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glassybaby is a company that gives. join our glassybaby team! we sell our locally made hand blown votives.

glassybaby are works of art, as unique as the individual who chooses one, formed by eight hands, born in the usa, citizen of the world, each one with its own name, one of a kind. kind of like you. physically, a glassybaby is a colorful, handblown glass votive made by hand in our hotshop.

since day one, glassybaby has been all about giving, and giving back. glassybaby has donated more than ten million dollars to charities dedicated to healing. glassybaby has four retail locations in washington and california areas and a location in the greater portland area.

glassybaby sales associates provide excellent customer service and represent the glassybaby brand luxury experience. associates will be expected to achieve sales goals and ensure general store upkeep are held to the glassybaby standard.

About you:

2 or more years retail experience (or equivalent) preferred

great attitude, strong customer focus


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In an increasingly complex and changing world, The Asia Foundation believes that a peaceful and engaged Asia is of critical global importance. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance path-breaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, The Asia Foundation’s programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century: governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. These are just some of the ways we encourage Asia's continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

The Asia Foundation has an opportunity for a Senior Manager, Partnerships and New Business role for an equally ambitious team member with the experience and drive to engage with donors and pursue funding opportunities that will enable Let’s Read to help millions of children to read and thrive.

Our Books for Asia unit seeks a creative and passionate team member to build strategic funding partnerships to support its innovative Let’s Read program. In three years, Let's Read has created meaningful reading opportunities for hundreds of thousands of children in local languages, supported professional development opportunities for authors, illustrators, editors, and publishers throughout Asia, and built an open license digital library of over 3,000 titles in 30 languages.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate has significant experience working to secure funding from institutional donors and is also passionate about creating meaningful reading opportunities for children. S/he thrives using teamwork and creative thinking to achieve a common vision and is a collaborative leader who seeks to empower others to successfully execute their own work.

RELATIONSHIPS

INTERNAL:


  • Serve as a key member of the Let’s Read leadership team

  • Collaborate with The Asia Foundation’s Resource Development and Public Sector Development Services units

  • Coordinate with The Asia Foundation’s Global Communication team

  • Work with Let’s Read leadership and in-country program managers and staff to define partnership strategies and prioritize opportunities

EXTERNAL


  • Engage with new and existing investors, partner organizations and stakeholders working in sectors relevant to Let’s Read such as pre and primary education, community engagement, technology, gender equity, environmental resilience, and conflict resolution and peace

  • Opportunities to represent Let’s Read and The Asia Foundation at conferences and events

REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE:


  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in strategic partnerships and new business development required

  • Experience in proposal development for a wide range of donors including US government and other bi-laterals, multilaterals, private foundations, corporations and individuals

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills across the business development continuum from trend analysis, strategy formulation, partnership formation, proposal development, production, compliance and stewardship

  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in business, international development, or relevant field

OTHER:

Experience or interest in education technology, accessibility and/or publishing highly desired

JOB FUNCTIONS:


  • Develop strategies to engage new institutional donors and funding opportunities including US government, bi-laterals, multilaterals, and corporate and private foundations, and individuals

  • Work with Let’s Read program teams to develop and submit funding proposals, comply with donor reporting requirements, and steward donors

  • Ensure proposal quality and compliance requirements

  • Represent Let’s Read at meetings, conferences, and donor outreach events to increase Let’s Read’s engagement with current and potential partners and donors

  • Coordinate with Let’s Read and The Asia Foundation’s Resource Development and Public Sector Development Services teams to capitalize on partnership strategy efforts

  • Work with in-country staff, as needed, to provide guidance for local partnership opportunities and steward funder relationships in country

TIME:


  • 20% - Develop engagement strategies

  • 20% - Funder relationship building

  • 30% - Lead development and submission of funding proposals

  • 20% - Manage current funding compliance and donor relationships

  • 10% - In country partnership development

WHY WORK AT THE ASIA FOUNDATION?

At a critical moment in history, you will have the opportunity to help solve some of the toughest challenges in the development/aid sector. You will work with people who address environmental problems in the Asia region, improve access to legal information, enhance civil society, promote government engagement/collaboration, support women’s empowerment, and encourage learning and awareness. You will work in an innovative environment and build lasting relationships. The Asia Foundation, its donors, and its partners are unmatched throughout the region. This is an opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most accomplished leaders, influencers, and social entrepreneurs working in and with Asia today.


