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Working at The SweetSide

Sales Associate

We are looking for a Sales Associate to facilitate the growth and help lead the success of the team.

You will be energetic and ready for this fast-paced industry. Your opportunity is to proactively grow revenue from existing clients and leverage your creativity, know-how and energy to win new business.

You will be the person who understands client's needs and provides feedback to the team. Reporting directly to the owner and manager, you will be the liaison to the production team in order to meet client's expectations.

You will be a key player in our marketing communications stream. Given provided material, you will post and assist in managing our social media, monthly emails and blog, etc. You will also assist in planning logistics and brainstorming on marketing opportunities.


You will be responsible for:
- Provide guidance to clients on creating cake and dessert orders (including wedding cakes, our signature line, custom cakes, corporate etc). This includes email, phone calls and walk-in. Training will be provided.
- Converting new customers to return clients
- Set and achieve sales and marketing goals with manager
- Maintain strong product knowledge with an ability to tailor products to client needs
- Being organized and pro-active
- Executing on Social Media and Marketing strategies
-Maintaining FOH area including cleanliness, inventory and display (windows, merch area, bakery case, etc)
- Occasionally working trade shows, open houses, special events, tasting events and deliveries.
- Some data entry and management
- Being a true team player with "that's not my job" not being a part of your vocabulary

To be successful you will need:
- A strong creative sense
- Passion for dessert, especially beautiful cakes
- Looking for a long term position. - Very strong customer service skills
- 2 years relevant experience
- Outgoing, personable and well spoken manner
- Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to effectively work autonomously and as part of the team
- Ability to adapt to new software and technology
- Artistically inclined is a strong plus
- The ability to lift 50lbs
- Drivers license and comfortable driving on all Seattle area roads

Likely Schedule includes
Tuesday - Saturday. Roughly 30 hours per week to start with a likelihood of nearing 40 for the right employee. $17-20 an hour (includes our tip share program)

If interested, please send a brief intro email along with your resume! Thanks, cant wait to hear from you!

 

PART TIME DECORATOR:
You will be energetic and ready for this fast paced industry. Your role is to creatively execute existing cake designs as well as dream up new ones!

You will own a portion of our cake decorating process from stacking, filling, icing, decorating and packaging. Reporting directly to the Back of House Manager, will work well on a team with other decorators and bakers. You will be integral to kitchen production, our ability to turn a profit and ensuring that we meet or exceed client's expectations.

You will be responsible for:
- Stacking, icing, decorating and packaging cakes
- Managing time extremely well, and learning to always be improving in efficiency
- Icing and decorating MANY of our Signature and Semi Custom Cakes
- Delivering cakes of all sizes and complexity levels
- Assisting baking team when needed (all kitchen staff participate in this)
- Icing Cupcakes
- Create Fillings & Buttercreams
- Assist BOH Manager in any additional needs

- Delivery of cakes and dessert in and around Seattle. MUST be comfortable driving. We have a vehicle.

To be successful you will need:
- A strong work ethic
- An ability to work and get along with many different types of personalities
- Ability to work quickly and cleanly
- An strong ability to organize lists and multitask
- Passion for beautiful dessert
- Looking for a long term position and willing to commit to a minimum of one year
- 1+ years relevant experience
- Outgoing, personable and well spoken manner
- Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills

-Ability and willingness to drive on Seattle area roads for deliveries (MANDATORY)
- Ability to adapt to new software and technology
- The ability to lift 50lbs
- Drivers license and comfortable driving on all Seattle area roads

Likely Schedule:
Tues, Wed, Sat 11am-7pm. 20-35 hours per week. Hourly pay DOE.

 

EMAIL:   TheSweetSide@outlook.com