Demo2 first Demo2 second Demo2 third Demo2 fourth

See who works at UncommonGoods >>
who we are

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.

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Senior Graphic Designer - UI/UX

UncommonGoods is a fast growing ecommerce and catalog retail company. We are currently expanding and looking for a UI/UX designer to focus on web design projects, work on quarterly catalog layouts, and weekly marketing emails. The right candidate will also become part of our innovation and strategy team, where they will help develop and design larger scale company wide projects. The designer will work with a team of designers and work alongside photographers, copywriters, and a Tech team in a fast-paced environment - strong communication skills, attention to detail and a great attitude are a must!

Requirements:

  • - Degree in Graphic Design - preferred, but not necessary, if experience and portfolio warrant.
  • - Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and work on a Mac platform.
  • - 6+ years of visual design experience.
  • - Must include 3+ years UI/UX experience - strong portfolio featuring examples required.

Skills:

  • - Strong conceptual thinking in both visual and interaction design.
  • - Must have a passion for typography, with a skill set to match.
  • - Illustration and hand-drawn typography skills strongly preferred.
  • - Must have experience in both print and web design - packaging design a plus.
  • - Must be able to take a project from concept to completion.
  • - Must work well individually and in a large group.
  • - Must have worked in UI/UX design - with portfolio examples.
  • - Must have ability to code simple HTML and CSS.
  • - Must have a strong working knowledge of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, and digital marketing.
  • - Must have a comprehensive awareness and interest in new platforms and technologies for digital and related mediums.
  • - Must have a passion for web development.

Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • - Design and manage development of website pages and templates
  • - Design and build email and homepage campaigns
  • - Contribute to group critique and art direct designers on individual projects
  • - Contribute to developing brand guidelines and shaping the brand
  • - Train and develop designers to achieve business objectives and individual professional growth.

Applications without the following will not be considered:

Resume and cover letter

Portfolio presented in either PDF or online format.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Artwork Customization Assistant (Seasonal)

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. We are currently seeking a seasonal artwork customization assistant with a strong eye for aesthetics to support our customized wall art program. This is a seasonal position with part-time to full-time hours.

Responsibilities:

  • - Input custom text and images into existing digital artwork templates in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • - Submit digital files to our customer service team to be printed and shipped to customers

Qualifications:

  • - Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • - Strong attention to detail and organization
  • - Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • - Able to follow established processes and directions
  • - Good verbal and written communication skills

To apply, please submit the following:

  • - Cover letter, which includes your availability during the holiday season*
  • - Graphic portfolio and work examples demonstrating your ability to use Photoshop and Illustrator to input and arrange text and images.
  • - Your cover letter must be addressed to, "Chocolate M&M"
  • - *Reliability and commitment to weekly work schedule is a MUST. This role will begin part time (minimum agreed on hours) and will increase (up to 40 hour week) for up to 3 weeks during the peak holiday selling season.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

SEO Analyst

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced and creative online retailer based in Brooklyn. Our team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, creative people who sell an eclectic collection 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 SEO to join our Marketing team.

Responsibilies include:

  • - Linkbuilding. You will be hustling to get us links from relevant sites. Our diverse array of products makes easy openings for an SEO. There are tons of sites with owners who want to write about us and our products - Design blogs, product reviews, gift guides, event calendars, etc. It's your job to find and engage them. This requires a combination of skills in outreach, communication, and business development. In outreach, you should be committed to the constant improvement of our capabilities. Automation tools and productivity hacks should be no stranger to you. Your written communication should be fast and flawless; an authentic voice and sense of humor are key. Lastly, when a site owner shows interest, you should be prepared to negotiate on behalf of the company, keeping ROI front of mind.
  • - Content Development. As you know, the best way to get links is by creating content people want to link to. It will be your job to fill the holes in our content and find new opportunities. You should have a proven portfolio of creative link building campaigns along with fresh ideas for the team.
  • - Site optimizations. We've built a website based on SEO best practices and it's your job to maintain that commitment and inform others in the company when their proposals will have an effect on search. You should have an opinion on redirect strategy, experience with "not provided" reporting workarounds, and no difficulty explaining the differences between noindex and nofollow.
  • - Data quests. We are a data hungry company. 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 and searching for insights.
  • - And more. 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:

  • - 1+ years experience in an SEO linkbuilding role, whether in-house or agency.
  • - A college degree in marketing, business, engineering or a related field.
  • - Experience using Google Analytics or a similar analytics suite
  • - A solid working knowledge of Excel
  • - The ability to conduct keyword research and identify opportunities
  • - A team player who likes to collaborate with others.

