Employment Opportunities

Part-time Designer / Shopkeeper

Experienced designers seeking extra work during Valentine's Day and Mother's Day weeks and for events as needed are strongly encouraged to apply. We are always seeking to grow our network of freelancers!

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain vibrant and clean store environment (clean, sweep, dust, organize, create stunning visual displays)

  • Assist customers in person and over the phone

  • Design flower arrangements

  • Light social media management and networking

  • Attend networking events with owner as needed

  • Deliver orders as needed

  • Walk our shop dog as needed (job perk!)

Requirements:

  • Must love food

  • Must love dogs

  • Must love to work

  • Have an excellent sense of humor

  • Have a positive attitude

  • Have thick skin

  • Genuinely excited about life and work

  • Excellent work ethic

  • Don't take yourself too seriously

  • Understand that our customers are our livelihood

  • True go-getter, quick on toes and takes initiative

  • Quick to learn even more quick to put your knowledge to work

  • Understand that sweeping the floor isn't beneath you

  • Have working knowledge of Apple products (our owner is still learning technology, we don't have time to teach an additional person)

  • Understand basic plant care (you will learn so much!)

  • Enjoy designing flower arrangements 

  • Experience in floral design (everyday, wedding, funeral, prom) is strongly desired but not required

  • Very flexible with scheduling, funerals are unpredictable, weddings are planned in advance

  • Availability to work the week leading up to Valentine's Day and Mother's Day with extra long hours as needed (Valentine's Day evening you will be done when we close, no later than 7pm, if you have a date ;)

  • Saturday availability required

  • Have a driver's license and possess minimal road rage (flowers are fragile) a plus if you have your own car!

  • Excellent grammar and manners

  • Spanish speaking/writing a huge plus!

  • Genuinely want to work in a flower shop and are seeking long term growth

We will invest the time and energy in the right fit. We have to get along and you have to want to work hard!

Compensation commensurate with experience. Please submit your application below and include at least one paragraph outlining translatable work experience, why you think you would be a great fit to join our team, what your favorite flower is and the one thing that you love most about yourself.

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