Help Wanted

Derry, NH, Thursday 2pm to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm, and Sunday 10am to 5pm

You must be 21 years or older to work in the store.

You must be a happy, positive person who enjoys interacting with customers. You must be self-motivated. You must be punctual.

Your primary work responsibility is helping customers and selling. You will be working in the front room as well as the back room. Helping and selling is number one.

When customers are not in the store, the store needs to be cleaned and neatened. We have a lot of glass that needs to be clean. Clothes need to be straightened, Displays should be changed periodically. You may help tag new merchandise and display that merchandise. You may be asked to count merchandise. You need to be able to bend, twist, and lift up to 50 pounds. These are examples of the kinds of things you will be doing. Even though this sounds like a lot, it really doesn’t typically take your entire day to do these things. As long as your work is done you can craft, read, dance, surf (the web), whatever. However, it is important to us that you understand that our work comes first. When a customer comes in the phone is put down and 100% of your attention will be focused on the customer.

Interest and knowledge or the desire to learn about our products is required. We sell a lot of different gemstones. Learning their names and learning to recognize them is not only a lot of fun, but important to us. Lots of customers are interested in knowing “what the stone is good for”. We wrote our own book that covers this information. The information can also be looked up online easily. Personal knowledge of the back room is not required. However, the desire to learn what the products are, what they are for, etc. is very important.

We are currently open Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm. On Sunday we are open 10am to 5pm. We desire to reopen on Monday and Tuesday. We are looking for someone who will work Thursday from 2pm to 6pm, Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Opening the store on time is very important to us, as is keeping the store open until close time. We may stay open an extra hour around the holidays.

You will be working independently most of the time. This does not mean you are alone. We use electronic communication to communicate between all employees and owners. One or both of the owners will drop in regularly.

We offer a generous discount to employees. We provide direct deposit. We provide access to your payroll records. We do have a handbook which describes all expectations, benefits, etc. We are offering $15/hr. to start.

We understand that this is not a life sustaining job. We envision that this is a really good job for a young person trying to get some good experience and trying to prove that they are reliable and responsible. The job is basically what has been described, however there are more learning opportunities available for the right person. We happily provide good references for good employees. This job may also be just the thing for an older person getting close to retirement or in retirement.