Careers

Operations and Finance

Thank God It’s Natural is looking for a part-time bookkeeper that is excited about invoicing clients on time. Primary responsibilities include on-line bill pay and bookkeeping including preparation of financial statements in compliance with GAAP.  The candidates must be able to work from our office located on W. Carroll in Chicago.

Responsibilities

  • Accounts payable invoice processing
  • Weekly a/p check runs
  • Scanning and filing invoices
  • Answering vendor inquiries by email and phone
  • Maintain reports of uncashed checks
  • Responsible for month-end close including Supplier reconciliations
  • Review all employee credit card expenses

Requirements

  • 3+ years, full-time accounts payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and Excel software
  • Effective communication and organization skills
  • Know of commonly used accounts payable concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and a good memory
  • Experience with payroll processing and reporting, sales tax tracking and reporting, and on-line banking
  • Experience creating, reconciling, and reviewing financial statements
  • Ability to control time and work effectively in a home office environment

Office Address

2021 W. Fulton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60613

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

We’re looking for a fearless and brilliant Operations and Logistics Manager to help grow and scale operations. As the Operations Manager you will be responsible for the development and growth of our business. You are forward-thinking and flexible as we play with how to run our business. You are a pioneer in innovating our growth and an operational savant.In this role, the Operations Manager is directly and indirectly responsible for activities including overseeing production, tracking and monitoring all facets of our delivery processes, and implementing enhancements to our operating processes. The Operations Manager will collaborate across functions and departments (Warehouse, Sales, Marketing, etc.) in the execution of his or her responsibilities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop & Optimize Processes. Scale new and existing processes to allow the business to efficiently operate and grow. We are growing quickly, and many of our processes are outdated and based on how we were operating when we first started running the company in 2014.
  • Analytics. Heavy analysis of customer purchases, customer service metrics, and customer engagement to properly allocate supply, guide employee incentive programs, and ensure high-quality user experiences
    • Forecast and adjust payroll to maximize productivity and complete task workload (e.g., shipment, planogram, inventory, and ad set processes) on time, and within the payroll budget.
    • Review and interpret financial and operational reporting regularly, including store visit and audit results.
  • Strategy. Decide which projects the team should focus on and set an aggressive timeline to reach those goals
  • Product Improvement. Proactively search for new features which could improve a seamless customer experience
  • Vendor Relations.Identify And Attack problem areas with respect to our suppliers, and negotiate with businesses partners for reduced costs
  • Customer Support. Work with CRM software to determine how customer feedback impacts business processes
  • Hustle. Take ownership of tgin’s growth and do whatever it takes to get the job done
    Marketing. Coordinate with the marketing team to assess new opportunities like launching a new market, spinning off a new product line, experimenting with new business models… the possibilities are endless!
  • Human Resources. On Board and train new employees and experiment with new ways to do so with minimal physical presence. Build a team that embodies the tgin brand by delivering exceptional service through the execution of tasks that drive product availability, newness, and the option for a self-navigated shopping experience.
  • Continue to grow REVENUES!

 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of operations management experience
  • College degree. MBA a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Experience managing and growing companies
  • Hustler- You have no problem getting your hands dirty and doing the gritty work that comes along with the higher-level thinking
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get shit done attitude
  • Excel-master
  • High Emotional IQ – Can deal with drivers, influencers and clients no problem
  • Stellar networking skills and the ability to make smart partnerships happen
  • Flexible and forward thinking- We need someone sharp and eager to play with different models to help us scale
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fear tolerance of a honey-badger

 

COMPENSATION: Full-time salary negotiable based on experience.

Office Address

2021 W. Fulton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60613

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Join the creative and energetic Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) Operations Team, and help us further enhance our strong brand. We are a small natural hair business looking to hire a Warehouse Manager to oversee factory operations. As our Warehouse Manager you must be meticulous and extremely detailed oriented, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and capable of multitasking.

