Father's Day is June 16

Umami Mart seeks a friendly and responsible Temp-to-Hire Holiday Shop Assistant, with the potential to become a long-term staff member after the holidays. Retail experience required.

This position will be for at least 3 shifts per week, under the direct supervision of Chris C., the Shop Manager.  Must be able to work a minimum of 3 days a week with Sundays mandatory, filling in as-needed, as well as extra shifts in November and December during the holiday season (applicant must available with no plans to be out of town between November 19 through December 24). This is a non-exempt hourly position.

Umami Mart seeks out a Shop Assistant who:

  • Enjoys being part of a small, but growing team. Believes in the Umami Mart brand.
  • Is genuinely interested in the products we carry. A passion for food, drink, design, and Japan is not required, but is a definite plus.
  • Has a flexible schedule; can potentially take on more days if needed.
  • Confident with working on their own and/or with a team.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize responsibilities based off business needs.
  • Responsibilities include:

  • Welcoming customers and staying attentive to their needs and requests.
  • Learning about new products and understanding its function.
  • Maintaining cleanliness throughout the shop, including spot-cleaning/mopping, dusting products, straightening items on tables and shelves, restocking items on the floor.
  • Packing online orders.
  • Unpacking deliveries, receiving items, stocking items accordingly.
  • Experience with email correspondence and knowledge of email etiquette preferred.
  • Pay is $16/hr. This position will end after the 2018 holiday season with the potential to become a long-term staff member.

    Feel free to contact us with any questions or email us your resume and cover letter to shop@umamimart.com. Come join the fun!


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