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Retail & Production Manager at Homeless Garden Project

Overview of the Homeless Garden Project
The Homeless Garden Project (HGP) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1990 and based in Santa Cruz, California, that provides job training, transitional employment and support services to individuals experiencing homelessness, with the goal of securing stable housing and employment for program participants. In recent years, HGP graduates have demonstrated a 90% success rate on average.

HGP is currently going through an exciting period of growth, preparing to move our farm from its temporary 3.5-acre site to a larger permanent site on City of Santa Cruz Pogonip park land. The transition to Pogonip Farm will triple the organization’s capacity to transform lives and build community connections through a public-private partnership.
The Value-Added Social Enterprise employs and trains individuals experiencing homelessness to make a variety of products (bath & body, food & beverage, candles, and wreaths) with organic herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruits grown on our farm. HGP products are sold through numerous sales channels including two brick-and-mortar stores, an online store (shop.homelessgardenproject.org), and through wholesale partners.
Position

We seek an experienced, passionate, creative, and driven person skilled in retail, production, and business management with a commitment to growing the enterprise, as well as to ending homelessness. Under the general supervision of the Director of Operations, the Social Enterprise Manager oversees all aspects of the business including retail, production, marketing, sales, business planning & analysis, and job training. This position is a key leader in managing HGP’s enterprises and driving the organization’s growth.


Responsibilities

Retail Management
• Manage all aspects of operating brick-and-mortar retail locations, including merchandising (HGP and third party products), store displays, purchasing, seasonal rotation, inventory management, and staffing.
• Manage wholesale relationships, ensuring that orders are fulfilled in a timely fashion.
• Manage online store, ensuring that orders are fulfilled in a timely fashion and the website remains attractive and up-to-date.
• Analyze sales data to develop demand forecasts, conduct labor planning, guide third party merchandising strategy, and set pricing.
• Oversee enterprise technology platforms including online store & in-store POS systems.
• Manage occasional special events held at HGP stores (post-COVID).

Marketing
• Develop marketing, promotion, and outreach strategies for brick-and-mortar, online, and wholesale channels including email marketing, social media, and paid ad campaigns.
• Evaluate opportunities to bolster HGP’s online presence, expanding its reach beyond the Santa Cruz area.
• Evaluate opportunities to expand HGP’s wholesale relationships within and beyond the Santa Cruz area.

Production Management
● Oversee production of all HGP products, ensuring proper quality control.
● Manage a well-organized workshop space for all HGP production activities.
● Evaluate historical data to set production targets, and monitor progress towards goals.
● Provide job training to program participants in a workshop environment, serving as a support system and positive role model.
● Lead the development of new and seasonal products, evaluating opportunities to expand HGP’s product line – including analysis of historical sales data, market trends, sourcing, farm availability, COGS, pricing, packaging, and branding.
● Ensure that all raw materials required for production are well-stocked.
● Lead all product branding and packaging.

Personnel Management
• Supervise a team of three part-time staff – 1 Workshop Assistant & 2 Retail Assistants.
• In partnership with the Training & Education Supervisor, supervise the program participant crew during workshop production hours.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• At least three years of experience in one or more of the following areas: social enterprise, retail management, light manufacturing/production, entrepreneurship, marketing, e-commerce, or business management.
• An entrepreneurial changemaker with a commitment to pursuing and executing an ambitious enterprise growth strategy.
• A thoughtful, solutions-oriented problem solver.
• Proven ability to be flexible, adaptable, and resourceful in a fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrated success in developing new partnerships and relationships.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently & collaboratively with a team.
• A proven leader who inspires others to do their best, meets deadlines, and manages complex responsibilities without losing their sense of humor.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills with diverse audiences through in-person, in writing, by phone, and via social media channels.
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others.
• Strong computing skills in Microsoft Excel, Google Suite, and cloud-based applications.
• Demonstrated experience in effectively delegating work.
• Excellent organization and administration skills.

The ideal candidate will also have the following preferred qualifications:
• Experience running and growing a small business.
• Experience with value-added production, product development, and branding.
• Experience managing social media, email marketing, and paid advertising campaigns.
• Experience supervising direct reports and managing a team.
• Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness or others facing difficult life challenges.
• Graphic design experience a plus.
• Experience with point of sale and inventory management systems a plus.


Compensation
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. HGP offers 100% health benefit coverage as well as generous paid time off.


Schedule
This position will be full-time, 40 hours per week, with occasional work required on weekends, holidays, and evenings.

Full-time

Compensation
Commensurate with experience

How To Apply
Application materials
• Cover Letter
• Resume

Process
Please submit all application materials as one single PDF to Claude Rosen, Director of Operations, at clauder@homelessgardenproject.org with the subject line “RETAIL& PRODUCTION MANAGER APPLICANT – FIRST NAME LAST NAME”.

Psychiatrist at Acacia Counseling and Wellness

**Due to Covid-19. this position will start remotely with opportunity to go back into the office once conditions are safer.**

Position Available: We have part time and full time employment opportunities available

Acacia Counseling and Wellness was founded in 2014 with a mission to advocate for university students, faculty, and staff in their search for better outpatient mental health care. By focusing on providing care that is consistently accessible, affordable, inclusive and specialized to university communities, Acacia Counseling and Wellness has become the leading provider of university mental health with seven brick and mortars, and an exclusive telehealth branch serving California and Minnesota.

At Acacia, we are committed to building a culture where amazing people (like you!) can do their best work. If you’re ready to put your passion in action, grow your career and help to develop and encourage our university communities, you’ve come to the right place.

Position Overview
Acacia is a diverse team of therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners dedicated to the care we provide and we are looking to grow our team! We are seeking Psychiatrists who value and support collaboration, are passionate about creating inclusive spaces, and would like to be a part of Acacia’s journey towards re-imagining college mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing
- Support patients by evaluating biopsychosocial conditions
- Develop and implement treatment plans
- Prescribe appropriate psychotropic medications
- Monitor and evaluate treatment results
- Document symptoms, medications and treatment events
- Work closely with Acacia therapists

Education & Licensure
- Unrestricted Medical License in good standing with the state in which services are provided
- Current DEA permit
- Be physically located in the states in which you are licensed and services are rendered

We Are Looking For People Who Are…
- Passionate about providing mental health services to college communities
- Inclusive and able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
- Supportive, team-oriented and collaborative
- Growth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and development in their practice
- Experienced with multiculturalism
- Ability to provide services in languages other than English is a bonus! (Spanish, Mandarin, etc.)

Full-time Benefits:
- Health, Dental and Vision insurance offerings
- Retirement plan with 3% match
- Paid Vacation and Sick time
- Paid professional development hours
- 10 paid company holidays per year

Full-time / Part-time

Compensation
Varies dependent upon full- or part-time employment; Salary + Benefits

How To Apply
To apply, simply click on the link and follow the steps. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to our team!

https://careers-acaciacw.icims.com/jobs/2095/psychiatrist/job

Psychiatric Mental Health NP at Acacia Counseling and Wellness

**Due to Covid-19. this position will start remotely with opportunity to go back into the office once conditions are safer.**

Position Available: We have part time and full time employment opportunities available

Acacia Counseling and Wellness was founded in 2014 with a mission to advocate for university students, faculty, and staff in their search for better outpatient mental health care. By focusing on providing care that is consistently accessible, affordable, inclusive and specialized to university communities, Acacia Counseling and Wellness has become the leading provider of university mental health with seven brick and mortars, and an exclusive telehealth branch serving California and Minnesota.

At Acacia, we are committed to building a culture where amazing people (like you!) can do their best work. If you’re ready to put your passion in action, grow your career and help to develop and encourage our university communities, you’ve come to the right place.