Shipping

  • Oversee the Shipping Department
  • Draft and Maintain Shipping Best Practices Document
  • Review orders shipped daily from Amazon and 3dcart customer orders.
  • Create, package, and ship domestic/international wholesale orders.
  • Operate the shopping cart software to retrieve and prepare orders.
  • Schedule pickup times to ship daily orders (USPS) and wholesale orders (FedEx).
  • Respond to Amazon.com customer inquiries.
  • Order shipping supplies from USPS & Staples while staying within budget.
  • Verify incoming shipments from UPS & FedEx, and the like.
  • Provide services: process returns, exchanges, adjustments and payments.
  • Track and report the status of inventory, orders, and analyze data from multiple sources to effectively problem solve on behalf of customers/retailers.
  • File Claims for lost or stolen packages.
  • Respond toCRMs via 3dshopping cart.
  • Meet with representatives USPS, FedEx, UPS to negotiate lower rates.

Production

  • Review production schedule every Monday and forecast inventory based on schedule.
  • Bottle/label/make conditioners, honey miracle, shea butter, argan oils, sample packs, etc. products on an as needed basis.
  • Oversee daily clean of the production area and office to ensure organization and order.
  • Understand the shelf life of tgin’s natural hair and skin care products.
  • Stock shelves using the FIFO method.

Operations

  • Decide which projects the Production/Shipping team should focus on and set an aggressive timeline to reach those goals.
  • Update inventory data in Google Docs on a weekly basis.
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data.
  • Direct the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.
  • Direct and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.).
  • Initiate and coordinate major projects, (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.).
  • Develop the manufacturing plan and establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required.

COMPENSATION: Full-time salary negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

Join the creative and energetic Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) Operations Team, and help us further enhance our strong brand. We are a small natural hair business looking to hire a Warehouse Assistant Manager to oversee factory operations. As our Assistant Manager you must be meticulous and extremely detailed oriented, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and capable of multitasking. You will report to the Warehouse manager and help to oversee warehouse processes to ensure smooth flow. You will be responsible for the warehouse when the Warehouse manager is out.

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the production schedule and directives.
  • Communicate with upper management to meet daily production goals. Your days will involve helping to mix, pack, and label our products to include but not limited to oil and shea butter.
  • Assist with keeping the warehouse stocked with materials, break down boxes for recycling, and clean and organize the warehouse at the end of the day.
  • Cross-training will also be required in our Shipping Department, as you will back them up in times of heavy shipping, such as: holidays, sales, and events, and any special projects that may arise.
  • Shipping tasks include lifting, organizing, assembling and labeling boxes, case-packing products and getting it on the shelf for our wholesale customers.
  • Must be comfortable hauling in large material shipments on pallet jacks.
  • Oversee each department’s daily clean up at the end of each production day to maintain a safe and clean working environment. You will also be responsible for weekly cleanup of our communal kitchen and production areas.
  • Special projects as needed.

Abilities

  • The ability to shift gears quickly.
  • Maintains focus, skill, and speed to help the team maintain output goals.
  • You must be self-motivated, careful, attentive, and on task at all times in production.
  • Must have a strong work ethic.
  • Candidate would ideally be familiar with production and shipping duties.
  • You must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • The ability to stand on your feet between 6 to 7 hours per day.
  • As you will be working hands-on with the materials you must be able to tolerate direct contact with fragrance and essential oils.

Company Overview

Join the creative and energetic Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) Operations Team, and help us further enhance our strong brand. We are a small natural hair business looking to hire an Administrative Assistant to assist our Operations Team, which is primarily responsible for ordering the necessary components of our products and shipping and delivering orders to major retailers. As our Administrative Assistant, you must be meticulous and extremely detailed oriented, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and capable of multitasking. Experience with Facebook Ads or social media is a major bonus/plus.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple email accounts (admin account and CEO’s account)
  • Calendar/Schedule Management for CEO
  • Order supplies for production runs
  • Schedule deliveries for retailers using our logistics system
  • Update account payables
  • Send CEO an email of all major emails at the end of the day
  • Coordinate and plan events according to event checklist
  • Return Calls and Voicemails, Reminder Calls/Texts
  • Travel Planning (Manage Travel Preferences for Air, Hotel, Car, Vacations, Private Charter Flights, & etc)
  • Event Planning, Prep, Coordination, & Meal Planning
  • Note Taking on conference calls
  • Social Media Administration (Blogs/Postings, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • On-line File Management

