We're hiring!

Did you know that there is an emerging national brand of jewelry that is designed and made right here on Martha’s Vineyard?  Are you ready to join a flourishing local business? Do you want to work alongside responsible, mature, and respectful co-workers that contribute to get the job done? Stefanie Wolf Designs is looking for just the right fantastic folks to join our team in downtown Edgartown.

Stefanie Wolf Designs is a jewelry design and production studio located in Edgartown, MA on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Connected to our studio sits our flagship store, which is the representation of our brand to retail customers and visitors, and showcases our jewelry as well as carefully curated selection of women's accessories. We are known for creating vibrant, colorful jewelry, and have developed a following both locally and nationwide. Our jewelry is inspired by the power and beauty of the ocean, the magic of island life, and the energy of the natural elements we incorporate in our designs. In addition to our shop and website, you can find our jewelry in fine galleries, boutiques, catalogs and museum stores nationwide. Our flourishing local business employs a small team of responsible, hard-working, respectful staff and we are looking for just the right fantastic folks to join us.

We are hiring for the following positions:

  • Retail Manager
  • Retail Associate
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Show Helper
  • Studio Trainee

To apply for any of these positions, please email your resume and a brief letter of interest to the address below and let us know why we need you on our team!

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Retail Manager

We are hiring a seasonal Retail Manager. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train and manage a team of sales associates
  • Enthusiastically share the unique aspects of our products with customers
  • Responsible for hitting weekly and monthly sales goals
  • Order, receive and inventory products from vendors
  • Oversee shop displays and tidiness

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong sales skills with a well-developed selling technique
  • Established interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to take charge under pressure, with proven leadership and team building skills
  • Strong visual merchandising skills
  • Proficient with email, Excel and Word
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which will likely include nights and/or weekends
  • Ability to stand and walk for most of the day
  • Able to adapt quickly and positively to changes in business needs and strategies
  • Attention to detail with the ability to learn, establish and build a working knowledge of every jewelry style we create, understand the different colors, memorize the codes and understand the sometimes subtle differences between each item.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of experience managing a retail store

You will be a W-2 employee, paid hourly. 

To apply please email your resume, a brief letter of interest to the email address above and let us know why we need you on our team! I know it's hard, but please try to refrain from popping in or calling. We're usually working on something else and can better give you the attention you deserve via email.

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Retail Associate

We are hiring retail sales associates for the 2017 season. Friendly, outgoing personable folks make the best sales people! Responsibilities include:

  • Provide excellent customer service to customers both in the shop and over the phone
  • Share key product knowledge with customers
  • Help each customer feel as if they are the most important person in the world 
  • Assist in maintaining a tidy, enticing, well-stocked shop
  • Recommend ideas to boost sales and improve the customer experience
  • Attention to detail with the ability to learn, establish and build a working knowledge of our jewelry styles, colors and prices.

You will be a W-2 employee, paid hourly. 

To apply please email your resume, a brief letter of interest to the email address above and let us know why we need you on our team! I know it's hard, but please try to refrain from popping in or calling. We're usually working on something else and can better give you the attention you deserve via email.

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Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant position will 10-20 hours per week (it is possible to combine this with the Retail Associate position for more hours). We are looking for someone who can grow with the company and who plans to stick around for a while.

The right candidate is:

  • Technically savvy, understanding online product marketing
  • Organized and pays attention to details
  • A fast learner with a sharp memory
  • Hard working and likes to get the job done
  • A self-starter who is motivated to identify things that need to be done, and do them!

The responsibilities include:

  • Keep us on track for our marketing and promotions calendar
  • Assist with ad creation using Photoshop
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Build email marketing campaigns
  • Recommend and implement systems that will improve our marketing operations and work environment. If you see a way that we can do something better, let’s fix it together!

Necessary skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Photoshop
  • High level of comfort with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience with product imaging, or the ability to learn quickly
  • Understanding of eCommerce platforms
  • High comfort level with technology

You will be a W-2 employee, paid hourly. 

To apply please email your resume, a brief letter of interest to the email address above and let us know why we need you on our team! I know it's hard, but please try to refrain from popping in or calling. We're usually working on something else and can better give you the attention you deserve via email.

 

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Show Helper

Help me set up my display and sell jewelry at the outdoor shows all summer. I'm looking for an energetic, cheerful and sales-oriented sidekick who can meet me in West Tisbury twice a week and work from 8am-3pm in the great outdoors!

The right candidate is:

  • Reliable. I'll be counting on you
  • Great at chatting, schmoozing and helping customers
  • Can get themselves to West Tisbury and back for work

You will be a W-2 employee, paid hourly. 

To apply please email me at the address above.

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Studio Trainee, starts fall 2017 (paid internship)

Stefanie Wolf Designs is a flourishing jewelry studio, shop and production studio in Edgartown, MA on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. For over a decade we have been designing, creating, marketing and selling jewelry online, at trade shows and in our flagship store. We sell to over 80 fine shops, galleries and catalogs nationwide. As a small business, each employee’s duties span several fields including, marketing, customer service, business administration, fashion merchandising, ecommerce, customer relationship management, and business analytics. If these sounds like the type of experience you’d like to gain, then the Studio Trainee Program might be right for you.

The Studio Trainee a one-year, paid position that enables you to learn a little bit about all aspects of the business. The position starts in the fall. By the close of your year, you will be considered for a longer term position, should you be a good fit for the team. During the program, you’ll learn what it takes to run a successful business while acquiring the skills and experience necessary to succeed in your career. Since we are a small company, you will learn by doing, not by running errands or handling busywork. The Studio Trainee will take on the same challenges as other team members. The studio is a creative environment where we work hard, but we also like to have fun. What’s not to love about working with colorful, sparkling jewels all day long?

Qualifications:

  • Must be a recent graduate of a Bachelor's degree program at a college or university OR taking time off from a BA program. Your GPA should be no less than 3.0.
  • Must have recent work experience or college coursework in one or more of the following areas: customer service, retail sales, business administration, marketing, business operations, communications, or leadership.
  • Excellent communication, data analysis, and problem solving skills
  • Must demonstrate leadership in community, athletic, or academic organizations.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.

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