Tuesday, December 9, 2014

We're Looking For a Stellar Team Member!

We are looking for one or two folks to work with Sugar as Lead Sex Educators. A Lead Sex Educator will provide support to the other Sex Educators and be the daily onsite person to resolve customer concerns and ensure that all of our customers receive stellar customer service and education. In addition, this position will work with purchasing and receiving, merchandising and coordinating staffing for events. This position will be 15+ hours a week and will require working both weekdays and weekends.

If you are interested, please review the below job description and submit a cover letter (explaining both why you want to work and Sugar and how your past experience is relevant) and a resume to jacq@sugartheshop.com by Monday, December 15th.

Look over the required skills - do you meet the list?

No calls please - email only.

Sugar is committed to a diverse work force and welcomes applications from people of all ethnicities, sexual orientations and genders.

We're looking forward to meeting you!

Lead Sex Educator
Job Description

The Lead Sex Educator (LSE) is responsible for excelling as a Sex Educator, supporting other Sex Educators in their positions and supporting the Manager in daily operations, purchasing, merchandising and/or event coordination. The LSE works as part of the team to provide customers with the highest level of customer service and to ensure that the mission of Sugar is consistently at the forefront of the customer’s experience

Daily functions include performing all duties of the Sex Educator position in addition to LSE functions.

Skills and Requirements:
-       A passion for Sugar’s mission
-       Experience in retail sales, customer service, reproductive health care or education
-       Computer literacy
-       Excellent sales and customer service skills
-       Ability to think strategically and use systems based thinking
-       Able to work evenings and weekends
-       Able to lift up to 50 lbs
-       Comfort with and acceptance of diverse sexualities
-       Cultural competency with diverse communities
-       Knowledge and understanding of queer and gender issues
-       Commitment to a team environment
-       A mind that is open to new things and ways of solving problems

Preferred skills:
-       Previous experience with Point of Sale systems

-       Perform all Sex Educator responsibilities
-       Merchandising
o   Work with the Manager to develop in store visual promotions plan in concert with overall store marketing plan
o   Update and change displays in store at least monthly
o   Work with manager to continually refine and improve store appearance.
-       Purchasing
o   Spot check inventory levels weekly by department (each department checked at least monthly)
o   Assist manager with purchasing and receiving
-       Education
o   Assist manager with staff training and coaching
o   Assist manager with scheduling and staffing public workshops
-       Research and suggest new products to manager
-       Act as point person and problem solver when manager is unavailable.
-       Other duties as assigned

15-20  hours a week
Includes all benefits and responsibilities of Sex Educator position

Sugar will provide the Lead Sex Educator with:
$13 an hour – eligible for a $.25 increase after two successful months of employment
A commitment to a systems oriented work place.
A work place that is respectful and supportive.


Sugar is a lesbian owned, multi-gender operated, for profit, mission driven sex toy store.  By providing education and toys in a shame free, sex positive, fun environment we help people of all genders and orientations experience their own unique sexuality with shameless joy and passion. 


A world in which healthy sexuality is respected and celebrated in all of its diversity.


Sugar believes that sex between consenting adults is sacred, powerful and fun and should be celebrated and honored.  By providing quality education and toys in a sex positive, fun atmosphere, we will help foster healthy sexuality.  In order to provide our customers with impeccable customer service we strive to create a work environment that is healthy and supportive of each and every member of the Sugar team.  Sugar also works to exist in the environment in a way that is sustainable and responsible.

Sugar provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Sugar complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Sugar expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Sugar employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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