POSITION: Fulfillment Specialist
SUPERVISOR: Store Manager
The Vintage Rug Shop is a home furnishings & decor lifestyle brand that is recognized as the destination for shopping a laid-back, collected, California interior aesthetic. Our storefront is in the heart of the Temescal District in Oakland, and our team is growing!
We are currently seeking a professional, motivated, organized, fulfillment specialist to join our team. This position isn’t for everyone, we’re seeking a mutually perfect fit. This is a fast-paced & occasionally physical position, meaning you must be able to stand, crouch, lift objects & parcels throughout your workday.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional skills and solid experience in online order fulfillment; will have a high level of integrity and an excellent work ethic. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of working in a retail store and adept at building strong and lasting customer relationships. This person will be an integral part in the success of our retail presence.
- Fulfill online orders in a timely, efficient manner using careful packing methods to prevent breakage & maximize customer experience
- Utilize shipping software (Shopify/USPS/UPS)
- Locate merchandise from stockroom & retail floor
- Carefully pack orders, paying special attention to delicate items to prevent damage
- Unload delivery trucks
- Unbox/unpack and put away new inventory shipments, monitor damage & breakage, tag new merchandise
- Ensure each inbound delivery matches the purchase order
- Maintain a clean & organized shipping station and stock room
- Shipping & stockroom maintenance including checking supply stock and owning supply orders
- Accept deliveries at warehouse (Berkeley), must have car and be able to travel between warehouse & retail location
- Breakdown boxes & take out trash
- Ability to work independently
- Strong organization & computer skills
- Strong verbal communication skills
- Able to maintain high standards of organization & cleanliness
- Must be able to climb a ladder as needed
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
- Team oriented & positive attitude
- Must be available to work weekends and during the holiday season
- Knowledge of Excel and Google Docs
- Knowledge of Shopify a plus
SALARY + BENEFITS
This is a part time position (~24 hours/week, workweek is Tuesday - Saturday) located in Oakland, CA. We offer competitive pay dependent on experience and discounts on merchandise.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Fulfillment Specialist. In your email, please include the following:
- Cover Letter: in the cover letter, please tell us a bit about yourself, why you fit the description, why you’d make a great addition to our team, and how The Vintage Rug Shop fits into your career path.
- Link to Instagram and LinkedIn