Feels odd to be posting job positions during a global pandemic and with reduced hours and a reduced team but as the State of Massachusetts begins their phased re-opening, we need to assemble a team that can work together (while socially distanced) and adapt to the inevitable changes to how we operate so brick & mortars thrive.
Part-Time Craft Associate Positions
If you love making things and love to help other folks that love to make things find the perfect fabric/fiber and notions then this could be the position for you! Experience in a retail environment is beneficial because even though we have this really fun and inclusive environment, we still ring up purchases, process payments, and deal with inventory. Knowledge of a variety of fiber crafts is essential - people will need help casting on/off, figuring out how to wind a bobbin, and how to finish a granny square all in the same day. Since March 16, 2020, craft associates have fulfilled online orders (cutting fabric, pulling and winding yarn, selecting thread to match), written cards of support, and packed/shipped/delivered online orders. We continue to process incoming product and merchandise. You can view the full job listing on Hire Culture.
Children's Program Instructor
If you have a background in education or working with children and love sharing your sewing and fiber arts knowledge with young people you should consider applying to be one of our instructors. Our youth day camps are week-long programs focused on sewing, fiber arts, and quilting. Day camp programs begin June 15, 2020, running for ten weeks and ending before the academic school year commences in September. In the fall our kids after-school program meets Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM and Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. gather here offers week long vacation camps throughout the school year. You can view the full job listing on Hire Culture.
Studio Monitor & Sewing Instructor
If you love fixing things and also love sewing machines (sewing isn't required but it sure is a cool skill to have) then apply to be a machine technician. The work schedule is fairly flexible and because we believe really great sewing machines are true investments we take training our technicians very seriously. All gather here technicians must attend Bernina training outside of Chicago to become certified to service and repair Bernina machines. We pay for the week long training, the flight, and accommodations. There are additional trainings to become adept at overlock machines, embroidery machines, and the longarm. You can view the full job listing on Hire Culture.
gather here is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified minorities, women, people with disabilities, and military veterans to apply. We strive every day to be an inclusive space for anyone regardless of race, religion, country of origin, sexual orientation, age, ability, and gender identity. If you have a ravelry or textillia account or if you have a website with examples of your work, please share those links. Please email a cover letter and your resume by June 27, 2020 to be considered.