want to join our fun-loving team?

We're looking for fun-loving people who love the challenge of learning new things in a fast-paced work environment. 

You don’t even have to have experience with candles! We are looking for someone who finds it exciting to hustle in a fun startup company. We need someone with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and determination! Most Antique Candle Co.™ positions require you to be on your feet with the rest of the team—but you’ll have fun doing it (think: Spotify playlists)!

WE'RE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: 

Here's some of the reasons you'll love working here: 

  • Fast, fun, and friendly work environment with the best darn coworkers, for realsies.
  • $100 in free candles per month (plus more candles at wholesale prices!).
  • Flexible scheduling for part time positions - just ask one of our moms!
  • A voice in how we improve our processes. We don't have a "corporate headquarters" telling us how to do our jobs. We hustle & figure it out - this is a start up after all.
  • No weekend or night shifts on a regular basis. 
  • Career & growth opportunities. 
  • Regular performance reviews every 6 months where compensation is discussed. 

 


Candle Maker

Antique Candle Co.™ is seeking an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual to join our team PART TIME as a Candle Maker. The candle maker will be fulfilling production orders for 300+ retail stores and online retail customers. Normal shift hours would be some days Monday through Saturday (7:00 am – 6:00 pm).

 

DATE: October 2020

PAY: $12/hour

LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Hand pour candles into mason jars and antique vessels
  • Label and clean candles with aesthetic care
  • Execute proper procedures to ensure operational efficiency and maximize output
  • Operate glue machine to wick candles with extreme precision in preparation for pouring process
  • Utilize Antique Candle Co. recipe to combine fragrance oil and wax during the candle making process
  • Collaborate in a team environment that continuously brainstorms new processes to scale operations with the company’s growth 
  • Exhibit a fast, fun, and friendly attitude toward job responsibilities, co-workers, and supervisors 

 

Secondary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with weekly assigned cleaning tasks
  • Unload pallets of raw materials
  • Collaborate with Product Development team to provide feedback on new fragrances
  • Support Shipping team in various shipping related tasks as needed
  • Participate in behind-the-scenes photos and videos for Antique Candle Co.™ social media engagement and marketing priorities

 

You will be a great Candle Maker if you are/have…

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
  • Thrive in a teamwork environment
  • Strong communication
  • Fast, fun, and friendly attitude
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Physical Strength, Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work while standing 90% of the time
  • Passion for small-business artisan products
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-starter

     

    Read the full job description for Candle Maker here

    We would love for you to join our candle crew! Please send your resume (PDF format) and any other pertinent information to Kelsey Huelsenbeck, email kelsey@antiquecandleco.com. Thank you for your consideration!

     

    Production Specialist

    Antique Candle Co. seeks an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual to join our team FULL TIME (approx. 38 hours/week) as Production Specialist. The Production Specialist will be assisting the Operations Manager – Production in executing the production schedule to fulfill demand for 350+ retail stores and a booming direct to consumer channel in a fast-paced warehouse environment. Your normal shift hours would be M-F, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    START DATE: October 2020
    PAY: $17+/hour depending on education or experience
    LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana

    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    ●Ensure the production schedule is completed daily in a timely manner
    ●Hand pour candles into mason jars and antique vessels
    ●Label and clean candles with aesthetic care
    ●Execute proper procedures to ensure operational efficiency and maximize output
    ●Operate glue machine to wick candles with extreme precision in preparation for the pouring process
    ●Utilize Antique Candle Co.TM recipe to combine fragrance oil and wax during the candle making process
    ●Collaborate in a team environment that continuously brainstorms new processes to scale operations with the company’s growth
    ●Exhibit a fast, fun, and friendly attitude toward job responsibilities, co-workers, and supervisors

    Secondary Job Responsibilities:
    ●Foster a fun and friendly work environment alongside Operations Manager –
    Production
    ●Train new candle makers and specialists in specific candle making tasks
    ●Share feedback with Production team during weekly meetings
    ●Assist with weekly assigned cleaning tasks
    ●Unload pallets of raw materials
    ●Collaborate with Product Development team to provide feedback on new fragrances
    ●Support Shipping team in various shipping related tasks as needed
    ●Participate in behind-the-scenes photos and videos for Antique Candle Co. social media engagement and marketing priorities

    You are a good fit if you are/have:
    ●Ability to work quickly and efficiently
    ●Extreme attention to detail
    ●Enjoy a fast-paced warehouse environment
    ●Thrive in a teamwork environment
    ●Strong communication
    ●Fast, fun, and friendly attitude
    ●Strong problem-solving skills
    ●Physical Strength, Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    ●Ability to work while standing 90% of the time
    ●Passion for small-business artisan products
    ●Strong work ethic
    ●Self-starter

    Benefits:

    • 2 weeks paid vacation beginning January 2021
    • 2 – 3 weeks paid holiday time off
    • 3 weeks paid maternity & paternity leave (plus additional 3 weeks unpaid leave optional)
    • Monthly $100 candle allowance (any additional candles wholesale pricing)
    • No weekend shifts on a regular basis
    • Regular performance review & potential raises every 6 months

    Read the full job description for Production Specialist here.

