we’re hiring!

Posted on: September 13th, 2015 by nina chicago

Do you love yarn?

Do you love helping people who love yarn?

Our shop is looking for just the right part-time person to add to our team this fall.

A successful applicant will have:

  • passion for fiber arts
  • knack for sales
  • friendly, yet professional disposition
  • positive attitude
  • patience
  • attention to detail
  • ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • intermediate knitting skills
  • comfort teaching knitting and/or crocheting to beginners
  • aptitude for pattern reading
  • understanding of Ravelry and other craft resources
  • willingness to troubleshoot projects one-on-one with customers
  • ease working on a Mac

Additional skills valued:

  • experience with social media
  • event planning
  • eye for design

Positions are flexible and part-time (5-15 hours per week).

Benefits include competitive pay and a generous employee discount.

Please email us at info@ninachicago.com to share:

  • past work and/or life experience
  • teaching/retail/customer service experience
  • crafting abilities
  • scheduling availability (including weekends and days surrounding holidays)
  • why you want to work at our shop

Additionally, please include 4 photos of your recent crafting projects.

And include a link to your Ravelry & Instagram profiles (if applicable).

We look forward to hearing from you!

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