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!

     

    Shipping Handler

    Antique Candle Co.™ is seeking an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual to join our team PART TIME as a Shipping Handler. The Shipping Handler will be assisting the Operations Manager – Shipping, fulfilling orders for 350+ retail stores, implementing new, efficient processes, and other shipping related tasks in a fast-paced warehouse environment. Normal shift hours would be some days Monday through Friday (7:00 am – 6:00 pm).

     

    DATE: October 2020

    PAY: $12/hour

    LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana

     

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    • Keep stock organized and easily accessible for shipment
    • Execute proper procedures to pack and prepare shipments to maximize efficiency and ensure customer satisfaction
    • Utilize pick to cart system to prepare candles for shipment
    • Replenish shipping lines of packaging materials to ensure packers can consistently and efficiently ship out orders
    • Package wholesale and retail orders securely with aesthetic care
    • Ensure retail orders ship in 1 - 2 business days by meeting shipping quotas
    • Complete shipping end of day tasks daily
    • 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 Production team in various candle making tasks as needed
    • Participate in behind-the-scenes photos and videos for Antique Candle Co.TM social media engagement and marketing priorities

     

    You will be a great Shipping Handler 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
    • Strong work ethic
    • Self-starter

       

      Read the full job description for Shipping Handler 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!

       

      Shipping Specialist

      Antique Candle Co. seeks an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual to join our team FULL TIME (approx. 38 hours/week) as Shipping Specialist. The Shipping Specialist will be assisting the Operations Manager – Shipping, fulfilling orders for 300+ retail stores, implementing new, efficient processes, and other shipping related tasks. Your normal shift hours would be M-F, 9 am – 5 pm.  

       

      START DATE: October 2020

      PAY: $17+/hour depending on education or experience

      LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana

       

      Primary Job Responsibilities:

      • Keep stock organized and easily accessible for shipment
      • Execute proper procedures to pack and prepare shipments to maximize efficiency and ensure customer satisfaction
      • Package wholesale and retail orders securely with aesthetic care
      • Ensure retail orders ship in 1 - 2 business days by meeting shipping quotas for your line
      • Communicate candle inventory needs with Operations Manager - Shipping
      • Complete shipping end of day tasks daily
      • 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
      • Meet with Operations Manager - Shipping weekly to identify personal wins and opportunities

       

      Secondary Job Responsibilities:

      • Act as representative of Antique Candle Co. with transportation personnel
      • Ensure Candle Partner boxes are shipped out on time each month
      • Load and unload pallets of supply deliveries
      • Clean warehouse area including trash, supplies, etc.
      • Support Production team with candle making side tasks as needed
      • Participate in behind-the-scenes photos and videos for Antique Candle Co.TM social media engagement and marketing priorities
      • Collaborate with Product Development team to provide feedback on new fragrances

       

      You will be a great Shipping Specialist if you are/have…

      • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
      • Extreme attention to detail
      • Work while standing 90% of the time
      • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
      • Thrive in a teamwork environment
      • Strong communication skills
      • Fast, fun, and friendly attitude
      • Strong problem-solving skills
      • Physical strength, ability to lift 50 lbs.
      • 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 Shipping Specialist here

      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!

      QA Specialist

       

      Antique Candle Co. seeks an energetic, friendly, and motivated individual to join our team FULL TIME as the QA Specialist. The QA Specialist will be approving quality of 4,000+ candles per day, updating finished good inventory, and assist production as needed. The QA Specialist reports directly to the Inventory Manager. Your normal shift hours would bMonday through Friday, AM to 4 PM.    

        

      START DATE: October 2020 

      PAY: $17/hour 

      LOCATION: Lafayette, Indiana  

       

      Primary Job Responsibilities:  

      Ensure that candles are produced to Antique Candle Co.™ quality standards  

      • Regularly check and approve candles for quality issues including greasy candles, crooked labels, dented lids, and jar defects for 4,000+ candles per day 
      • Quickly fix quality issues for production team on a daily basis 
      • Communicate trending issues or problem batches to Operations Manager – Production in real time 
      • Give positive reinforcement to coworkers when batches look great to production or praise shipping for finding quality issues in candles that aren’t caught in quality check 

      Update finished good inventory in real time as production pushes candles to be cataloged in ShipHero 

      • Input accurate number of candles based on SKU type in a quick manner via ShipHero 
      • Update raw material usage in Katana (our supplies & materials tracking software) to deduct materials used in production process 
      • Check in with the Inventory manager at the beginning and end of each day to ensure the right tasks are prioritized based on customer fulfillment needs 
      • Periodically do cyclical inventory counts of finished goods or raw materials 
      • Communicate any software issues or needs to Inventory Manager or IT Specialist 
      • Prepare and attend weekly 1x1 meeting with Inventory Manager to discuss wins & opportunities for the week 

      Secondary Job Responsibilities:  

      • Maintain “big picture” mentality for the production area and the company as a whole 
      • Build and assemble Sample Packs as needed  
      • Stock shipping shelves with finished goods in real time, as needed 

      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 get bored at a desk job; you like to be on your feet & listen to Spotify playlists all day long (music is your jam!) 
      • High energy & fast paced work is something you enjoy & makes the day go fast for you.  
      • You can multitask and like thinking on your feet. When you have caught up on your work for 30 minutes, you want to jump into the candle making area to help out. The idea of being around candles all day excites you.  
      • You aren’t sensitive to fragrances or smells in general. This is a candle factory after all!  
      • You are a habit driven individual. You enjoy knowing what each day will look like & find the regular day-to-day, week-to-week tasks fulfilling.  
      • You prefer individual work, but like being around other people in a warehouse environment and pitching in at any moment to help others. 

        Benefits:  

        • 2 weeks paid vacation (roll over allowed) 
        • 2 – 3 weeks paid holiday time off 
        • 3 weeks paid maternity & paternity leave (plus additional 3 weeks unpaid leave optional pending direct supervisor approval) 
        • Monthly $100 candle allowance 
        • No weekend or night shifts on a regular basis 
        • Regular performance review & potential raises every 6 months 
        • Health benefits will be available in early 2021 
        • 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.  

         

        Read the full job description for QA 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: October 2020 

        PAY: $60,000/year 

        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 email marketing experience  
        • Working knowledge of Mailchimp or other campaign management tools  
        • Proven track record creating, implementing and optimizing email campaigns to meet business goals 
        • 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!