Durham Lead Shopkeep / Lead Retail Sales Associate

The ZEN Succulent is a neighborhood plant shop full of unique greenery and handcrafted gifts from emerging makers. We feature modern terrariums, workshops, and a DIY terrarium bar. At The ZEN Succulent you'll be a part of a small team of hard working, friendly people with a passion for plants, modern home decor and intentional gifts. As the Durham Lead Shopkeep / Lead Retail Sales Associate, you are responsible for upholding our brand's customer experience by providing plant knowledge & recommendations, assisting customers with our DIY Terrarium Bar & potting plants, preparing the shop for the weekend, keeping up with inventory and restocking shelves with merchandise, watering and pruning plants to keep them healthy and beautiful, as well as assisting with plant styling and providing feedback for our customers in order to reach our sales goals. 

The Job: 3 days / 24 hours a week, Wednesday-Friday (working in temporary location from 10-6pm with 11-7pm hours when permanent storefront opens) on a permanent work schedule and additionally 1 to 2 weekend per month.

The Location: Downtown Durham, North Carolina at our storefront located at our temporary 121 Market Street, Suite 204 with permanent location directly underneath opening at 123 Market Street in Summer 2019.

Basic Responsibilities: Opening and closing the storefront, having a flexible work schedule, watering & pruning plants, assisting customers with plant recommendations, customer sales & service, shop upkeep, facilitating our own terrarium workshops, keeping the cash wrap/office organized, processing and ordering inventory, restocking the DIY Terrarium Bar in real time and for the weekend ahead, processing and shipping online orders, responding to emails, creating content for social media use on instagram and instagram stories, leading and organizing the monthly downtown Raleigh retail and restaurant First Friday event.

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older with your own transportation to storefront location. Must have an appreciation / passion for plants,  friendly personality, warm, outgoing and be intuitive with customer's needs. Must be organized, efficient, have strong communication skills and preferably willing to model for in-store photoshoots (examples seen on our Instagram feed). Prior indoor plant knowledge & retail experience is a plus (but not required, and will be taught in the position). Also, easy access to downtown Raleigh (living in downtown Raleigh is a plus).

To Apply: Send an email to hello@theZenSucculent.com with the subject "The ZEN Succulent Durham Lead Shopkeep." Please attach your resume and provide a cover letter to give us a sense of who you are, your relevant retail/ e-commerce experience, and why you think you would be a good fit for The ZEN Succulent. Links to your Pinterest and/or Instagram account (and blog if you have one) are a plus for us and give us a great idea of your aesthetic and personality, but not required. No phone inquiries, please. 

Makers & fellow artisans welcomed to apply. 

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Raleigh Lead Shopkeep / Lead Retail Sales Associate

The ZEN Succulent is a neighborhood plant shop full of unique greenery and handcrafted gifts from emerging makers. We feature modern terrariums, workshops, and a DIY terrarium bar. At The ZEN Succulent you'll be a part of a small team of hard working, friendly people with a passion for plants, modern home decor and intentional gifts. As the Raleigh Lead Shopkeep / Lead Retail Sales Associate, you are responsible for upholding our brand's customer experience by providing plant knowledge & recommendations, assisting customers with our DIY Terrarium Bar & potting plants, preparing the shop for the weekend, keeping up with inventory and restocking shelves with merchandise, watering and pruning plants to keep them healthy and beautiful, as well as assisting with plant styling and providing feedback for our customers in order to reach our sales goals. 

The Job: 3 days / 24 hours a week, Wednesday-Friday (working 11-7pm) and additionally 1 to 2 weekend per month.

The Location: Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina at our storefront located at 208 S. Wilmington St. 

Basic Responsibilities: Opening and closing the storefront, having a flexible work schedule, watering & pruning plants, assisting customers with plant recommendations, customer sales & service, shop upkeep, facilitating our own terrarium workshops, keeping the cash wrap/office organized, processing and ordering inventory, restocking the DIY Terrarium Bar in real time and for the weekend ahead, processing and shipping online orders, responding to emails, creating content for social media use on instagram and instagram stories, leading and organizing the monthly downtown Raleigh retail and restaurant First Friday event.

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older with your own transportation to storefront location. Must have an appreciation / passion for plants,  friendly personality, warm, outgoing and be intuitive with customer's needs. Must be organized, efficient, have strong communication skills and preferably willing to model for in-store photoshoots (examples seen on our Instagram feed). Prior indoor plant knowledge & retail experience is a plus (but not required, and will be taught in the position). Also, easy access to downtown Raleigh (living in downtown Raleigh is a plus).

To Apply: Send an email to hello@theZenSucculent.com with the subject "The ZEN Succulent Raleigh Lead Shopkeep." Please attach your resume and provide a cover letter to give us a sense of who you are, your relevant retail/ e-commerce experience, and why you think you would be a good fit for The ZEN Succulent. Links to your Pinterest and/or Instagram account (and blog if you have one) are a plus for us and give us a great idea of your aesthetic and personality, but not required. No phone inquiries, please. 

Makers & fellow artisans welcomed to apply.