CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: JustWork Economic Initiative Position: JustPotters Enterprise Manager Hours: 15-20 per week Compensation: $21 - $23 per hour Date Posted: April 4, 2019
A Job with Purpose
JustPotters (founded in 2006) is a social enterprise operated by JustWork Economic Initiative. Our goal is to offer dignified work for people who face barriers to employment, while providing our wholesale, and retail customers with beautiful, locally handcrafted ceramics. JustPotters is part of the growing, worldwide movement around a values-driven business. Read more at www.justpotters.com.
JustPotters Manager Duties include:
The Enterprise Manager of JustPotters will be responsible for the day to day operations of the JustPotters studio. The Enterprise Manager position entails handling the business side of the enterprise, including fielding customer inquiries and correspondence, invoicing, purchasing and marketing. In addition to managing the practical aspects of the pottery studio (organizing firings, glazing, etc.), the Enterprise Manager will also be responsible for coordinating and supporting our pottery staff to complete pottery orders. The JustPotters Manager position duties involve assigning orders, providing employee support, pottery oversight (including glazing) and managing payroll. Along with JustPotters staff, the Enterprise Manager will also be responsible for organizing and facilitating JustPotters corporate and team-building workshops.
The Ideal Candidate we are looking for is someone passionate about doing a job that will make a positive impact in the community - this passion along with skills and experience in each of these areas:
• Ceramic Arts: Expertise in ceramic arts, providing guidance as well as hands-on assistance. Some expertise includes experience with wheel throwing, hand-building, as well as firing and glazing. • Studio Management: Experience in organizing of bisque and glaze firings, loading, and unloading kilns, order coordination, shipping and receiving, ordering supplies, quality control, general studio maintenance. • People: Demonstrated ability to work well alongside people who come from a range of socio- Economic backgrounds and who face a variety of physical and mental disabilities. Previous Management experience is an asset. • Workshops: Experience in teaching and leading workshops is a plus, including preparing course descriptions and syllabus. • Administration: A demonstrated ability to manage customer inquiries and requests, as well as tasks such as invoicing and payroll. Qualifications: • 4+ years of ceramics arts experience; and 2+ years in a supervisory role. • Able to work well with people from diverse backgrounds, and people facing barriers to employment • Extremely dependable. Good role model. Friendly demeanor. • Comfortable functioning in a Christian faith-based Organization. • Driver’s license is a plus. Compensation:
The starting hourly rate is $21 - 23$ depending on experience and qualifications.
How to Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please ensure to describe your experience working with marginalized individuals and why you would thrive at JustWork – with our mission of offering employment to individuals facing barriers to work.