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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS:

Sales Associate/Shipping & Receiving at Dedham location:

Excited about a part-time position that promotes beautifully designed, quality goods for the home & whole family?  Are you outgoing with a desire to work with a small and growing family-owned business? Boston General Store is looking for someone to fill a Sales and Shipping/Receiving position. Fridays 10-6, Saturdays 10-5 & Sundays 11-5.  

Qualifications:
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent
  • Effective communication skills, being open to feedback and the ability to act on it
  • Self motivated and thrive in fast paced environments
  • Help keep our shop neat & tidy including light cleaning
  • Ability to lift/move up to 40 lbs
  • Available to work weekends
 
As a member of the BGS team, you will assist with:

Shipping & Receiving:
  • Package items, print labels, weigh packages, and determine appropriate postage.
  • Track inventory levels and maintain accuracy.
  • Check customer service emails in regard to online orders and pick appropriate routes to handle issues
  • Arrange pickups for both UPS and USPS
  • Act as the liaison between all shipping companies regarding lost packages and customer service

Sales:
  • Be the first friendly face our loyal customers meet
  • Build rapport through conversation and honest recommendations.
  • Help customers select products based on their needs
  • Complete efficient register transactions through our POS system
  • Help keep our shop stocked and clean 
  
Who We Are:
Founded in 2013, Boston General Store was created as a tribute to our founder’s grandmother, who had a passion for all things well-made and a dedication to using and reusing things as long as possible. This family business has grown to include two locations (Brookline & Dedham, MA) and takes great pride in the many special relationships we have built over the years with our makers (local, domestic & international), loyal customers & even our hardworking delivery drivers. 
 
What sets BGS apart from other employers?
  • We are a family owned business that promotes a supportive, collaborative work environment 
  • We are covid safe in that we require all employees and customers to wear a face covering and limit shop capacity.
  • The shop is beautifully curated and located in historic Dedham Square. This traditional New England town center has historic architecture, many other family-owned restaurants and a farmer’s market in the summer time.
  • We value community involvement including food drives, military discounts & participating on town boards.
 
Boston General Store believes that diversity stimulates a creative environment and looks to employ people with different backgrounds. We’re committed to working with people solely based on their ability to contribute to the shop’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. 
 
To apply or learn more, email ashlee@bostongeneralstore.com

 
For job opportunities at our Coolidge Corner location, send resumes and inquiries to kyle@bostongeneralstore.com

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