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SF Sales Associate (Part Time): Job Description

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Often Wander is looking for a friendly sales associate to work our shop in the Mission District. Our shop makes candles and jewelry in the back studio and sells them in the front of the shop.

We are looking for a creative, fun, and lively person to sell our products, connect with customers, vendors, and coworkers, maintain a clean store front, work on production projects, and operate our register.

After completing a probationary period, we offer 50% off of all our candles and jewelry and 30% off all other vendors' goods. Also, every month, a $60 Candle Credit is gifted to each employee for use on Often Wander candles and refills.


Currently we are looking for part-time associates with the possibility to transition to full-time in the near future.

Shifts are 11am - 7pm.

Weekend and holiday availability is required.


The Often Wander Sales Associate is an energetic, social butterfly with a high level of motivation and the desire to contribute and learn.

They are a team-player with the ability to be proactive and assist with store effectiveness and functionality.

Daily tasks vary.

Ensuring high levels of warm hearted customer service and facilitating high quality customer experiences are the utmost important tasks of all!

An interest and/or knowledge in gemstones and crystals is a huge plus! We not only sell them in multiple shapes and sizes, we also make most of our jewelry with them.

The position starts at $17/hour. Raises are awarded when initiative, hard work and good sales are shown in the beginning.



  • Minimum 1 year of retail experience required.
  • Strong sales training and background highly preferred.


Often Wander is a small business, looking for quality team members who can add to our tight knit group of creative individuals who are fully supported and loved within these walls and beyond.

Please email your resume and cover letter to

Thank you for your interest, we can't wait to meet you!

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