Production Assistant for Floral Director

Submitted by luxe bloom on Wed, 08/22/2018 - 3:10pm

Luxe Bloom® seeking Experienced Production Assistant to the Floral Director

Chicago, IL

Discover a whole new world of opportunity to be an assistant to a fast paced Floral Director in Luxury Hospitality. We know you have seen our Instagram – you love what you see, you’re inspired by our gorgeous arrangements, and find yourself wanting to be part of our beautiful blooming team!

Who We Are:

Luxe Bloom is an innovative floral company headquartered in the West Loop. Luxe Bloom® sells natural, Lasting Luxury™ rose arrangements to luxury businesses on a subscription basis. Our roses do not require water or refrigeration to maintain their natural beauty. Our roses can last up to 60 days in a hospitality setting. Kindly visit the collection at www.luxebloom.com.

Essential Function:

You are applying because you understand and appreciate luxury upscale-level customer service.  You are applying because you see yourself being a member of the Luxe Bloom® family that dutifully delivers quality experiences. You are applying to help ensure that we meet and exceed our customers expectations with perfectly crafted floral arrangements delivered on time and arrive without breakage.  

Job Responsibilities:

Provide services of the highest level including, but not limited to; assisting in all aspects of general labor/preparation within the floral production process. We replicate simple designs in large volumes. Additional to traditional production duties may apply for large-scale installations. 

Assist in maintaining the inventory of flowers, vessels, and supplies.

o   Maintain a clean and organized stock and storage area according to inventory maintenance standards.

o   Inventory control: alert the Director or Supply Chain Manager when materials in stock are running low.

Consistently and efficiently assist in the staging and execution of all aspects of daily general production down to the last detail.

o   Prep flowers and vases per the sales orders as instructed by Director.

o   Assures strict quality control by reviewing and critiquing work for accuracy and high brand standards.

o   Clean the production area at the close of each work-day.

Assist with periodic high-volume production and special orders.

o   Assembly-line style production and prep.

o   Ensure each stage of assembly is completed based on our tight time-line and under strict quality standards. 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

What You will Need To Succeed:

We are looking for an individual that is quick thinking, has a service-friendly attitude, strong organizational skills, is very detailed oriented, and a self-starter.  

You also have these skills we seek:

·     Minimum High School degree and 2-3 year’s work experience.

·     Some training (formal or not) in 3D arts required (you are familiar with composing, creating and executing three dimensional artwork).

·     Have an artistic eye, strong motor skills and careful attention to detail.

·     Knowledge or interest in floral is preferred, but note this is not a traditional floral design position.  

·     Other assembly/production experience is advantageous (barista, sous chef, light manufacturing, sewing, general labor, etc.).

·     Good knowledge and ability to use tools and equipment that may include utility knife, wire cutters, hot glue gun, tape measure, etc.

·     Ability to handle glass and fragile items safely.

·     Ability to deal with deadlines, urgent production demands and changes in daily volume of work. 

·     Ability to lift moderately heavy objects, ability to move quickly, and work on your feet for extended periods of time.

·     Demonstrate a positive attitude and professional demeanor.

·     Good verbal communication skills to communicate successfully with team.

·     Must be able to work with employees from all departments of differing experience levels in a positive, encouraging manner. 

·     Flexible, adaptable and willing to help others as needed.

·     Must be responsible for your own transportation to our facility.

To Apply: 

Employment:

Part-time(but set hours) - $14 per hour or DOE

Full-time may be a later opportunity, we like to promote current staff.

 

Please respond with your resume, references, photos of your work (floral or other), and any other pertinent information you would like us to know about you

Local candidates only

 

We will be reviewing candidates and interviewing right away; training will begin ASAP!  

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Industry:

Consumer and Hospitality Luxury

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Maggie Roemig
Organization: