Seeking Full-Time Store Associate - Spring 2023 - tortoise general store

Seeking Full-Time Store Associate - Spring 2023

Posted by Emma Tsuchida on

tortoise general store

Tortoise is a curated multi-functional retail space dedicated to Japanese design, craft and art. 

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic store associates for a full-time position at our brick and mortar location in Mar Vista, California.

  • Position: Full-Time Associate with weekend availability 
  • Start date: Now 
  • Language: English fluency required.  Bilingual English-Japanese fluency is welcomed.
  • Salary: $23/hour (training period) / TBD (full-time salary)
  • Hours: 40 hours per week 
Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Position Details: 

Full-time store associate will focus on creating a welcoming customer service experience, help manage the daily operations of Tortoise with a small and diverse team, and maintain an organized inventory and strong visual display.  Full-time employees must be available to work eight hour shifts on their designated shift days for the entirety of our business hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM to 6:30 PM and Sunday 9 AM to 5:30 PM.  All candidates must also be available to work weekends and will be contracted to work through the upcoming holiday season (October 2023 - January 2024). 

Hasami Porcelain | Designed by Takuhiro Shinomoto of Tortoise

Candidate Requirements:

All professional backgrounds are welcomed for this position.  The preferred candidate has a strong passion for Tortoise, with a shared enthusiasm for our store's core concept and mission.  Our ideal part-time/full-time candidate is flexible, self-motivated and has a natural ability to deliver compassionate and friendly customer service to our guests, as well as internally with our team members.  We're also looking for a candidate with strong writing skills, strong communication skills and a strong team attitude.  

We hope to have some great people join our team!  Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to hearing from you.


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