Brushstrokes, Berkeley's paint-your-own-pottery studio, is seeking a hardworking new employee to join our studio staff. Everyone on our team takes on a full range of tasks from glazing and firing kilns, to keeping the studio clean and well-run, to helping customers complete their art projects. We are hiring for the summer and for longer-term positions.
Studio Assistant responsibilities include:
-great customer service for all of the visitors who come through our doors
-daily cleaning and organizing of our beautiful studio
-maintaining organizational systems and flow of customer art work
-occasional errands in the Berkeley/Richmond area
The right candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:
-love people and be warm and personable with both kids and adults
-be highly detailed and organized
-be independently motivated
-be a great communicator
-have experience in fast-paced customer service environments
Applicants who in addition have experience working with children and/or instructing art will be of special interest though we are willing to train for any and all aspects of the job. The main thing we're looking for is someone kind, honest, hardworking, committed to the work of maintaining a clean, beautiful and well-run studio.
*Schedule requirements: Must be available afternoons and evenings. Our hours change seasonally, with extended weekend hours throughout the year. Working both Saturdays and Sundays are a must for part-time and full-time positions. Weekday shifts are more variable and can be flexible. 20-38 hours per week.
To apply: Please submit a personalized cover letter that demonstrates an understanding of what we do at our studio and how you can contribute, along with a resume.
Welcome to Brushstrokes. A spacious, bright, art oasis. What will you make today?
Exercise your imagination. (Re)connect with family and friends. Build community.
DIY or DIT (do-it-together). Paint pottery, create a mosaic masterpiece, fuse a glass suncatcher, take a class, have a party. For all ages and abilities. Stop by, slow down, and make something beautiful with us! Drop-ins welcome or register online for a class.
Our staff are a small and close-knit group of artists and makers. We love facilitating creativity for our customers and helping kids and adults achieve their artistic visions in our beautiful studio.
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