Careers

Experienced Tailor/Seamstress

Metropolis Alterations is a full-service alteration, tailoring and eco-friendly dry cleaning company located inside Metropolis at Metrotown Mall. Our team is looking for a confident and experienced tailor to join our team!

 

Job Description

  • Performing professional garment alteration/design, tailoring, and repair duties by applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling.

 

Qualifications

  • Must have minimum 5 years professional sewing experience

  • Solid understanding and experience with garment construction, production and repair processes.

  • Experience designing and sewing custom garments

  • Professional experience with formal-wear (including bridal and suits) alterations

  • Strong knowledge of textiles, fabrics and various types of sewing machines and tools

  • Detail-oriented, organized, responsible, dependable and trust-worthy

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Effective written and verbal communications in English

 

Job Type

  • Part-time with flexible schedule. 2-4 days per week (available minimum 1 weekend day).

How to Apply?

Please email your resume to Hellen at metropolisalterations@gmail.com, or feel free to drop off your resume in person at our shop.

 

Part-Time Administrator/Tailor Shop Manager

Job Description

  • Performing store opening/closing duties

  • Communicating with clients in-person and over telephone

  • Completing measurements and fittings for clients during drop-off and pick-up

  • Handling orders, transactions and invoicing

  • Greeting and welcoming each client in a friendly, warm and professional manner

  • Address and respond to emails

  • Filing and organizing documents

  • Helping to keep the studio and entrance clean and organized

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in English: excellent oral and written communications required

  • Seasoned customer service skill set, handling queries and complaints with the utmost professionalism and appropriate dialogue.

  • Team player and enthusiastic

  • A passion for textiles and fashion!

  • Experience with major social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+ an asset.

 

Job Type:

  • Part-time. 15-20 hrs/week. Dates are flexible and open to discussion.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 1-year of relevant experience

  • Alteration and tailoring experience preferred

  • Experience in fashion or alterations industry an asset

How to Apply?

Please email your resume to Hellen at metropolisalterations@gmail.com, or feel free to drop off your resume in person at our shop.

Metropolis Alterations

#346-4800 Kingsway Ave, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4J2

Tel: 604-438-8974

Email: metropolisalterations@gmail.com

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