Weekend Shopkeep / 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. As the Weekend Shopkeep / 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, as well as assisting with plant styling and providing feedback for our customers in order to reach our sales goals. 

The Job: 2 days / 16 hours a week (Saturdays and Sundays)

The Location: Downtown, Durham, North Carolina at our storefront located at 125 East Parrish Street, Suite 100 A. 

Basic Responsibilities: Opening and closing the storefront, caring for & pruning plants, assisting customers with plant recommendations,  inventory coordination, customer sales & service, shop upkeep.

Requirements: Must  be 18 years of age or older with your own transportation to storefront location. Must have a  appreciation / passion for plants,  friendly personality, be warm and outgoing. Must be organized, efficient, 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). 

To Apply: Send an email to hello@theZenSucculent.com with the subject "The ZEN Succulent  Weekend 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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