Ecommerce/Social Media Coordinator/Sales Associate

Ecommerce/Social Media Coordinator/Sales Associate

12 Jul 2021
Oregon, Portland, 97201 Portland USA

Ecommerce/Social Media Coordinator/Sales Associate

Position Opening: E-Commerce & Social Media Lead/Retail Sales Associate

Hours: 30 hours/week

Work Schedule: To be determined; weekend availability required

Pay: $18/hour

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Start Date: Late July/Early August

Benefits: Paid sick leave, paid personal leave, Oregon Saves retirement program, no

medical benefits.

Position Description:

ReClaim It! (RCI) is a retail store operated by Cracked Pots, Inc (CP) a non-profit environmental arts organization devoted to waste reduction. The store sells objects and materials rescued from the waste stream, in order to inspire people to reuse and reimagine them. This position reports directly to the Store Manager, and works cooperatively with store staff and RCI store volunteers.

Duties of E-Commerce Lead/Social Media Lead/Retail Sales Associate:

This position will encompass two roles: E-commerce team lead and retail sales associate. The E-Commerce/Social Media lead is responsible for maintaining our robust and successful on line sales/social media program for selling items; reaching a broader customer market through a variety of online platforms, and creating store recognition through postings on a variety of social media outlets. The Sales associate aspect of the job encompasses the typical duties in a retail shophelping customers and creating a positive shopping experience.

E-Commerce Lead 20+/- hours per week :

identify higher end and unique items appropriate for e-commerce, with guidance from store manager

research and price items; familiarity with recognizing vintage items

describe, photograph and post items to e-commerce website in a thoughtful and creative manner consistent with the RIC branding and style

direct a team of volunteers; assigning tasks to volunteers to facilitate e-commerce listings including item research, item pricing, postings

Use Instagram, Facebook, Craigslist, etc. as selling platforms, and for social media postings with content that relates to the mission of RCI

Use Square POS for tracking Ecommerce sales

work independently in an active and fluid environment

create Instagram posts, in conjunction with social media manager and store manager

respond to Instagram and Facebook questions regarding e-commerce listings

create monthly board reports reflecting e-commerce sales and social media activities

attend board meetings as requested

create a detailed and accurate timesheet on a monthly basis

Retail Sales Associate 10+/-hours per week

interact with the public with a friendly demeanor

accurately use Square POS to process transactions

willingness and ability to lift and move 40 lbs

handle cash, opening/closing a cash drawer

attend staff meetings as requested

assist in maintaining a clean and safe store environment

clean items that may be dirty or moldy

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

A commitment to recycling, waste reduction, and reuse, with an emphasis on creative reuse

Knowledge of antiques and collectibles, a plus

Two years experience using Instagram, Facebook, and other Social Media outlets

Experience producing quality photos, and social media postings

Ability to write product descriptions and social media postings in an appealing, accurate and consistent manner

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

At least two years of experience in a retail environment

Availability and openness to flexible work hours

A sense of humor; in our constantly changing work environment the ability to be flexible and move from task-to-task is key.

A keen sense of organization

Experience merchandising, creating signage and in-store displays a plus

Cracked Pots is committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and to providing equal opportunity for employment and advancement in our organization. We want our search process to do the best job possible to attract a diverse pool of applicants and will take special care to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and at least two examples of your social media work, or a link to your portfolio showing a range of social media experience, along with your resume to Please put your name and the position you are applying for in the subject line (ex. Britney Sheers E-Commerce/Retail Sales Position).

Applications will be accepted until midnight July 28, 2021

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