Job Opportunities

November 8, 2023
Retail Shift Lead

The Old Yew Plant Shop is seeking a full time Retail Shift Lead with proven experience to help us as our business expands to multiple retail and warehouse locations.

Job Qualifications/Requirements

  • 2+ years key holder experience in retail, foodservice, or sales required
  • Experience assisting clients in-person, over the phone and via email required
  • Experience working with private clients and experience in a high-end or luxury service setting preferred
  • Experience with plants preferred but not absolutely necessary. We’ll teach you everything you need to know, but don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! 
  • Ability to work at least one weekend day required
  • Flexibility to work at both our Horatio Street and W 19th Street retail locations
  • Positive, no-job-is-too-small attitude

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Open and close the store daily, key holder responsibilities
  • Assist walk-in customers as they shop and answer general questions related to plants, plant care, or plant design 
  • Oversee daily retail operations, work in tandem with Retail Manager and Associates to ensure successful and smooth retail operation of the store at which you are situated
  • Delegate shop responsibilities as needs arise, be comfortable tasking and overseeing other associates
  • Pack & ship online and local delivery orders as needed
  • Maintain shop & houseplant help email so no email goes unanswered
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the shop, restock inventory as needed
  • Serve as a steward and representative of our brand

This is a full-time position averaging 40 hours per week. Start date ASAP.