Position Overview
Acacia is a diverse team of therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners dedicated to the care we provide and we are looking to grow our team! We are seeking Psychiatric Mental Health NPs who value and support collaboration, are passionate about creating inclusive spaces, and would like to be a part of Acacia’s journey towards re-imagining college mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing
- Support patients by evaluating biopsychosocial conditions
- Develop and implement treatment plans
- Prescribe appropriate psychotropic medications
- Monitor and evaluate treatment results
- Document symptoms, medications and treatment events
- Work closely with Acacia therapists

Education & Licensure
- Unrestricted Medical License in good standing with the state in which services are provided
- Be physically located in the states in which you are licensed and services are rendered

We Are Looking For People Who Are…
- Passionate about providing mental health services to college communities
- Inclusive and able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
- Supportive, team-oriented and collaborative
- Growth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and development in their practice
- Experienced with multiculturalism
- Ability to provide services in languages other than English is a bonus! (Spanish, Mandarin, etc.)

Full-time Benefits:
- Health, Dental and Vision insurance offerings
- Retirement plan with 3% match
- Paid Vacation and Sick time
- Paid professional development hours
- 10 paid company holidays per year

Full-time / Part-time

Compensation
Varies dependent upon full- or part-time employment; Salary + Benefits

How To Apply
To apply, simply click on the link and follow the steps. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to our team!

https://careers-acaciacw.icims.com/jobs/2093/psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner---college-student-mental-health/job

Licensed Clinical Therapist / Psychologist at Acacia Counseling and Wellness

**Due to Covid 19, our opportunities will start remotely. Once we reopen the office, the Director will coordinate with employees to create a plan for going back into the office**

Acacia Counseling and Wellness was founded in 2014 with a mission to advocate for university students, faculty, and staff in their search for better outpatient mental health care. By focusing on providing care that is consistently accessible, affordable, inclusive and specialized to university communities, Acacia Counseling and Wellness has become the leading provider of university mental health with seven brick and mortars, and an exclusive telehealth branch serving California and Minnesota.

At Acacia, we are committed to building a culture where amazing people (like you!) can do their best work. If you’re ready to put your passion in action, grow your career and help to develop and encourage our university communities, you’ve come to the right place.

Position Overview
Acacia is a diverse team of therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners dedicated to the care we provide and we are looking to grow our team! We are seeking therapists who value and support collaboration, are passionate about creating inclusive spaces, and would like to be a part of Acacia’s journey towards re-imagining college mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing
- Provide individual, couples, and/or group therapy
- Develop, implement and review treatment plans
- Complete treatment documentation and charge slips in a timely manner in compliance with clinical and state requirements
- Collaborate with Director and clinical team to provide quality care for all clients
- Attend weekly staff meetings

Education & Licensure
- Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited graduate institution
- Licensed LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD, or PhD in good standing with the state in which services are provided
- Be physically located in the states in which you are licensed and services are rendered

We Are Looking For People Who Are…
- Passionate about providing mental health services to college communities
- Inclusive and able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
- Supportive, team-oriented and collaborative
- Growth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and development in their practice
- Experienced with multiculturalism
- Ability to provide services in languages other than English is a bonus! (Spanish, Mandarin, etc.)

Important Details
This is an exempt, full-time opportunity

Benefits:
- Health, Dental and Vision insurance offerings
- Retirement plan with 3% match
- Paid Vacation and Sick time
- Paid professional development hours
- 10 paid company holidays per year
- Professional Liability Insurance

Full-time

Compensation
Salary + Full-time benefits, see job description for more information

How To Apply
Simply click on this link and follow the steps! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to our team!

https://careers-acaciacw.icims.com/jobs/2128/licensed-clinical-therapist-%28-full-time-%29/job

Licensed Clinical Therapist / Psychologist at Acacia Counseling and Wellness

**Due to Covid 19, our opportunities will start remotely. Once we reopen the office, the Director will coordinate with employees to create a plan for going back into the office**

Acacia Counseling and Wellness was founded in 2014 with a mission to advocate for university students, faculty, and staff in their search for better outpatient mental health care. By focusing on providing care that is consistently accessible, affordable, inclusive and specialized to university communities, Acacia Counseling and Wellness has become the leading provider of university mental health with seven brick and mortars, and an exclusive telehealth branch serving California and Minnesota.

