Skip to content

BECOME A CHEYANNE SYMONE BEADER

Why Work with Cheyanne Symone?

  • Community of beaders, artists, and professionals
  • Competitive compensation
  • Skill-building opportunities (beading and jewelry-making techniques, working with a variety of bead types, materials, and designs)
  • Collaboration opportunities
  • Flexible schedule and ability to personalize your time commitment and workload

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Native American beadwork
  • Must be an organized self-starter and have the ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work effectively in a self-managed, self-motivated environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and regularly with team members, especially regarding workload and timelines

Details: Read full Beader Job Description below and at link HERE.

How to Apply: Send us some basic information about yourself and photos of your beadwork in the form below. FILL OUT FORM BELOW OR CLICK HERE TO APPLY. 

For questions about the application or hiring process, email communications@cheyannesymone.com

ABOUT BEADER POSITION

JOB DESCRIPTION

Cheyanne Symone Beader Job Description

Title: Beader 

Position Type: Contractual (average compensation is ~$20/hr)

About:
Cheyanne Symone is a timeless jewelry company specializing in elegant handcrafted Indigenous-style earrings designed with the professional woman in mind. Founded by Owner and Designer Brittany Cheyanne Turner (Haliwa-Saponi Tribe), Cheyanne Symone is a woman-owned Indigenous business operating out of Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. Our vision is Incredible Relatives Wearing Beautiful Jewelry. We are committed to innovating style with elegant designs, women empowerment, and sustainability. 

Job Overview:

Cheyanne Symone is seeking Beaders to support the product inventory sector of business. Beaders are responsible for supporting the Creative Directors in executing inventory needs based on demand. This position requires self-motivation, attention to detail, ability to meet critical deadlines, positive professional attitude, and ability to work with a team. You will be expected to effectively handcraft beaded products for Cheyanne Symone in a timely fashion and according to set design specifications. This position is contractual and hours worked is dependent upon beader availability and customer demand. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complete the Beader Training process in order to learn Cheyanne Symone designs and requirements
  • Effectively use beadwork and jewelry-making techniques to handcraft high-quality products
  • Regularly communicate and coordinate with Cheyanne Symone Creative Directors and Operations Director about your beadwork, completion and shipment timelines, and beading supply needs
  • Perform light data entry about the inventory you create and ship to ensure that inventory needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Experience with Native American beadwork
  • Must be an organized self-starter and have the ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work effectively in a self-managed, self-motivated environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and regularly with team members, especially regarding workload and timelines

Physical and Mental Abilities: 

While performing the duties of this position, a Beader is regularly required to talk and to hear. A Beader is also regularly required to sit and/or stand, and use hands to handle or feel tools and materials (including very small and delicate items). Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Beadwork for Cheyanne Symone also requires the ability to learn new tasks, remember processes, maintain focus, complete tasks independently, make timely decisions in the context of a workflow, and to communicate with other team members. It also requires the ability to complete tasks and to maintain lines of communication in situations that have a speed or productivity quota.

If you do not have one or more of the abilities listed above, we are happy to explore different approaches that would enable you to  perform the essential functions of this position.  

Material and Logistical Needs: Cheyanne Symone will provide nearly all material needs for creating beaded inventory, however the applicant should have access to the following:

  • Beading needles
  • Fabric scissors
  • A mailing address and post office to ship and receive materials/inventory
  • Reliable wi-fi access and phone service for check-in meetings
  • Printer for printing shipping labels (optional - if you do not have access to a printer we can work with you to figure out how to ship)

Location: Remote. Primary duties are to be performed in your own space with regularly scheduled virtual check-ins, with an option for in-person check-ins at our office in Ann Arbor, MI, depending on your location. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Step 1: Fill out and submit the application form (including photos of your work). We will review your application and notify you about your application status in 1-2 weeks. 

Step 2: Join us for an interview. After reviewing your application, we will reach out to schedule a 30-minute phone or video interview. 

Step 3: Complete a sample. We will send you materials and instructions to create a sample earring and ship it to us.

x