WORK AT STEPHEN & PENELOPE

 

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR: PART/FULL TIME (32-37 HOURS)  

As a systems administrator at Stephen & Penelope, you will be a part of the systems team, reporting to our operations manager.  You will be on a team responsible for managing inventory, creating and processing purchase orders, and task associated with tracking and listing product for sale on our website. Sometimes this means counting and checking in product and importing and exporting data to our product management software.  Other times this will mean implementing creative or functional changes to the website.  

Duties will include but are not limited to:  

  • Creating POs, checking in stock, communicating with suppliers, keeping track of shipments, communicating efficientlyboth within your team and with other teams in the business, importing and exporting data, managing spreadsheet documents, and problem solving for logistics within your department.

To be considered for this role, you must:  

  • Have experience with spreadsheets and be highly competent in Microsoft Excel
  • Be competent with Shopify, Lightspeed, Magento, Wordpress, or similar cloud-based website system.
  • Have an organised approach to file and version management.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Be able to work towards targets, prioritize work, and efficiently manage workload.
  • Have a positive attitude towards curveballs and other unexpected changes in routines.

Additionally valued skills:  

  • HTML, CSS, or any familiarity with coding is a plus but not required.

 

Additional information: 

 

  • Business language is English 
  • Business location is Amsterdam Nieuwmarkt area. Currently this role can not be performed at home. 
  • This role is for  32-37 hours per week.
  • This role is for 32-37 hours per week.
  • Starting wage of €12 per hour on an employment contract.

To Apply:  

Please send your cover letter and C.V. to [email protected] attention: Lou Joseph 

Stephen & Penelope is a wool boutique in the centre of Amsterdam. Since 2011, we’ve been suppling knitters, crocheters and makers all over the world with yarn and craft tools from our curated collection. In addition to our shop location on the Nieuwe Hoogstraat, we also have a thriving online business. We’re humbled to be considered industry leaders in the independent craft community, and we’re passionate about using our reach to promote products from diverse sources. We are a queer-owned, primarily women-run business, and we value diversity in our team members.

BIPOC, LGBTQ and other marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

 

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE: PART-TIME (20-30 HOURS) INCLUDING ONE WEEKEND DAY

We're looking for a friendly, self-motivated, enthusiastic person with a love for knitting or crochet and the desire to share it.  Applicants must be able to knit or crochet and can advise customers on yarn and pattern choices.  It's not necessary to be a "master" knitter, but a good strong understanding of gauge, yarn thicknesses, and yarn requirements is important.  We'll teach you everything else you need to know!

The role in our retail shop in Amsterdam requires physical work, particularly in moving and hanging yarn and the occasional lifting of boxing and books. This position involves using a POS making sales, and assisting people with knitting project choices.  You will come to know the products in the shop and what they are best used for and use that knowledge to help our customers successfully navigate our seemingly overwhelming collection of yarn and accessories.

BIPOC and LGBTQIA people encouraged to apply.

Desired qualities:

  • MUST be a knitter or a crocheter (not negotiable)
  • proficient English and decent Dutch (spoken)
  • tidy and detail oriented
  • good with people and comfortable managing several customers at once
  • good team communication skills
  • retail display experience a plus
  • positive and self motivated

To Apply send the following to [email protected]:

  • Cover letter introducing yourself
  • Current C.V.

 

WE'RE HIRING PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME ONLINE CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP 

We're looking for friendly, self-motivated, enthusiastic people with a love for knitting and the desire to share it.  Applicants must be able to knit and can advise customers on yarn and pattern choices.  It's not necessary to be a "master" knitter, but a good strong understanding of gauge, yarn thicknesses, and reading patterns is important.  We'll teach you everything else you need to know! 

The role requires using multiple computer applications for communication, shipping, and inventory management.  

BIPOC and LGBTQIA people encouraged to apply. 

Desired qualities: 

  • proficient English and preferably also Dutch (written and spoken)
  • tidy and detail oriented
  • familiar with Mac OS
  • good communication skills
  • retail or customer service experience a plus

To Apply send the following to [email protected]: 

  • Cover letter introducing yourself
  • Current C.V.

 

IN-HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHER

 
As a photographer at Stephen & Penelope, you will be a part of the creative team, reporting to one of our creative team managers.  You will be responsible for photographing all product for our website and working with our creative team on social media photography. Sometimes this means lengthy, high volume photo sessions for e-com products.  Other times this will mean styled shots for advertising and marketing efforts. 

Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Preparing images for new product launches and flash sales. This includes photography, image editing, and otherwise preparing images for social media campaigns, print, and website use.

To be considered for this role, you must:
  • Have experience as a photographer for product and/or marketing purposes.  Suitable experience as a photography student may also be considered.
  • Be competent with Adobe Photoshop for photo editing.
  • Have experience with simple studio lighting set up for consistent, colour accurate e-com product photography.
  • Have exceptional attention to detail for styling, and be able to maintain it for high volume photoshoots.
  • Have an organised approach to file and version management.
  • Be able to work within our existing file naming conventions and other in-house taxonomy.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Be able to work towards targets, prioritize work, and efficiently manage workload.
  • Have a positive attitude towards curveballs and other unexpected changes in routines. 

Additionally valued skills:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Additional information:
  • Business language is English
  • All equipment excluding camera will be provided. We will discuss lighting, background and props with successful candidate.
To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, C.V., and portfolio to [email protected] attention: Malia Joseph

Stephen & Penelope is a wool boutique in the centre of Amsterdam. Since 2011, we've been suppling knitters, crocheters and makers all over the world with yarn and craft tools from our curated collection. In addition to our shop location on the Nieuwe Hoogstraat, we also have a thriving online business. We're humbled to be considered industry leaders in the independent craft community, and we're passionate about using our reach to promote products from diverse sources. We are a queer-owned, primarily women-run business, and we value diversity in our team members.

BIPOC, LGBTQ and other marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
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