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Lead Chandler, Candlefish Charleston

Candlefish Lead Chandler, Charleston
Hourly, Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $19 - $21 per hour

As we continue to grow and expand our Candlefish presence across different states and cities, salary structuring will vary based upon these factors: cost of living, market rates, local economic conditions, and legal requirements regarding minimum wage. We will continue working to ensure our compensation practices are fair and transparent. We thank you for your understanding on this matter. 

Job Purpose: As a leader in the store, this role emphasizes mentorship, guiding and training Chandlers, while also optimizing processes for efficiency and consistency. The Lead Chandler collaborates closely with management to align employee engagement with business objectives, while also maintaining the values and culture of the Candlefish brand.

Reports To: General Manager & Assistant Manager

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Acting as Opening or Closing Store Lead when scheduled
  • Consistently leading by example on and off the floor, providing feedback, guidance, and words of support to teammates, and actively looking for ways to improve your already awesome leadership skills
  • Training new hires on specific assigned duties when scheduled
  • Helping with shipping, inventory management, receiving, ordering, cycle counting, and other day to day operational tasks
  • Teaching candle making workshops on a consistent basis, and having chandlers shadow you to train and learn
  • Providing a remarkable customer service experience to all Candlefish customers
  • Leading customers through a personalized fragrance exploration at our Candlefish Library
  • Sharing your candle making & fragrance expertise with customers
  • Guiding customers to the perfect curated purchase on our Retail floor
  • Processing customer transactions & contributing to overall sales goals of the store
  • Maintaining Candlefish merchandising, cleanliness, and operational standards
  • Being a Candlefish ambassador both in & outside of the store

Company Culture:
  • You have open availability (nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • You are a positive person with an optimistic attitude
  • You are flexible and understand that company needs will change at any given time
  • You are friendly, approachable, and love engaging with strangers
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You care about the impact you have on other members of your team
  • You love learning & take initiative to do so

Skills and Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of retail experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent/ GED

Work Environment:
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Be able to stand on your feet for prolonged periods of time

  • A new quirky candle family who is there to support you, push you in the right direction, and laugh with you
  • Opportunity to be a huge part of a growing company, and the satisfaction that goes along with it
  • The opportunity to expand your current skill set with loads of career advancing resources and room for growth
  • Full-time team members receive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • PTO and a parking stipend
  • Candlefish Perks & Discounts (duh!)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Daydreamer Concepts is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.