Join the Team! May 24 2019
We're hiring for a part-time (4 days/week) position at our Ballard shop:
WHAT: This is a combo Retail Sales / Studio Assistant position.
Must have excellent retail sales skills/experience, be a team player, be computer/tech savvy and enjoy working with your hands.
WHEN: Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday
(11:30am - 6:30pm Wed/Thurs/Fri, 10:30am-6:30pm Sat)
Needs to be available to cover occasional shifts on Tues/Wed/Sun
WHERE: Our Ballard (Seattle) shop - 6418 20th Ave NW
Studio assistant work involves:
- Packaging products
- Light finishing and cleaning of jewelry
- Shipping online orders
- Processing wholesale orders
- Processing online exchanges and repairs
- Processing third party products for the shop
Retail sales work involves:
- Helping customers
- Product knowledge
- Light cleaning
- Opening/closing the shop
- Keeping the sales floor well stocked, clean and organized
The job requires: great customer service skills, good organization, visual merchandising skills and a sense of aesthetic and design, light cleaning, accountability, critical thinking, working with your hands, attention to detail, multi-tasking, teamwork and reliability.
We're looking for someone with a cheerful disposition that has tactful, genuine customer service skills, who enjoys being part of a small, close-knit team and takes pride in their work and environment.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a personalized cover letter and resume if you're interested. We want to know why this job interests you and why you would be a great addition to our team :)
Seattle Met: 100 Best Little Shops! November 09 2017
Thanks so much to Seattle Met Magazine for choosing Baleen as one of Seattle's best little shops! We're honored to be included in this roster of amazing local boutiques :)
POP UP EVENT: Cuyana March 14 2017
This month we will be hosting the like-minded clothing and leather goods line Cuyana for a weekend pop-up! We love Cuyana's philosophy of style over trends and quality over quantity. Join us at our shop the weekend of March 25th & 26th and shop their essentials and new Spring collection. Annnndddd......they will be hosting a kick-off party Fri the 24th (4-8pm) at The Little London Plane, along with shop favorite Herbivore Botanicals and music by Turntable Kitchen. We will also be there, so we hope to see you!
LOVE WILL WIN February 16 2017
Baleen's Billy B installing the sign in Fall 2016 - bringing joy and hope to the neighborhood.
In the Press: Racked "Best of Seattle" July 25 2016
We're so excited to be named by Racked.com as one of the best shops in Seattle! We are in great company with our friends over at Glasswing (pictured below) and Prism (our very first stockist), and all the other awesome shops chosen. Having our brick and mortar shop is a dream come true and it makes us so happy that people are loving it as much as we do! Here's to Seattle shopping!!
Baleen Shop Opening! October 14 2015
We have very exciting news to share! Baleen is about to open its very first brick and mortar store in one short week! We have been working away on renovations and we are so thrilled to finally show the world what we've been working on. This location will also house our new production studio, which you can peek into from the shop. Our official opening day will be Tues, Oct 20th at 12 noon. The shop address is 6418 20th Ave NW, in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. We hope you'll come visit us if you're in our visiting the Pacific Northwest!