Work at Thistle

Thistle is hiring! See our open position(s) below and learn how to apply.

Material Specialist

Part-time (10-15 hours/week)
Temporary (July - August 31)
$25/month craft allowance

Thistle Creative Reuse is seeking a positive, easy-going, material specialist who is passionate about reuse, environmental sustainability, and who is a creative thinker. This person will be responsible for assisting with Thistle’s online shop, but will also help in the brick and mortar from time to time. This position will be hired as a part-time, temporary employee, but there is potential for permanent employment after August. 

What does Thistle offer its employees?

  • A positive, collaborative work environment
  • Plenty of opportunity for growth and learning
  • Monthly craft allowance
  • Flexibility

Primary Responsibilities

  • Sort donations
  • Photograph, weigh, and price items for the online shop
  • Fill orders
  • Inventory management

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Customer service
  • Stock brick and mortar shelves
  • Occasionally work the register

Required Qualifications

  • Self starter who works well independently, but who sees their role in the bigger picture and as a part of a team
  • Organized
  • Excellent communicator
  • General knowledge of art and craft supplies and creative materials (does not have to be in-depth knowledge, just a basic understanding)
  • Creative thinker
  • Connects with Thistle’s mission and is passionate about reuse

Bonus Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Shopify and Google Suite
  • Thrift store or other reuse retail knowledge 

 Physical Demands of the Job: 

  • Sitting and standing for long periods
  • Lifting and/or carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Bending and stooping regularly

To be considered for this position please send your resume and a brief cover letter to