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Field Day & Friends is Hiring for a full time front end manager position.  

We are a clothing line, a independent designer boutique and herbal apothecary.   Our complete line is made in Oakland CA.  We house over 100 made in the USA designers and artists.  We are a small team that is 100% woman owned and operated.  

Ideal match would be someone with a strong passion for well crafted, made in USA goods and local, sustainable manufacturing.  

Extra points if you already know and love Field Day.  

We are looking for a grounded & high spirited person with the following  talents and attributes that enjoys wearing dresses.   


  • Has at least 2 years retail / apparel experience

  • Enjoys connecting with strangers 

  • Has at least a basic knowledge of herbs & EO's 

  • Inspired in working with designers and artists

  • Self starter looking to become part of a growing team

  • Understands how to use and get the most out of social media 

  • Can navigate shopify 

  • Extroverted & warm personality, with great communications skills and sales experience.   

  • Ability to juggle many activities and tasks in process, without getting overwhelmed or forgetting details  

  • Can foster a vital customer base through outreach, building and maintaining relationships

  • Attention to detail.  Making sure shop and studio is kept organized and products re-stocked after sold

  • Able to lift 25 lbs

  • Thrives in net working and community building 

  • Contribute to a team built on trust and mutual respect

We are looking for a strong willed individual that will bring creative and solution based energy to the shop.  A self motivated multitasker.  Intuitive.  Fast learner that can give 100%  

Like telling stories of how things are made?  Connecting with strangers?  Promoting locally made quality goods?  

You would gain first hand experience on how to operate and run a conscious fashion line and retail business. 

Extra bonus points if you are gifted in graphic design, webdesign, marketing, social media and styling.  

Our Website www.fielddayapparel.com

Days and Hours:

Wednesday-Friday 11a-7pm

Sunday 12pm-5pm 

 Interested parties respond with your experience and why you are the missing piece to Field Day’s puzzle. You can also drop your resume off in person at the shop.  

329 19th Street Oakland CA 94612

 Hour rate depends on experience.  Profit sharing and bonuses offered.  


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ABOUT US

Oaktown Spice Shop opened in December 2011 in the Lake Merritt neighborhood of Oakland. Every day since then, we have been dedicated to selling only the freshest and highest quality spices. We help people with everyday cooking and baking needs while also catering to some of the Bay Area's top chefs and bartenders.

Whether you're cooking at work or making cocktails for a dinner party at your home, we aim to enhance your experience through our expertise and service.

We opened our second retail shop location at 1224 Solano Ave. in Albany in November 2017. 

ABOUT YOU

We are looking for a warm, creative and hard working person committed to our mission of delivering the best quality with the highest level of hospitality. We believe teamwork and a natural desire to be of service are two of the cornerstones of our success. Passion about food and spices is a must. 

With an expanding brick-and- mortar presence and a growing online shop, a job at Oaktown offers an opportunity to grow with a prominent Bay Area-favorite local shop. The ideal candidate is looking for a position with longevity.

This position will be located at our Oakland shop.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Fill and label spice jars and bags, create gift boxes and spice kits with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Provide enthusiastic and knowledgeable customer service

  • Educate customers on spices and how to use them

  • Operate the register

  • Restock shelves

  • Maintain a clean environment in the shop

  • Pack orders for shipping

  • Open and/or close the shop for the day

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS


  • Passion for food and cooking

  • Food-related work experience preferred 

  • Good organization and time-management skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to carry out instructions provided in written or oral form

  • AVAILABILITY TO WORK SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS IS REQUIRED

  • Availability to work from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment and willingness to take on additional tasks with a positive attitude to help out the team

  • Ability to use reasoning and logic to solve problems

  • Follow food handling and sanitation requirements 

  • Commitment to quality and cleanliness

ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Occasionally requires the ability to move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials

  • Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours

COMPENSATION

This is a part-time, hourly position (up to 30 hours per week). We offer benefits including sick time, matching retirement savings, an end-of-year bonus and an employee discount.