At Acacia, we are committed to building a culture where amazing people (like you!) can do their best work. If you’re ready to put your passion in action, grow your career and help to develop and encourage our university communities, you’ve come to the right place.

Position Overview
Acacia is a diverse team of therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners dedicated to the care we provide and we are looking to grow our team! We are seeking therapists who value and support collaboration, are passionate about creating inclusive spaces, and would like to be a part of Acacia’s journey towards re-imagining college mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing
- Provide individual, couples, and/or group therapy
- Develop, implement and review treatment plans
- Complete treatment documentation and charge slips in a timely manner in compliance with clinical and state requirements
- Collaborate with Director and clinical team to provide quality care for all clients
- Attend weekly staff meetings

Education & Licensure
- Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited graduate institution
- Licensed LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD, or PhD in good standing with the state in which services are provided
- Be physically located in the states in which you are licensed and services are rendered

We Are Looking For People Who Are…
- Passionate about providing mental health services to college communities
- Inclusive and able to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
- Supportive, team-oriented and collaborative
- Growth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and development in their practice
- Experienced with multiculturalism
- Ability to provide services in languages other than English is a bonus! (Spanish, Mandarin, etc.)

Part-time

Compensation
2 - 3 days, Part Time role; Salary + Part-time benefits

How To Apply
Simply click on this link and follow the steps! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to our team!

https://careers-acaciacw.icims.com/jobs/2122/licensed-clinical-therapist-%28-part-time-%29/job

Pastry Chef/ Kitchen Manager at The Penny Ice Creamery

The Penny Ice Creamery is the only ice cream shop in Santa Cruz making small batches of delicious ice cream completely from scratch in house. The flavors change with the seasons, and feature locally farmed and organic ingredients. The Penny Ice Creamery serves kids, friends, and families in Downtown Santa Cruz.

The Pastry Chef/ Kitchen Manager for The Penny Ice Creamery oversees the creation of amazing ice cream, frozen confections and a variety of sweets from scratch while overseeing all kitchen operations and managing kitchen staff. They collaborate with owner Kendra Baker on menu, recipe development and execution of ice cream and confections.

Do you have the following skills?

-Leadership
-Organization
-Planning
-Teamwork
-Coaching
-Performance Management
-Fiscal Responsibility

If so, then you may be the person we are looking for. Specific duties include:

Production Duties:

- Become a licensed Pasteurizer
- Produce fresh and delicious ice cream, sorbet, baked goods and confections (including: wide array of confections for each flavor, specials and toppings, including homemade chocolate and caramel sauces, cookies, balsamic reduction, fruit syrups, lemon curd, fruit compotes, meringue, homemade marshmallows, etc.) each day to ensure the completion of all production for The Penny.
- Maintain inventory and ordering systems to produce what's needed each day.
- Oversee ordering of all ingredients needed for production, utilizing ingredients from local farms and artisans with organic and sustainable principles.
- Maintain, improve and develop kitchen systems.
- Ongoing cost of goods analysis.
- Detailed recipe and systems documentation.
- Communicate relevant information to the front of the house in an effective and friendly manner.
- Follow health, safety and sanitation guidelines with care.
- Keep kitchen areas inviting, clean, and organized.

Management of Employees:

- Assist in determining labor needs and the scheduling for The Penny Kitchen.
- Ongoing labor cost analysis.
- Assist in interviewing and hiring employees and interns to execute the kitchen operations.
- Development of training systems and implementation.
- Ability to manage support staff's time effectively
- Ability to effectively lead a team while maintaining production of the inventory for The Penny Ice Creamery.

General Management Duties:

- Represent the business including: Know, understand, and be able to communicate in an approachable and accessible manner all aspects of the business; understand aesthetics and company philosophy; and maintain a professional presence.
- Support all operations including: Troubleshooting problems with customers, logistics, and infrastructure; assist with special events both within and away (conventions, etc.) from the shop.
- Systems including: refining and improving systems on an ongoing basis, developing new systems as needed. Creating and maintaining system documentation.
- Update job knowledge particularly as related to the farming community by participating in educational opportunities; reading relevant publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional events and organizations.
- Bring new ideas, initiatives, projects, suggestions, and constructive criticisms to senior management.

Perks:
Competitive Compensation
Constant Opportunities for Advancement
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Full Time employees
Company Outings & Gatherings
Discounts at Select Local Businesses
Paid Time Off

The Penny Ice Creamery complies with all Orders Of The Health Officer Of The City Of Santa Cruz, as well as the Santa Cruz County Public Health COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan.

At The Glass Jar, Inc. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Glass Jar, Inc. believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

The Glass Jar, Inc., a Santa Cruz, CA restaurant group, was founded in 2008 with a focus on the nexus of locally sourced food and community. We are the incubator and management company for The Penny Ice Creamery, The Picnic Basket, Snap Taco, and various community events.

Full-time

Compensation
Commensurate based on experience + paid time off

How To Apply
Apply online or email us your resume, professional references, and cover letter to jobs@theglassjar.com.

https://hire.wheniwork.com/jobs/theglassjar/b5cbdbf4-1452-4830-a40f-c3b7bd7de43c

Kitchen Manager at Snap Taco

Santa Cruz Restaurant Snap Taco is seeking a hands-on Kitchen Manager dedicated to our primary mission of dishing out delicious, creative, and ethically-sourced food to the community.

Oh Snap!

After a temporary closure due to renovations, Snap Taco is eagerly anticipating its grand reopening. We're looking forward to a bustling Spring and Summer, and we can't wait to get started with you, our new Kitchen Manager!

Snap Taco is a festive taco spot bringing quick and tasty eats and drinks to the people. Inspired by flavors found on planet earth, we're turning fresh, local and sustainable ingredients into new school tacos. Great for a quick bite, a gathering with friends or the whole family. Our mantra: Eat tacos, be happy.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
-Ensures the best possible experience for our guests by managing the kitchen team and kitchen operations
-Coordinates service between front of house and back of house
-Coordinates with company ownership and front of house manager to ensure business success
-Maintains and fosters professional ongoing relationships with our guests, vendors and members of the community in a manner that reflects the vision of the business.
-Fills in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
-Continually strives to develop your staff in all areas of personal and professional development.
-Contributes new ideas, initiatives, projects, suggestions, and constructive criticisms
-Must be flexible and available nights, weekends and holidays

Perks:
Competitive Compensation
Constant Opportunities for Advancement
Company Outings & Gatherings
Discounts at Select Local Businesses
Paid Time Off
Tacos!

Snap Taco is owned by People and Food, LLC. and is operated by The Glass Jar, Inc., a stable and growing farm-to-table restaurant group based in Santa Cruz, CA.

Snap Taco complies with all Orders Of The Health Officer Of The City Of Santa Cruz, as well as the Santa Cruz County Public Health COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan.

At Snap Taco, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Snap Taco believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Full-time

Compensation
$55,000 - $70,000 per year salary, paid time off

How To Apply
Apply online!

https://hire.wheniwork.com/jobs/theglassjar/df3d1736-2c54-41c9-90d8-eaec31bb3b2e

Snap Hand (Counter & Kitchen) at Snap Taco

Oh Snap! It's taco time!

Snap Taco is our festive taco spot located in Downtown Santa Cruz, bringing quick and tasty eats and drinks to the people. We're inspired by flavors found on planet earth, turning fresh, local and sustainable ingredients into new school tacos.

Great for a quick bite, a gathering with friends or the whole family.

We operate a full bar program with clever cocktails and other inventive beverages for all ages. We aim to be fast, but we are not fast food. We're focused on making the experience fun and welcoming for everyone.

Our mantra: Eat tacos, be happy.

Snap Hands are responsible for the daily operations of Snap Taco. The Snap Hand is friendly, welcoming and energetic. A Snap Hand develops an intimate knowledge of our business practices, recipes, sourcing selections and seasonal ingredients; ensures that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations uphold our commitment to quality and timeliness. Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized workspace at all times. Uses proper food-handling techniques to guarantee an excellent customer experience.

Qualifications of a Snap Hand:
-Experience in a high volume establishment ($2000+ sales/shift)
-Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and succeed in a fast paced environment
-Desire to work as part of a team
-Ability to communicate effectively about locally sourced foods, beer and wine
-Ability to execute the highest quality service and customer experience
-Flexible, and able to work nights, weekends and holidays

Perks for a Snap Hand:
-Competitive Compensation
-Constant Opportunities for Advancement
-Company Outings & Gatherings
-Discounts at Select Local Businesses
-Shift Meals
-Sick Pay
-Tips

Snap Taco complies with all Orders Of The Health Officer Of The City Of Santa Cruz, as well as the Santa Cruz County Public Health COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan.

At Snap Taco we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Snap Taco believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Part-time

Compensation
starting wage $14.00/hour plus tips

How To Apply
Apply online!

https://hire.wheniwork.com/jobs/theglassjar/11d47bea-28ec-4dce-bfe8-7798fcc4be11

Store Manager/Buyer at Stripe

We are looking for someone to help us lead our team and manage the shop! Ever wonder how products end up in our store? Our buyer and Creative Director take the time to select beautiful and meaningful items that align with the Stripe vision and customer.

We are looking for someone with management experience and knowledge of what it takes to buy for various customer types. If you are interested, please email an intro and your resumé to Anne (anne@stripedesigngroup.com).

Job Description
Store Manager / Buyer
- Lead operations for lifestyle boutique brick & mortar focused on small batch apparel, curated home goods, and high end local and artisanal products.
- Responsible for product strategy, payroll, vendor management and staff recruitment, retention and development.

Buying Responsibilities
- Develop seasonal and annual product strategies for the company, focused on increasing overall productivity with a focus on introducing new brands/products. Analyze sales history and reports to identify trends and successful products
- Attend trade shows, in person vendor meetings and online formats to book pre season apparel, jewelry and accessories assortment.
- Manage assortment across multiple categories including women’s apparel & accessories, home goods, upscale vintage furniture and local artwork from top line strategy to the cc level.
- Create successful collaborations with California based designers across apparel, accessories, and home goods to build private label styles (e.g. high-end leather goods, artisanal blankets, small batch prints).
- Build and manage successful vendor relationships from large national companies to local artists and designers
- Analyze day to day financial position to appropriately buy in season replenishment.
- Assist in curating the vintage collections for sale and on display in both stores alongside the owner

Administration Responsibilities:
- In charge of day-to-day financial responsibilities of the retail operation including constant communication with financial director, organizing all outstanding administrative and product bills
- Run payroll and coordinate with our accountant regarding all business taxes and legal documentation for employees
- Maintain appropriate levels of store supplies and manage ordering all back of house needs
- Create monthly employee schedules on web based scheduling software. Manage employee schedule and time off requests
- Meet with the leadership team and owner weekly to discuss new ideas & initiatives, concerns of team members, financial forecasts, upcoming events and promotions
- Train and onboard all new team members in the ways of the store from systems and tasks to demeanor. Support the professional growth and development of staff
- Set weekly and monthly sales goals and allocate store credit when goals are achieved
- Receive all merchandise into the POS system

Creative Direction:
- Participate in collaborative meetings to plan store displays and themes in advance of a 12 month season
- Assist Visual Merchandiser in implementing displays successfully
- Collaborate with Marketing Director to ensure that our social media presence reflects our stores and our mission statement
- Partner with Marketing Director in event planning and execution
- Curate and coordinate First Friday Art Shows

Online Store
- Ensure the floor staff is fulfilling online store orders daily
- Coordinate with the Online Store Manager to update the online store weekly with new products and promotions

Full-time

Compensation
Depends on Experience

How To Apply
Please email an intro about yourself plus your resumé to Anne, anne@stripedesigngroup.com

https://www.stripedesigngroup.com/pages/were-hiring

Marketing Lead at The Glass Jar, Inc.

