Sticker Shop Event Associate
Pipsticks, Inc.
Job Overview
Sticker Shop Event Associate
1239 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Compensation:
$11.00 / hr to $12.00 / hr
Job Description

Job Title: Sticker Shop & Event Associate

Team: Retail

Reports To: Operations Manager (Jenna Wallravin)

Compensation: $11.00 - $12.00/hr

Status: Part Time (min 4-16hrs per week)

Pipsticks is a company based around the idea that little things can make a big difference! Started as a subscription sticker club, Pipsticks is the world’s largest sticker subscription service, with subscribers in over 60 countries. Pipsticks has built a huge community of sticker lovers of all ages and brings the world’s coolest and most unique stickers to the mailbox of kids, crafters, and collectors every month.

In addition to the sticker subscription, Pipsticks has a printables subscription, an online store, and a flagship sticker, stationery, and gift shop in San Luis Obispo, California where we invite sticker lovers, kids, and crafters to shop, use our community craft studio (open daily), attend workshops, and book fun craft parties for any type of event! Pipsticks also has a planner and stationery line in partnership with Workman Publishing that can be found in many large retailers.

Most importantly, Pipsticks operates from a colorful, happy studio, filled with a diverse group of talented, warm people - it’s a super fun place to be. We value good energy, bright ideas, and are committed to growing the business from hard work and the obsession of giving people that butterflies-in-your-stomach feeling.

Our Culture: Do you want to work in a creative, fun and flexible environment? With product quality and customer experience leading everything we do, we cultivate an environment that makes even the most mundane tasks fun to do.

As a quickly growing company, there is plenty of room for professional growth and opportunity. We are big on keeping the vibe fun and focused and are a friendly team with an impeccably high standard for the Pipsticks product.

The Perks:

  • Insurance for full-time team members
  • Paid sick time (accrued based on hours worked)
  • Flexible schedules
  • Regular team get togethers
  • Monthly free lunches (for fulfillment & Ops Teams)
  • Unlimited coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and La Croix!
  • Puppy visits (unless you don't dig dogs)
  • All. The. Snacks.
  • Free Stickers

Who we're looking for:

A Sticker Shop & Event Associate! You're flexible, easy going, have a strong work ethic and the ability to proactively get stuff done. You have an eye for detail, are constantly looking for ways to improve processes, and speak up when you think something can be improved. 

You must have a positive attitude and thrive in a collaborative environment, be totally reliable, extremely detail oriented, and a visual perfectionist. You have experience working with children and are interested in working workshops, birthday parties, and local events. 

On top of all that... you're nice, easy going, and can speak up when you don't dig the daily music or podcast we're listening to. It's a serious perk if you love stickers, crafting, or planning!

Minimum qualifications:

  • Flexible to work shifts Sunday - Saturday between 9am to 10pm
  • Availability to work at least 4-16 hours a week (weekend availability required)
  • Event experience a plus
  • Experience working with Children a plus
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must have clear, direct, and professional written and oral communication skills
  • Highly dependable, self-starter, team player, positive attitude
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft programs (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Basic math skills
  • Point of sale software experience a plus
  • Retail experience preferred
  • Successful at multi-tasking, organization, and time management.
  • In tune with current trends and pop culture
  • Can lift, push and carry up to 20 pounds and stand for long periods of time

Position Details

The Sticker Shop + Event Associate is an entry level position that is responsible for handling day to day tasks to keep our sticker shop running in tip top shape as well as assisting the Manager with event coverage! From greeting customers, to stocking & organizing, to helping with birthday parties, crafts, and workshops, you’re our go-to-person!

Job tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist and support the Sticker Shop Manager in ensuring the smooth running of the store
  • Greet customers with a happy and helpful demeanor
  • Maintain, manage, and organize merchandise within the store
  • Work with Sticker Shop Manager to maintain the outlook of the store, create fun displays, and keep store clean & in order.
  • Assist with or run birthday parties and workshops
  • Work local events or provide coverage for the store during events.
  • Assist customers in locating merchandise and engage in suggestive selling.
  • Participate in coming up with ideas for workshops, craft area, and birthday parties.
  • Use stickers, washi tape, and stamps to create photo-worthy crafts. 
  • Assist with creating signage and displays within the shop.
  • Maintaining brand standards and providing outstanding customer service.

Compensation

This is an entry level position that pays minimum wage to start, with a review at 3 months for a potential increase to $12.00.

Want to work with us? Email hr@pipsticks.com with Sticker Shop + Event Associate in the subject and the following

  1. Cover letter, please include: Why you want to work for Pipsticks, why you're a good fit for the position, the last crafty thing you did, and your availability (when can you start and preferred hours).
  2. Resume
  3. Anything else you think we should know!
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About Pipsticks, Inc.
We know that little things that are cool and serve a purpose - even if that purpose is unadulterated fun - can rock your world and save your day. We are IN LOVE with stickers and understand their power to make you smile. We don't stand for ugly or lame and work hard to bring you simple and fun. We promise that your Pipsticks experience will be touched by happy and helpful people.
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