Employment Opportunities

Retail Fiber Arts Professional - June 12, 2018

This position is located in Bozeman, MT, serving both our online and walk in customers. We provide a wide variety of yarn and fiber arts tools to our patrons, and strive to maintain outstanding customer service both in the store and to our online customers. Knowledge of knitting, crochet or other fiber arts is essential to this position.

We cross train our team on all functions, but your main duties and responsibilities would be to serve both online and in-store customers with knowledge of fiber, yarn, patterns, and knitting techniques. Develop retail displays, assist with inventory management, and keep the retail space neat and orderly. In addition, you would work directly with the owner to plan and execute workshops, online yarn clubs, knitalongs and other special events.

The ideal candidate is outgoing, creative and enthusiastic about the fiber craft industry. Previous yarn and knitting experience is a must. Knowledge of other fiber crafts such as crochet, weaving, spinning, or felting is a plus. Retail or other customer service experience is desired. Because the majority of our business is internet based, you should be comfortable with computer applications and social media.

Ability to lift and carry heavy boxes up to 40 lbs, along with climbing stairs and standing is required. This is a full time position, but hours are flexible. Some Saturdays are required. Compensation is dependent on experience and includes a generous employee discount and SIMPLE IRA retirement plan.

Reply by email only info at yarnscout dot com. Include your resume and a letter of introduction. No phone calls or drop ins please.