Son of a Sailor is looking for a new addition to our team! 

We are looking for the right person to bring on to the Son of a Sailor team as a Retail Assistant. This person will be staffed primarily at the San Marcos storefront, as well as up to 1-2 days per week in the Austin storefront, and work special events as needed.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing the storefront, and manning the shop during scheduled business hours
  • Maintaining the overall cleanliness of the shop on a daily basis
  • Greeting and assisting customers that come into the store, checking them out and packaging their purchases appropriately
  • Assisting in keeping inventory of merchandise and keeping the storefront fully merchandised
  • Working with the Store Manager to keep displays fresh and updated, as new merchandise moves in and out
  • Assisting in keeping the website updated and accurate, including listings, inventory, and marketing efforts
  • Assisting in updating social media platforms
  • Working with the Store Manager to schedule extended hours in conjunction with special events going on in the area and ensuring those events are staffed
  • Working with our POS to ensure accuracy in cash drawers and inventory

The right candidate for the job must have:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Great customer service, sales, and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of current trends and related brands/stores
  • A good attitude and great sense of humor!

Additional skills that we would be interested in:

  • Interest in merchandising and display trends 
  • A knowledge base of boutique shops and stores that carry handmade goods
  • Marketing and sales expertise
  • Deeper knowledge of social media platforms such as Instagram

Knowledge and experience in the following applications a huge plus:

  • Square
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • BigCommerce

This is a part-time position (15-20 hours per week) begins at $10 per hour, plus benefits, commensurate with experience. 

Interested candidates should complete the application below: