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Share your talents in a unique environment!

We are a family-owned business that is passionate about sharing natural skincare products with Columbus and the world! You will be joining a small team (currently 4 FT and 2 PT associates) where you will play a critical role, in a casual, relaxed atmosphere that is open and welcoming. You will be working at our retail and production space located at 1166 W 5th Ave in Columbus. In addition to in-store and online sales, we wholesale to retailers such as Whole Foods Market and, we sell foaming soap and dispensers to restaurants, bars and other venues who use them in their restrooms and kitchens. Currently, our retail store hours are Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm, Sat 10am - 2pm and closed Sunday.

We are not actively hiring right now, but will have opportunity to add part-time production and sales associates in the coming months. If you are interested in letting us know about your interest, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@GlennAveSoap.com and tell us about what you are looking for (type of work, hours/schedule, etc.) and let us know why you are a good fit to join us. It would also be nice in these Covid times if you can use Facebook Messenger, Instagram DM, email or another way to send us a super short (~30 second) video introduction of yourself. Nothing fancy, just let us see your energy, poise and enthusiasm. Thanks!

RETAIL SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE

ROLE: This role is involved with operating our retail store and front-end operations. You’ll be on your feet and moving much of the day, shifting attention between customers and tasks. Key functions include greeting and educating customers, completing retail sales, managing merchandising, decor and signage, organizing and stocking shelves, answering customer calls and emails. You’ll print, pack and fulfill web and in-store pickup orders and put your eye-hand coordination to work with production activities such as labeling, boxing, etc. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in advertising, promotion, social media and new product development. 

FIT: The right person for this role has an outgoing personality, day-long positive energy and the ability to delight customers with your interactions. Maturity, self-motivation and a sense of style to take on ownership of this part of the business and make it your own. Be dependable and show up when scheduled. Ability to work occasional weekend days. Basic computer skills. A compatible philosophy and passion for health, wellness and the environment.

GOOD TO HAVE (but not imperative): Knowledge and experience with natural products, ingredients, essential oils, skin care. Retail, customer service or other selling experience. 

GOOD TO KNOW: We have fun and care for each other, we leave try to leave grumpy and whiny at home. Because we are small and flexible, we are often able to adjust things to support your family and scheduling needs. By the same token, we need you to show up dependably because the person that will cover for you has their own job to do. We are currently not providing benefits. We do enjoy a 40% employee discount and lots of free soap!

PRODUCTION 

ROLE: This is a hands-on, physical job working to produce, bottle, label and package our products. Key functions include operating filling and labeling equipment requiring repetitious hand movements. Disassembling, cleaning and reassembling bottling and other equipment, manually applying product labels and date codes; washing dishes, tools and equipment. We have some flexibility to accommodate the hours for this position, say coming in early or working later in the day or even evening.

FIT: The right person for this role is hard working, has excellent attention to detail and accuracy, good math skills and neat handwriting, good eye-hand coordination, mechanical aptitude and has pride in craftsmanship. They enjoy being physically active and find it rewarding (even calming) to complete repetitive motions for an hour or two at a time. They can be counted on to be dependable and show up when scheduled and have the ability to work occasional weekend days.

GOOD TO KNOW: We have fun and care for each other, we leave try to leave grumpy and whiny at home. Because we are small and flexible, we are often able to adjust things to support your family and scheduling needs. By the same token, we need you to show up dependably because the person that will cover for you has their own job to do. We are currently not providing benefits. We do enjoy a 40% employee discount and lots of free soap!