Bonus Points:

  • - Front end experience in HTML/CSS
  • - Experience writing SQL Queries
  • - Familiarity with a CMS (we use Buzzstream)
  • - Photoshop, Final Cut, or other content development tools

A little more about us:

  • - 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.
  • - We have a positive working environment and we're always looking to improve. We've recently found a love for Moz's TAGFEE philosophy and we'd love to hear your thoughts on it.
  • - Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We were one of the first certified Benefit Corporations (B Corp), and we are especially interested in hiring people who believe in the B corp values.
  • - We're big on company gatherings and collaboration; we have a company lunch and snack once a month, with tons of informal events throughout the year.
  • - We're still a small company but we are growing fast. You'll join the company among many other new hires who are just as fun as you are.

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

SEO Associate

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced and creative online retailer based in Brooklyn. Our team is a diverse bunch of friendly, hard-working, creative people who sell an eclectic collection 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 to join our Marketing team.

Responsibilies include:

  • - SEO Linkbuilding. You will be doing outreach to get us links from relevant websites. There are tons of sites with owners who want to write about us and our products - Design blogs, product reviews, gift guides, event calendars, etc.. It's your job to find and engage them. This requires a combination of skills in outreach, communication, and business development. In outreach, you should be committed to the constant improvement of our capabilities. Automation tools and productivity hacks should be your obsession. Your written communication should be fast and flawless; an authentic voice and sense of humor are key.
  • - The best way to get links is by creating content people want to link to. It will be your job to fill the holes in our content and find new opportunities. You should have a proven portfolio of creative link building campaigns along with fresh ideas for the team.
  • - Site optimizations. You should come armed with a basic understanding of technical SEO. We've built a website based on SEO best practices and it will be your job to maintain that commitment and inform others in the company when their proposals will have an effect on search.
  • - Data quests. We are a data hungry company. 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 and searching for insights.
  • - And more. 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:

  • - A basic understanding of SEO strategy
  • - A college degree in marketing, business, engineering or a related field.
  • - A solid working knowledge of Excel
  • - A team player who likes to collaborate with others.

Bonus Points:

  • - Working experience in SEO
  • - Experience using Google Analytics or a similar analytics suite
  • - Front end experience in HTML/CSS
  • - Experience writing SQL Queries
  • - Familiarity with a CMS (we use Buzzstream)
  • - Photoshop, Final Cut, or other content development tools

A little more about us:

  • - 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.
  • - We have a positive working environment and we're always looking to improve. We've recently found a love for Moz's TAGFEE philosophy and we'd love to hear your thoughts on it.
  • - Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We were one of the first certified Benefit Corporations (B Corp), and we are especially interested in hiring people who believe in the B corp values.
  • - We're big on company gatherings and collaboration; we have a company lunch and snack once a month, with tons of informal events throughout the year.
  • - We're still a small company but we are growing fast. You'll join the company among many other new hires who are just as fun as you are.

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Contract Recruiter (Temp-to-Perm)

UncommonGoods has an exciting opening for a Contract Recruiter, with strong leadership abilities, to manage our high volume seasonal workforce recruiting efforts as we ramp up for holiday seasonal hiring. We strive to make UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work and there is no more important time to make that happen than during the holiday season.

We are a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer of creatively designed products located in the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. Our team is friendly and hard-working and we care deeply about our impact on people and the planet - our starting pay in our warehouse is 50% above the minimum wage, we work to provide job placement and other support to our seasonal team members so they have an effective transition to their next opportunity and we are a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

This position is available from September through December, with the possibility of an extension beyond the season. Compensation is competitive.