Education and Experience

  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Extremely Organized
  • Acute multi-tasking skills
  • Flexible and able to Work in a Fast Paced Environment
  • Exceptional Time Management Skills
  • Analytical

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume,  cover letter and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter and has strong computer skills to head up our shipping and receiving department.

Responsibilities

  • Must have strong computer skills and be able to use Word, Excel, Power Point, email and social media
  • Operate the shopping cart software to retrieve and prepare orders
  • Package and ship daily orders via USPS
  • Order shipping supplies from USPS & Uline while staying within a budget
  • Verify incoming shipments from UPS & FedEx, and other various shipping companies
  • Communicate company policies and functions of products to customers
  • Provide services; process returns, exchanges, adjustments and payments
  • Train new employees on tgin shipping procedures
  • Create, package, and ship domestic/international wholesale orders
  • Schedule pickup times to ship daily orders (USPS) and wholesale orders (UPS)
  • Maintain/count warehouse inventory on a daily/monthly basis respectively
  • Alert Production Manager when stock is low for any product
  • Available to help bottle/label/make products whenever needed
  • Perform a daily clean of the shipping area and office to ensure organization and order
  • Understand the shelf life of tgin’s natural body and skin care products.
  • Assist Production Team with bottling and labeling on as needed basis
  • Assist with general office duties (e.g. contacting the management office about building and maintenance issues, ordering supplies, taking inventory, etc.)
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

Subject Line: Shipping Department

 

tgin is currently seeking to hire a delivery driver who can work 2 days a week this summer in the mornings (7am – 1pm). Driver will be responsible for dropping off products at various Mariano’s stores throughout the city and suburb and completing an inventory report.

Requirements

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Customer-friendly personality
  • Strong computer skills
  • Your own laptop
  • The ability to lift in excess of 20 lbs

Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license issued in the state of Illinois, their own vehicle and proof of insurance. Delivery Drivers are expected to comply with tgin  appearance guidelines and wear the company-provided uniform.  Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check

Please email resume, cover letter and three references to tgincareers@gmail.com

Pay: TBD + Mileage Reimbursement

Sales and Marketing

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) is a manufacturer of textured hair care products for kinks, curls Project Manager to manage various marketing campaigns and coordinate different team responsibilities. As the Marketing PM you will be responsible for ensuring all relevant tasks are completed and within budget, that marketing message remains consistent, creating a timeline for all major activations, and coordinating all of the parties with marketing responsibilities with respect to the launch (e.g. Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, social, graphic, digital, marketing collateral, writing, etc.). This is a freelance project.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all time lines and ensure all deadlines are met related to launch and marketing activities (breast cancer, new product launches, book tour)
  • Create budget for launch activities
  • Ensure messaging remains consistent across all marketing assets (email, social, website, etc.) Review all marketing collateral (graphics, brochures, sell-sheets, banners, etc.) to ensure messaging is key
  • Identify key influencers to work with
  • Develop contests and ideas to generate interest in product
  • Develop plan for tgin beauty ambassadors
  • Develop social strategy for launch for Facebook, IG, Linkedin, Twitter, etc.
  • Review email newsletters targeting customers, wholesalers and retailers
  • Review email strategy
  • Review online reviews on retail websites

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of marketing/branding experience
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Experience owning marketing campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Hustler- You have no problem getting your hands dirty and doing the gritty work that comes along with the higher-level thinking
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get it done attitude
  • Excel-master
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fear tolerance of a honey-badger
  • Team player – chemistry is everything at tgin. We are a highly collaborative team and want people who are focused on the common goal.
  • Spirit of excellence – A players only with a great attention to detail, who take pride and ownership in their work

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com with the subject: TIOT Project Manager

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) is a manufacturer of textured hair care products for kinks, curls Project Manager to manage various marketing campaigns and coordinate different team responsibilities related to the launch of our CEO’s new booka. As the Marketing PMyou will be responsible for ensuring that we’re on track towards our goals, that all relevant tasks are completed and within budget, that marketing message remains consistent, creating a timeline for all major activations, and coordinating all of the parties with marketing responsibilities with respect to the launch (e.g. Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, social, graphic, digital, marketing collateral, writing, etc.). This is a freelance project.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage team members responsibilities as it pertains to the book and relevant campaign
  • Ensure assigned team members are completing their tasks on time
  • Hold weekly 30 min meeting to discuss progress of action items
  • Maintain project tracker, adding new action items with responsible team member on the list:
  • Update launch plan with all key items that are currently missing that you come across in the email or that you require of the team, so we have a good historical record of what’s going on.
  • Attend majority of book signing related events, personally supporting CEO and her needs before and after events
  • Coordinate all book signings, events and media appearances related to the CEO’s book
  • Handle all outreach to/requests from media, podcasts, book clubs, influencers, business organizations, churches, etc that may be interested in hosting the CEO as a speaker or guest at an event.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of marketing/branding experience
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Experience owning marketing campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Hustler- You have no problem getting your hands dirty and doing the gritty work that comes along with the higher-level thinking
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get it done attitude
  • Excel-master
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fear tolerance of a honey-badger
  • Team player – chemistry is everything at tgin. We are a highly collaborative team and want people who are focused on the common goal.
  • Spirit of excellence – A players only with a great attention to detail, who take pride and ownership in their work

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com with the subject: Marketing Project Manager

This position is ideal for someone who is creative and passionate about marketing, and has the ability to execute and strong attention to detail. A strong preference will be given to a candidate with an art background or who has a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography, Creative Writing or a related field.

Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Play a critical role in defining and executing tgin’s social media strategies with a strong focus on visual channels such as Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest as well as the newsletter.
  • Create an annual plan for increasing followership and engagement within and across the organization’s social channels.
  • Set clear objectives through a social media plan focusing on brand awareness, conversion, customer retention, promoting sales and propelling the brand.
  • Develop and execute Social Media Ad Strategy

Editorial Calendar

  • Plan the monthly content calendar across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and produce a weekly content schedule that brings to life tgin’s brand narrative & personality.

Cross-Functional Initiative

  • Assist in enhancing relationships with the retailers by working with the marketing team to craft retailer-specific social content plans on owned channels.
  • Supply senior management with social media content/analytics for brand and corporate presentations as needed.
  • Work very closely with our marketing team to provide insights on what’s working, and what’s not on our social channels.
  • Work with Creative Coordinator to ensure strategic alignment and cohesive branding execution on all content and campaigns, including newsletter and social media networks
  • Work with marketing department (product development lead) to successfully launch products on social media and engage consumers

Analytics & Reporting

  • Provide weekly analytics reporting of social channel growth, engagement, reach, revenue and effectiveness of our social campaigns, with an emphasis on media and notable/verified interactions, to constantly evolve the calendar moving forward.
  • Drive social media landscape research to develop a competitive advantage for the tgin brand.
  • Provide ongoing consumer feedback (complaints, reviews on new formulas, feedback on products wanted etc.) to include in reports to management.
  • Stay abreast of algorithmic changes and social platform updates.

Community Management

  • Lead team of content creators to shape the voice of the brand across social media communities, which includes, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Manage efforts in building online reviews and reputation by leveraging positive client experiences and testimonials.

Budgeting

  • Manage social ad and content creation budget ensuring we optimize and spend wisely & find opportunities to invest in media.

Skills/Traits

  • Be at the forefront of what is happening in the space and propose new platforms to enter and first to market programs
  • Be the eyes and ears for the team on what’s trending on social media. Take a broader POV beyond just hair care as to what are the relevant topics of conversation we should be taking a POV on.
  • Serve as a Social Marketing “Best Practices” expert for the organization – monitor and share trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design, and strategy

Qualifications:

  • Requires 2+ of Social media management experience preferably within the beauty industry
  • Proven personnel management experience with satellite teams
  • Passionate about Social Media and able to motivate and face challenging situations
  • Approach work objectives with a sense of urgency and passion, and a dedication to exceed performance expectations
  • Able to think through problem solutions, excellent problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills with an ability to clearly translate results into actionable insights
  • Strong business acumen, self-directed, and motivated
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and negotiation skills. Ability to navigate through complexity
  • Outstanding creative and design aesthetic
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

We’ve kicked off the search for a Brand Manager who will lead the development of the brand positioning for tgin. You will lead the life cycle brand vision including product research and ideation, go-to-market launch campaigns, continued vertical growth and development, and ongoing consumer research and analysis. You will be responsible for P&L for the vertical and its current and future portfolio of products. Note, this position is both strategic and tactical.

Responsibilities

  • Exhibit full ownership of new product development from concept to launch in the hair vertical
  • Lead the vision and drive sustainable market share and profitable growth, based on in-depth competitive landscape and consumer insights
  • Lead the innovation strategy and product development for full size, sample size, set and seasonal products
  • Lead the vision for competitive product positioning to continually reinforce point of difference including assortment architecture, pricing and innovation pipeline
  • Develop category and product playbook including communication dossier, advertising guidelines, features and benefits (functional, technical and emotional), reason to believe, education priorities and competitive positioning
  • Lead the product and ingredient storytelling to amplify brand desirability and differentiation vs mass and prestige competition
  • Manage the current business and own the category vertical P&L, leading action planning and go-to-market strategies for new product launches
  • Develop and ensure execution of brand marketing and 360 degree marketing support calendar based on 12-month launch window
  • Define and develop trade marketing and promotional marketing tools including sampling, sets, POS, displays and other consumer elements
  • Coordinate the department’s strategy  with respect to events, sponsorship, video, partnerships, campaigns, print/radio and tv.
  • Work closely with Finance and Strategy to analyze tgin’s existing customer base and target audience. Actively and expertly uses this data to target marketing and improve performance.
  • Prepare and oversee departmental budgets.

You’ll love this job if you’re

  • A critical thinker. Lead project management with impeccable attention to detail
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!
  • Strong leader. Exhibit initiative and sense of urgency to drive to execution against goals, including on time launches and minimal variance vs. budget

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a brand management, product/digital marketing or management consulting in the beauty/cosmetics space
  • Proven track record of building intelligent, data-driven, profit generating strategies
  • Proven track record of configuring, concepting and altering consumer product portfolios
  • Expert knowledge of communicating features, benefits and values to consumers
  • Team player with experience working with engineering, marketing, paid media and creative teams in a fast-paced, agile environment

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume,  cover letter and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

Responsibilities

  • Identify innovation hunting grounds and new product opportunities
  • Contribute to new product ideation including but not limited to concept, packaging, naming, formula, product launch plans and cost of goods sold
  • Draft new product consumer communications and retail sell-in tools
  • Develop and execute new product positioning statements and write new product concepts.
  • Prepare and circulate New Product Sheets, put together mock-ups of products, fill out Web Sheets, and ensure all appropriate paperwork for tgin products are submitted to the appropriate manager.
  • Assess new product innovation performance to identify key learnings that can be applied to future product launches

