We're Hiring!

Son of a Sailor is a small handmade business that started over 10 years ago. Our core values are rooted in Freedom & Friendship, where we strive to work hard and be kind.

Applicants should kindly email a PDF of your resume and cover letter to jessica@sonofasailor.co and let us know why you'd be a good fit!

current available positions

SEASONAL RETAIL ASSISTANT

part-time

Enjoy being surrounded by beautiful goods and engaging with people? Focused on customer service and creating a welcoming atmosphere, this is a part-time or full-time position in our storefront.

Retail Assistants work directly with the Retail Manager and owners of Son of a Sailor to keep the store running beautifully. This person will play a role in cleaning and merchandising the storefront, handling customer transactions in the shop, and helping with content creation for social media.

We are a close-knit team, and are looking for someone with a positive attitude, killer attention to detail, who takes pride in their work. Experience is not necessary, but is preferred. Must be comfortable on a computer.

This position is being offered as a part-time position with a committment through the remainder of 2022. In January 2023, we can evaluate whether the position can continue further, if desired. Part-time schedule is 2-3 days per week (15-22 hours) with occasional events, as needed. Weekend availability is required.

Pay is $14-17 per hour, plus benefits. All positions offer employee discount, product stipend, and Paid Time Off.

RETAIL ASSISTANT/MANAGER

full-time or part-time

Son of a Sailor is a small handmade business that started over 10 years ago. Our core values are rooted in Freedom & Friendship, where we strive to work hard and be kind.

The shop is at the front of our studio, where we create a line of personal accessories including leather goods and jewelry. Our line, along with design-led products from other companies, is merchandised in the storefront that is customer facing.

If you have an appreciation for modern aesthetic, handmade goods, and engaging with the community, keep reading!

This position will work directly with the owners of Son of a Sailor to strategize and implement our retail efforts. This person will play a role in buying product, managing inventory, merchandising, social media & marketing, customer service, reporting & analytics, and sales. This position will also work alongside our in-house Production team at our studio storefront.

We are a close-knit team, and are looking for someone with a positive attitude, killer attention to detail, who takes pride in their work. Experience is not necessary, but is preferred. Must be comfortable on a computer, and experience with eCommerce platforms is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

- Maintain a clean and organized store.

- Keep track of the ordering process and maintain inventory of store merchandise.

- Manage the cash register and make change for customers.

- Accept orders from customers over the phone, in-person, and online.

- Fulfill and ship outgoing orders, ensuring they are dropped for delivery.

- Post and engage with our audience on our social media platforms.

- Prepare monthly reports and create strategy for future buying/merchandising.

- Work with the owners in buying and maintaining inventory for the store.

- Try not to kill the shop plants!

Please note that this is a Retail position that requires weekend availability.

Pay is $17 - $20 per hour, plus benefits. All positions offer employee discount, product stipend, and Paid Time Off. Full-time positions offer health insurance.