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Current Employment Opportunities:

Multimedia Designer & Art Director

Retail Store Manager

Retail Sales Associate

Ecommerce Fulfillment Associate

Heat Press Operator

Stitcher Seamstress

Manufacturing Associate



Multimedia Designer & Art Director

Location: Portland, Maine
Description:

Purpose: To execute the continuous flow of creative site updates and oversee the art direction of the Design Team's work in support of the brand identity with the end goal of driving sales and increasing brand awareness and reach.

Scope: The Multimedia Designer & Art Director will be responsible for the creative maintenance of the current website, modifying content designs and participating in the development of new functionality to improve user experience. This role is also a lead collaborator on the Sea Bags brand identity and creative development for all marketing, overseeing design development on the design team's day to day work. Translation of the strategic plans provided by the Vice President of Marketing and Ecommerce to execution in the area of Content Marketing is also a core area of responsibility for this role.

Basic Function:
  • Website Design & Participation in Development
  • Creative Brand Identity Development and Art Direction
  • Content Marketing Development and Execution
Responsibilities:

WEBSITE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT

  • Research emerging technologies and trends in web user experience, ecommerce, digital design as well as general web standards and browser compatibilities that support and accelerate our goals.
  • Create user-centered design solutions by considering customer feedback, usability findings and production constraints. Assist Vice President of Marketing in gathering requirements and scoping projects and initiatives.
  • Conceptualize and design high-quality solutions using storyboards, process flows and wireframes that clearly illustrate how designs/technologies function and look.
  • Recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, and design intuitive applications to support them.
  • Participate on testing team in comprehensive User Acceptance Testing.
  • Regular audit/benchmark of industry and competitor websites and email campaigns.

CREATIVE BRAND IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT

  • In collaboration with the UI/UX Developer, assist in the establishment and promotion of design guidelines, best practices, and standards within the organization and lead art direction for the Design team.
  • Create original graphic designs including logos, images, and icons.
  • Lead lifestyle photography and videography and also support the Studio photography needs of the UI/UX Developer. Uphold photography guidelines established in collaboration with Vice President of Marketing & Ecommerce.
  • Oversee Retail design needs for in store brand strategy.

CONTENT MARKETING DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION

  • Build physical, digital and dynamic content across all channels to support marketing goals.
  • Lead execution of content strategy for video.
  • Oversee the development and design of blog content.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a cross-departmental team.
  • 5 or more years of experience in a web design/development environment and 4-year bachelor's degree.
  • Intermediate-level in HTML, CSS, JS, Adobe CS Suite, Git.
  • Firm grasp of E-commerce Frameworks (Salesforce Commerce Cloud prefered) & Architecture, Sys-Admin.
  • Experience in handling architectural and design considerations such as site performance, scalability, re-usability and extensibility.
  • Must have a strong understanding of layout, composition, color theory, online marketing strategy and user interface design.
  • Ability to create and communicate original conceptual ideas while staying within the parameters of each project.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must be willing to work onsite in the Portland, Maine office a minimum of 40 hours weekly.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable about digital and print advertising as well as print production.
  • Experience with digital photography and/or videography.
  • Experience with cloud-based project management tools and Google Analytics.
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Retail Store Manager

Locations:
  • Portland, ME Flagship
  • Freeport, ME
  • Grand Haven, MI

Contact: jobs@seabags.com

Description:

Purpose:

Lead a team to proactively share the Sea Bags brand story and cornerstones of the business in a manner that leads to driving sales, providing exemplary service, and the best possible brand and shopping experience.

Scope:

The leadership of the day-to-day operation of the Sea Bags retail store leading all selling, customer service, and operational functions. Ensures product levels are maintained and key out-of-stocks are communicated regularly. Motivates and manages store employees ensuring all service levels, standards and procedures are followed accordingly. Manages staffing plans, payroll hours and overall expenses to ensure costs stay at or below prescribed levels. Recruits and trains all new employees to ensure a solid understanding of company information, product knowledge, selling techniques, and point of sale functions. Ensures the store environment and visual standards are maintained at or above standards providing a pleasant and enjoyable shopping experience for all customers and guests. Supports social media initiatives and company directives. Ensures all employees are well-versed on the sail trade program.