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:

  • - Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build partnerships (internal and external)
  • - 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 (e.g., Taleo, ADP WorkForce Now, etc.)
  • - 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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Payroll Coordinator

UncommonGoods is seeking highly-organized and process-oriented coordinators to help us track payroll and perform various clerical tasks during the holiday season. UncommonGoods is an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We take pride in our positive and professional work environment and are committed to making UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work. As a payroll coordinator you will play a key role in helping us achieve this goal! This is a seasonal position that runs from August to December 2014. Compensation is competitive and depends on experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • - Using ADP Enterprise and Microsoft Excel to verify payroll accuracy
  • - Reporting payroll numbers and performance metrics to the management team
  • - Investigation of and critical thinking about time clock abnormalities
  • - Executing on various clerical duties in an organized and timely manner

Required Skills:

  • - You pride yourself on your computer literacy: you know what ADP is and you aren't afraid to use it; Excel functions are your friend; You have a deep and abiding love of keyboard shortcuts; and you wouldn't be caught dead using Internet Explorer
  • - You have a sense of urgency and know how to prioritize
  • - You work well under pressure
  • - You are a critical thinker and a problem solver
  • - You are a good listener; you're able to take direction from managers and peers and execute on those accurately and independently.
  • - You are a clear and professional communicator. You're able to give direction to warehouse associates in person, via email, and on the phone in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.
  • - You are organized and attentive to detail. You have high personal performance standards; you're focused on getting the job done precisely and accurately the first time. And you'll speak up if something doesn't look right.
  • - You are patient

Desired Skills:

  • - Previous experience as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, or billing clerk

Please apply with your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter please briefly answer both of the following questions to be considered: 1) Describe the most complex process you have followed or enforced in the past; and 2) Describe a time when you had to juggle several projects or tasks at once and how you handled that situation.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Recruiting 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 Recruiting 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. We are looking for an ambitious go-getter, motivated team player and tremendously organized person to fill this role.

Duties include:

  • - Utilize proactive recruiting techniques to hire qualified and talented individuals
  • - Work closely with managers to qualify job specifications and requirements
  • - Heavy Outlook scheduling
  • - Post requisitions to job boards
  • - Maintain and update reports and records
  • - Establish trust and confidence by maintaining integrity and providing a high level of communication with candidates
  • - Work on assigned projects independently, as needed

Qualifications:

  • - Prior HR experience and a strong desire to learn is a must!
  • - Prior experience in posting to job boards
  • - Intermediate Excel experience
  • - ATS experience with Taleo and ADP is preferred
  • - Ability to handle sensitive information and ensure confidentiality
  • - Must be meticulously organized
  • - Strong and professional communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • - Ability to go with the flow and roll with the punches with a proactive and positive attitude
  • - Critical thinker - looks for opportunities for improvement; problem solver
  • - Ability to say, "I don't know."

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Recruiting Specialist (Temp-to-Perm)

UncommonGoods has an exciting opening for a Recruiting Specialist, with strong leadership abilities, to manage our high volume seasonal workforce recruiting efforts as we ramp up for holiday seasonal hiring. We strive to make UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work and there is no more important time to make that happen than during the holiday season.

We are a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer of creatively designed products located in the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. Our team is friendly and hard-working and we care deeply about our impact on people and the planet - our starting pay in our warehouse is 50% above the minimum wage, we work to provide job placement and other support to our seasonal team members so they have an effective transition to their next opportunity and we are a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

This position is available from September through December, with the possibility of an extension beyond the season. Compensation is competitive.

Responsibilities:

  • - Create and maintain a robust, effective candidate pipeline to ensure a constant flow of high quality talent
  • - Manage seasonal workforce hiring, recruit and manage 4-member seasonal staffing team, and full cycle recruitment in team-oriented environment
  • - Provide a positive candidate and team member experience
  • - Ensure compliance in recruiting with all federal, state, and local laws
  • - Must have a sense of urgency and be self-motivated; able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • - Provide regular status updates to management and act as a subject matter expert on all recruitment-related systems, process, policies, and procedures

Required Skills and Experience:

  • - Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build partnerships (internal and external)
  • - Highly organized, with experience managing people and/or projects.
  • - Knowledge and ability to lead seasonal hiring process, including interviewing, pre-boarding, on-boarding, and off-boarding
  • - Proficiency with Microsoft Office; specifically Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • - Working knowledge of high volume seasonal hiring with various departments (e.g., on-site warehouse, customer service, purchasing, HR, etc.)
  • - Knowledge and experience with applicant tracking software (e.g., Taleo, ADP WorkForce Now, etc.)
  • - Experience in a high volume recruiting environment preferred.
  • - Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

How to Apply

Apply online and include: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) salary history.

Applications without cover letter, resume, or salary history will not be considered

Apply Online

Back to top >>

HR Consultant Position (Temp-to-Perm)

UncommonGoods has an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources consultant, with strong leadership abilities, to mentor and work with our HR team as we ramp up for holiday seasonal hiring. We strive to make UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work and there is no more important time to make that happen than during the holiday season.

