Careers

Now Hiring: Studio Assistant (12/2021)

Position: Studio Assistant

Modern Merrigold Jewelry Co, an e-commerce jewelry brand based in Longview, Texas, is looking for an in house studio production & shipping assistant to support its production and shipping teams. We’re searching for someone mature, dedicated, willing to take ownership of their job, and interested in long term employment. 

The Specifics:

  • Assist production team with creating jewelry components & assembling components into finished pieces 
  • Assist shipping team with generating packing slips & shipping labels, organizing & assembling orders, and properly packing website & wholesale orders for shipment across the U.S. and Canada 
  • Assist with preparation work to support production, assembly, and shipping functions
  • Assist with monitoring supply levels for production & shipping teams & flagging supplies to be restocked
  • Provide assistance & support in other areas of the business as needed 

The Schedule 

-Typical schedule will be between Monday and Thursday, 10am-4pm and some Fridays during busy seasons (Mother’s Day, Christmas, and others as needed). Hours and days of the week may vary throughout the year.
- Some holidays may be required
Must be fully available during November & December and April & May (outside of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day), as these are our busiest months of the year. We cannot accommodate extensive time off during these periods. 

The Perks

Enjoy a competitive hourly wage, relaxed dress code, a creative working atmosphere, flexible schedule, occasional company-sponsored lunches, and some Friday’s off! No stuffy cubicles, office gossip or uncomfortable business professional dress codes here! 

The Key Skills

  • Proficiency in basic jewelry production skills
  • Able to effectively work with hand tools to assemble jewelry
  • Knowledge of Shopify & ShippingEasy are a plus
  • High attention to detail
  • Obsessed with accuracy 
  • Able to easily work independently and as part of a group
  • Highly organized & efficient with workspace & time
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to take ownership of responsibilities
  • Able to easily adapt & change tasks as business needs evolve

The Team

  • Report to business owner
  • Work alongside a small team of amazing, hardworking people

The Right Person will:

  • Have reliable transportation
  • Be punctual and arrive to work on time daily
  • Have at least 3-4 years of previous work experience, preferably in retail, manufacturing, or e-commerce
  • Have a cheerful, positive demeanor
  • Have a strong interest in jewelry, fashion, & accessories
  • Have a crafty & creative side
  • Be comfortable & confident using hand tools to create jewelry & operating a laser engraver
  • Be eager to get in on the ground floor with a small, growing business & be dedicated to the position long term 

The Future

This position will start as a part time position with the potential for full time employment/increased hours in the next 6-12 months. We’re a small but growing company, so opportunities to move up may become available in the future. 

How to Apply:

If you meet all of the above requirements and think you would be a good fit, email your resume to careers@modernmerrigold.com with “Studio Assistant” in the subject line along with a paragraph or two on why you’re the best fit for this position. Please DO NOT send resume to any other email address or via social media.