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Part Time Creator's Studio Coordinator

Company: Jo-Ann Fabrics
Location: Hamden
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


The Creator's Studio Coordinator's responsibility first and foremost is to deliver a premium customer experience by inspiring creativity within our customers and making JOANN their happy place! All Team Members drive sales through advanced product knowledge, innovative merchandising, and cutting counter accuracy. The Creator's Studio Coordinator serves as the face of JOANN to work with our customers to provide exceptional customer service, create interest, drive inspiration, and increase sales through event and classroom participation. This role is responsible for executing learning events that include filling classrooms with students, securing the best instructors, scheduling classes/events, and providing an inspiring environment for all participants. Networking skills and great multi-tasking abilities are the keys to success in this unique role. This position will also embody characteristics and perform the duties of Hearts, Hands, Minds and Inspire.



  • Greets every JOANN customer and uses the F.A.S.T. service model to meet the customer's needs
  • Asks open-ended questions to learn about customers' project needs and escorts them to the desired product's location
  • Engages in friendly conversation with customers about their projects while serving them at the cutting counter, cash register, and sales floor"


  • Observes instructors to ensure they follow our standards and expectations for customers experiences while learning in-store
  • Actively engage customers, offer advice and product knowledge and works to fill classroom seats by teaching customers about our education programs and offerings
  • Recruit, hire, train and support instructor team, always putting customer needs first
  • Maintains schedule for all activities within the Creator's Studio and ensures studio schedules are created with the customer in mind"


  • Proactively drives Creator's Studio events and activities through our customers, businesses and organizations throughout the community using provided marketing and direct contact
  • Reacts timely to classes that are selling and not selling by reviewing the P&L statement with SM and identifying opportunities to increase sales and overall profitability
  • Monitors feedback on quality of class delivery and content and ensures feedback is shared with leadership team and SSC partners"


  • Ensures instructors are hired and trained to provide the best in class experience through our Community Events, Hands On Events, parties, and core class program
  • Guides Team Members on Creator's Studio offerings to encourage support for class and event participation/enrollments
  • Generates enthusiasm among team members about classes and offerings so they can effectively share with customers"


  • Stand during an entire shift (other than normal break time).
  • Continuously walk around all areas of the store throughout shift.
  • Read written instructions, reports, and other information on paper and computer screens.
  • Orally communicate with customers and other team members on consistent basis throughout their shift.
  • Input data on computer keyboard and handheld units.
  • Use 2-way radios (hear incoming messages and provide verbal response).
  • Push/pull merchandise with appropriate equipment (carts, bins, etc.) to and from backroom and sales floor.
  • Lift, place, and arrange items on shelves and racks.
  • Bend down and reach above head.
  • Climb and descend ladder.
  • Individually lift up to 49 pounds, and group lift up to 97 pounds (under 2 lbs on a constant basis, 10 lbs on a frequent basis, 10-49 lbs on an occasional basis, and 50-97 lbs group lifts on an infrequent basis).


Part-time status requires availability that meets the needs of the store. Part-time Team Members are generally scheduled to work less than an average of 28 hours per week in a measurement period, as defined by JOANN and are not guaranteed any particular number of hours per week. Open availability is defined as the ability to work any and all hours required without restrictions as to the time of day or day of week, including, but not limited to, days, evenings, weekends, overnight shifts, and holidays. Hours are scheduled according to needs of the store and the team member's availability. Relocation may be required for career progression.


Education Minimum: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

Experience Minimum: 1+ years experience in a customer centric environment preferred

This position will be located at:

2300 Dixwell Ave Hamden, CT 06514-2108

JOANN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. JOANN is an at-will employer, which means that your employment may be terminated by JOANN or yourself with or without notice or cause unless the at-will arrangement is modified by a written agreement signed by both you and and authorized representative of JOANN.

Keywords: Jo-Ann Fabrics, Hamden , Part Time Creator's Studio Coordinator, Other , Hamden, Connecticut

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