Work with Us

We are currently hiring for a Production Assistant.
This person will help us with pre- and post-production in the studio, inventory, preparing goods for the sales floor, creating kits and shop displays, weighing dyes, shipping, responding to customers emails, and working in the shop helping customers when it is open. This is a unique opportunity to be surrounded by soft and colorful yarn and fabric!

You are a detail-oriented person who wants experience working with naturally-dyed goods and supporting a studio and shop.

This position is for approximately 25-40 hours per week.
Location: In person at our studio in Oakland, California
Preferred hours: Currently, the shop is open Saturdays from 11am-3pm so this day and time would be required. More hours on Saturday, and weekdays to be discussed.

Essential Functions

+ Be an avid maker and someone who is up to date on current trends.
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Knowing how-to knit is preferred.
+ Frequently moves moderate to heavy boxes approximately 40lbs - eg. receiving shipments at door and moving boxes to access products in storage.
+ Manual dexterity, use of hands and fingers for handling thread, yarn, fabric, and tools, this includes tying yarn, skeining yarn, labeling, cutting fabric accurately.
+ Frequently positions self to access products for production and customers that are on the floor, in tall shelving, behind or below other items, including outside patio on dry line. This includes ascending and descending a ladder and step stool to collect items in shelving.
+ Familiar with (or aren't afraid to learn) Shipstation, Shopify, Quickbooks, Google Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Slack, and other cloud-based platforms.

Send Resume & Cover Letter (in the body of your email) including:

+ Why you want to work at Verb.
+ Three words you would use to describe Verb.
+ A project you made recently that you enjoyed and tell us why.
+ Tell us about a book, tv show, or food you recently enjoyed.

To apply, send the following to Kristine@averbforkeepingwarm.com

We look forward to hearing from you!