We’re Hiring A Retail Sales Associate
Mommy’s Trading Post is a children’s and maternity consignment shop located in Alameda. We mommy run business with a focus on recycling second-hand clothing and gear. Our ideal candidate will help new parents/grandparents/caregivers navigate the vast and ever changing selection that we carry while creating a welcoming community vibe. We are in search of a candidate who is passionate and knowledgeable about children’s clothing, gear and toys as well as maternity and nursingwear and accessories. Retail experience is an asset.
· Duties include but not limited to cashiering, stocking, organizing, light cleaning, researching products and creating visually pleasing displays. Must be able to lift 25lbs.
· The current opening is for 6-10 hours per week Saturdays and Sundays between noon and 6, with the potential for more hours in the future if desired. Flexibility to cover vacations, special events is an asset.
· Pay is $10/hr and employees get a discount on clothing.
If interested, please send a resume with references and a cover letter describing why you think you would be a good fit and your availablilty to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We’re looking for a Retail Sales Associate!
Mommy’s Trading Post is a new and quickly growing mama-owned children’s, maternity and nursing focused consignment store featuring both second-hand and new items. We are looking to add another member to our sales team. Our new sales associate will benefit from a great discount on items in store, as well as first pick of new items, participation in a friendly and supportive parenting community as well as a family friendly workplace. As a company, we are focused on providing great value to our community by providing excellent pricing on gently used parenting neccessities while simultaneous helping to reduce waste and lessen our impact on the environment.
We are looking for someone with basic knowledge of baby gear, and maternity and nursing wear. Also required are computer and interntet skills included knowledge of Microsoft office, Facebook, Instagram and search engines (specific software training will be provided). The job also requires the ability to lift up to 25lbs and be able to stand for most of the shift. Bra fitting and consignment experience are an asset.
This position is ideal for a new parent looking to bring in a bit of extra income. Currently we are looking for help on Saturdays and Sundays for 3-4 hours per day, with the possibility to add hours or days as the business continues to grow if desired. The pay is $10/hr. Benefits include a 25% discount on clothing items.
To apply please send a cover letter and resume including references to email@example.com.
End of Season Sale
Monday, February 27 – Sunday, March 5
50% Off children’s clothing and 25% off maternity clothing (exclusions apply). Plus clearance rack items $1 for children’s and $2 for maternity.
(Sale applies to second-hand clothing only, excludes new items, in-store only).
We are thrilled to be hosting the famed silhouette artist, Karl Johnson on Sunday, February 26 in collaboration with Monkey Bars. Please see the flyer below or Or our Facebook page for all the details on how to book a portrait session for your little one!
In anticipation of our 1 Year Anniversary Sale that starts on Monday, February 6 and runs until Sunday, February 12, I thought I would preview some of the great maternity selection that will be available for sale. The sale applies to all second-hand clothing in the shop (maternity, nursing and children’s). And now for a little sample:
It’s hard to believe that we’ve been open almost a year. It has been a fantastic year as I’ve gotten to know so many members of this community. It’s been amazing to see the diversity of families here the Bay Area and I feel fortunate to be able to have this business here. I’ve also gotten to see how incredibly generous this community as we’ve facilitated the donation of at least 6 carloads of baby clothes and gear to amazing organizations such as Loved Twice and the Bay Area Crisis Nursery.
To celebrate and to express our gratitude we are having a big sale! 25% off all second-hand clothing (this means children’s, maternity and nursingwear). Plus, there are lots of great deals to be had on gear. We hope to see you soon! Naomi and the Mommy’s Trading Post team.
Zutano Cozie Fleece Hat and Booties
I’m so excited to announce that we are now carrying Zutano booties and a few of their hats. You may have heard of their awesome booties, because not only are the super cute and warm, but they also are nearly impossible for babies to wiggle out of. Nothing is more annoying than losing one out of a pair of shoes or booties, so they make for one less thing to worry about.
Also great news is that they now offer some of the larger sizes (12 and 18 months) with grippers. These would make perfect house slippers for that new walker in your family during these chilly months.
These booties and the coordinating hats make awesome Holiday or Baby Shower gifts or stylish additions to a baby photoshoot outfit.
*Photos are just examples of some of the styles in stock.
Zutano Velour Booties and Pompom Hat
Zutano Cozie Fleece Fur-Lined Booties with Grippers (sized 12 and 18 months have grippers)
Don’t forget November 15 is America Recycles Day! Consignment and resale are great ways to recycle, whether you’re buying or selling, you’re keeping usable goods from entering the waste stream! So before you go to the big box stores, why not check out your local consignment or second-hand store and see if you can not only help the environment but your wallet to. Right now we’re throwing way to much out.
According to the Council for Textile Recycling, the US generate an average of 82 lbs of textiles per person each year and only 15% of those are donated or recycled and the remaining 85% end up in landfills (http://www.weardonaterecycle.org/about/issue.html). Join us at Mommy’s Trading Post in the effort to shift these numbers, whether buying/selling with us or dropping off donations of infant clothes for Loved Twice.
For more info on America Recycles Day check out their website https://americarecyclesday.org/
One Day Only
Sale includes Nursing Bras (any style, new & used), Nursing Tanks and Camisoles, Nursing Tops and Nursing Dresses
11 am – 5pm
10% off purchase of any nursingwear
15% off purchase of nursingwear over $50
20% off purchase of nursingwear over $100
We will be doing staff training with a certified fitter from 11am -2pm (we will be opening an hour early at 11am this day). To book a 20 minute fitting while the certified fitter is on site please call 510-899-9967 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Drop ins are welcome but are not guaranteed a fitting with the certified fitter.
Nursing Bras and Nursing Accessories
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