Shipping Assistant (Seasonal) APPLY NOW

Brooklyn, NY
16 - usd / hour
Full time

We are seeking several seasonal Shipping Assistants to join our team of 18 at a rapidly growing artisanal candle company. There are opportunities in both our wholesale and direct-to-consumer shipping departments, although both work closely together. We are looking for individuals who are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, beginning ASAP and going through the end of December, with employment status reviewed at the end of December after our company's needs are reassessed.

We are looking for individuals who are punctual, reliable, attentive to small details, and able to perform repetitive tasks at an acceptable pace and maintain quality. We are looking for individuals who take pride in their work and are excited to contribute to our small business. We experience a high volume of orders, so these individuals should thrive under stress, be able to stand on their feet for 8 hours per day, lift 50 lb multiple times throughout the day, work with their hands, and enjoy listening to the wide array of music and podcasts we play while working.


  • Packing & shipping orders, including barcoding individual products
  • Receiving deliveries
  • Palletizing product
  • Organizing and cleaning of the studio
  • Keeping track of inventory
  • Putting together gift sets
  • Keeping stock organized and easily accessible
  • Receiving freight shipments of supplies from our building's loading dock
  • Must be able to stand on your feet for 7-8 hours a day
  • This job will require lifting of 50+ lbs
  • Experience with shipping for e-commerce huge plus
  • Attention to detail necessary
  • Must keep error rate under 1%
  • Assist in other shipping department as necessary
  • Assist with production duties as necessary (wicking or labeling of candles)


  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication
  • Physical strength
  • Positive energy
  • Self-motivated to perform well
  • Ability to take direction
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Adaptable
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain focus while performing repetitive tasks for long periods of time
  • Previous shipping experience is not required, however experience in food preparation, service industry, or other manual labor positions is ideal


  • Warehouse experience
  • Knowledge of UPS, FedEx, USPS practices
  • Proficiency with Shopify
  • Proficient with Google Drive

All applicants must be fully-vaccinated for covid-19 before starting work, this is a requirement of employment

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