Basic Function:

Proactively share the Sea Bags brand story and cornerstones of the business in a manner that leads to increasing sales, exemplary service, and the best possible brand and shopping experience.

Job Qualifications:
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Previous and successful experience as a retail store manager, supervisor or have commensurate experience.
  • Good listener with solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Strong motivator of people.
  • Solid customer service skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Google Docs and Google Sheets.
  • Experience with POS software with an aptitude for learning.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs in unloading trucks or receiving sail trades.
  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time.
  • Capable of occasional long work periods during store openings.
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays, based on the needs of the business.
Benefits:
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
Supplemental Pay:
  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate

To apply: Email jobs@seabags.com

Retail Sales Associate

Locations:
  • Portland, ME
  • Freeport, ME
  • Bar Harbor, ME
  • Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Ogunquit, ME
  • Portsmouth, NH (PART TIME)
  • Portsmouth, NH (FULL TIME)
  • Newburyport, MA
  • Rockport, MA
  • Chatham, MA
  • Newport, RI
  • Greenport, NY
  • Key West, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Miramar Beach, FL
  • South Haven, MI
  • Traverse City, MI

Contact: jobs@seabags.com

Description:

Purpose:

Provides exceptional customer service, brand and product knowledge in selling Sea Bags products and accessories.

Scope:

Provides exemplary and knowledgeable service in supporting all Sea Bags customers and visitors. Maintains relevant product knowledge and stays current on new product introductions, collections, and third-party products. Is knowledgeable of all point of sale functions and efficiently processes customer transactions. Ensures all customers and visitors are asked to provide his/her email address. Is knowledgeable and encourages customer engagement in attempting to sell custom order bags or totes using the iPad station. Supports all social media directives and promotions. Supports company sail trade program.

Basic Function:

Proactively share the Sea Bags brand story and cornerstones of the business in a manner that leads to increasing sales, exemplary service, and the best possible brand and shopping experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Acknowledge and openly greet all customers and visitors in sharing the Sea Bags brand story.
  • Proactively assists all customers and visitors with his/her questions and purchases providing appropriate selling techniques including up-selling each item selected.
  • Be a driving force behind the Sea Bags brand.
  • Expert on product knowledge by keeping current on all new collections as well as core product lines.
  • Strong user of the point of sale system.
  • Proactively communicates sail trade program to all customers and visitors.
  • Works a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, based on the needs of the business
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate company history and product information orally.
  • Solid customer service skills.
  • Strong ability to listen and communicate thoroughly with customers, co-workers and others.
  • Ability to use a point of sale system.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods to support the needs of the business.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, based on the needs of the business.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Equivalent work experience in sales and customer service
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced sales environment
Benefits:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Referral program
Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

To apply: Email jobs@seabags.com

Ecommerce Fulfillment Associate

Location: Portland, ME
Description:

Sea Bags is seeking an Ecommerce Fulfillment Associate to be responsible for fulfilling online orders from our ecommerce site. This position will be responsible for helping pick, pack and ship product for our online customers.

What you will be responsible for as the Ecommerce Fulfillment Associate:
  • Picking online orders
  • Packing online orders
  • Communicate with other departments about order issues
  • Help organize stock shelves
  • Help maintain an organized facility
  • Other projects as asked by the eCommerce Shipping Supervisor
Experience/Skills you will bring to the Ecommerce Fulfillment Associate role:
  • 1-2 years of experience in order fulfillment or warehouse setting preferred but not required
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to remain standing for 7+ hours
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Heat Press Operator

Location: South Portland, ME
Description:

Sea Bags is seeking a Heat Press Operator to be responsible for the day-to-day print production and maintenance of the Heat press. This would include being hands-on with heat press equipment, understanding graphics design elements, and being able to run the press. The position requires a person who is very organized and great in prioritizing to see each job through completion and be able to meet given deadlines.