Experience in the following is desired:

  • - Knowledge of all areas of HR (including personnel, payroll, recruiting) and ability to provide structure
  • - Working knowledge of high volume seasonal hiring, including various departments (e.g., on-site warehouse, customer service, purchasing, HR, etc.)
  • - Knowledge and ability to lead seasonal hiring process, including interviewing, pre-boarding, on-boarding, and off-boarding
  • - Up-to-date knowledge of NY State and NYC employment laws
  • - Knowledge of best practices in HR compliance
  • - Knowledge and experience with HR software
  • - Recently upgraded to ADP WorkForce Now Payroll Version 6
  • - Currently transitioning from Taleo to ADP WorkForce Now applicant tracking system
  • - Currently transitioning from HireRight to ADP background check system
  • - In near future, looking into ADP HRIS

UncommonGoods is a fun, fast-paced e-commerce and catalog retailer located in the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. Our core team consists of friendly, hard-working, big-thinking people who care about our impact on the environment and the world. For example, our lowest paid team members earn 50% above the minimum wage.

We are also a founding member of B Corporation, a carefully screened network of socially responsible businesses.

This position is available from September through December, with the possibility of an extension beyond the season. Most, if not all, work (20-40 hours per week) to be on-site at our offices in Brooklyn. Compensation is an hourly rate commensurate with experience.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements

Apply Online

Back to top >>

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

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.

Please submit the following:

1) Resume

2) A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Merchandising Assistant 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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

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.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Operations Team Lead (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is looking for highly-skilled people with leadership experience to become Team Leads in our lively, respectful, and safe warehouse. You don't need to have any warehouse experience, but we're certainly looking for people who have led and coached others before! If you are hired, you will join our paid Team Lead certification program before becoming a full-fledged Operations Team Lead. We'll hone the skills you already come with and prepare you with the knowledge bank you'll need to train, coach, and give feedback to warehouse associates and lead an area of the operation. Compensation is competitive and depends on experience. Join us!

What you'll do:

  • - Train as many as 25 seasonal warehouse associates on established processes
  • - Coach warehouse associates to follow established processes and to maintain a respectful working environment
  • - Lead an area of the operation such as picking, packing, gift boxing, or shipping
  • - Identify and solve problems that arise and work with peers and managers to keep the operation running smoothly
  • - Create a high-energy, positive, and motivating work environment for warehouse associates

What we're looking for:

  • - Leadership experience: you have supervised people in some capacity before and have led a team in accomplishing a goal
  • - Communication skills: you can communicate respectfully, effectively, and professionally with warehouse associates, peers, and managers
  • - Self-management skills: you can manage yourself in high-pressure situations and are self-aware
  • - Problem-solving skills: you have strong critical thinking skills and have a strong sense of judgment
  • - Sense of urgency: you hustle and thrive in fast-paced environments
  • - Physical abilities: you must be able to complete physical work, walk, lift up to 50 lbs, and stand for an extended period of time
  • - Availability: 32-48 hours a week. We operate on a morning shift (roughly 6 AM to 3 PM), an evening shift (roughly 3 PM-12 AM), and weekend shifts (roughly 8 AM-8PM)

Sound like a great fit? Apply now with your resume and a cover letter answering this question: Tell us about your most valuable leadership experience so far, what you learned from it, and how it will help you thrive in this position. We have rolling hiring through August and September. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Help Desk/Level-1 Support (Seasonal)

Uncommon Goods 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. We are currently seeking an ambitious, motivated, extremely organized Seasonal Help Desk/Level-1 Support to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • - Troubleshoot any issues with the VoIP telephone set up
  • - Assist with workstation imaging and deployments
  • - Maintain printer and printer software installation
  • - Assist with Cable management
  • - Provide support to Mac OS 10.4 or higher users
  • - Provide support to Microsoft Windows 7 users
  • - Maintain and update accurate tickets
  • - Assist with planning and execution of purchase orders and inventory
  • - Experience installing and troubleshooting Adobe, Microsoft office suite products
  • - Experience installing and troubleshooting software and hardware on PC and MAC systems
  • - Provide End user documentation and training

Qualifications:

