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All jobs posted to this site have been submitted by downtown Boulder businesses and retrieved from various online posting sites and leads. We will update listings bi- weekly, but do not guarantee that the companies listed below are still hiring. The job listings that are featured are located within the 49-block Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District which includes the Pearl Street Mall area, East End, West End and 15th Street Design District. 

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Downtown Boulder Jobs

Jones + Co Modern Mercantile / Retail Store Manager

Jones + CO Modern Mercantile | 1949 Pearl St, Boulder CO
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Jones + CO is a thoughtfully curated slow-living boutique located on East End Pearl Street with a focus on all things handmade, artisan-crafted, ethically-sourced, and sustainably made. We’re seeking a positive, creative, and enthusiastic Retail Operations Leader to oversee day-to-day operations at our brick-and-mortar location in Boulder, work remotely behind-the-scenes as needed, and operate as the “right-hand man” of our shop owner, Elizabeth Jones. The ideal candidate for this position thinks quickly on their feet and adapts easily to change, seeing the shop as their “second home”. In addition, they have a solid management background with experience in retail (bonus points for experience with sustainable retail or small business management), an eye for trends and visual marketing, a passion for customer service, and proficiency with most major social media platforms. This candidate would ultimately be responsible for leading and overseeing retail operations at the brick-and-mortar location, managing the Jones + CO team to increase sales, engaging with customers to provide outstanding service, helping manage the back-end of our online shop, and overall acting as the aide-de-camp for the shop owner.


Responsibilities :

Leading and overseeing retail operations generally.

Developing excellent JONES + CO product range knowledge.

Managing and motivating the JONES + CO team to increase sales and ensure efficiency.

Engaging with customers to provide outstanding service and exceed expectations to improve customer loyalty, spend and positive experience.

Analyzing all aspects of current store operations to identify potential opportunities and putting forward recommendations for improvement.

Leading and planning the daily tasks and operations in the store, ensuring the smooth operation of the store’s day-to-day (such as stock management, stock take, online orders fulfillment).

Identifying trends and building strategy with the team to deliver our brand purpose to new and existing customers.

Ensuring that the stores (both physical and online) are presentable and have the appropriate stock to respond to the business needs.

Ensuring the visual merchandising at the brick + mortar shop is up to standard and supporting store teams with seasonal guidelines.

Contributing to the effective organization of the shop behind-the-scenes, such as helping create schedules and store guidelines alongside Elizabeth and keeping the stockroom tidy and organized.

Working alongside the JONES + CO team to execute commercial and marketing objectives in stores, such as spearheading activities and events.

Being the main point of contact with stylists, interior designers, potential collaborators, press, and bloggers coming to the store.

Leading, training, and managing the retail staff.

Reporting and communicating with shop owner Elizabeth on a frequent basis.

Using Instagram, other social media tools, and Squarespace as a tool for engaging our customers and aiding in our marketing.



Required Experience, Qualifications, and Skills :

Solid management background with at least two years of store management experience in retail (preference for sustainable retail, lifestyle, or small business experience).

Experience training team members in sales and customer service.

Strong customer service and/or retail experience generally.

Proficiency with social media, specifically Instagram (will work closely with shop social media manager).

Proficiency in technology to perform functions in our Square dashboard POS system

Proficiency with a Mac, Google Docs, Pages, and optionally Keynote and Canva. Preference is given to candidates with some knowledge of Squarespace.

Skilled in customer service, visual maintenance, and inventory management.

Proven awareness of our shop’s brand niche within the wider retail market

Passionate about raising awareness for sustainable brands, artisan-made crafts, and thoughtful consumerism

Target driven and result oriented.

Organized, service-minded, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of our customers, our team, our physical + digital shopfronts, and our show owner.

