The Roommate Collective is looking for support with a part-time shop assistant to join our team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations in our brick & mortar with a focus on our daily retail shop operations.

Our weekly open hours are currently Wednesdays - Sundays and weekend availability is a must. This role starts at 8-12 hours per week with the opportunity for more shifts and hours as needed.

To apply, email with the position you wish to apply for in the title.

Please also include: why you think you would be a good fit for this role and our team, your current availability as well as a 1 page PDF resume for consideration.


  • *Very important!* You are have an energetic personality, are an extrovert by nature and are a people person.¬†
  • You are passionate about small business + creativity.
  • You are able to work independently and can adapt to the ebbs and flow of a work day.
  • You are a self-starter and thrive on taking initiative.
  • You have attention to detail and are willing to lend a hand whenever needed.
  • You are looking for a job in a creative environment to supplement your creative endeavors or other job.


  • Provide a welcoming experience for all customers and provide support¬†
  • Become an expert with the Roommate Collective brands and be able to educate customers on the brands and products
  • Daily opening and closing duties including but not limited to cleaning, shop inventory management and more
  • Support with other shop duties as needed


  • Preferred 1+ years retail or equivalent experience
  • College student at least through their sophomore year of school
  • Lives in or near Austin, Texas and must have reliable transportation
  • Weekly availability and flexibility during our shop's open hours
  • Weekend availability is a must - including holidays
  • Must be able to commit for at least 6 months or longer


  • Being a part of a growing a small business community both in Austin and beyond
  • Working alongside 3 woman-owned small businesses
  • Competitive hourly pay based on experience with bi-annual reviews and opportunity for pay raises + role expansion
  • Team discounts + first access to new products