We’re hiring part-time retail associates in Portsmouth, NH!

We’re growing again! We’re looking for two retail all-stars to join our team as Retail Sales Associates in our Portsmouth, NH store! Do you love pretty paper, hand-made objects of beauty, dreamy wedding stationery and gut-bustingly-hilarious greeting cards? If so, you might be just the gal or guy we are looking for!

We like to think we’re a pretty fun group of people to work with and we are certain that our customers are just about the best people around. Take a peek below at the position and apply by emailing us your resume, cover letter telling us why you’d be a great fit. We will be conducting interviews over the next few weeks in our Portsmouth store and hope to have the position filled quickly.

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE – PORTSMOUTH, NH
The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you’ll be helping our amazing customers fulfill their every stationery wish in our Portsmouth retail boutique. You’ll be responsible for greeting customers, answering questions (and the phone!), completing sales, helping with merchandising/display and general storefront upkeep. This is a part-time position (approximately 15-20 hours per week) with room for growth.

About You:
– You have retail experience.
– You are passionate about customer service and providing an exceptional experience.
– You are outgoing, personable, and comfortable thinking quickly on your feet.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.

Posted by Gus & Ruby Letterpress at 10:56 am

Meet the author of Erin Bakes Cake at our book launch event!


Join us Thursday, September 7th from 4:30-6pm for a book signing and cake tasting with celebrated baker (and Seacoast local!), Erin Gardner. Erin will be on-site sampling goodies and chatting about her newest book, Erin Bakes Cake. In her second book, Erin – a former pastry chef and acclaimed wedding cake baker – shares her secrets about how to use a few foundation recipes to create hundreds of variations of flavor, texture and look. She gives tips of the trade and practical tools for the at-home baker to create fun, unique cakes that taste as good as they look.

Ask questions, talk flavors, and chat about decorating with Erin and enjoy bites from her incredible recipes. Plus, you’ll sip bubbly and enjoy a 10% storewide discount, to boot!

The first 20 people to buy Erin’s book at the event will also leave with a fabulous goodie bag of decorating supplies from Erin herself.

What: Book launch for Erin Bakes Cake
When: Thursday, September 7th from 4:30-6pm
Where: Gus & Ruby Letterpress, Portsmouth NH

 

Posted by Gus & Ruby Letterpress at 2:19 pm

We’re hiring an Assistant Store Manager in Portsmouth!

We’re looking for a retail guru to join our team as the Assistant Store Manager of our Portsmouth, NH store! Do you love pretty paper, hand-made objects of beauty, dreamy wedding stationery and gut-bustingly-hilarious greeting cards? If so, you might be just the gal or guy we are looking for!

We like to think we’re a pretty fun group of people to work with and we are certain that our customers are just about the best people around. Take a peek below at the position and apply by emailing us your resume, cover letter telling us why you’d be a great fit. We will be conducting interviews over the next few weeks in our Portsmouth store and hope to have the position filled quickly.

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER – PORTSMOUTH, NH
The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the retail side of the Gus & Ruby Letterpress Portsmouth store. You will be the daily face for the paper boutique – managing inventory (keeping track of current stock and working closely with the store manager/Director of Operations and Portland assistant store manager on ordering/buying/transferring products), leading sales initiatives, maintaining daily upkeep of the store (cleaning, stocking, etc.), managing part-time employees and employee schedules, and dreaming-up and executing exceptional, creative merchandise displays within the store. This is a full-time, salaried position with room for growth within the company.

About You:
– You have extensive retail experience (management is not required but is a major plus!) and are happy helping customers and manning a register.
– You are passionate about merchandising, store design/display and retail sales.
– You are outgoing, personable, have exceptional customer service skills and are able to establish and foster strong relationships with customers.
– You are extremely detail oriented, organized and good at juggling many things at once.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team and are a clear, effective communicator.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.

We’re Hiring!

We’re opening a new store in Portland, Maine and the Gus & Ruby Letterpress team is expanding!
Do you love pretty paper, hand-made objects of beauty, dreamy wedding stationery and gut-bustingly-hilarious greeting cards? If so, you might be just the gal or guy we are looking for!