    We would love for you to join our candle crew! Please send your resume (PDF format) and any other pertinent information to Kelsey Huelsenbeck, email kelsey@antiquecandleco.com. Thank you for your consideration!

     

    Email Campaign Manager

    Antique Candle Co. is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic individual to join our team FULL TIME as an Email Campaign Manager. The Email Campaign Manager will manage all email marketing campaigns and work with the Marketing team on a daily basis while reporting directly to the Chief Marketing Officer.  

    START DATE: December 2020 

    PAY: Competitive 

    LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana 

    Normal shift hours: 9 AM – 5 PM 

     

    Primary Job Responsibilities: 

    Creatand manage email campaigns 

    • Maintain brand vision and message established by CEO and CMO  
    • Plan email campaigns based on marketing priorities established by CMO 
    • Create engaging email campaigns with appropriate CTA’s to build customer loyalty and drive conversions 
    • Schedule email campaigns based on optimized days and times 
    • Create audience segments based on demographic, behavioral, and other criteria to send highly personalized email campaigns  
    • Update and maintain trigger email campaigns throughout the customer journey to maximize sales 
    • Develop efficiencies in the current email campaign process and optimize the weekly email contact strategy 
    • Ensure all email campaigns comply with current email best practice in the industry and are relevant to our target demographic 

    Experiment and test email campaigns 

    • Experiment and run A/B or multivariate tests to optimize campaign performance 
    • Develop testing ideas around email segmentation and personalization to better engage and retain subscribers  
    • Work to minimize list decay and unsubscribes while increasing the productivity of email sends 
    • Partner with social media team to find ways to engage audience in fun and relational ways 
    • Research and learn new ways to interact with our candle friends in a positive and productive manner 

    Analyze and report email campaigns 

    • Track and report email campaigns on a weekly basis in order to guide improvements 
    • Monitor email KPI’s such as deliverability, open rate, click-through rate, unsubscribe rate, conversion rate, list growth rate, and overall ROI 
    • Maintain a deep understanding of email best practices, technology, and trends to react to new insights and behavior  
    • Analyze current email marketing campaigns and suggest recommendations for improvement 
    • Submit quarterly report to executive team with primary KPI findings  

    Optimize funnel performance  

    • Develop a deep understanding of what resonates with our customers to improve customer experience and journey 
    • Ensure email marketing campaigns work in coherence with other marketing channels 
    • Build and grow email subscriber list via lead generation 
    • Utilize retail website (sign up forms, landing pages, etc.) and other channels to capture new subscribers  

    Lead and strategize business growth as a Manager  

    • Participate in weekly marketing meetings to collaborate on new projects, flash sales, and ideas 
    • Engage in weekly one on one meetings with supervisor  
    • Check in with marketing managers on a regular basis for daily marketing plans 
    • Prioritize projects based on marketing schedule or operational needs 
    • Exercise creative freedom to drive additional sales and customer loyalty  
    • Champion Antique Candle Co. brand image, vibe, and overall creative vision 

    Secondary Job Responsibilities: 

    • Maintain “big picture” mentality and be ready to help operations team in a moment's notice  
    • Act as a representative of Antique Candle Co. at conferences or trade shows  

    You’ll love this job if:  

    • You love the nitty, gritty details. People tell you that you’re organized and like to ensure everything is in its place.  
    • You prefer individual work, but like being around other people in a collaborate office setting.  
    • You like “typing how you talk” in a way that grammatically makes sense and is FUN for the reader – you love writing more than anything! And if you are being honest, you are an exceptional copy writer.  
    • You are sales driven and find it extremely exciting in seeing one email campaign drive over $50,000.  
    • You find fulfillment when people resonate with your creativity. 
    • You are an email subscriber to ALL your favorite brands & love reading company emails – you hopefully are experienced in writing campaigns yourself (or at least have tons of experience in copywriting).  
    • You aren’t sensitive to fragrances or smells in general. This is a candle factory after all.  
    • You are fun, friendly, and would love to learn how to make candles & get your hands waxy from time to time!  
    • If you read this entire job description and find a typo, you might just be the person for the job. We are looking for someone that can level up Antique Candle Co.™ 😉  

    Qualifications and Requirements:  

