Retail Assistant

Full-Time (40 hours) | Unique schedule split between on-site and remote work | Compensation: $15-$20/hr.


Join our team!  DROUGHT is looking for a high energy, self-starter with an excellent attitude, willing to assist Ownership in daily needs within the Retail department.  Manage your own schedule with a unique split of remote work, shop visits and office work.  Your ultimate goal is seamless assistance with our brick-and-mortar locations.


    • Monitor and evaluate all aspects of designated DROUGHT retail locations, including, but not limited to: staffing, cleanliness, dry good inventory levels, the coordination of necessary maintenance or repairs, and other duties as determined by Ownership
    • Conduct regular audits of dry good inventory and quality control documents
    • Professionally evaluate the performance of retail employees and offer constructive feedback; exhibit an attitude of “your success is my success”
    • Contribute to Employee Performance Evaluations; report employee misconduct to Ownership, delivery disciplinary action and participate in recommended improvement plans
    • Maintain constant communication with Ownership regarding employee relations
    • Schedule and provide meaningful training to newly hired and existing employees while, simultaneously, ensuring all training material is current and relevant
    • Create, submit, and manage knowledge assets; monitor in-store Communication Boards, ensuring that content is up-to-date and relevant
    • Continuously lead by example; maintain a positive professional attitude on a daily basis—“how you do one thing is how you do everything”
    • Maintain constant communication with Ownership on the progression of newly hired employees and their performance throughout the training period
    • Create and publish employee schedules for designated region with the approval of Ownership; monitor changes in the schedule and communicate and mitigate overtime concerns
    • Respond in emergency scenarios in accordance with company EAPs as the designated on-site official; maintain an attitude of calm preparedness, “only a handful of things can go wrong in the shops, so simply get good at solving those challenges!”
    • Respond to new and existing staff inquiries regarding training material, operations, and procedures; act as a resource for the Retail Department
    • Support the overall implementation of new or updated company policies
    • Contribute to the constant betterment of existing operations based on new product information and technology
    • Maintain an on-going rotating personal schedule, visiting all shop locations regularly


    • Establish a reputation for going above and beyond and being a consummate team player; solution-focused
    • Must understand all aspects of DROUGHT’s mission and purpose
    • Must demonstrate proven, thoughtful product knowledge
    • Exhibit strong communication skills; an ability to professionally coach team members to improve performance
    • Possess strong technical writing skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and GoogleDocs
    • Open, full-time availability; Retail Assistant must be willing to respond in the event of emergencies, conflicting or changing schedules—a Retail Assistant is able to plan and prepare with great efficiency
    • Preferred; Relevant retail experience / High-end consumer goods sales
    • Must have reliable transportation

Panther James, LLC, dba DROUGHT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, DROUGHT complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. DROUGHT expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of DROUGHT’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Submit resumes, cover letters to JOBS@DROUGHTJUICE.COM