We like to think we’re a pretty fun group of people to work with and we are certain that our customers are just about the best people around. Take a peek below at the positions open and apply by emailing us your resume, cover letter telling us why you’d be a great fit and a note about which position you are applying for. We will be conducting interviews over the next few weeks in our Portsmouth store and hope to have all positions filled quickly.

 

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER – PORTLAND, ME
The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the retail side of the Gus & Ruby Letterpress Portland store. You will be the daily face for the paper boutique – managing inventory (keeping track of current stock and working closely with the store manager/Director of Operations and Portsmouth assistant store manager on ordering/buying/transferring products), leading sales initiatives, maintaining daily upkeep of the store (cleaning, stocking, etc.), managing part-time employees and employee schedules, and dreaming-up and executing exceptional, creative merchandise displays within the store. This is a full-time, salaried position with room for growth within the company.

About You:
– You have extensive retail experience (management is not required but is a plus!) and are happy helping customers and manning a register.
– You are passionate about merchandising, store design/display and retail sales.
– You are outgoing, personable, have exceptional customer service skills and are able to establish and foster strong relationships with customers.
– You are extremely detail oriented, organized and good at juggling many things at once.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team and are a clear, effective communicator.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.

 

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER – PORTSMOUTH, NH
The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the retail side of the Gus & Ruby Letterpress Portsmouth store. You will be the daily face for the paper boutique – managing inventory (keeping track of current stock and working closely with the store manager/Director of Operations and Portland assistant store manager on ordering/buying/transferring products), leading sales initiatives, maintaining daily upkeep of the store (cleaning, stocking, etc.), managing part-time employees and employee schedules, and dreaming-up and executing exceptional, creative merchandise displays within the store. This is a full-time, salaried position with room for growth within the company.

About You:
– You have extensive retail experience (management is not required but is a plus!) and are happy helping customers and manning a register.
– You are passionate about merchandising, store design/display and retail sales.
– You are outgoing, personable, have exceptional customer service skills and are able to establish and foster strong relationships with customers.
– You are extremely detail oriented, organized and good at juggling many things at once.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team and are a clear, effective communicator.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.

 

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE – PORTLAND, ME
The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you’ll be helping our amazing customers fulfill their every stationery wish in our Portland retail boutique. You’ll be responsible for greeting customers, answering questions (and the phone!), completing sales, helping with merchandising/display and general storefront upkeep. This is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week) with room for growth.

About You:
– You have retail experience.
– You are passionate about customer service and providing an exceptional experience.
– You are outgoing, personable, and comfortable thinking quickly on your feet.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.


RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE – PORTSMOUTH, NH

The position in a nutshell:
In this role, you’ll be helping our amazing customers fulfill their every stationery wish in our Portsmouth retail boutique. You’ll be responsible for greeting customers, answering questions (and the phone!), completing sales, helping with merchandising/display and general storefront upkeep. This is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week) with room for growth.

About You:
– You have retail experience.
– You are passionate about customer service and providing an exceptional experience.
– You are outgoing, personable, and comfortable thinking quickly on your feet.
– You are self motivated and a quick learner.
– You are comfortable working alone and within a team.
– You love dogs, babies, donuts and champagne. Or some combination of those at the very least.

Personal stationery for new grads

Tasseled caps will be tossed through the air at schools across the country in just a few short weeks. What better way to congratulate your favorite scholar than gifting them with a set of custom personal stationery. From crisp and classic to bold and graphic designs, a set of custom cards is a great gift for any new grad. Create a design that your brainiac can use as thank you notes following job interviews or to pen notes from across the globe as they backpack across the Andes.

Sets of 50 cards start at $75* for flat-printed notecards and blank envelopes or $100 for letterpress-printed notecards and blank envelopes. Call or email to set up an appointment or let us create a gift certificate so your grad can be a part of the design process.

First three photos courtesy of Haute Papier; second three photos courtesy of Smock Paper.

 

*Cost does not include embellishments (ex: envelope liners, second colors, return address printing) or shipping to the store.