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Barista and Retail Associate

Title:  Barista and Retail Associate


A United By Blue store associate is a person who both specializes in creating hand crafted coffee beverages and acts as a retail sales consultant.  He or she will be responsible for a wide range of duties within the store including but not limited to serving coffee beverages, serving food options, communicating what United By Blue is to new customers, educating customers on our mission, and helping customers pick out clothing, bags, and accessories.

What you’ll do:

Retail Oriented:

  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Maintain the appearance of the store by restocking shelves, cleaning, sweeping, dusting and mopping as needed.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain United By Blue merchandise on the sales floor and in inventory based on customer needs and desires.
  • Help with floor-sets when we are in need of refreshed merchandising.
  • Educate customers about United By Blue brand and mission.
  • Maintain cash drawers during the day and count/balance them at night.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Help at store events as needed.

Cafe Oriented:

  • Learn methods of making specialty coffee and espresso drinks.
  • Educate the customer on brewing methods, suppliers and United By Blue brand identity.
  • Complete daily and weekly cleaning duties.
  • Stock and restock dry goods, drinks and pastries.


  • Friendly, welcoming, and outgoing personality
  • Ability to memorize information about products and cafe offerings
  • Proficiency in multitasking and prioritization
  • Mathematical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication proficiency
  • Listening and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others 


If you are hired for this role, you will work at both of United By Blue's stores in Philadelphia (144 N. 2nd Street in Old City and 3421 Walnut Street in University City).

How to Apply:
Please send your resume and a brief (5-10 sentences) for why you want to work at United By Blue to  jobs@unitedbyblue.com.

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