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on projects focused in the hair, beauty and fashion industries. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic candidates with a desire to work on creative projects involving graphic design, motion graphics, video and photography in the beauty industry! This position is ideal for someone who is creative and passionate about marketing, and has the ability to execute and strong attention to detail. A strong preference will be given to a candidate with an art background or who has a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography, Creative Writing or a related field.  Candidates must live in Chicago!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom- line sales
  • Design content for multimedia campaigns including collateral materials, video promotions, web promotions, social media marketing and email communications
  • Produce creative for event marketing initiatives including (but not limited to) press events, consumer engagement events, product launches, multi-city tours, etc.
  • Assist with creative design for new business presentations and campaign reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional multitasking
  • Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction
  • Ability to work both independently and remotely
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and requested salary to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

We are looking to hire a part-time Corporate Relations to liaise with Chicago corporations and to  facilitate the implementation of projects related to commitment to community relations and being a valued neighbor in those communities that we serve. This position requires close coordination and communication with our Marketing Department.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an integrated community relations plan that aligns with the strategic priorities.
  • Work to enhance tgin’s image and reputation internally and externally through partnerships with local schools and cancer related organizations
  • Create and execute plans to develop relationships with key organizations in the communities tgin serves.
  • Manage and select sponsorships and event participation with community partners.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication, problem solving, coaching, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated evidence of building client relationships and dealing with diverse clients.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, Outlook, and Internet required.
  • Demonstrated evidence of detail-orientation, customer service orientation, ability to work independently, and high levels of responsibility required.
  • Ability to travel
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Part-Time Position

Please email resume, cover letter and hourly pay requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

We’re seeking a creative wordsmith with a strong working knowledge of social-media marketing and a passion for the digital space. The Junior Copywriter will write, review and edit review-brand copy for our existing line and new product launches.

Responsibilities

  • Work with account teams to develop creative copy for social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Develop creative marketing copy for promotions, digital marketing campaigns, videos, and more
  • Actively seek out and help define new creative possibilities for client engagements and ensure consistency and adherence to corporate brand requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write creatively while managing a consistent workload
  • Must be detail-oriented and know how to solve a problem
  • A desire to work in an exciting and demanding start-up environment

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume, cover letter, 3 writing samples and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

Join the creative and energetic Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) Marketing Team, and help us further enhance our strong brand. We are a small natural hair business looking to hire an Administrative Assistant to assist our Marketing Team with special projects as we expand our brand across several national retailers. As our Administrative Assistant, you must be meticulous and extremely detailed oriented, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and capable multi-tasking. Experience with Facebook Ads or social media is a major bonus/plus.

Sample Tasks

  • Work with graphic designer on updating images
  • Ordering banners from Kinkos
  • Ordering brochures, t-shirts and marketing collateral
  • Planning events according to our event checklist
  • Executing on social media campaigns (e.g. sending prizes to winners)
  • Maintaining a timeline and checklists of ongoing projects
  • Completing event applications
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Following up with team members, vendors, etc. for outstanding items
  • Running Facebook Ads
  • Working with marketing team to develop project plans, schedules, and assign responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Define and clarify project scope, plan, and schedule.
  • 3+ years of experience producing or managing digital and/or experiential projects.
  • Comfort working within fast-paced timelines while managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Strategic thinking skills to identify risks or opportunities during the life of a project.
  • Experience working with clients, vendors and internal teams to ensure the delivery of outstanding projects on time and on budget.
  • Anticipates and overcomes bottlenecks and obstacles to completing projects.
  • Documents project progress and updates senior management regularly and as required by management.
  • Provides periodic reports on project status milestones and adjusts schedules accordingly.
  • Monitors design changes, specifications, and drawing releases and ensures changes are communicated and, where necessary, properly approved.
  • Research vendors and control expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Works diligently to get projects that are off schedule back on schedule to the original due date of the project. Directly accountable for raising the issue to higher level management that a project is off schedule.
  • Manage Travel Preferences for Air, Hotel, Car, Vacations, Private Charter Flights, & etc.
  • Return Voicemails, Text messages and Emails in addition to Calendar management.
  • Develop policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectives.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to tgin core values.
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Extremely Organized
  • Acute multi-tasking skills
  • Flexible and able to Work in a Fast Paced Environment
  • Exceptional Time Management Skills
  • Analytical

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume,  cover letter and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

We are looking for experienced natural hair stylists to do platform work demonstrating how our products work at events. Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, hourly rate and sample of their work to tgincareers@gmail.com. Subject of email should be: TGIN Hair Stylists.