Sees this position as more than a paycheck, and instead as an opportunity to flex their creative skills, help a small, sustainable woman-owned business grow, and grow their own career and skills in the process.
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Please provide your application as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

Send resumes (with optional cover letters) to kennedy@shopjonesandco.com

Norrøna / Full Time Associate

Norrøna is now hiring for our concept store in the heart of beautiful Boulder, Colorado!
We are seeking a skilled associate who can contribute to and operate a successful Norrøna store.
The position as Store Associate is a full-time position and reports to Store Manager.

Qualifications:
- Completed High School
- Minimum of 2 years’ working experience, preferably within retail/sports
- Good native and English language skills
- Good computer skills

Personal Characteristics:
- Personable with an entrepreneurial spirit
- Able to communicate effectively
- Able to work within a team but also under minimal supervision
- Easy going personality
- You take responsibility and are reliable
- You are curious, solution oriented
- You are neat, structured and precise
- It is an absolute requirement that you have a genuine passion for sports and outdoor activities

Responsibilities:
- Sales and customer service
- Receipt of goods and pricing
- Ensure that the store is clean and always looks great
- Visual Merchandising
- Participate in various in-store events
- Guide and support part-time assistants
- Assist Store Manager and contribute to a great working environment
- Be a good ambassador for the store and Norrøna

You must have availability to work weekends.

You get to work in a young, sporty and professional environment and with the best outdoor products in the market.

Please apply at
https://www.norrona.com/en-GB/about-norrona1/career-opportunities/

Savory Spice / Sales Associate/Spice Merchant

We are hiring hard-working, motivated individuals that thrive in a fast-paced, fun, retail environment. Looking to fill full or part time position(s). Pay is $13 to $15 per hour depending on experience or salaried positions for full-time, experienced Assistant Manager. Please send a resume (with pertinent experience) and interest to boulder@savoryspiceshop.com

Ash Kara / General Manager
Growing restaurant group looking for leaders!

It’s a crazy time to open restaurants, but here we are! With two unique and exciting new concepts opening in Boulder this year, and more on the horizon, the group that brought you River and Woods is looking for passionate, smart, engaged, creative, FUN folks to join our growing team! 

We’re looking for a qualified General Manager (among other opportunities) to join our central leadership team and oversee operations of Chef Daniel Asher’s Ash’Kara Unorthodox Cuisine. The first Ash’Kara opened in Denver in 2019 to great popularity, and we’re beyond thrilled to bring our version of Israeli fusion home to Boulder. The restaurant sits on West Pearl Street in the heart of downtown in a gorgeous new space with a sexy downstairs speakeasy bar. It’s going to be a blast! We’re looking for an enthusiastic partner with great hospitality experience, a keen eye for detail, and—most importantly—a positive outlook on life. Help us shape a fun and rewarding culture and be a part of something truly special from the opening days. 

Compensation is competitive with great growth potential. We'd love to get to know more about you! Please send a cover letter and resume.

    Apply on Craigslist

    Hotel Boulderado / Line Cook

    The Hotel Boulderado is located in Downtown Boulder. The kitchen provides service for the three restaurants within the Hotel. We are busy, have a fast paced environment, in which we get to cook everything from scratch. We are currently looking for a skilled cook for either AM or PM line positions. Expectations are that you are have open availability, you are reliable, that you are willing to learn and grow, and feel confident and comfortable working any position on a line. We promote from within for senior positions.
    Send resume if interested in joining the team.  
    mthom@boulderado.com

    Benefits Include:
    Eco- pass
    Food & Room Discounts for employees
    *401K
    *Health Insurance
    *Dental/Vision Insurance
    *must be employeed for 1 year

    Original Posting from Craigslist

    Jax Fish House / Line Cook

    JAX FISH HOUSE & OYSTER BAR - LINE COOK

    Come join the Family! The ORIGINAL Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in beautiful Boulder, Colorado is looking for a BADASS Line Cook.

