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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.

Unity Shoppe / Administrative Assistant

Established non-profit agency in downtown Santa Barbara is looking for an Administrative Assistant with potential and desire for management position.The Unity Shoppe is a 501 (c)(3) Public Benefit Corporation that encourages self-sufficiency and independence by providing education and the necessities of life to families, children, seniors and persons with disabilities during periodic times of crisis.

Duties will be varied, including intake assessments of new clients, handling office documentation, and supporting administrative staff in Interfacing with diverse community groups and individuals.

Attributes of Ideal Candidate:
Experience with assisting administrative staff in an office or public setting
Detail-oriented and extremely organized and efficient
Adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Focused on delivering excellent support across a wide range of tasks
Able to work collaboratively and effectively in an independent setting
Enthusiastic and professional under all circumstances, with mental strength to cope with challenging situations
Demonstrates strong customer service social skills such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution.
Flexibility to work occasional weekend and evening hours
Knowledge of local resources a must
Digital-savvy with an understanding of mac desired (and always willing to learn).


How To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: pat@unityshoppe.org
We look forward to hearing from you!

H&M / Store Manager

H&M Santa Barbara Now Hiring Full Time Store Manager at 829 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101!

Here’s what’s possible for H&M STORE MANAGERS:

Yes, we are seeking Store Managers, but don’t be fooled by the word “manager”. Truth is, the rest of the world is just more familiar with the word. And while managing is part of the job, we’re really looking for leaders. Leaders who can drive profitability by maximizing sales. Leaders who can also shape the store according to our shared values, standards, policies and procedures along with the District Team. And sometimes, these leaders will take on multiple roles such as the manager on duty or department manager or symbolic leader on the floor. You know, being whatever is necessary at any given moment so our customers can find what’s possible for their personal style, and our team members can find what’s possible for their careers.


Minimum Candidate Qualifications
• High School graduate or equivalent
• Preferably 2–3 years of retail management experience or comparable experience
• 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

Competencies
• Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
• Proven organizational and analytical skills
• Consistently show ability to be sales-driven and results-oriented by taking action, relating all decisions back to store results and working to improve P&L
• Strong merchandising skills with the ability to drive the business through creativity and extensive fashion knowledge
• Ability to take own initiative and take responsibility for actions
• Ability to work strategically, tactically and operationally
• Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and prioritize effectively
• Ability to be clear and convincing when communicating goals, information and expectations to staff
• Ability to plan and achieve long-and-short term goals
• Ability to coach and apply appropriate developmental tool for each individual
• Experience with preparing and administrating progressive discipline process and performance management as well as succession planning
• Basic computer skills, such as browser navigation, software interaction and data entry, are needed
• Open availability including evenings and weekends
• Around 5% travel required as necessary (District meetings, workshops, etc.)

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt, Hourly

Compensation: Competitive Salary and Benefits


How To Apply
Apply online at career.hm.com

H&M / Department Manager

H&M Santa Barbara Now Hiring Full Time Department Manager at 829 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101!

Here’s what’s possible for H&M DEPARTMENT MANAGERS:

Department Managers are responsible for a lot of things here at H&M. From typical managerial things such as sales maximization, customer service and department profitability to coaching teams within a department. And they’re tasked to do it all according to H&M values, standards, policies and procedures. H&M culture, really. But most importantly, we ask our Department Managers to develop their teams. Think of this role as a manager-slash-mentor. Or mentor-slash-manager. Whichever you prefer. Just know that the only way we can become a better company is when we have talented people help unlock what’s possible for everyone around them.

Minimum Candidate Qualifications:
• High School graduate or equivalent. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Preferably 2-3 years of retail management experience, including direct supervisory experience, or comparable management role experience
• 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 stepstool.

Competencies:
• Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
• Proven organizational and analytical skills
• Ability to be proactive to drive sales by creating selling opportunities
• Strong merchandising skills with the ability to drive the business through creativity and extensive fashion knowledge
• Ability to take own initiative and work under own direction
• Ability to work strategically, tactically and operationally
• Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
• Ability to provide feedback in a constructive and professional way
• Ability to handle conflict and resolve problems constructively
• Experience in administrating progressive discipline process and performance management
• Basic computer skills, such as browser navigation, software interaction and data entry are needed
• Open availability including evenings and weekends
• Minimal travel required as necessary (i.e.Workshops)

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt, Hourly

Compensation: Competitive Salary and Benefits


How To Apply
Apply online at career.hm.com

L'Occitane en Provence / Part-Time Beauty Advisor

POSITION SUMMARY:
Our Beauty Advisors are responsible for providing a unique, addictive experience to each of our customers that captures the warm-hearted essence of our brand. Beauty Advisors exhibit our key values of authenticity and respect by delivering moments of delight to customers with pride, passion and confidence.

Responsibilities:

Support all efforts to reach store sales goals, respecting all directives, selling standards and non-negotiable.
Provide outstanding and quality customer service with every customer consultation.
Assist and support customers with their choices of products for themselves and as gifts.
Support store operations, policies and procedures.
Support various tasks depending on store demands; ringing, wrapping, restocking and cleaning.
Skills Needed:

1+ years’ work in retail sales
Skincare experience
Register Skills
Positive professional and energetic attitude
Passion for customer service, selling and product knowledge
Proven team player success
Skincare knowledge/experience preferred
Excellent oral and written communication
Basic math skills are necessary


Employer is flexible and is willing to work around school and/or other job schedules. However, weekend availability is a must. Beauty Advisor will be working 10-16 hours a week, though there will be opportunity for more hours.

L'Occitane is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


How To Apply
Please apply in-person at 609 Paseo Nuevo or email résumé to christopherc0110@yahoo.com to set up an interview as soon as possible.

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: wineshepherdsb@gmail.com

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.



Qualifications:

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 info@sbthp.org

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