Positions available at Instructables
Shipping Clerk (20 hrs/week)
We send and receive a lot of packages at Instructables. Contests are opening and closing all the time, and laser cutters and robot t-shirts don't ship themselves. We need a half-time shipping clerk to receive and send prizes (and oversee the mailing of Halloween postcards if Eric is finally overwhelmed by the volume of requests for hand-signed cards in October.)
Receive and organize prize shipments
Ship prizes around the world
Manage prize database
Answer author inquiries about prize whereabouts
Work closely with Instructables contest team
Have previous shipping experience
Be passionate about our communities and tools -- we typically prefer to hire from within our existing communities
Be detail-oriented and extremely organized
Have a thick skin and always be nice when we mess up and our passionate users are upset about it
Be analytical and able to demonstrate success quantitatively
Be adaptable and flexible to navigate an environment that is constantly evolving
Please send a resume, cover letter, and any other useful information to auctoramentum at instructables dot com. Make the subject of your email robot-related, and, if possible, witty.
This position was posted on 2014-03-06.
If you’ve ever wanted to see what happens behind the scenes here at HQ, here’s your chance! We want passionate people who can use our amazing workspace to help them realize their maker dreams, and help us manage the best community on the Internet. This paid position is part time at the Pier 9 workshop in San Francisco.
The strongest applicants will have an Instructables account with a history of well documented projects which show off your amazing skills. Send an email to auctoramentum at instructables dot com with a fun, robot-related subject line. What are you waiting for? Blow us away with your creative portfolio and tell us what projects you want to make when you’re here!
Instructables is the most popular Do It Yourself community on the Internet. Started in August 2005, Instructables provides accessible tools and publishing instructions to enable passionate, creative people to share their most innovative projects, recipes, ideas, and hacks. The site is currently home to over 100,000 projects covering such diverse areas as crafts, art, kids, electronics, pets, bikes, cars, robotics, green projects, and cooking. In 2011, we were acquired by Autodesk. Our benefits are now super-charged!
We're located at Pier 9 in San Francisco in the world's most advanced workshop directly on the bay with gorgeous natural light and unobstructed views of the Bay Bridge. In our shop, we have CNC everything, a 5-axis waterjet, an 11-axis mill, the largest collection of high-end 3D printers, a woodshop, a metal shop, an enormous test kitchen, industrial sewing machines, and a fully stocked electronics lab. See this Machine Catalog Instructable for a peek.
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