August 23, 2016

Boulder Only: Elephant Journal is hiring! Office Manager (Shipping, Video, Editorial).

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Elephant Journal HQ Manager

(Shipping part-time; plus Editorial, Video Production if full-time). Boulder only.

Apply through email: [email protected]. Subject bar: Ele HQ Manager

Elephant Journal is the world’s largest mindful lifestyle website with 9-25 million readers/month, 5 million Facebook fans, 450K+ Instagram fans, 4.3 million plus youtube views. We’ve won #1 on Twitter for #green content twice nationally. Elephant Journal, a magazine turned online journal, is an independent, mission-driven company with a book division, an award-winning video series, an online training program (Elephant Academy), and an ethical online Market devoted to curating conscious consumerism.

Candidate must:
• Be an organized, self-motivated problem-solver
• Take direction well and work collaboratively with team members

Position starts at $15/hour, minimum 20 hours a week, ideally full-time if jumping into other areas of elephant (ideally, we are looking for someone to help with video hosting, editing and social media).

Job Responsibilities:
• Pack and ship books, hats, mugs, totes, tees and other mindful, eco goodies
• Put together bookmarks
• Maintain adequate number of prepped books
• Check daily orders via Amazon & Elephant Market
• Reorder packing supplies as needed
• Check shop and book emails for customer service issues–communicate with customers as needed
• Online shop maintenance (item descriptions, out of stock, etc) as needed
• Inventory counts
• Good archival skills for order saves, tracking shipments
• Following up with post office on pickups and deliveries to post office as needed
• Book returns
• Timeliness: internal and customer communication
• Being mindful about each and every item we ship
• Possibility {if interest and skills are there} to create social media campaigns or marketing plans or assist in setting up book readings or scheduling an indie book tour

You will report to our Shop Manager.

Hours are flexible though need to work with our Shop Manager’s schedule. Position will include some nights and weekends. Some of the work can be done remotely.

If you’re curious and caring about living mindfully, hate plastic, would rather bike or walk or bus than drive, want to work (and play) in an inspired (chaotic), entrepreneurial environment in our beautiful, eco downtown Boulder HQ, send us your résumé, a few references and a brief cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit. Flakes need not apply. Commitment minimum 1.5 years, ideally much longer, with the understanding that the role and pay can grow.

Other Opportunities Include:
Walk the Talk Show: Assist with the production of our video series, Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, which hosts five Facebook Live videos per week in addition to more professionally shot and structured shoots. Represent Elephant Journal at festivals and conferences. We have been actively involved with conferences such as Wanderlust, Yoga Journal, Coachella, Natural Product Expos, etc. Watch: youtube.com/elephantjournal

Editor & Social Media: If you have a passion for words, an incoherent hatred for typos, meticulous organizational skills and follow-through, comfortable with deadlines, have excellent written communication skills, you might be a fit in our editorial department. Our editors work closely with writers to craft personal articles and work cheerfully to engage our social media readers through sharing across a variety of social channels.

More: Want to write? We are reader-created: elephantjournal.com/submit > Get our free Newsletter: elephantjournal.com/best > Follow: twitter.com/elephantjournal > Fan: facebook.com/elephantjournal > Instagram: @elephantjournal, @ecofolks, @waylonlewis, @walkthetalkshow

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