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Lead Piercer

Mejuri

Mejuri

Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Mejuri is the category-defining fine jewelry brand redefining luxury, your way. Feeling disconnected from an industry that typically markets to men, co-founder and CEO Noura Sakkijha leveraged her learnings as a third-generation jeweler to rethink the way women purchase jewelry—for themselves. In only seven years, and with a team of over 75% women, Mejuri has shipped over one million orders and opened retail stores across the globe, all while introducing new products weekly.
As part of Noura’s original vision to empower women to invest in themselves, the brand launched the Empowerment Fund to support underrepresented women and non-binary individuals with the tools to empower themselves. Mejuri continues to reach new customers through exciting community initiatives and expansion into international markets, such as the UK, Australia and Germany.
We are a team of retailers, creatives, technologists and strategists, and we are looking for someone special to join our team.

At Mejuri, we’re not your run-of-the-mill piercing studio—we’re a vibrant community of artists, explorers, and jewelry enthusiasts. As we expand our reach across Canada, the US, UK, and Australia, we’re embarking on an exhilarating journey, and we want you to be part of it!

As our Piercing Lead, you’ll be the heartbeat of the Mejuri Piercing Studio. Your mission? Elevate customer service, boost profitability, and create an environment where jewelry dreams come true. Dive into the world of piercing and high-quality gems, knowing the ins and outs of initial piercings and allowable alloys. Safety and hygiene? We’ve got that covered too—our studio maintains the gold standard.

What Awaits You:

  • Cutting-Edge Studios: Work with state-of-the-art equipment and studios that redefine the piercing experience. This includes needle piercing and gold and titanium jewelry.
  • Collaboration and Learning: Network with fellow piercers, exchange insights, and elevate your craft.
  • Mentorship: If you’re passionate about sharing knowledge, mentorship opportunities await.
  • Flexible Roles: Whether you’re seeking full-time adventure or part-time excitement, we’ve got you covered. Interested in relocating to another market? We are open to discussing roles across all our locations.
  • Compensation: Top wages in the industry including bonus, tip potential, and benefits (for full-time roles).

Customer Experience:

  • Oversee the piercing customer journey from start to finish, including seamless greeting, check in, styling, transaction and service experience including aftercare education.
  • Possess a calm and professional demeanour in piercing services to provide the best experience to piercing clients. Embody Mejuri values throughout every client interaction.
  • Act as an ambassador of Mejuri and promote customer awareness about the brand and Mejuri’s piercing studios. Build a strong clientele in local market.
  • Ensure insights and opportunities as they relate to piercing products and services are communicated back to the Store Manager & Store Services when necessary.
  • Works closely with the Store Manager on consistent improvements to the flow and process of the Mejuri piercing studio.
  • Work closely with store staff to update the schedule and online booking service.
  • Explain proper aftercare to each client, well-inform each client of any signs and/or symptoms of infection within the following days/weeks/months of piercing. Tailor aftercare information to specific materials and individual downsizing information.
  • Thoroughly explain service procedure and risks to clients. Identify any medical concerns which may prevent piercing before the service and include suggested care and any medical complications that may occur as a result of the procedure.

Operations:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the piercing studio, working closely with the Store Services team and Store Manager.
  • Support inventory management and feedback with Operations Lead & Store Services team to ensure optimal quantities & assortment are available at the piercing studio at all times
  • Ensure health and safety standards are maintained by following internal standards, and local guidelines. Ensure excellent cleanliness of the studio, maintenance of sharps and biohazard waste, and physical space requirements are met.
  • Uphold legal compliance in all customer interactions including verifying proper identification, requirements, and waivers. Update Store Manager & Store Services Team on all local laws and protocol updates.
  • Remain knowledgeable on Mejuri products and become an expert on the piercing jewelry assortment inclusive of labret sizing, materials, gemstones, and metals.
  • Support the check up and downsizing process for each individual client.
  • Style, stack, and suggest products for piercing clients. Provide expertise and planning to enable client to design their own ear stack
  • Build piercing appointment occupancy through promoting, educating, and driving awareness of our piercing studio
  • Communicate with Store Services to order necessary piercing equipment such as needles, latex-free gloves, sterilizer, alcohol pads, Q-Tips, paper towels, etc.
  • Ensure all legislated paperwork and client record keeping is met and maintained at all times.

What you'll bring to the team:

  • 2+ years experience with needle piercing.
  • Experience working with internally threaded 2-piece piercing jewellery.
  • Up to date with First Aid and Blood-borne Pathogens OSHA Certifications.
  • Experience working with autoclaves.
  • Have or be registrable with local law enforcement or meet requirements by area for permits such as the “Practitioner Registration”, Blood-borne Pathogens, First Aid/CPR, Vaccination requirements etc.
  • Understanding of local market piercing law requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety protocols surrounding piercing procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of service excellence in a consumer environment.
  • Excellent communication & customer service skills.
  • The desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. Bonus: you have experience selling product at a fast growing company

Benefits at Mejuri:

  • A minimum of two weeks vacation, plus personal days and three religious observance days (for full-time employees)
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits, including mental health coverage, and generous personal and sick days for our full-time employees. We also offer bereavement leave, including miscarriage and stillbirth support for full-time roles
  • Parental leave salary top-up of up to 80%, as well as a personalized return-to-work transition and accommodation plan for full-time employees.
  • Semi-annual performance reviews.
  • A generous product discount!

#LI-Onsite

Along with our central mission and vision, we have guiding values that set the tone for where we’re heading and how we work together. These values are behaviors that form our shared beliefs and approach to how we wish to work together at Mejuri, regardless of role, level, and work location. Our 8 core values help drive our decision making when we are cross collaborating, redefining luxury, and creating a sense of commitment and inclusion to help shape our company culture.

Our values are:

FIND A WAY | We break down problems into manageable steps, explore creative solutions daily, learn from failure, and adapt quickly

RAISE THE BAR | We share constructive feedback openly, continuously improve personal and team performance, collaborate and challenge for better outcomes

CUSTOMER OBSESSED | We actively listen to customer feedback, make decisions that impact customers positively, continuously refine product, service, or customer interactions

EMPOWERED OWNERS | We proactively address cross team challenges, willingly tackle any task big or small, take initiative, and lead by example

JUST DO IT | We make informed decision quickly, encourage experimentation and learning, encourage thoughtful risk taking, embrace change, and stay adaptable

HUMILITY | We acknowledge team contributions before self, acknowledge and learn from mistakes, maintain an open and receptive mindset, and promote a respectful work environment

CURIOSITY | We seek out new challenges daily, ask questions to understand deeply, reimagine and innovate to drive progress

DRIVE RESULTS | set clear goals and prioritize tasks, focus on high impact activities daily, monitor progress through clear metrics, stay persistent and solution orientated

Accommodation / Accessibility:
Mejuri does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, ancestry, colour, place of origin, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, family status or marital status, or any other protected category recognized by provincial or federal laws.
Should you require any accommodation, please inform us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any accessibility-related assistance, requests for information in accessible alternative formats or to report any accessibility problems, please share in your application.