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We're hiring! Woo! If you're interested in toys, art, tech, business, the internet, or just really like cute things then this might be the place for you!

Current openings:

Pop-Up Retail Associate/Keyholder Positions

  • New York City, NY (Bryant Park Holiday Market)
  • Oak Brook, IL (Oakbrook Center)
  • Chicago, IL (Water Tower Place)

Squishable is opening three holiday pop-up shops this season: two in the Chicago area (Oakbrook Center & Water Tower Place) and one in New York City (Bryant Park Holiday Market).

We are an established indie plush toy company and are seeking an enthusiastic team to staff our stores. We are looking for experienced Sales Associates to staff our stores through Dec. 31st.

  • Set and maintain exceptional brand and operational standards within the store
  • Perform all POS transactions in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Engage with customers and create a fun and memorable environment within the store
  • Process inbound deliveries
  • Maintain efficient organization of inventory and ensure that all merchandise is displayed correctly as per brand visual guidelines
  • Assist with the initial set-up and daily opening/closing of the store
  • Foster a passion for and willingness to become Squishable ambassadors—to learn about our unique products and the communication skills to translate that into the highest level of customer service
  • At least 18 years old
  • Open/fairly open availability from October 2nd to December 31st
  • Previous retail experience, preferably in a pop-up, promotional or boutique environment
  • Flexibility to work both evenings and weekends
  • Familiarity with Square or similar POS system preferred
  • Polished and Professional appearance
  • Available to work Black Friday, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve preferred
  • Ability to lift cartons up to 20 lbs.
Role: Temporary, up to 40 hrs/wk

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to HireMe@squishable.com.

Fall 2018 Business Intern
Location: New York City, Chelsea

We are seeking a Business Analyst Intern to assist in handling research and analysis tasks. There will be a lot of online research, as well as financial/sales modeling and general strategy. You will also work with potential partners such as suppliers, distributors and representatives. This is by far our busiest season, so there will be plenty for you to do with all facets of the business.

This is a Fall internship position. We are flexible with start and end dates. Hours are part-time, in the range of 12-16 hours per week, and hey, it's paid!

Requirements (Have to haves)

  • Interest in how a growing online-based business grows and reaches retail and wholesale consumers.
  • Familiarity with standard office processes and tasks, like filing, sorting, data entry and carrying six cups of coffee at once.
  • A knack for online research
  • Fluent in Excel, including VLookup and pivot tables
  • Bonus: if you know a big about online advertising and Google Analytics

To Apply:

Email the following items to HireMe@Squishable.com:

  • A cover letter explaining why you wanna work here.
  • A resume!

Fall 2018 Art Intern!
Location: New York City, NY
Timespan: October-December, two days a week

Squishable is pretty darn graphics intensive. The website, mobile site, marketing, photography, the Squishies themselves...there's a whole lot of art going on 'round here. We need someone who really knows their graphic design software, with experience in illustration or cartooning, and social media! Photography is also a big plus. If you're super organized and efficient, with good ideas, and can carry five cups of coffee at a time, this is the position for you! It's part time, 2 days during the week, at least one of which is a Friday, and hey, you get paid! No toy design experience necessary, but extreme-excessive-borderline-pathological attention to detail is. Ability to stay calm in the face of insanity is a big plus.

Requirements (Have-to-have's)

  • Absolutely fluent knowledge of Photoshop. Show us you can use it for graphic design, photo manipulation, and digital illustration.
  • Ability to draw and ink digitally with with a tablet and stylus (without the need to sketch and scan)
  • Working knowledge of imagery for digital and print (resolution, CMYK/RGB, etc.)
  • Skill with photography. We do a LOT of picture taking around here.
  • Illustration or cartooning experience. Show us a fun but precise style, with lots of emotion and cute.
  • Meme-savvy. This is a position for someone who sneezes lolcats.
  • Social media expert - someone who really knows their Tumblr, Instagram, etc.
  • HTML and web coding experience.
  • Experience working with a CMS, like Wordpress.

To Apply:

Email the following items to HireMe@Squishable.com:

  • A cover letter explaining why oh why you wanna work here.
  • Links to your Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and any other social media you're active on.
  • A link to your online portfolio.
  • A resume.

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