  • - Can interpret programming languages and code (batch, PowerShell, python, SQL, etc.)
  • - Previous experience with an Avaya phone system
  • - Understanding of LAN/WAN topologies
  • - Good understanding of system and network security
  • - Excellent communication skills
  • - Self-starter requiring limited supervision
  • - Enjoys the challenges, and the opportunities, of a fun work environment
  • - Comfortable with short deadlines and high stress environments during peak hours
  • - Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
  • - Ability to lift up to 40 lbs., primarily computer equipment from floor to desk

To Apply:

  • - Cover Letter
  • - Resume
  • - Salary history

Company Perks:

  • - Casual work atmosphere
  • - Fun and laid back work environment
  • - Monthly Company Snacks, Lunches and team events

All applicants must apply online. Applications without cover letter, resume, and salary history will not be considered.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Area Operations Manager

Successful candidates for this position are curious and energized quick learners who will embrace different responsibilities over the course of the year. This position is not for candidates who like doing the same thing day in and day out! During our busy holiday season peak the successful candidate will adeptly manage, coach, train, and mentor hundreds of seasonal team members in our inbound (receiving and stock keeping) and outbound (pick, pack, and ship) distribution operation. Area managers keep our operation running smoothly and in balance by staffing the department appropriately and motivating our team to achieve peak quality, efficiency, and overall performance.

From January through early fall the area manager remains responsible for people and operations management but there is an additional and key focus on project management. These projects are strategic initiatives centered on growing our business operations in a sustainable way via process engineering and team/infrastructure/software improvement in close collaboration with other departments. Example challenges may include partnering with a software developer to craft and deploy a key piece of fulfillment software, coaching packers on new processes geared at avoiding damages, or running data to lay plans for our expansion into a new facility.

We are a rapidly-growing company; you'll have the opportunity to grow along with us! With time successful area managers may have opportunities to lead or manage in other parts of our business. Show us what you can do and we will hand you more responsibility.

Responsibilities:

  • - Train, motivate, evaluate, and develop 10 full-time and over a hundred seasonal team members.
  • - Continuously improve operations by creating sustainable and innovative processes that will produce consistent, high-quality results.
  • - Actively manage the performance of the department and your direct reports by creating, understanding, and reporting on goals and metrics.
  • - Build and execute team member schedules and training plans.
  • - Engage and partner with peers to spur interdepartmental process improvements.
  • - Work with a high sense of urgency, managing multiple projects and prioritizing to meet tight deadlines.

Required skills and Experience:

  • - At least 2 years of experience managing people, projects, and/or an operation with a track record of driving change and results. Previous experience in distribution is not required but a strong interest in operations is a must.
  • - The ability to supervise and lead team members while working effectively as part of our management team. A passion for spurring professional growth in others.
  • - A passion for identifying problems and solving them from end-to-end. An eagerness to identify opportunities, find solutions, execute plans, and evaluate results critically. An understanding of how to create and lock down sustainable, repeatable processes.
  • - Curiosity. The desire and ability to ask questions, challenge the status quo, and drive change independently in an unstructured environment.
  • - Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • - Experience thinking critically and collecting and analyzing data to drive business decisions. An understanding of business math and data.
  • - Bachelor's degree or higher.

How To Apply

Include one document with your: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) salary history.

In your cover letter please include the following: (1) Describe the most complex operation and/or project that you have managed well; (2) Describe a specific success you have had in developing other people.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Inventory Control Associate (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is seeking motivated individuals who have a high attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency to help us keep track of inventory for the upcoming holiday season.

We are an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We take pride in our positive and professional work environment and our commitment to making UncommonGoods your favorite place to work. This is a seasonal position that runs from approximately October to December 2014. An extension through January is possible, and those who are most successful in this role may have the opportunity to stay on board beyond that time and join our year-round team.

Responsibilities include:

  • - Troubleshooting a variety of customer- and product-related issues to make sure our customers are getting the friendliest experience possible when they open their packages.
  • - Verifying in stock position on over three thousand unique items with our custom warehouse system.
  • - Conducting quality inspections to better inform our vendors how to improve the customer experience.
  • - Collaborating with the rest of the Operations team to ensure all processes are consistently followed, and when issues do arise, provide solutions that are creative, scalable, and simple.