    • BA or BS Degree (Marketing, Business, Communications, or other related field) 
    • 2+ years marketing experience  
    • Working knowledge of Mailchimp or other campaign management tools  
    • Experience setting up tracking, reporting and monitoring KPI’s 
    • Understanding of a variety of analytical tools 
    • Excellent written communication and relationship building skills 
    • Outstanding project management skills 
    • High attention to detail, deadlines, and accuracy 
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 
    • Creativity in messaging, visual design, email layout 
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS, preferred 
    • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, preferred  
    • Experience with Shopify, preferred  

    Benefits: 

    • Competitive vacation & holiday PTO 
    • Career & growth opportunities 
    • Monthly $100 candle allowance 
    • Regular performance reviews every 6 months where compensation is discussed 
    • Fast, fun, and friendly work environment with the best darn coworkers, for realsies! 
    • A voice in how we improve our processes. We don’t have “corporate headquarters” telling us how to do our jobs. We hustle & figure it out.  
    • Health benefits will be available in early 2021 

      Read the full job description for Email Campaign Manager here.

      We would love for you to join our candle crew! Please send your resume (PDF format) and any other pertinent information to Brittany Whitenack, email: brittany@antiquecandleco.com. Thank you for your consideration!  

       

      Marketing Internships

      Antique Candle Co.™ is seeking enthusiastic and hardworking interns to join the Marketing team full time (approx. 38 hours/week) for Summer 2021. Marketing interns will be part of a robust, fast growing e-commerce business that generates $8M in revenue annually. Each Marketing Intern will assist in one specific area of Marketing: social media, videography, or web development. Shift hours will primarily be Monday – Friday, 8 AM-4 PM. 

      DATE: May 2021 – August 2021 

      PAY: $16 / hour 

      LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana 

      The role of Marketing Intern will provide you with:  

      • A robust understanding of marketing innerworkings of an e-commerce business  
      • Experience building efficient marketing channels  
      • Knowledge of marketing fundamentals: sales trends and channels, Business-to-Business and Business-to-Customer e-commerce, promotional strategies  
      • Practical experience in the marketing and manufacturing industries  
      • Opportunity to grow with the company  

      Primary Job Responsibilities:  

      Social media specific responsibilities: 

      • Engage community by promptly and accurately responding to retail customer inquiries 
      • Build and maintain Candle Partner (i.e. influencers) relationships 
      Videography specific responsibilities:
      • Capture and edit video content for website, social media channels and email campaigns 
      • Collaborate with Marketing team to fulfill visual content needs 
      Web development specific responsibilities: 
      • Maintain and update both retail and wholesale Shopify websites 
      • Research and implement new back end and front-end functionalities 
      • Drive total company sales by understanding and assisting in various marketing channels 
      • Assist in developing, designing, and implementing marketing strategies for new product launches and promotions 
      • Assist Marketing managers on special projects 
      • Contribute to weekly Marketing meeting to grow sales and community engagement 
      • Adhere to brand vision and message established by CEO and CMO 

      Secondary Job Responsibilities:  

      • Partner with Operations Manager – Production to help achieve candle making goals 
      • Brainstorm new ideas for efficiency and flows and communicate to Operations Manager – Production 
      • Hand pour candles quickly and efficiently 
      • Label and clean candles with aesthetic care 
      • Keep stock organized and easily accessible for shipment 
      • Wick jars in preparation of pouring process 
      • Mix proper fragrance oils with wax  

      Benefits:  

      • 50% discount on all candles  
      • $100 monthly candle allowance  
      • Career & growth opportunities 
      • Fast, fun, fun and friendly work environment with the best darn coworkers, for realsies! 
      • A voice in how we improve our processes. We don’t have “corporate headquarters” telling us how to do our jobs. We hustle & figure it out.  

      You’ll love this job if: 

      • You love the nitty, gritty details. People tell you that you’re organized and like to ensure everything is in its place.  
      • You value customers and overly helpful, polite customer service!  
      • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
      • You love when companies have eye-catching and creative videos. 
      • When you watch a movie, you notice the shots, edits and everything in between! 
      • You're the go-to person when something breaks. Troubleshooting is your jam! 
      • A good quality web design makes you excited about a brand or company. 
      • You prefer individual work, but like being around other people in a collaborative office setting. 
      • You aren’t sensitive to fragrances or smells in general. This is a candle factory after all. 
      • You are fun, friendly, and would love to learn how to make candles & get your hands waxy from time to time!  

       Read the full job description for Marketing Intern here.

      Please send your resume (PDF format) and any other pertinent information to Hannah Schwartz, email hannah@antiquecandleco.com.Thank you for your consideration!