Work for Soul Lift Cacao

Work for Soul Lift Cacao

We are currently taking resumes for a Retail Associate & E-Commerce Assistant to work in-person at our new cacao shop in north Portland, Oregon.

The ideal candidate for this position is a "people person" who would love to learn all about our ethically sourced cacao model and spend their time helping and teaching people who come into the shop.

This position would be more focused on "front of house" (FOH) tasks, but would still include some "back of house" (BOH) tasks as well.


  • Helping and educating customers
  • Point-of-sale checkout
  • Making drinks using a blender
  • Preparing pick-up and delivery orders
  • Restocking retail shelves


  • Tracking, labeling, and organizing food and non-food inventory on shelves
  • Shipping website orders
  • Online customer support (mostly email)
  • Light cleaning


  • $18 per hr, 18-25 hrs per week (3-4 days per week)

SCHEDULE: Shift hours will likely be in the 11:00am-6:00pm range. We are currently open Thurs-Sun but hope to expand soon. We are closed on all federal holidays. Time off is flexible with at least two weeks notice, but unpaid.


  • Weekend availability (both Saturday and Sunday) and a willingness to loosely commit to this position for a minimum of one year (not a formal contract).
  • Effective, mature written and verbal communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Self-reliance
  • Adaptability
  • Resilient attitude
  • Friendly demeanor but ability to focus quietly when needed
  • Ability to work in teams and alone
  • Willing to follow instructions
  • Ability to ask for help if something's wrong or you don't know the answer
  • Ability to impress customers with your thoughtfulness
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work mostly on your feet for 4-6 hour shifts.


  • Interest in ethical and sustainable direct trade.
  • Food handler card (or willingness to get one) and familiarity with food safety code.
  • E-commerce and order fulfillment (shipping) experience.
  • Food prep and/or product packing experience.
  • Experience with raw foods, superfoods, chocolate and/or cacao.
  • Experience in a rapidly changing start-up business is also a plus but not required.
  • A desire to make the world a better place.

Please email hello [at] with a couple paragraphs about why you're interested, and attach your resume as a PDF (or Docx). Also include two professional references. And name your favorite kind of cacao or chocolate bar. We will only reply to messages that include this!

If this isn't the right position for you, you're still welcome to email us your resume and cover letter to be considered for a future position. Verified Reviews Badge
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