We're Hiring!

May 13, 2017

We're Hiring!

We’re Hiring! Sales Associate Wanted.

Blazing Needles is seeking an enthusiastic sales associate to join our team. Our store is a friendly, inclusive gathering place for knitters and other fiber artists of all levels and styles. Our staff is passionate about handcrafts and we greatly enjoy treating our customers to personal, responsive service.

Our ideal candidate is excited to use their retail and service experience to elevate the craft of knitting, crochet, felting, etc. They thrive in a highly collaborative and creative environment, and enjoy building strong customer relationships through advising about, and possible helping with, a variety of projects.  

Our candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • 1-2 years knitting experience
  • 1-2 years retail sales, preferably in a related industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to convey enthusiasm for our merchandise
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Reliable, dependable, and adaptable to frequent interruptions
  • Able to stand on feet for up to 8 hours
  • Able to lift and carry 15-25 lbs up and down stairs

Not necessary, but certainly a plus:

  • Knowledge of yarn, fiber properties, gauge, pattern reading
  • Knowledge of Ravelry
  • If you're already on Ravelry, please include your username
  • Experience with crochet and felting

This part-time position will require 20-25 hours per week.

Send a short cover letter, resume, and a few photos of your knits to to: samuel@blazing-needles.com. Please no phone or in person inquiries. We’re hoping to hire by June 1.