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Careers at Conrads

Conrads is hiring! Come be part of our team.

To apply please use the application on the bottom of this page (best viewed on computer) or email us a copy of your resume to info@conradsosu.com. 

 

Seasonal Part-Time Store Associate

Conrads College Gifts, an iconic Ohio State Buckeyes and Ohio Pro Team apparel store is looking for a Seasonal Part-Time Associate. The ideal candidate will be a fast learner, have some experience in a retail environment, ideally familiar with apparel, and has excellent customer service and communication skills. This person will report directly to the Store Manager.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assist customers with excellent customer service 
    • Respond to customer inquiries online, in person, and over the phone
    • Ring out purchases using the POS system (Shopify)
  • Ensure merchandise is ready for sale and restocked promptly. 
  • Maintain a high visual standard for the store appearance by folding clothing, hanging and rearranging products, and cleaning 
  • Promote and educate company loyalty programs and specials to customers 
  • Ability and willingness to learn about products, and Ohio sports
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to ensure the continued operation of the business.

 

What you bring to the team: 

  • Effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to readily adjust schedule, tasks, and priorities when necessary to meet business needs (when on duty) 
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull 50 lbs
  • A true passion to work with Buckeye fans around the world. 
  • Knowledge of Ohio’s sports teams (Ideally a fan as well) 
  • An upbeat and friendly personality
  • Flexible availability - including nights, weekends, and/or some minor holidays

What we can offer you: 

  • Hourly pay starting at $14.00
  • Bonus opportunities based on profit and customer satisfaction
  • A small, intimate family business in a low-stress environment
  • Coffee, snacks, and beverages provided while at work
  • 30% discount on merchandise
  • A fun, inclusive, sports-centric work environment  

10-25 hours per week, this position is from August to February.

 

 Game Day Pop Up Sales Associate 

Conrads College Gifts, the Buckeye State Store, is looking for part-time sales associates for our home Ohio State football game pop-up store. During all Ohio State home football games, Conrads sets up a 350 sq ft outdoor store that we build, sell from, and tear down each Saturday. You will be helping to set up and tear down tents, tables, displays, and merchandise, providing customer service, and restocking and straightening the merchandise.

The normal hours of operation will be (subject to change based on need)

12:00 pm games: 5:30am-7:30pm

3:30 pm games: 6:30am-10:00pm

7:00 or 7:30 pm games: 6:30am-9:00pm or 1:00am

You may choose to work the entire time or in 6-hour shifts, but we ask that you make the entire season commitment. 

Who you are: If you’d describe yourself as someone who is passionate about the Buckeyes, is an early riser, can do physical work, likes to be outside, and likes to work less often but for longer periods of time then apply now.

What you bring to the team:

  • Effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to readily adjusts schedule, tasks, and priorities when necessary to meet business needs (when on duty)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull 75 lbs
  • Ability to stand outside for extended periods in varying weather conditions
  • A true passion to work with Buckeye fans around the world
  • Knowledge of Ohio’s sports teams (Ideally a fan as well)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Available during the hours and dates above

Who we are: We’re a family-owned business that has been an essential retail mainstay in the Columbus community for over 53 years. We’re a small but enthusiastic team that is passionate about giving our in-store and online customers the best possible experience. 

A little bit more of what you would be doing:

  • Arrive on time for each shift and be ready to work
  • Help unload all the displays and merchandise from a box truck
  • Set up tents, tables, racks, and displays based on instructions from the team lead
  • Put out the merchandise in an organized and thought-out manner 
  • Monitor people to prevent shoplifting
  • Help customers with questions about the merchandise
  • Throughout the day check to ensure merchandise is ready for sale, in the correct location, and restocked promptly.
  • Carefully pack merchandise up in boxes and totes and load it into the truck
  • Tear down and load tents, tables, and racks and load into the truck
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to ensure the continued operation of the business

What you bring to the team:

  • Effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to readily adjust tasks and priorities when necessary to meet business needs (when on duty)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull 75 lbs
  • Ability to stand outside for extended periods in varying weather conditions
  • A true passion to work with Buckeye fans around the world
  • Knowledge of Ohio’s sports teams (Ideally a fan as well)
  • Upbeat personality
  • Possess a reliable source of transportation
  • Reliable and hard worker

What we can offer you:

  • Hourly pay starting at $14 per hour
  • $10 per diem for lunch 
  • Any shift 6 hours or more receives a paid 30 minute lunch break
  • Any shift over 8 hours receives a paid 30 minute lunch break and a 15 minute paid break
  • Coffee and bagels provided in the morning
  • Water and drinks provided

WE PAY AT THE END OF THE EVENT SATURDAY ON THE SPOT VIA CASH. THIS IS A SEASONAL TEMPORARY POSITION.

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive

 

We highly suggest completing the application on a desktop or laptop computer instead of a mobile device.