Requirements:

  • - Able to communicate respectfully, effectively, and professionally with warehouse associates, peers, managers, and other folks who you may interact with on the floor.
  • - Able to take and execute direction from your manager on a project or task.
  • - Able to collaborate with fellow team members across departments while maintaining the integrity of the department, Operations as a whole, and the company.
  • - A self-motived sense of urgency to complete work and willingness to show initiative.
  • - Able to complete physical work, walk, lift, and stand for an extended period of time
  • - Experience in managing stock, doing quality inspections or resolving customer issues is preferred

Applications without a cover letter, resume and salary requirements will not be considered.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Inbound Administrative Assistant (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We maintain a positive, respectful, and professional work environment and are passionate about making UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work. Our Inbound department (responsible for receiving all incoming merchandise and returns) is looking to fill a seasonal position for an administrative assistant. This position will be responsible for tracking freight shipments, handling purchase order exceptions, and returns processing. This is a cross-functional role that requires the candidate to work with multiple teams and departments as well as to handle a variety of different tasks on a daily basis within a warehouse environment. This is a role that will be half at a desk and half hands-on. This is a seasonal position that runs from September to late December 2014.

Responsibilites:

  • - Run and update the freight delivery report in MS Excel
  • - Contact freight carriers to get delivery information
  • - Track incoming freight throughout the day
  • - Work with Purchasing Department on freight discrepancies
  • - Processing warehouse damages
  • - Handling the upkeep of internal ticket tracking system
  • - Processing Customer Returns

Requirements:

  • - Excellent communication skills: You will be interacting with all levels of management, team members, and outside freight vendors
  • - Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 and computer typing
  • - Great multi-tasking skills
  • - Responsible & reliable
  • - Open to meet and communicate with different people
  • - Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • - Able to act fast and work in a high energy environment
  • - Previous warehouse experience is a plus

All applicants must apply online. No walk in or phone calls accepted. Compensation is industry competitive and based on experience.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Maintenance Associate (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is seeking highly motivated individuals interested in maintaining our facility, working with a team, and keeping our warehouse clean on a daily basis. We are an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We take pride in our positive and professional work environment and our commitment to making UncommonGoods your favorite place to work. This is a seasonal position that runs from approximately November to December 2014. Those who are most successful in this role may have the opportunity to stay on board beyond that time and join our year-round team.

Responsibilities include:

  • - Completing standard housekeeping work including: trash removal, bathroom upkeep, sweeping, dusting, mopping, and waxing
  • - Completing and auditing checklists on an hourly and daily basis ensuring our facility remains clean and sanitary at all times
  • - Responding to maintenance requests in a timely manner and reporting results to direct supervisor
  • - Collaborating with the rest of the Operations team to ensure all processes are consistently followed, and when issues do arise, provide solutions that are creative, scalable, and simple.

Requirements:

  • - Able to communicate respectfully, effectively, and professionally with warehouse associates, peers, managers, and other folks who you may interact with on the floor.
  • - Able to take and execute direction from your manager or lead on a project or task.
  • - A strong sense of urgency to complete work, and willingness to show initiative.
  • - Able to complete physical work, walk, lift up to 50 lbs., and stand for an extended period of time
  • - Previous experience in a maintenance role is preferred, but not required
  • - Experience with electrical installation/maintenance, plumbing, painting, and carpentry is a plus

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Seasonal Warehouse Associate - Receiving

UncommonGoods is hiring skilled and reliable seasonal associates for our 2014 holiday season. We are looking to fill various positions that include receiving, stock keeping, returns processing, and freight and dock reception. This is a seasonal position that runs from October to late December 2014.
UncommonGoods is an online gift retailer with a fast-paced fulfillment center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. We maintain a positive, respectful, and professional work environment and are passionate about making UncommonGoods our team members' favorite place to work. In fact, many of our team members have had such a positive experience that they return to work with us year after year. We hope YOU choose to join the UG family!

Responsibilities include:

  • - Working in one or more roles such as receiving, stock keeping, returns processing, exceptions handling, and dock management.
  • - Closely following established procedures to meet departmental productivity and quality expectations
  • - Daily cleaning of work areas to maintain a safe workplace
  • - Contributing to a respectful, professional, and positive work environment

Requirements:

  • - Ability to operate manual pallet jack to move product (boxes), ability to lift (30 lbs.),able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • - Professionalism - ability to communicate respectfully, effectively, and professionally with peers, team leads and managers
  • - Strong listening skills - ability to take direction from team leads and managers and follow instructions and procedures accurately
  • - Responsible - consistently attend shifts on time, every day
  • - Previous warehouse experience is a plus, but not required
  • - Open availability is a plus, but not required

All applications must be received online. No walk-ins, please.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Seasonal Purchasing Assistant I - Administrative

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. We are currently seeking an intelligent, positive and self-motivated individual for the role of Seasonal Purchasing Assistant.

