Terressentials seeks organic-minded people to join our team!
Who are we looking for? The ideal candidates would be regular users of our Terressentials locally-crafted certified organic handcrafted personal care products, and those who embrace an organic lifestyle and who love organic and fair trade artisan handcrafted goods!
A prime candidate would be an individual with professional high-end retail (and/or wholesale) or manufacturing experience and who is: respectful, articulate, extroverted, reliable, positive, flexible, a creative thinker, cooperative, loves doing a variety of different things in a work day, enjoys working with a small team and a small business, and who is comfortable with computers and business software and who is eager to learn new things. Fashion and design awareness is a plus.
An ideal team member is organized and detail-focused, can calmly and gracefully move from one project to another over the course of a day without constant supervision, and one who can successfully complete a project from start to finish.
Examples of Typical Duties:
Organic products production work — printing and preparing labels, labeling products, assembling samplers and marketing materials; pulling and packing products and processing retail and wholesale orders for shipping via UPS or USPS; assisting with: management of inventory and production supplies, purchasing, organizing and planning; providing retail customer service and education via face-to-face communication at our retail store or community events, or retail and wholesale customer service via telephone or via responding to email inquiries; assisting with retail store management tasks: including product purchasing, pricing, stocking, maintaining inventory of merchandise and supplies; creating and maintaining artful product displays and signage for organic and fair trade goods; assisting with web site and company newsletter maintenance and management; contributing to newsletter and social media content and marketing plans.
Examples of Desirable Skills and Experience:
Knowledge of QuickBooks Point of Sale and/or QB bookkeeping software; knowledge of other business software — word processing, spreadsheets, photoshop, desktop publishing, composing newsletters, i.e., Icontact, UPS WorldShip, USPS Stamps.com, etc. — and familiarity with common social media venues and/or blogging/vlogging; photography, video or graphic design skills; knowledge of herbal medicine, aromatherapy and holistic health; knowledge of organic agriculture and the USDA National Organic Program, environmental and sustainability issues; team leadership; self-motivation; familiarity with search engines and research. Is this you?
Next Steps…How to Make an Application:
We’re seeking sharp individuals to participate in all areas of our unique business at our Frederick City and Middletown locations. We encourage you to email your detailed introductory letter that explains why your personality, skills and work experience make you a good fit for our team — this is a first-step requirement for our application process! Sell us on you! We’d also like for you to send your current chronological resume that includes your experience and education.
Please send your letter and resume ASAP to: terressentials at mailworks dot org
Please note that written email communication is what we seek! Thank you and good luck! Hope to hear from you soon!