Building connections and conversations between artists, collectors, and designers.
Est. 2004

1/13/17

Hi! We are looking for a new part time Sales Associate to work 10 hours a week on Thursdays and Sundays with us in our San Francisco shop in the Mission District. Below are things we look for.

At LPP, we are a family and community with both the artists/designers we work with along with our community who supports us. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of this family. We seek out of the box kind of thinkers, someone who has ideas and wants to help make them become a reality. We value and encourage your input. We are more than just a shop, but an organization who has been facilitating opportunities and relationships with artists since 2004. We foster these relationships through interviews, high quality print editions, publishing projects, a residency program, our in house product/clothing line, and other collaborations. We are a super small company and we all do a little bit of everything, but we have big ideas for growth and hope you will be the perfect fit to be a part of it!

What we are looking for:

- Must be able to work Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

- Must have excellent customer service skills. (This one is super important) You are the kind of person who loves talking to people!

- Good at multi-tasking, keeps cool under hectic situations, and can handle a busy store environment.

- Able to handle difficult situations with customers in a calm manner

- Problem-solver and coming up with creative solutions

- Must have some knowledge about contemporary art/design/fashion

- Must be internet savvy. You are the kind of person who is online often, follows a variety of art/ design/ lifestyle/ culture blogs. You are always discovering new artists, designers, the latest trends, shops, etc.You have a Facebook, Twitter and blog that you regularly update.

- Must have some knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator.

- Excellent communication is key both verbal and written and able to take direction easily

- Sense of humor. We all like to laugh a lot, so that is important.

- Able to work alone and take initiative, but also work well with another co-worker.

Job Description:

- Working the floor

- Greeting and helping customers

- Keeping the store properly stocked and merchandised with intention

- Opening and Closing the shop

- Putting new products in the POS system

- Writing blog posts

- Assisting with looking for new products and artists

- Keeping the shop clean (VERY IMPORTANT)

- Assisting on larger projects

- Attention to detail

- Must have a flexible schedule including working holidays, weekends, and covering shifts of other employees.

- Able to do some lifting, kneeling, climbing ladders, and carrying up to 30 lbs

- Able to stand for long periods during a shift as well as walking around the shop

- It is important to be able to work on a computer efficiently

To be considered please email the following:

Please write a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with us at Little Paper Planes. List 10 artists/designers you are currently coveting along with favorite blogs, websites, and everything in between to give us an idea of your aesthetics and if you would be a right fit for us. We will not review an application without the cover letter or or the lists above.

Send the above information and resume to [email protected]

Due to the amount of resumes we receive, we will only contact those applicants who will be selected for an interview.

Looking forward to having you a part of the team!

Little Paper Planes is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

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