What you will be responsible for as the Heat Press Operator:
  • Pull and organize materials for pressing.
  • Ensure production is produced according to specification.
  • A strong attention to detail along with a sharp focus on quality.
  • Maintain, load, and operate hydraulic heat press.
  • Establish heat press settings: time, temp, pressure for various fabrics.
  • Help organizing and packaging completed projects.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of work area and equipment.
  • Maintain paperwork and calculate the quantity produced.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience/Skills you will bring to the Heat Press Operator role:
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Good problem-solving skills, highly adaptable.
  • Be highly detail-oriented and well-organized.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Have good follow-up & communication skills (oral & written).
  • Experience with dye sublimation heat presses.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time efficiently.
  • Physically able to lift heavy materials.
  • Be punctual and reliable & work overtime as needed.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment—a team player attitude is a must.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
Bonus Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in dye-sublimation production.
  • Printers & Heat Press: 1 year (Preferred).
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Stitcher Seamstress

Location: South Portland, Maine

Contact: jobs@seabags.com

Description:

Purpose: To meet stitching production goals and ensure Sea Bags are produced to the highest standards.

Scope: Stitches Sea Bags products from recycled sails as assigned by team leader. Manages time effectively on each sewing project. Maintains personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively. Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepare work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting materials.
  • Prepare machine by changing needles and thread and inspecting machine.
  • Sew materials together by guiding material under machine needle.
  • Adjust machine settings as necessary after observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions.
  • Quality check materials by inspecting work performed for flaws.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; noting necessary repairs.
  • Maintains materials and supply levels, noting reorder needs with supervisor, anticipating needed materials and supplies as necessary.
  • Document action by completing production and time studies as requested.
  • Contribute to team effort and production goals.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

  • Demonstrated experience in a variety of machine sewing techniques.
  • Ability to operate with skill a variety of sewing machines including but not limited to: single needle industrial; industrial zig-zag; overlock, merrow or serger; domestic straight and zig-zag machines.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documents.
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods including evenings, weekends and holidays to support the needs of the business and overtime as deemed by management.
  • Hardworking and self-motivated; must be able to work at a fast pace with high accuracy and minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail including continually checking for completeness of work order requirement and components.
  • Able to professionally communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions with a positive attitude.
  • Deadline driven and goal oriented; comfortable working in an environment with production targets.
  • Work collaboratively while developing close working relationships with other members of Sea Bags team.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and quality assurance.
  • Commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of products used made in the USA.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.
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Manufacturing Associate

Location: South Portland, Maine
Description:

Scope:

We have multiple openings for Manufacturing Associates which could include areas such as Shipping, Fulfillment, Material Sorting, Kitting, Rope Splicing as well as Sewing.

Responsibilities:

Manufacturing Associates may be cross trained in more than one area and be responsible for quality checks, sorting for shipments, tagging products, moving materials, preparing sail material for sewing, adding design details, sewing and splicing rope.

Job Qualifications

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

  • Ability to read, write, and count to accurately complete documents
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to manage time effectively and be punctual and timely
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon
  • Hard working and self-motivated; able to work at a fast pace with high accuracy and minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Deadline driven and goal oriented; comfortable working in an environment with production targets
  • Capable of working occasional overtime and long work periods to help support the needs of the business

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in manufacturing, shipping or fulfillment a plus
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Equal Opportunity
We created Sea Bags with a commitment to providing jobs and career paths in Maine. It is our policy to consider all applicants for employment on the basis of his or her qualifications for the job without regard to age, sex, race, religious creed, color, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual preference, national origin, or citizenship. We actively pursue this policy in all aspects of employment including hiring, promotion, transfer, termination, recruitment, rates of pay, and selection for training, and general treatment during employment. We do reserve the right to refuse to hire or discontinue the employment of undocumented workers. At Sea Bags, being an equal employment opportunity employer is not only a legal principle; it is a moral commitment as well.