Careers

Thank you for your interest in Idea Chíc. We make social stationery, greeting cards, and handcrafted gifts in Glendale (Denver), CO. We find our way into the most important moments in life - We exist to support deep, meaningful relationships with sweet correspondence. 

As a leader in small-batch printing, assembly and specialty retail, we’re proud to be working on an Employee Ownership Model. The handcrafted process should be owned by all stakeholders at Idea Chíc. Ownership and an entrepreneurial spirit are at the heart of our business — learn more about our Core Values.

We provide the opportunity for any position to work at an Idea Chíc store with full training on retail sales and personalized product service. Remote work is always an option where in-store and production is not required. We believe in non-linear career paths where interest to learn and grow develop.

In order below 1. Invitation Design and Production Apprentice 2. Product Assembly  3. Wholesale Account Manager or Independent Rep 

Invitation Design and Production Apprentice at Idea Chíc Glendale Stationery Shop.

Are you a skilled designer who has thought to yourself that designing, printing and making invitations would be a fun career?

When Julie first launched JS Design and then Idea Chíc in 2009, her passion for detail and customer service was unmatched. Outsourcing was not an option so investing in the equipment and space was a must. Still is.

We seek similar passion; Someone who is excited about working directly with those planning a special social event. Someone who wants to master the craft of printing and invitation assembly too. Our guests select Idea Chíc for the hands-on creation and service. Do you want to be part of this important choice that our guests make? 

Julie will mentor you in every detail of our projects and supplier relationships. She will partner with you when you are ready to run the custom invitation business as your own. This is what we require:

  • Dedicated service personality
  • Excellent communication skills. Proven listening skills shown through precise and clearly spoken and written words.  
  • Attention to detail with examples of crafty projects. 
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign  
  • Desire to learn about and operate printing and bindery equipment including problem solving and future equipment purchase decisions. 
  • Desire to lead projects and people.  

Applicants should consider this is intended to be a long term partnership with financial and creative ownership. We are open to many starting situations, but considering first that this will be a part-time apprenticeship whether this is your first or next career.

Starting Compensation assumes no industry experience and part-time hours at a rate of $25-$35/hour W2 employment. Full-time status salary and benefits including profit equity ownership to be established upon ability to operate Idea Chíc custom stationery business independently. 

Trade school, college or university seniors may apply and internship requirements will be honored. 

Contact David directly at david@ideachic.net or mobile 303-884-5729

Product assembly and Production 

$16/h Start  - Next available start date September

We value attention to detail, but more so, pride in a job well done. This entry level position is known to lead to other opportunities at Idea Chíc. What´s more, everyone at Idea Chíc helps assemble, pack and ship cards and gifts during peak seasons. It is what we do! 

To us, excellence matters in every aspect of the business — from being reliable and service-oriented to providing high-quality, well-made products that are as described and shipped fast

Idea Chíc seeks to add an additional part-time permanent member to our Product Assembly and Production team to support our growth. Responsibilities include: 

  • Assembling and packing greeting cards and social stationery
  • Building favors
  • Filling sachets
  • Other creative projects such as scoring greeting cards, die-cutting, sewing, and more

We have dedicated space in our building separate from our retail area so team members can work independently and safely.

Requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • Crafty and project-oriented
  • Reliable 
  • Takes pride in a job well done

Contact David directly at david@ideachic.net or mobile 303-884-5729

Regional or Category Wholesale Account Manager (multiple) 

We value local economies. To continue building meaningful relationships across the U.S., Idea Chíc seeks multiple Regional or Category Account Managers with grocery, and/or specialty retail relationships. 

An Idea Chíc Regional or Category Account Manager is empathetic to retailers buying behavior, supportive and curious. They will create new accounts and manage existing across our product lines and may also help retailers complete orders for personalized products from Idea Chíc. Administrative support will be available for larger books of business.

This person or team can be an internal hire with existing and deep relationships across relevant retailers, or independent sales representative with pride in excellent personalized service and eager to help a diverse set of retailers manage how they choose to work with Idea Chíc. 

  • Idea Chíc is a member of the Greeting Card Association 
  • Shoppable Flipbook
  • In-person / trade shows
  • Marketplaces
  • Online Catalog
  • Phone 
  • Exploratory or Permanent Pop-Up

Additional opportunities are available for those with a love for social stationery and a passion for selling customized stationery, including invitations to personal letterpress, digital printed stationery, and more. Contact David directly at david@ideachic.net or mobile 303-884-5729 to discuss salary and commission structure. 

Idea Chíc asserts that all people have the right to work and advance on the bases of merit and ability, regardless of their race, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin or age.

 

 

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