TO APPLY

Please reply with a cover letter and resume.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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Job Opening at Madrigal Family Winery Sausalito Tasting Room and Gallery

To the wine enthusiast who seeks a more intimate Napa Valley experience, Madrigal Family Winery is the approachable, friendly winegrower that provides authentic, hand-crafted wines of extremely high quality. We treat our customers like family and want to share the more traditional Napa Valley lifestyle with them in Sausalito.

Tasting Room Sales Associate

We are seeking an energetic, team and goal-oriented individual to help grow Madrigal Family Winery’s DTC operations in Sausalito. The ideal candidate will have a passion for wine and a keen understanding that delivering superior customer service is the key to our success. The person in this position will bring a positive attitude every day, while executing the necessary tasks around the tasting room under minimal supervision.

Job Description


  • Competently pour and sell wine in a sometimes high stress, fast paced environment

  • Deliver world-class customer service through all communication channels, including in-person, phone and email

  • Educate guests about Madrigal Family Winery, our wines, our vineyards, Napa Valley & Sausalito, local restaurants, etc.

  • Encourage guests to purchase wine, join the wine club and attend events

  • Assist in executing an outreach plan to increase traffic at the tasting room

Essential Duties


  • Greet visitors as they enter the tasting room and invite them for a tasting

  • Provide the latest information on the wines, techniques, history of Madrigal Family Winery and be able to respond to all guests’ questions

  • Promote the wine club to all guests

  • Provide exceptional customer service by referring restaurants and other attractions

  • Clean, organize, and stock tasting room/retail area

Qualifications/Requirements


  • Prior experience in customer service and sales in the retail hospitality industry preferred

  • Professional personal presentation required

  • Outgoing, fun and willing to go the extra mile

  • Outstanding sales skills

  • Ability to work well individually and within a team environment

  • Basic computer and cash register skills, eCellar experience preferred

  • 21 or over, able to lift 50lbs, and stand for extended periods of time

  • Able to work weekends and holidays

This is a Full-time position with a competitive compensation structure, including an attractive bonus program.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:


  • Hospitality: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Wine: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:


  • Tips

  • Commission

  • Store Discounts

Work Location:


  • One location

Benefits:


  • Flexible schedule

This Company Describes Its Culture as:


  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused

  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:


  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule:


  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekends required

  • Holidays required

  • Day shift

  • Night shift

Benefit Conditions:


  • Waiting period may apply


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Peace Action is the largest grassroots peace and disarmament organization in the country. We are currently working towards a diplomatic solution with North Korea, restricting arms sales and support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, and working to ease tensions with Iran and Venezuela.  Peace Action is looking for people with all levels of political organizing experience to connect with our 100,000 supporters and members on the phone, advance our peace agenda, and rebuild the peace movement. Flexible daytime and evening hours. Women, People of Color and LGBTQ people strongly encouraged to apply. Strong interest in peace/foreign policy issues is a plus. Please attach a cover letter explaining what draws you to this organization.

to find out more about our organization visit www.peaceaction.org


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Our Sales Specialists are passionately interested in the study of horticulture, design and people. We’re looking for applicants who will collaborate with our customers to create beautiful and sustainable gardens all day, every day.

Sales Specialists spend most of their time outside in our garden-like nursery providing a warm welcome to all who enter the store. Our customers are happy to be here, and working with them is a pleasure. Our style is to be ready and available to them when needed and otherwise unobtrusive. We are passionate about plants, and it’s our mission to share our inspiration and enthusiasm with our customers. We’re experts in directing customers to the plants and other garden amenities that best match their hopes and dreams for their garden space.

In addition to designing gardens with our customers, Sales Specialists are responsible for communicating about all products and services offered by Flora Grubb Gardens. They help our customers through the whole FGG experience, from greeting to check-out, and also support customers on the phone and via email.

To be successful in this role, an applicant should be a lover of plants and gardens and an outstanding communicator who thrives in a busy retail environment and works well with others to achieve shared goals.

Candidates must have at least one year of professional experience working with plants in either a garden nursery setting or in garden design or maintenance. Some formal horticultural study is preferred. Professional experience with staff supervision will be highly valued as well.

Through formal training, camaraderie with other plant experts, and time spent surrounded by plants here at the nursery, Sales Specialists can expect to consistently improve their skills in garden design, plant identification, and plant care. We’re committed to the personal and professional growth of our staff members, and we encourage our teams to support one another by sharing their expertise.  


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