We are looking to hire long term staff. This is not just a Summer Position.
Hot Pots is a small, local, family-owned, contemporary art studio located in Alliance, Ohio. Our customers enjoy creating fine arts in fun, relaxing & clean studios. We offer pottery painting, glass fusion, mosaics, candle making, glass painting and raw clay work. Other art and craft mediums are offered at workshops. We also offer parties for all occasions, custom painting, special events and much more.
We work as a team to assist our customers and strive to provide a fun environment for families and friends to create together. Team members are trained to assist customers in a friendly, efficient manner, work with glazes and design tools, teach techniques, teach customers how to use all of the tools to facilitate with their art, host fun birthday parties & events, glaze pottery, and operate kilns. Team members are expected to work hard but have fun doing it.
We are always accepting applications! Hot Pots is an equal opportunity employer
Positions at Hot Pots require greeting customers & teaching them about our offerings. Employees are here to inspire, guide, teach and clean up after guests. Other tasks include lots of cleaning, mopping, taking out trash, cleaning bathrooms, tables, chairs, counters, windows and more. A clean inviting studio is of utmost importance. Employees are responsible for organizing and maintaining the project tracking system, inventory tracking, merchandising, unloading deliveries, unpacking shipments. An organized, detail oriented person is required for the completion of glazing, firing & finishing of customer pieces. Employees will open & close the studio, ring up receipts, process credit cards, answer phones, schedule parties, track customer creations, assist with events & camps, birthday parties and walk-in customers.
Employees must work both together as a team as well as independently. Employees will take direction from the owner, manager or supervisor & will complete all assigned tasks in an orderly and timely fashion.
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age & must be comfortable working alone, opening and closing the studio
Must have basic computer skills
Must be able to communicate clearly with customers, management & other employees in a friendly, upbeat manner. Candidates must have good writing & spelling skills
Must be bubbly, fun, friendly, patient, thorough, punctual, love working with kids
Must love to clean and organize
Must be comfortable talking to strangers & large groups of adults and children
Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 40 pounds and capable of standing/ walking for a 5-8 hour shift without difficulty
This position does not involve any pottery painting, custom work or any other employee-created art work. There will be no time for homework, painting, reading or any tasks not related to work at Hot Pots during working hours and scheduled shifts.
Candidates must be excellent time managers and multi-taskers. Employees are required to assist multiple customers while answering phones, cleaning & organizing fragile works of art.
Must work well under pressure and high stress situations. Employees are required to assist with customer issues and problems with a cool, calm and collected manner. Great problem solving skills are necessary.
Applicants must present a drug and alcohol free, family-friendly appearance, attitude and reputation at all times
Must be able to able to learn thoroughly all products and options at Hot Pots and be able to assist customers with questions, purchases, reservations and other requests.
Employees must have a flexible schedule and be willing and available to work evenings AND weekends
Employees must have reliable transportation to and from work
Employees will at all times follow the rules, policies, manuals, owner and manager instructions, written & verbal instructions & will promptly request clarification should questions arise.
Only fully completed applications will be considered for interviews
Completed applications must be dropped off in person to the Hot Pots Studio