Opportunities

The Little Market is a non-profit organization founded by women to empower women. We sell fair trade, ethically sourced products made by artisans in over 25 countries around the world. Join our team to help empower artisans in marginalized communities so they can build a brighter future for themselves and their families. We are looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals who are interested in gaining experience in e-commerce, digital marketing, product development, and fair trade. You will work as part of a small team in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

Current Openings

OPENINGS AT THE LA STORE



Store Manager

full time | PACIFIC PALISADES, CA

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DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a driven, passionate individual to join our team and oversee our first brick and mortar store! This position will play an integral role in the growth of The Little Market, and our capacity to empower female artisans around the world. In addition to overseeing the daily operations of the store, the Store Manager will also act as a local ambassador, representing the organization during interactions with customers, volunteers and the community. This individual will develop a strong understanding of our organization, mission, artisan groups and products. A successful candidate will have both a passion for connecting with people and a passion for retail management.

This is a full-time position based in Pacific Palisades, CA. The store is scheduled to open in September 2018, and we anticipate that a successful candidate will start in August 2018.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate and model exceptional customer service and leadership standards.
  • Act as a brand ambassador, representing the organization’s values.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the organization’s mission and be able to speak articulately and passionately about the artisans and products.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, and management of sales associates.
  • Analyze sales and product performance to manage inventory and make sure store is well-stocked.
  • Engage with the local community through events, social media and outreach initiatives.
  • Oversee merchandising presentations in store, and ensure the cleanliness and organization of the store are maintained at all times.
  • Manage the daily operations and develop and implement procedures.
  • Work as part of a small team to oversee the final stages of preparation before store opening, including developing procedures and supporting in-store activations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-5 years retail/service experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Passion for working with people and providing excellent customer service.
  • Leadership and management experience.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Able to work flexible days/nights/hours including weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills managing multiple deadlines.
  • Interest in fair trade and women’s rights is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send the following information to opportunities@thelittlemarket.com with Store Manager as the subject of your email.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Social media links
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) for three references

 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further. When you submit an application, please indicate your availability in your email.

(No phone calls, please)

Sales Associate

part time | PACIFIC PALISADES, CA

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DESCRIPTION

The Little Market is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our sales team at our flagship store in Southern California! The Sales Associate will be responsible for creating a retail experience that meets the organization’s vision and that is engaging, efficient, and personalized for customers. Responsibilities will include providing exceptional customer service and supporting merchandising and operational needs of the store.

This position is based in Pacific Palisades, CA. Part-time and full-time opportunities are available. Please note that this position will not start until summer 2018.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide exceptional service to customers.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the organization’s mission and be able to convey the stories about the artisan-made products to customers.
  • Provide a seamless and efficient checkout process with strong attention to detail.
  • Report any feedback from customers or observations about product performance to Store Manager.
  • Assist the Store Manager with creating merchandising presentations in store.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and organization of the store are maintained at all times.
  • Regularly check inventory levels on floor and restock product as needed.
  • Receive and unpack incoming deliveries of product and ensure quantities are reflected in inventory system.
  • Participate in periodic physical inventory to check stock levels.
  • Support any special in-store events or engagement initiatives, or other events taking place on the premises of the shopping center.
  • Act as a brand ambassador reflective of the organization’s values and aesthetic.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Retail/service experience preferred.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent client service and communication skills.
  • Able to work flexible days/nights/hours including weekends and holidays.
  • Proficiency to operate independently.
  • Interest in fair trade and women’s rights is a plus!

HOW TO APPLY

Please send the following information to opportunities@thelittlemarket.com with Sales Associate as the subject of your email.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Social media links
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) for three references

 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further. When you submit an application, please indicate your availability in your email.

(No phone calls, please)

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