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Organic Personal Care & Fair Trade Products - Wholesale - Retail (Frederick County, Maryland)

compensation: Competitive
employment type: full-time

Are You A Passionate, Organic-minded Creative Leader Who Can Wear Many Hats?

We are a small, influential Maryland-based company with a strong organic and fair trade focus approaching our thirty year anniversary. We are passionate organic handcrafters of high quality and effective personal care products, and we are strong environmental and fair trade advocates. Organic lifestyle education has always been an important part of our company’s mission. We conduct our retail and wholesale business via several channels, including our company web site and our own retail shop.

What about you? Are you looking for a new, fulfilling career, a fresh start? Would you like to be part of a small team in which you and your ideas matter, and where your daily efforts make a positive impact on people and the planet? We are seeking an individual to join our team who has a strong interest in the world of organic handcrafted personal care products and handcrafted fair trade artisan goods. This position may be entry-level, and it is also a ground floor, long-term opportunity to work closely with the co-founder to learn our business, grow with our business and help to: assist with day to day operations—production, shipping, retail and wholesale customer service and education, office and research tasks; manage and train staff; promote and expand our business.

Which of the following best describes you?

Successful
Leader
Honest
Trustworthy
Respectful
Effective, articulate communicator
Creative
Enthusiastic
Open-minded, love to learn
Responsible
Extroverted
Motivated
Focused
Detail oriented
Organized
Flexible
Enjoy teaching, helping others
Love organic lifestyle
Environmentally-aware
Visionary
Adaptable
Passionate
Competitive
Positive
Happy
Persistent


Which of the following skills/applications do you have experience with?

Team management
Store management
High-end retail sales
Wholesale sales
High volume production crafting, or manufacturing
Web site management and/or web site creation/coding
Shopify, or similar
QuickBooks POS – Point of Sale
QuickBooks bookkeeping
UPS Worldship
ShippingEZ
MailChimp, iContact, Constant Contact, or similar
Good grammar and writing skills
Powerpoint, or similar
Newsletter creation/management
Desktop publishing
PhotoShop, Gimp, or similar
Graphic design
Photography
Social media
Merchandise buyer/purchasing
Excel, or similar
Budgeting
Forecasting
Inventory Management
Marketing
Fine art or artisan crafting
Scheduling/time management
Public speaking
Good typing skills


Next Step...

Now that you have an idea of what we are about, and an idea of what qualities and skills we feel are relevant and desirable to complement our team, we invite you to take the next step. Please send us a letter that tells your story and explains what personal characteristics, experiences, technical skills and aspirations you have that you feel make you the best candidate for this position...and why. Please also include your current and chronological resume that includes your work history, education and desired wage.

Thanks for reading our post. We hope to hear from you soon!

Please—no phone calls or drop-ins.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7204856910

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