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JOIN THE BLACKBIRD FABRICS TEAM!

As the leading online retailer of fashion fabrics in Canada, Blackbird is committed to providing top quality materials to passionate home sewers. Products in our online shop include garment fabrics, sewing patterns, and an array of tools and supplies for the modern sewist. We are commited to serving the online sewing community, and we pride ourselves in providing exceptional customer service to our international customer base.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

MEDIA & MARKETING COORDINATOR

Location: Vancouver, BC

Full time, 40 hours/week

Our media & marketing manager will be responsible for capturing our fabrics and products and getting them ready to share. It’s a dynamic position including photography, writing, creative direction, and engagement with our customers. 

Responsibilities include: 

Product photography for website and marketing
Writing product descriptions 
Website updates and maintenance
Managing our social media channels alongside our owner
Developing e-mail campaigns
Content creation and community engagement through our blog and social

Skills & requirements

Experience with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
Experience with photography on a DSLR camera
Experience with E-commerce websites is an asset
Knowledge of fabric and/or experience with handling fabric
Strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills
Impressive attention to detail
Ability to work independently, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure 
An interest in fabric, sewing, and/or crafting is a must for the successful applicant

Deadline to apply is February 15th
Please e-mail a PDF version of your resume and cover letter to careers@blackbirdfabrics.com

 

FULFILMENT TEAM

Location: Vancouver, BC

Part time, 24hrs/week – possibility for full time hours in the future

Working on our order fulfilment team is hard work and but it's fun work. You will be responsible for cutting and packing our customers' orders with care and getting their goodies to them in a timely manner. 

Responsibilities include:

Cut and fold fabrics and trims
Perform quality assurance inspections
Assemble and package orders
Prepare shipping labels, manifests, arrange courier pick ups
Organize and update shop inventory
Assist with receiving and stocking new shipments
Prepare swatch requests

Skills & requirements:

Knowledge of fabric and/or experience with handling fabric is a plus
Ability to work on your feet all day and lift heavy objects
Strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills
Impressive attention to detail
Ability to work independently, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure 
An interest in fabric, sewing, and/or crafting is a must for the successful applicant

Deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019

Please e-mail a PDF version of your resume and cover letter to careers@blackbirdfabrics.com

SEWING INSTRUCTOR

Location: Vancouver, BC

1-2 evenings per month to begin

We are seeking a sewing instructor for our core sewing classes. This is a contract position and you will be paid by the hour, beginning this Spring/Summer.  Our sewing instructor will introduce our class attendees to the life changing world of making your own clothes (so fun!). Our focus will be on inclusive classes using independant sewing patterns. Some examples of classes: Intro to Sewing, Sew a T-shirt, Sew Leggings, Sew a Cami, Sew a Sweater. There is the possibility for more advanced classes. We are open to collaboration and ideas! This position is perfect for someone who is looking for a sewing related side hustle. 

Deadline to apply is February 22nd, 2019

Please e-mail a PDF version of your resume and cover letter to careers@blackbirdfabrics.com