    About Jax: Jax Fish House has served fresh, sustainable seafood to the masses in the ‘Coast-less Communities’ we serve. Our greatest desire is to share the best, freshest, most delicious seafood with deserving, landlocked diners. Jax is a neighborhood seafood bar with a wild vibe of rocks popping, drinks shaking, pots and pans clattering from the counter bar, and laughter a happening. This is a scene you want to be a part of, and a spot you won’t want to leave. 

    Line Cooks are responsible for preparing delicious food with craft and intention; in addition to other heart of house duties (prep, set-up, safety, cleaning, breakdown) and assisting the Chefs and the HOH team. Our kitchen crew is paramount to providing a remarkable guest experience and creating a positive team environment throughout the restaurant. Candidates should be eager to learn, adaptable and comfortable in a kitchen, working with hot equipment, knives, slicers, etc. We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in working within a fun, fast paced environment and growing with our team.

    Here’s the skinny:
    - Full-Time (full-availability: nights & weekends)
    - Team Service Tip Pool Model (we share tips among all hourly employees!)
    - Estimated hourly wage $18-$22 per hour (with opportunity to earn more!)
    - Paid Time Off
    - Flexible schedule
    - Downtown Boulder Eco Pass
    - Employee Discount
    - Shift Meal
    - Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance for full-time team members after 30 days

    About the Company: The Big Red F Restaurant Group is in the business of people: The people we work with and the people we welcome everyday as our guests. Our success and longevity is due to the many unique, funky, authentic, righteous, passionate, amazing, humble, honest, hardworking and dedicated people who have worked within our walls and under our roofs since 1994. The Big Red F Family consists of 13 locations among 6 unique brands including Jax Fish House, Centro Mexican Kitchen, Lola Coastal Mexican, West End Tavern and The Post Brewing Company. And, we’re growing! Our offices are located in beautiful Boulder, CO.

    Apply on Craigslist 

    SALT / All Positions

    SALT on Pearl Street is preparing to re-open in March! We are excepting resumes for all positions in the FOH & BOH. Full time and Part time positions are available. We pride ourselves on fresh and seasonal food, team work, attention to detail, a true sense of hospitality and hard work. Experience in a fine dining restaurant is recommended but not required. You must enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have a good attitude!

    If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume. 

    We look forward to meeting you!

    Apply on Craigslist

    Spruce Confections / Bakery Cafe Manager
    Spruce Confections is a growing local bakery and café that has been rooted in the Boulder community for over 25 years. We proudly hand make all of our products from scratch in our Boulder bakeries. We currently have multiple retail locations in Boulder, along with numerous wholesale customers across the Front Range.

    We are seeking a stellar Bakery Cafe Manager to head our flagship store in downtown Boulder. This location produces our gluten free line of baked goods, as well as all our house-made soups. You’ll be leading a team of 14 amazing baristas & bakers, plus our brilliant soup maker. 

    This position currently operates at 40+ hours per week and is on call to deal with immediate issues that arise outside of physical working hours. This is not a remote position. We are committed to operating a safe store, and maintain strong Covid-19 policies and protocols for the health of our workers, and our community.

    Overview: The Bakery Cafe Manager is responsible for overseeing store operations, running efficient shift operations, managing store cleanliness, and making sure staff abide by all Spruce policies (breaks, food safety, clocking in/out, dress code, Covid-19) and procedures.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Familiar with operational procedures of the shop 

    • Communicate effectively with staff, HR, and Owner

    • Helps direct staff and give feedback when needed 

    • Communicates any important information to HR and/or Owner, including but not limited to: team morale and performance, retail business, product quality issues, inventory and equipment maintenance needs 

    • Able to fill in for any position in the shop if needed 

    • Willing to train in any department if needed 

    • Helps maintain order and organization throughout the facility 

    • Maintains inventory of all necessary supplies and communicates with reps 

    • Helps maintain cleanliness throughout the store, communicates cleaning related task and objectives with team and identifies areas for improvement 

