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Merchandise Assistant [Volunteer Position]

Mission of GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events. GeekGirlCon values being a Welcoming Community, Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Merchandise Manager

Job Summary

The Merchandise Assistant supports the Merchandise Manager in ensuring GeekGirlCon customers have a diverse selection of GeekGirlCon branded merchandise available for sale at the Convention, at events, and in our online store. They act as the custodian and retailer of all GeekGirlCon merchandise.


  • Assists Merchandise Manager in inventory management.
  • Manages online store for GeekGirlCon logoed merchandise.
  • Sets up and assists in the management of the merchandise table at GeekGirlCon-related events throughout the year.
  • Is a part of GeekGirlCon’s merchandise team at our annual Convention, including the management and training of merchandise booth agents.
  • Receives and ships online orders.


  • Attention to detail and an eye for quality.
  • Ability to manage projects unassisted.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and Word. Familiarity with Google docs a plus.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • High degree of flexibility and initiative.
  • 1+ years of retail experience.
  • Able to attend monthly meetings either in-person or remotely year round.
  • Willing to commit to staying on staff through two Conventions.

What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff

  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance in-person or remotely for staff and departmental meetings is required.
  • Most work is conducted over email and with in-person meetings in the Seattle area.
  • Between 5-7 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • Commit to working 2 convention cycles.
  • The staff is a team of highly dedicated, geeky, and passionate volunteers; it’s a lot of hard work, but an amazing experience with lots of opportunity to help build GeekGirlCon for the future!


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