Responsibilites:

  • - Manage the purchase order process (placing purchase orders, following up on tracking, invoices, and vendor confirmations)
  • - Maintaining accurate correspondence and records of vendor communications
  • - Coordinate the freight arrangement with our contracted carriers and vendors
  • - Special projects on an "as needed" basis for the purchasing team

Qualifications:

  • - Excellent communication skills over the phone, through email and in person
  • - Superior organizational skills
  • - Experience using multiple PC applications
  • - Meticulous attention to detail
  • - Proven ability to prioritize, multitask, work independently and also escalate issues when necessary
  • - Able to work flexible hours (ranging from 7am to 8pm) and weekends as needed
  • - Experience processing or managing Purchase Orders and/or invoices
  • - Experience with freight arrangement or working with freight companies or freight forwarders
  • - Comfort working with Microsoft Excel, including basic formulas and data entry
  • - Experience with or interest in Retail Planning

All applications must be received online. No walk-ins, please. Applications must also have a cover letter explaining why you believe your experience qualifies you for this role, resume, and salary history. Any applications submitted without these requirements will automatically be disqualified.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Customer Service Quality Assurance Coach (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is hiring experienced and reliable team members for our Customer Service Quality Assurance Team. This seasonal position begins in September and lasts through the end of December.

Duties and expectations:

Our customer service team corresponds with our customers via phone, email and chat, and we insist on providing extraordinary service to our customers at all times. The Quality Assurance Team ensures this by monitoring, coaching and training our customer service representatives on all platforms used to communicate with our customers. In addition to guaranteeing that our team is providing great service, you may be asked to provide guidance on handling the most complicated issues.

Requirements:

  • - You must be passionate about providing stellar service to our customers
  • - Minimum 2 years' experience in a leadership and customer service
  • - Prior experience coaching, training and providing feedback to team members
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication
  • - Must be available to work some weekend and evening shifts. During the holiday season we stay open 24 hours. Candidates with open availability strongly preferred
  • - Intermediate level experience with excel and Word
  • - High comfort level with computer-based work
  • - Experience in a deadline-driven environment

To Apply:

All applications must be received online. Please include a cover letter with the following information: (a) your availability; (b) your experience leading teams of people; (c) what makes you a great Coach - go on, brag about yourself!

No walk-ins or phone calls accepted. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to accept phone or email inquiries on application status. Applicants disregarding this instruction will be considered unable to follow instructions and not considered.

UncommonGoods is located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. All candidates should be able to pass a criminal background check. UncommonGoods is a drug-free work environment.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Customer Service Team Lead (Seasonal)

UncommonGoods is hiring experienced and reliable leadership team members for our Customer Service team. The seasonal lead position begins in mid-September / early October and lasts through the end of December. The three available positions under the Customer Service Team Lead umbrella are Floor Lead, Workload Lead and Check-in Lead.

Duties and expectations for Floor and Workload Leads:

Our customer service team assists our customers via phone, email and chat. Both the Floor and Workload Leads support the customer service team by handling the more complicated issues in order to provide extraordinary service to our customers at all times. Both Leads will also help us make staffing decisions, provide coaching and training to team members, and have interaction with the front-line team of Customer Service Representatives on a daily basis. In addition, you will be responsible for providing status updates as well as escalating potential issues to management throughout the day.

Floor Lead Requirements:

  • - You must be passionate about providing stellar service to our customers
  • - Minimum 2 years' experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • - Prior experience coaching and training team members on-the-spot
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication
  • - Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other tasks related to customer service representative work as needed
  • - Experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • - Ability to delegate and make tough decisions in complex situations
  • - Must be available to work some evening and weekend shifts. Candidates with open availability strongly preferred
  • - Intermediate level experience with Word
  • - High comfort level with computer-based work

Workload Lead Requirements:

  • - You must be passionate about providing stellar service to our customers
  • - Minimum 2 years' experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • - Intermediate level experience with excel and Word
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication
  • - Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other tasks related to customer service representative work as needed
  • - Experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • - Ability to delegate and make tough decisions in complex situations
  • - Must be available to work some evening and weekend shifts. Candidates with open availability strongly preferred
  • - High comfort level with computer-based work

Duties and expectations for Check-in Lead:

The Check-in Lead must greet each customer service team member at the beginning of their shifts. You will be responsible for ensuring that the team is informed with all up-to-date department information; this includes anything that affects our customer service team or our customers. You will also be responsible for providing management with all staffing updates throughout the day.

