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Ready to Join the Sweetest team in Town?

About Sweet Wynns

Sweet Wynns is an ice cream making workshop located in Downtown Richmond that focuses on teaching customers how to create premium ice creams from scratch. In our instructor-led workshops, you will taste your way through ice cream history, discovering its sweet origins and earliest flavors. Your creativity will then have the chance to shine when you create your own signature ice cream flavor. With endless combinations using our fresh, high-quality ingredients, we strive to create a one-of-a-kind ice cream experience to be enjoyed by all.

Current Openings

  • Marketing Assistant (1)

  • Workshop Instructor (4)

  • Workshop Assistant (No Openings - Accepting Applications)

WHAT YOU'LL DO

MARKETING ASSISTANT

  • Develop and post marketing collateral such as flyers, newsletters, website and social media content, blogs, and surveys

  • Manage social media content calendar based on upcoming promotions and events

  • Research local businesses and events to determine partnership opportunities that align with the brand

  • Increase brand recognition and loyalty through promotions, giveaways, and quarterly community events

  • Create visually appealing and persuasive presentations to effectively communicate concepts and ideas to the target audience

  • Track expenses against set marketing budgets and prepare accurate reports that estimate future financial needs

  • Update and maintain marketing distribution lists as needed

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS

  • ​Prepare workshop equipment and instructional materials for lessons

  • Instruct attendees in proper ice cream making procedures, adapting materials as necessary to meet special needs and/or requests

  • Ensure ingredients and final products are fresh and ice cream recipes are followed

  • Keep the workshop and food storage areas clean and safe, adhering to Department of Health guidelines

  • Supervise the daily operations of the store while maintaining a positive, safe, and emotionally supportive environment for the attendees and employees

WORKSHOP ASSISTANTS

  • Welcome and engage with customers as they enter the shop

  • Assess customers' needs and suggest solutions to their problems

  • Process customer payments and workshop attendee check-ins

  • Prepare workshop equipment and instructional materials for ice cream lessons

  • Keep the workshop and food storage areas clean and safe, adhering to Department of Health guidelines

  • Maintain a positive, safe, and emotionally supportive environment

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

MARKETING ASSISTANT

  • Must be local to the Richmond, Virginia area

  • Must be able to work in the US for any employer

  • Must have access to a smartphone and computer with a reliable internet connection

  • ​Experience with Instagram Professional Dashboard

  • Basic understanding of social media planners and management tools (e.g., Planoly)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently and meet deadlines

  • Preferred: Graphic design experience (e.g., Canva, Adobe Suite) - 3 years

  • Preferred - Newsletter and social media copy writing experience - 1 year

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS AND WORKSHOP ASSISTANTS

  • Must meet the minimum age requirement for the desired position

    • Instructors: 21+

    • Assistants: 16+ or 14+ (May - August only)

  • Must be able to work in the US for any employer

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • People-oriented personality

  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Basic math and computer skills

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE

  • Marketing Assistant: $15.00 per hour

  • Workshop Instructors: $14.00 - $20.00 per hour

  • Workshop Assistants: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour

  • Paid Training

  • Holiday Pay

  • Annual Bonus

  • Merit-Based Raises

  • Employee Discount

  • Free Ice Cream

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

MARKETING ASSISTANT

  • 8 - 16 hours per week (part-time employment)

  • Hybrid work environment (85% Remote / 15% On-Site)

  • Flexible schedule

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS AND ASSISTANTS

  • 10 - 20 hours per week (part-time employment)

  • Operating Hours:

    • Fridays: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    • Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    • Sundays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Apply Now

Thank you for your interest in joining the Sweet Team! Please complete the application below. If you have questions about your application or if you would like to check the status of your application, please email us at eat@sweetwynns.com

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Are you seeking seasonal or year-round employment?
Please refer to the job description for a list of Sweet Wynns’ operating hours. Do you have open availability to work any shift during our operating hours?
Please select your age range. This information is used to determine eligibility for available positions. Please note, Workshop Instructors must be at least 21.
If you are under 18, do you have parent/guardian’s permission to work?
Are you local to the Richmond, VA area?
Do you have a portfolio of social media content that you have created that you can share?
Do you have a portfolio of writing samples (e.g., social media copy, newsletters) that you have created that you can share?

Thank you - your application has been received.

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