Job Opportunities

Retail Sales Associate (part-time) position:

Do you love helping customers by selecting gifts with a personalized touch?

The Initial Choice specializes in personalizing through machine embroidery & monogramming, vinyl cutting, stationery printing, and special ordering. Our family-oriented team excels in fulfilling orders and special projects from conception to completion in a fun, loving, and interactive environment. You will advise our customers in making their creative choices, gift wrap with love and attention to detail, notify of ready pickups, and process orders to be shipped whether placed in-store or online.

If you are looking for an opportunity to engage with online store maintenance and marketing we will take a closer look at what you can bring to the team in this capacity.

We offer some schedule flexibility, employee discounts, and to our full-time employees, health insurance. Pay is commensurate with prior experience or $14/hour to an apprentice. Email your inquiry and resume to [email protected] or schedule a callback at (847) 234-5884.

 

Machine embroidery / Monogramming (part-time) position:

Do you want to learn how to operate and program an embroidery machine or, already have experience?

The Initial Choice is seeking an embroidery machine operator to work at our retail store in Lake Forest, Illinois. We specialize in personalized gifts and offer a fun, loving, and interactive environment, always keeping you engaged with interesting, ever-changing projects while training you on a Tajima single head machine and DG15 by Pulse software. Requires spatial awareness, an eye for placement, basic math skills, attention to detail, and familiarity with a Windows computer. Impress your loved ones and our customers with your new skills which you will put to use immediately.

We offer some schedule flexibility, employee discounts, and to our full-time employees, health insurance. Pay is commensurate with prior experience or $14/hour to an apprentice. Email your inquiry and resume to [email protected] or schedule a callback at (847) 234-5884.