Check-in Lead Requirements:

  • - You must be passionate about providing stellar service to our customers
  • - Minimum 2 years' experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication
  • - Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other tasks related to customer service representative work as needed
  • - Experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • - Must be available to work some evening and weekend shifts. Candidates with open availability strongly preferred
  • - Intermediate level experience with Word
  • - High comfort level with computer-based work

To Apply for a Customer Service Team Lead:

Please specify that you are applying for a Lead position. All applications must be received online. Please include a cover letter with the following information: (a) your availability; (b) your experience leading teams of people; (c) what makes you a great Lead - go on, brag about yourself!

Upon review, we will determine which Lead position is the best fit. No walk-ins or phone calls accepted. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to accept phone or email inquiries on application status. Applicants disregarding this instruction will be considered unable to follow instructions and not considered.

UncommonGoods is located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. UncommonGoods is a drug-free work environment.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Customer Service Representative (Seasonal)

Uncommon Goods 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. We are currently seeking an ambitious, detail oriented Seasonal Customer Service Representative with a friendly phone personality and the ability to work quickly and efficiently to join our Customer Service Team.

Requirements:

  • - Provide extraordinary service to our customers via phone, email and chat
  • - Place customer orders and answer questions about our products and services
  • - Provide customers with reasonable and empathetic solutions to any issues
  • - Quickly identify the customer's problem and report it correctly
  • - Follow-up with customers on any outstanding matters and provide additional assistance as needed
  • - Act as an advocate to for our customers and be empathetic in all customer interactions

Qualifications:

  • - Availability to work some weekend shifts
  • - Candidates with open availability and schedule flexibility are strongly preferred
  • - We'll be open 24-hours a day from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve and we are open every day of the year
  • - Previous customer service experience in high call volume environment preferred, but not required

Candidates offered this role will need to complete one week of paid training successfully to be hired for the season. Training for this position lasts for 4 hours a day over 5 days, typically Monday through Friday. You must be available to attend either our early (9am - 1pm) or late (7p-11pm) training session.

To apply please submit::

Cover Letter with specific examples of your ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and availability
Resume
Salary history

Company Perks:

Casual work atmosphere
Fun and laid back work environment
40% discount on the products we sell
Monthly Company Snacks, Lunches and team events

All applications must be received online. No walk-ins or phone calls accepted. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to accept phone or email inquiries on application status. Applicants disregarding this instruction will be considered unable to follow instructions and not considered.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Security Manager

The Security Manager is responsible for the direction, plans and activities relating to the protection, safeguarding, and security of the company's employees and assets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • - Plan, examine, analyze, evaluate and supervise security operations.
  • - Prepare reports and records for management team.
  • - Evaluate current procedures, practices and precedents for security.
  • - Identify and resolve security related issues.
  • - Order supplies and equipment as needed.
  • - Develop and implement preventative security programs.
  • - Coordinate and direct subordinate personnel.
  • - Utilize knowledge of policies, procedures and practices.
  • - Prepare department schedule.
  • - Resolve problems.
  • - Other duties assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

  • - 10 years' experience in a similar role.
  • - Knowledge of principles and practices of security management.
  • - Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing.
  • - Ability to lead and supervise others.
  • - Ability to work independently as well as a team.
  • - Ability to manage confidential information in a highly professional and discreet manner.

Education:

  • - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • - Master's Degree. (preferred)

Apply Online

Back to top >>

Seasonal Security Officer

We are currently seeking experienced security officers for the upcoming season, which will run from 11/1/2014 to 12/25/2014.
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 a strong background in the security field.

Responsibilities include:

  • - Secure the premise and personnel by patrolling properly, monitoring surveillance equipment, and inspecting warehouse access points.
  • - Prevent losses and damages by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • - Sign guests in and out, answer phones, direct traffic, etc.

Requirements:

  • - Open availability is preferred.
  • - Must have at least two years' experience in security work (loss prevention, surveillance, foot patrols, etc.)
  • - Must be able to communicate respectfully and professionally with all managers, coworkers and employees.
  • - Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • - Must have a current 8hr security training certificate.
  • - Must have a valid New York State security guard license.

Apply Online

Back to top >>

gift finder

Choose one or more options below to find your perfect gift.


gift finder submit