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Open Positions

At Stitch 56, we proudly present some of the most loved sewing products designed by talented creatives, including a large collection of paper patterns by indie/boutique designers from our own Australian shores, as well as from Europe, Canada, the USA, and New Zealand. The largest stockist of Merchant & Mills, we offer a curated selection of their fine fabrics including gorgeous European laundered linens, hand-blocked hand-dyed Indian cottons, and other substrates. We also offer a selection of the ever-delightful Liberty Art Fabrics, and lovely fabrics by Atelier Brunette, Cotton + Steel, and most recently, Cloud9 organic fabrics.

PART-TIME SHOP ASSISTANT

Exciting news! We are looking for a new Shop Assistant to assist with order processing, in-store customer service, and general shop activities.

Our business is all about gorgeous… gorgeous products, gorgeous customer service, gorgeous presentation, gorgeous events, and of course - gorgeous staff.

Over the past year, we've grown considerably, our shop is open now 3 days a week, and we run regular workshops. And now, we're looking to hire a third person. 

About the Position

Although this position will begin as part-time, the role is likely to expand. The successful applicant will be required to fulfil the following:

be available to work part-time, initially 11am to 2pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, with the option of Wednesdays and Thursdays, or expanded hours as required
be available for the odd evening shift for Stitch 56 events, usually Tuesdays or Wednesdays, with the occasional Saturday mornings
work well independently, and equally well as part of a growing team
prepare orders for shipping
process new stock deliveries
general shop maintenance
provide customer service on the phone as well as in-house
take orders to our local post office at the end of each day’s shift

About You

I’m looking for someone who:

loves sewing their own handmade wardrobe, and loves Stitch 56, and can handle fabric well, including cutting straight off the roll
has experience interacting with retail customers, or similar interpersonal positions, showing great people skills, and a strong customer service ethic
has good computer skills
is social media savvy (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
can wrap parcels beautifully
has your own car
is responsible, reliable, and takes their position seriously
has a good sense of humour, is bright, flexible, and enthusiastic
has fabulous, legible, neat handwriting for writing our 'Thank You' notes and addressing orders

This is an urgent requirement, and you must be available to start immediately, or within a week or two. 

To Apply

Please email your resume, including a cover letter addressing each of the points above to express your suitability, to shop[at]stitch56[dot]com

Closing date: Sunday 5 February, 2017
Email enquiries only.
Shortlisted applicants only will be contacted.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Helene