Internships

You must send over your transcript with your application in order to be considered for any of the following positions. All internships are open to Chicago Scholars.

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on building relationships with influences within the beauty industry. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns to build a database of beauty influencers who are active on YouTube and Instagram. This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to candidates who can hold the internship for an entire school year, and students with an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 10-15 hours week/2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

  • Develop a marketing strategy for influencers.
  • Identify and build relationships with prominent influencers within the beauty industry.
  • Contact influencers on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram and negotiate partnerships.
  • Understand the ‘big picture’
  • Brainstorm ideas for social media influencer campaigns and content
  • Determine and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to use to measure/track a campaign to support the company’s e-commerce activities, and how those goals align with the brand’s overall e-commerce objectives
  • Keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies in the influencer ecosystem and across social media

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field – Exceptional multitasking
  • Self-Starter!
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, leading our outreach to our team of beauty ambassadors. This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to a candidate who can hold the internship for an entire school year, and students with an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours:10-15 hours week/2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

  • Develop marketing strategy for beauty ambassadors.
  • Identify and build relationships with beauty ambassadors.
  • Engage with beauty ambassadors on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram and negotiate partnerships.
  • Understand the ‘big picture’.
  • Brainstorm ideas for beauty ambassador campaigns and content.
  • Determine and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to use to measure/track a campaign to support the company’s e-commerce activities, and how those goals align with the brand’s overall e-commerce objectives.
  • Keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies in the natural hair ecosystem and across social media.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field– Exceptional multitasking
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural is looking for a part-time bookkeeper that is excited about invoicing clients on time. Primary responsibilities include on-line bill pay and bookkeeping including preparation of financial statements in compliance with GAAP.  The candidates must be able to work from our office located on W. Carroll in Chicago.

Responsibilities

  • Accounts payable invoice processing
  • Weekly a/p check runs
  • Scanning and filing invoices
  • Answering vendor inquiries by email and phone
  • Maintain reports of uncashed checks
  • Responsible for month-end close including Supplier reconciliations
  • Review all employee credit card expenses

Requirements

  • 3+ years, full-time accounts payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and Excel software
  • Effective communication and organization skills
  • Know of commonly used accounts payable concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and a good memory
  • Experience with payroll processing and reporting, sales tax tracking and reporting, and on-line banking
  • Experience creating, reconciling, and reviewing financial statements
  • Ability to control time and work effectively in a home office environment

Office Address

2021 W. Fulton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60613

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Finance division, working on budgeting, planning, and accounting as we expand in retailers such as Target, Ulta, and Walmart. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about operations, finance, accounting, and HR! This internship is ideal for college juniors/seniors and recent college graduates, who are strong with numbers, and interested in a career in business. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Responsibilities

  • Maintain all vendor files in an easily accessible and consistent manner.
  • Verify that all invoices have been properly coded and approved for payment
  • Process invoices into the accounts payable system timely and accurately.
  • Balance accounts payable to the general ledger on a daily basis.
  • Process checks on a weekly basis.
  • Reconcile vendor statements to ensure no invoices have been missed and the properties are in good standing with the vendors.
  • Maintain critical vendor lists for each property to ensure timely payments.

