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.