Production Assistant

Fairly Modern is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a freelance production assistant. This role will primarily be responsible for the production of our small batch candle line and be a friendly sales associate.It would be a very exciting opportunity for anyone who loves hand made products and has always wanted to have experience owning a small store front!

About Fairly Modern:
Fairly Modern is a growing Interior Design and Brand Identity business with a charming studio and retail space located near Highland Park. The Fairly Modern Home Collection is just the beginning to a line of home products and online retail which currently includes handmade candles and room sprays. We strive to make this a fun place to work with a fun, relaxed environment. Most importantly, you will be set up for success and under the direction of someone who is patient and has experience with training and management.

Starting Hours:

  • Saturdays Only 9 AM - 2 PM (sorry, non-negotiable)
  • These hours include production and running the storefront

Paid Position:

  • $10.00/hour as Freelance Production Assistant

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing containers for pouring

  • Using hot equipment to blend and pour candles and room sprays by hand

  • Hand packaging all products and shipping containers

  • Track inventory and fulfill open orders

  • Be a friendly face and sales associate to the FM retail space

  • Use of POS system for in-store and online purchases

  • Collecting content for social media (social media/photography skills a huge bonus!)

Desired Skills:

While this position is currently dedicated solely the Fairly Modern Home Collection, we are seeking someone with skills beyond this position in hopes that this individual can grow with the company. Skills in these areas are a huge bonus and provide the optimal candidate for us:

  • Has a design background - in either graphic design or interiors (this role is a perfect fit for a junior designer or college student)

  • Extremely detail oriented, but also efficient

  • Willing to learn new skills in the areas of interior and graphic design

  • Is self-motivated. If you see room for growth or improvement, go for it!

  • Gets excited about social media and creating content

  • Has a positive and fun personality (a must!)

How to Apply:

Tell us why you would be a perfect candidate by sending an email to 

  1. Include “JOB INQUIRY - PRODUCTION ASSISTANT” in subject line.

  2. An introduction and blurb about yourself

  3. Social Media links

  4. Resume