    • Checks out departments (baristas and bakers) at the end of their shifts and ensures checklists are correctly and thoroughly completed 

    • Maintains awareness of outgoing special orders 

    • Ensures injury reports are completed for any warranted occurrence 

    • Maintains an open and consistent line of communication between locations 

    • Leads by example within the store in all areas, including care for your teammates, communication, attention to detail, customer service, etc 

    • Continues to improve systems, processes, and procedures with an eye on increasing efficiencies, maximizing sales and providing exceptional customer service

    • Maintains and upholds all café Covid-19 safety protocols and procedures

    • Able, willing, and adept at pivoting gracefully between a wide range of changing priorities, including public health updates, market changes, employee call outs, etc 


    Medical, dental, and vision insurance available, paid time off and sick days, coffee and food included, along with an EcoPass.

    To apply go to: https://form.jotform.com/71777018206154
    Please no phone calls to our cafes.

      Original Posting Found on Craigslist

      Spruce Confections / Lead Baker

      Spruce Confections is a growing local bakery and café that has been rooted in the Boulder community for over 25 years. We proudly make all of our products from scratch in our Boulder bakeries. We currently have multiple retail locations in Boulder, along with numerous wholesale customers across the Front Range.

      We are currently seeking a Lead Baker for our flagship store in downtown Boulder. This location produces our gluten free line of baked goods, as well as all our house-made soups.

      The Lead Baker's main responsibilities include managing daily production, quality control, recipe integrity, production efficiency, and staff training.

      Our ideal candidate is a goal-oriented, team player with a positive attitude. Candidates must have great attention to detail, and an exceptional work ethic. This position requires some repetitive tasks, so candidates must be able to maintain consistent performance throughout their shift. Commercial experience or culinary schooling is a plus. A working interview will be conducted prior to an official job offer for all potential candidates.

      Each Spruce employee receives a free espresso beverage and food item during their shift, as well as discounts on additional items. All staff is eligible for vision and dental benefits after 60 days of employment.

      We are committed to operating a safe store, and maintain strong Covid-19 policies and protocols for the health of our workers, and our community.

      To apply, please fill out our online application at:
      https://form.jotform.com/71777018206154


      We do not to respond to email inquiries through this ad.
      Please no phone calls to our cafes. We will contact qualified candidates directly.

      Original Posting Found on Craigslist

      Spruce Confections / PT Baker

      Spruce Confections is a growing local bakery and café that has been rooted in the Boulder community for over 25 years. We proudly make all of our products from scratch in our Boulder bakeries. We currently have multiple retail locations in Boulder, along with numerous wholesale customers across the Front Range.

      We are currently seeking a part-time baking team member for our flagship store in downtown Boulder. This location produces our gluten free line of baked goods, as well as all our house-made soups.

      Our ideal candidate is a goal-oriented, team player with a positive attitude. Candidates must have great attention to detail, and an exceptional work ethic. This position requires some repetitive tasks, so candidates must be able to maintain consistent performance throughout their shift. Commercial experience or culinary schooling is a plus, though we are willing to train the right candidate. A working interview will be conducted prior to an official job offer for all potential candidates.

      Each Spruce employee receives a free espresso beverage and food item during their shift, as well as discounts on additional items. All staff is eligible for vision and dental benefits after 60 days of employment.

      We are committed to operating a safe store, and maintain strong Covid-19 policies and protocols for the health of our workers, and our community.

      To apply, please fill out our online application at:  
      https://form.jotform.com/71777018206154


      We do not to respond to email inquiries through this ad.
      Please no phone calls to our cafes. We will contact qualified candidates directly.

      Original Posting Found on Craigslist

      Sushi Zanmai / Server
      Experienced servers and sushi chefs needed immediately for Izakaya Amu and Sushi Zanmai downtown. Part time or full time. Please send resume and phone number. 
      • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
      • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

      Original Posting on Craiglist