Administration of W-9s and 1099s

  • Maintenance of Certificates of Insurance
  • Follows month-end closing schedule including the preparation of the month-end AP reports.
  • Prepares Board materials and reports provided to the Corporate/Funds’ Boards of
  • Managers/Trustees.
  • Prepares various managerial reports including but not limited to, performance, cash flows, and asset analyses
  • Assists with special projects and tasks as assigned
  • Perform any other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current student pursuing Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related Business areas
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

 

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on events, and specifically our upcoming Breast Cancer Cocktails for a Cure scheduled to take place in October. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about planning and managing events! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing and events. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)You’ll be learning and applying basic sales, marketing, client relations, customer satisfaction, and branding techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Research potential events for tgin to support or attend
  • Provide social event coverage during events
  • Draft event recaps
  • Assist with planning, execution, and event follow up.
  • Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom-line sales
  • Review brand ambassador submissions

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional multitasking
  • Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction
  • Ability to work both independently and remotely
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on projects focused on the hair, beauty and fashion industries. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns with a desire to work on creative projects involving graphic design, motion graphics, video and photography in the beauty industry! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to candidates with an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom-line sales
  • Design content for multimedia campaigns including collateral materials, video promotions, web promotions, social media marketing, and email communications
  • Produce creative for event marketing initiatives including (but not limited to) press events, consumer engagement events, product launches, multi-city tours, etc.
  • Assist with creative design for new business presentations and campaign reports

Examples of the Projects We’re Currently Working On:

  • PR/Press Releases
  • Website Sliders
  • Lifestyle Photos
  • Commercial Photo Shoots
  • Motion Graphics
  • Internal Newsletters
  • Billboards
  • Campaigns (wash n go, fall season, holiday, twitter chats)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a must!
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus!
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional multitasking
  • Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction
  • Ability to work both independently and remotely

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Category: Internships

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on special projects that enable us to increase our reach and differentiate ourselves as a brand. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about marketing strategy, social media, graphic design, etc.! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing, and events. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

  • Review existing strategies and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Brainstorm ideas and develop plans of actions for increasing consumer engagement
  • Assist with marketing-related projects (e.g. sampling, event organization, reviewing marketing materials, etc.)
  • Develop content for Social Media Team

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional multitasking
  • Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction
  • Ability to work both independently and remotely
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are

Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Category: Internships

We are looking for a social media intern that is an excellent copywriter and sparkling digital conversationalist to manage our CEO’s Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter account. You should be strong with graphic design, video creation, generating engaging content, responding to customer comments and more.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience with social media platforms (IG, FB, LinkedIn, & Twitter), automation and analytics tools, and be familiar with urban pop culture content. Candidate must be a natural self-starter and problem solver looking to apply previous, as well as learn, new skills to generate tangible impact.

 Responsibilities

  • Generate Monthly Content Calendar
  • Create content for the CEO
  • Manage CEO’s Instagram, Facebook, Linked and Twitter accounts
  • Must be able to attend events with the CEO and generate content that complies with the social checklist.
  • Manage and edit CEO blog posts
  • Work on CEO newsletters (provide subjects, headings, etc.)
  • Film CEO
  • Create graphics that are on-brand for the CEO
  • Respond to CEO requests via email
  • Respond to customer requests and DMs
  • Review and measure analytics

Requirements

  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Provide current/recent transcript
  • Must work from our Chicago office 3 days a week (20 hours)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program preferred
  • Professional digital marketing and social media experience preferred
  • Tech-savvy and great at figuring out new things (“entrepreneurial figure it out mindset”)
  • Collaborative and personable
  • Availability to work in Chicago Office
  • Demonstrates our core values found on our website in the areas of Excellence, Creative, Accountable, Results-Oriented, Fun
  • Self-starter
  • Someone who understands the many nuances of social media and can hit the ground running.
  • Ideally, someone who has a relatively larger existing social media following (i.e. someone who knows how to build a social media following).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Someone with an above-average understanding of all things social media. This position requires an intimate understanding of most, if not all, social media platforms. The ideal candidate will know how to connect, engage with and influence an online following

Interested applicants should send your social media accounts, cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration. If you have sample graphics or projects that you have worked on in school involving digital marketing, please forward those along as well.

Category: Internships