Animal Place’s Vegan Republic Store
Organization Description: Animal Place is an animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are three facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals as well as education center, the 60-acre Rescue Ranch adoption facility in Vacaville, CA, and our brick-and-mortar vegan store the Vegan Republic. Rescue Ranch provides temporary home for adoptable farmed animals, with a special emphasis on chickens from the egg industry. Animal Place’s Vegan Republic is located in Berkeley, CA and delivers vegan food and merchandise to customers with all profits benefiting the sanctuary. If you are unfamiliar with Animal Place, visit our website at www.animalplace.org before considering applying.
Job Title: Store Clerk at Animal Place’s Vegan Republic, 1624 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Job Status: Part-time, 12-15 hours/week
Job Description: The Store Clerk assists with placing orders, tracking inventory, customer relations, organizing store events, assisting with product placement, social media, and promoting the store.
Experience in retail, preferred
Interested in promoting animal rights and Animal Place’s mission
Able to follow detailed instructions and meet time sensitive requests
Flexible work schedule
Ability to lift 40 pounds comfortably
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Strong organizational skills
Valid driver’s license and good driving record (subject to verification)
Familiarity with Shopkeep preferred but not required
Work closely with Manager in all store duties
Assist in placing orders with vendors
Tracking inventory and modifying purchasing based on results
Maintaining a clean and organized floor and office
Assist in coordinating onsite events
Assist in communicating to Grass Valley social media and outreach staff
Maintaining and enforcing pricing policies
Picking up local orders
Help recruit, train, and schedule volunteers
Table at outreach events
Respond to consumer complaints, concerns, and requests
Determine marketing strategy changes by reviewing operating and financial statements
Submit weekly reports that include income, expenses, details of best sellers
Help maintain daily sales log
Hours/Days: 12-15 hours/week, part-time, required to share holidays.
Salary: Hourly rate TBD based on experience
Start Date: Immediate
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In subject line, write Store Clerk application.
Faxes cannot be accepted. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing
About Animal Place
Animal Place is an animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. We operate a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals and an education center. Adjacent to the Grass Valley Sanctuary is our Guest House, which houses visitors and volunteers. We also have a 12-acre rescue and adoption facility in Petaluma, CA, which provides temporary home for adoptable farmed animals, with a special emphasis on chickens from the egg industry. We operate an all-vegan store in Berkeley, CA, and facilitate multiple educational campaigns throughout the United States. If you are unfamiliar with Animal Place, visit our website at www.animalplace.org before considering applying.