The Glass Jar, a Santa Cruz restaurant family, is seeking a motivated and style minded Marketing Lead to support the marketing for our managed businesses including The Penny Ice Creamery, The Picnic Basket, Snap Taco, catering and events. The Marketing Lead will develop a well rounded understanding of The Glass Jar’s mission, values and operations and use this understanding to communicate our value proposition to our audience. They help create and deliver a stylishly curated picture of our businesses to the public and help coordinate the interactions of our businesses in the public space. This position works closely with ownership and management but also has a significant degree of autonomy and self-direction.

Areas of influence and responsibility include but are not limited to:

Brand maintenance (keeping things fresh and spiffy)
Engagement through social media, email marketing, blogging, etc,
Stories and reporting (bringing forward less visible aspects of the business)
Promoting our partnerships and collaborative initiatives
Review management including countering negative narratives and fostering positive ones
Evaluating new opportunities and keeping our company ahead of the marketing curve

Required Experience & Skills

Experience developing Social Media content / portfolio of prior work
Strong graphic design skills and short form video creation experience
Experience generating digital newsletters on platforms like Constant Contact, Mailchimp or similar
Experience with Google Workspace
Experience leading multi-stakeholder marketing programs and developing related materials
Ability to deliver regular content on a timely basis without oversight
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Administrative skills and ability to manage budgets
Acute attention to detail
Able to work well in dynamic teams

Part-time (10-15 hours/week)
Mix of on-site and remote work (video/photo content gathering/creation, meetings and events require physical attendance)

Compensation
$27.50/hr

How To Apply
To apply, please email your cover letter, including why you are interested in this position and a few examples of your social media and/or marketing work, along with your resume or CV to jobs@theglassjar.com with the subject line, “Marketing Lead Application.”


At The Glass Jar, Inc. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Glass Jar, Inc. believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Part-time

Compensation
$27.50/hr

How To Apply
To apply, please email your cover letter, including why you are interested in this position and a few examples of your social media and/or marketing work, along with your resume or CV to jobs@theglassjar.com with the subject line, “Marketing Lead Application.”

Keyholder/Sales Associate at Super Silver

Super Silver is a locally owned business that has been a staple of Downtown Santa Cruz for over 20 years! We specialize in unique sterling silver jewelry in a wide range of styles. We are seeking a friendly, extroverted salesperson who can become one of our valuable Keyholders. We are hoping to find someone who is comfortable working at all 3 locations.

Responsibilities/Duties:

Greeting customers in a friendly and timely manner.
Engaging with customers by suggesting products and informing them of all relevant sales
Achieving established sales goals/incentives
Directing customers to merchandise within the store
Pricing/Sales knowledge
Product/Stone knowledge
Completing projects and communicating progress with shift Manager/Lead and leaving thorough documentation to convey instructions/progress.
Theft prevention, store awareness, and communicating theft issues with Manager/Lead
Maintaining store cleanliness and sanitation (COVID19 compliance)
Maintaining jewelry cleanliness and display appearances
Setting up and/or working the sidewalk sales that occur
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JOB REQUIREMENTS:

- Willing to work at multiple locations within Santa Cruz County. We have locations in downtown Santa Cruz, the Capitola Mall, and in the Capitola Village.

- Reliable transportation to locations in Santa Cruz and Capitola

- Previous experience with high volume sales

- Previous retail experience

- Previous register and key holding experience a plus, but willing to train

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who loves jewelry and wants to learn about crystals, jewelry and wishes to grow within our company. We value reliability, attention to detail, and a positive attitude!

Super Silver takes COVID19 safety extremely seriously and we have strict protocols regarding customer and employee safety. We require all employees to wear a mask for the entirety of their shift.

REFERENCES ARE REQUIRED- applicants without references will not be considered
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Full-time

Compensation
$14-$16 hour

How To Apply
Bring a resume in person to 1301 Pacific Ave - Santa Cruz CA 95060 or send us an email @ supersilversantacruzhiring@gmail.com

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Compensation
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