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gold + ivy

position: part time studio assistant 
start date: asap
compensation: starting at $12
hours: starting at approx. 10/week


job description:

gold + ivy is looking for a studio assistant to join our team. As a studio assistant, key responsibilities include wicking + labeling jars for production, post production candle cleaning + packaging, online order shipping + fulfillment. Day to day responsibilities will fluctuate depending on the week - this is part of the fun working for a small business! 

You don’t have to have experience with making candles, we will teach you everything! We are looking for someone who has a genuine desire to be part of a small business

duties + responsibilities:

  • Wicking and labeling jars in preparation for pouring process
  • Post-production of candles including cleaning and packaging
  • Pre-preparing packaging when necessary
  • Loading wax melters
  • Drop off packages at USPS, UPS or FedEx
  • Make deliveries for local customers around the greater Nashville area
  • Package and process internet orders for shipment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Create and manage product listings
  • Assist with sourcing, sampling, project management + supplier communication

requirements + desired skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at a time
  • Must have a can-do work ethic
  • Must have manual dexterity in order to assemble products
  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Must have a valid driver's license and vehicle able to transport deliveries
  • Responsible, dependable and honest
  • Excellent communication written and verbal skills
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Works well both as a productive member of a team and individually
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and consistency
  • Uphold the quality standards set forth by gold + ivy
  • Ability to maintain focus while performing repetitive tasks for long periods of time
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • strong love for all things cozy (especially candles!)
  • Personal laptop prefered
  • Basic AI, PS, graphic knowledge is not required, but desired 
  • You will be working in a fully functioning and very fragrant candle studio. Please be advised that this job is not ideal for those with fragrance sensitivities.


about gold + ivy:

At gold + ivy, our goal is to create a sense of intimacy, togetherness and inner warmth, a world lit by candles and snuggled under blankets. We hand pour non-toxic soy candles to evoke those emotions whether it's during a cozy night in with your loved one or crisp fall morning with yourself. We never want anyone to sacrifice health for home fragrance which is why we use 100% American-grown soy wax, lead-free cotton wicks + natural fragrance oils in every candle we pour. 


how to apply:

If you’re interested in applying, email us at jobs@goldandivy.com and include “JOB INQUIRY – STUDIO ASSISTANT” in the subject line. In your email, please attach your resume + in the body of the email, write a blurb about yourself + why you want to work for g+i.