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Now Hiring: Studio Assistant (10/2021)

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.

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 

- Must be available every week, Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-4:00pm and Fridays during busy seasons (Mother’s Day, Christmas, and others as needed)
- 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 

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 2-3 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 permanent 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.