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Audrey Plank

Riverwalk Retail Assistant at Independent Shop Neighborly (18-30 hrs/wk)

Part-time, Temporary Riverwalk Retail Assistant (18 + hrs/wk)

This is a paid hourly position to start as soon as possible through late October at Neighborly's Chicago Riverwalk location, with the option to transition to our brick and mortar shop for the holiday season through the end of the year. The retail assistant is an integral asset to our small team and will work independently to staff our Riverwalk location. Please note this location is outdoors, but under cover (and stays cool with lake breezes).

Besides providing excellent customer service, they will have the important task of representing Neighborly and sharing the shop's story, as well as acting as an ambassador for the City of Chicago to a variety of visitors from longtime, local residents to tourists from around the world.

The following schedule is proposed, with certain shifts required:

Wed 11a-7p or Thu 11a-7p

Fri 3:30-8p (required)

Sat 9:45a-3p (required)

Additional hours may be available if desired.

The ideal person for this position:

> has a demonstrated interest in independently made products and/or the arts

> has a great attitude, especially when providing customer service

> is organized and pays attention to details

> is comfortable being outdoors (under cover) in all the types of weather that Chicago presents from May-October

> preferably has lived in the city of Chicago for at least two years

To apply

Please no calls or drop-ins. Email your résumé and a short note about why you want to work at Neighborly to getajob [at] neighborlyshop [dot] com.

*Accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago