and follow up with vendors for missing information
  • - Process weekly check runs
  • - Reconcile bank accounts on a daily and monthly basis
  • - General maintenance of the company's ledger
  • - Post non-merchandise invoices to the accounting system and obtain proper approval from responsible departments
  • - Review invoice postings over a stated threshold
  • - Compile monthly expenses and distribute to responsible department managers for review
  • - Reconcile revenue on a monthly basis
  • - Deposit checks received from customers
  • - Assist with month-end and year-end closing duties
  • - Assist Human Resources with payroll-related items, when necessary, including the annual preparation of the W-2s and 1099s
  • - Bi-weekly hourly payroll reconciliation
  • - Order accounting supplies (checks, postage, envelopes, etc.)
  • - Disbursement and reconciliation of petty cash
  • - Develop and implement cost saving techniques

In your submission, please include your resume and a cover letter explaining why you believe your experience qualifies you for this role and your salary requirements.

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Operations Assistant

We're looking for sharp, detail-oriented, cool-under-pressure Operations Assistants to help us execute large scale recruitment and staffing activities for our fun, safe, and respectful warehouse. You'll play a key role in coordinating the hiring and scheduling of over 350 team members. You are the face of our warehouse since you come into contact with people the most, so your ability to work with people and keep things organized is critical. You'll work closely with a team of quirky and talented operations managers and 6-8 other stellar Operations Assistants and have the opportunity to hone your chops in the world of operations. UncommonGoods is an online retailer of unique gifts and a socially responsible B Corp that prioritizes the team member experience, including yours!

About you:

  • - You can manage groups of over 30 people respectfully, efficiently, and in a friendly manner
  • - You are not overwhelmed by busy environments - you bring order to situations
  • - You have stellar people skills - you are able solve complex problems and calm others
  • - You take ownership: if you can't solve a problem, you'll make sure someone else does
  • - You are comfortable enforcing established policies (i.e., late candidates will be turned away)
  • - You can deal with large amounts of information with consistent accuracy (i.e., inputting, printing and delivering schedules for 375 people)
  • - You are professional, impartial, and can maintain boundaries and confidentialities
  • - You write and speak clearly, concisely, and professionally

About the position:

  • - You'll have roughly 2 weeks of training, 5 weeks of "recruitment and onboarding" and 5 weeks of the "holiday season"
  • - You can work part time or full time (20-40 hours a week with possibility of overtime). You will most likely work during a particular shift, either on the morning shift (roughly 6 AM-3 PM) or the evening shift (roughly 3 PM to midnight). There will also be a few weekend shifts.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • - We're not looking for any specific employment history or job titles, but real life experience running events, managing people, and solving problems is critical. We want you to succeed in our fast-paced environment, so we don't want it to be your first time doing any of these things! You should have had some kind of experience in:
  • - Hosting an event
  • - Ushering or welcoming groups of people
  • - Answering phones and making calls
  • - Writing professional emails
  • - Entering data and working with Excel and Word
  • - Solving complex problems and working on a team

Sound like a good fit? Apply now at https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNCOMMONGOODS&cws=1&rid=280 and submit your perfectly formatted resume and a brief cover letter expressing why you think this role is a good fit for you.

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Operations Intern

UncommonGoods is seeking a highly capable jack-of-all-trades to join our dynamic team as an Operations Intern. This position runs from September/October to December 2014 and may evolve into a permanent role.

You will:

  • - Hone your chops in operations management by playing a significant role in process creation, project management, and people development ("process, projects, people")
  • - Solve complex problems both daily and during the project planning stages
  • - Develop a skillset in an in-demand field - e-commerce, particularly fulfillment centers
  • - Learn about the e-commerce industry and the complex execution of seasonal staffing
  • - Work with high-caliber Operations Managers and help manage over 375 operations/warehouse associates
  • - Be part of a socially responsible B-Corp that puts team members first

About you:

  • - You have plenty of experience taking projects from start to finish, be they small or large scale
  • - You have experience leading others and working with a team
  • - You love solving problems, thinking on your feet, and making things run well
  • - You bring order to chaos and work well under pressure
  • - You are comfortable presenting to large groups of people and ushering people
  • - You have a high standard of excellence
  • - You can work independently
  • - And most importantly, you take ownership. You are someone we can eventually trust to take care of mission-critical projects from start to finish

About the position:

  • - As an Operations Intern, you will shadow an Operations Manager and learn about our current processes
  • - Towards the end of the season, you will be charged with an independent project to plan, execute, and evaluate
  • - This position runs from September/October to December 2014 and may evolve into a permanent role

Experience Required:

  • - Work or volunteer experience that reflects leadership and management potential
  • - Recent graduate or currently enrolled in a university degree program in any field

Up for the challenge? Apply now at https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNCOMMONGOODS&cws=1&rid=279 with your resume and brief cover letter telling us about an event or program you organized from start to finish and the skills you gained from it.

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