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With more than 1400 businesses located in Downtown Santa Barbara, there are many opportunities to work here. See employment opportunities listed below.

H&M Santa Barbara / Seasonal Sales Advisors

Here’s what’s possible for H&M SEASONAL SALES ADVISORS:

We don’t call them “salespeople” or “sales associates” because that’s not what we do. Our Sales Advisors are here to ensure that our customers enjoy a fantastic shopping experience, whether it’s offering them garment options or answering simple questions such as locating the fitting rooms. Because, in the end, we believe that our clothes will sell themselves. Our customers just need someone to engage them and offer advice, from time to time, to figure out what’s possible for their personal style.

Title: Seasonal Sales Advisor

Function: Sales

Department: Store

Reports to: Department Manager, dotted line to Department Supervisor

Direct Reports: None

Overall Job Function: Optimizes the store´s selling by providing the customers with a pleasant shopping experience, including customers with garment options and direct service.

Job Responsibility including but not limited to:

Customer Service

Provide excellent direct and indirect customer service according to H&M standards and meet the 5 basic demands on the selling floor, in the fitting room and at the cash point
Answer phones courteously and promptly

Job Knowledge

Actively work with garments, including processing, stocking, replenishing, folding, hanging, displaying and merchandising per H&M guidelines, to maximize selling opportunities
Ring on the register, report and handle all required transactions, issue receipts and pack merchandise
Unload delivery truck, receive, open and unpack merchandise and label merchandise with security tags


Execute reductions, price changes, transfers and cash register routines
Utilize established H&M policies and procedures to assist in loss prevention and safety for the store and partner with store management as needed

Team Player

Work effectively with team members to ensure the selling floor, cash point, fitting rooms and stockroom are clean and well maintained per H&M’s store standards
Adhere to H&M values and internal standards policies and procedures contained in the H&M Employee Handbook

Financial Accountability: None

Minimum Candidate Qualifications:

High School graduate or equivalent preferred
6 months of experience in customer service, retail industry preferred
Ability to lift in excess of 20 pounds
Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, stretch, engage in repetitive motions, push, pull and carry items (mannequins, clothing, totes, torsos, etc.) for a short distance
Ability to climb a ladder and use a step stool


Excellent customer service skills
Ability to recognize and execute selling opportunities
Ability and willingness to run a cash register
Good communication and organizational skills
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Ability to take initiative to complete tasks and solve problems
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to manage time and prioritize
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends

Job Status: Nonexempt, Hourly (Part-Time)

EEOC Classification: SLS

Submit your online application here:

The Wine Shepherd / Sales Attendant

Local Business looking for professional, energetic, friendly, smart staff for part-time employment.

Scope of Interest:
Approximately 3 days per week.
Must be 21+
Comfortable with learning POS system
Able to lift 25 lbs
Can be on their feet most of the shift
Understand marketing and social media
Very outgoing and comfortable talking to various people
Able to sell and efficient/effective selling techniques
Happy, intelligent, trustworthy, professional

How To Apply
Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation / Weekend Interpreter

Reports to: Weekend Supervisor with support from Office Manager.

Classification: Part-time (12 hours/week) weekends, holidays, and some evenings.

Scope of position: Weekend Interpreters are responsible for the visitor orientation and weekend activities of El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park and the Casa de la Guerra Historic House Museum. In addition to facilitating the daily operations of these historic sites and museum shops, Weekend Interpreters create informal education experiences for visitors.

Duties and responsibilities:

Daily park and museum operations and maintenance.

Provide welcome and orientation to all visitors.

Provide information on Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation programs and events.

Gift shop and membership sales.

Accurate cash handling and reconciliation.

Conduct interpretive and educational programs, demonstrations, and guided tours.

Assist Staff in creating new interpretive activities.

Opportunities to work special events as available.

Attend all-staff meetings monthly when available.


High school graduation required. Experience in customer service and cash handling required. Interest in informal education, history, and/or museum studies. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Desire to work with museum visitors. High level of initiative and ability to work without constant supervision. Solid organizational and problem-solving skills. Undergraduate or graduate student, or career changer with an emphasis in history, education, museum studies, public history, and/or interpretation preferred. Verbal and/or written fluency in Spanish desirable.

Start Date: Ongoing

Usual Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. holidays and some evenings.

Salary: $10.50/hour, no benefits.

How To Apply
To apply, submit resume to

Italian Pottery Outlet / Sales

Italian Pottery Outlet at 929 State Street - We are looking for a smart, energetic person to work a varied schedule which includes some Saturdays and Sundays. Main duties include: customer service, cleaning and organizing, general office work, speaking with customers on the phone and in the store. The store is open every day 10:30 to 6:30.

Computer skills and typing required. Excellent verbal and writing skills are a MUST. Must have the ability to pay attention to detail and follow through on projects. Learn about fine Italian ceramics in a fun workplace.

This is a job that requires you to climb stairs and ladders to retrieve stock. If you are a conscientious, hard worker who is at ease interacting with customers and co-workers, this could be the job for you. Please submit a cover letter with your resume.

How To Apply
Stop by Italian Pottery Outlet at 929 State Street between 10:30 am and 6:30 pm daily, or email your cover letter and resume to

Glenn Dallas Gallery / Gallery Assistant.

I'm seeking one part time employee, and 2 very part time employees (10-15 hours a month) to assist with the opening of my contemporary art gallery on State St.

Interest and/or experience in arts management, event management, business development, high end retail, e-commerce, marketing, exhibition planning, social media, fashion and communications are all necessary.

The opening is set for November 1st, with some marketing help needed the last week in October. Ideally, as my business grows, so will these positions. Pay will be an hourly rate, plus commission and merchandise bonuses. I'm happy to work with students in regards to internships.

Please send a resume along with 1-2 paragraphs outlining your interest in art and gallery management.

I will respond quickly to qualified canadiates.

How To Apply
Please e mail your materials to Laila at

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