betsy & iya® is a vibrant and growing company. We place a strong emphasis on company culture, the value of individual skill sets, and the amazing results possible from amazing teamwork. We’re nimble, eager, positive, and hardworking. Founded in 2008, we’ve grown rapidly but organically, and built a diverse and bustling business. We wholesale to over 100 independent boutiques in North America, in addition to selling retail online, and in our brick and mortar retail store in Portland, where our line is produced. Our open studio sits behind our retail space, where we also stock clothes, fragrances, bath & body products, and other gifts. Learn more about our company and ethos here.

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We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Sales Associate (16-24 hours/week)

You are:

• Mature, professional, and trustworthy
• Easy to talk to and out-going
• Proven to provide excellent customer service in previous work environments
• Able to multi-task and be adaptable to change
• Attentive to detail
• On-time and present when you are at work
• Motivated to make yourself and your environment better through reflection and action
• Familiar or you can become familiar with betsy & iya brand
• Excited by and good at merchandising, styling, and window displays

You will be expected to:

• Be the positive, inviting, helpful face for the betsy & iya shop and brand
• Help customers find what they’re looking for by listening to their needs
• Put jewelry, accessories, and clothing together to fit customers’ style preferences
• Confidently provide honest feedback regarding style and fit of jewelry and clothing
• Be open to on-going learning about our products, policies, and services
• Make decisions based on knowledge of policies and know when to seek help
• Work with a team
• Maintain a clean, organized, well-stocked, accessible, and attractive shop environment
• Comfortably use or learn to use a computerized point of sale system
• Be able to carry boxes that weigh up to 35 lbs., use step stools/ladders to retrieve backstock, climb stairs to retrieve backstock multiple times a day

Working weekends is a requirement of this position. Relevant applicable experience (providing consistently awesome customer service, preferably in a retail/fashion/accessories environment) is a must. If you are offered the job, you will be required to sign a Proprietary Information, Invention Assignment, and Non-Solicitation Agreement as a condition of employment. This position offers a starting wage of $12.00/hour (+more DOE). Part-time comes with paid time off (above and beyond the mandated Portland minimum).

If you're a good fit, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs.retail {at} betsyandiya.com. Address Suzy, the betsy & iya retail manager. Make sure your cover letter explains how your skills, personality, and experience qualify you to positively contribute to the betsy & iya team. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, severe/morbid obesity, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. By submitting an application with us, you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the company, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact a management representative.