EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Really Good Stuff works hard to be the premier provider of education products for today's classroom. Our exclusive collection of fun and creative teaching tools makes us unique! We are a multi-channel marketer with catalogs and a website that teachers love to shop! We are a part of the Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leader in the childhood education industry.

We are committed to seeking unique and talented individuals who share our passion for education. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status.

We invite you to join our team!

JOB OPENINGS

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for employment at Really Good Stuff, please fill out the Online Job Application and send resume and salary requirements via one of the following options:

  • Fax: 203-881-3135, Attn: RGS
  • Email Human Resources
  • Mail:
    Really Good Stuff
    Attn: Human Resources
    Really Good Stuff, LLC.
    P.O. Box 1111
    Shelton, CT 06484-1110




Warehouse Replenishment Associate – 2nd Shift

Really Good Stuff – Kansas City, MO

Our Warehouse Associates in Replenishment are responsible for product movement through the warehouse and providing complete customer satisfaction through their focus on quality, efficiency and accuracy.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Facilitate workflow and quality control of all inbound functions
  • Communicate and follow-up on daily information
  • Support facility and department guidelines, processes, and SOP's
  • Stocking, inventory control, cycle counts and processing returned goods
  • Some record keeping skills
  • Keep work environment and warehouse clean and free of debris
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities
  • Really Good Stuff benefits include health insurance, ten paid holidays, paid vacations and a great team oriented working environment. Typical work schedules are Mon-Fri. Seasonal overtime will be required as well as flexibility in scheduling.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous warehouse or distribution center experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand
  • Thrive in a team-oriented work environment
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Knowledge & Education

  • Solid knowledge of general warehouse procedures and skills required.
  • The ability to read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers.
  • A high school graduate.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft preferred.
  • Exposure to an AS400 is a plus.
  • Basic mathematical skills and the ability to read English are required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Adequate mobility to continually walk and stand; pull orders from various shelf heights
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Ability to access all areas of the facility.
  • Noise level for this environment is moderate.

Please send resumes to KCDC-jobs@reallygoodstuff.com or apply online




Warehouse Supervisor (Picking) – 2nd Shift

Really Good Stuff – Kansas City, MO

Our Warehouse Picking Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating order processing. Provide complete customer satisfaction with quality, efficiency and accuracy in shipping orders to our customers through the U.S. and Canada.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage the workflow and quality control of all order processing
  • Actively participate in preventing and correcting errors (audits, coaching, feedback, etc.)
  • Innovative thinking: seeks operational improvements; able to resolve operational problems; adapts to procedural changes
  • Provide technical support to team
  • Communicate and follow-up on daily information
  • Support facility and department guidelines, processes, and SOP's
  • Provide day-to-day communication and support to manager and team
  • Support and drive the department's goals and strategies
  • Some record keeping, reporting skills required
  • Makes personnel recommendations to HR & Managers
  • Monitors environment for safety, cleanliness and conformance to Company standards
  • Performs administrative duties such as attendance records, overtime, employee breaks, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous warehouse or distribution center experience required
  • The ability to lead and teach others, as well as promote team work
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Good customer service skills and a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand
  • Be a leader in continuous improvement activities
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Knowledge & Education:
The essential functions of this job require the employee to perform the following physical activities and adhere to the following working conditions:

  • Solid knowledge of general warehouse procedures and skills required.
  • The ability to read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers.
  • A high school graduate with some college course work preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook are required.
  • exposure to an AS400 is a plus.
  • Basic mathematical skills and the ability to read English are required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Adequate mobility to continually walk and stand; pull orders from various shelf heights; and the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • The ability to access all areas of the facility.
  • Noise level for this environment is moderate.

Please send resumes to KCDC-jobs@reallygoodstuff.com or apply online




Warehouse Associate – 2nd Shift

Really Good Stuff – Kansas City, MO

Our Warehouse Associates have the responsibility of providing complete customer satisfaction through their focus on quality, efficiency and accuracy in picking, packing and shipping orders to our customers through the U.S. and Canada.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processing customer orders by picking product, checking orders for accuracy, packing, shipping and loading.
  • Duties could also include stocking, inventory control or processing returned goods.
  • Keep work environment and warehouse clean and free of debris.
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous warehouse or distribution center experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand.
  • Thrive in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed.
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Knowledge & Education:

  • General warehouse procedures and skills.
  • Read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers.
  • A high school graduate with some experience preferred.
  • Limited knowledge of Microsoft Office is required;
  • Exposure to AS400 is a plus.
  • Basic mathematical skills and the ability to read English are required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • The ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • The ability to access all areas of the facility.
  • Noise level for this environment is moderate.

Really Good Stuff benefits include health insurance, ten paid holidays, paid vacations and a great team oriented working environment. Typical work schedules are Mon-Fri. Seasonal overtime will be required as well as flexibility in scheduling.

Please send resumes to KCDC-jobs@reallygoodstuff.com or apply online




Warehouse Receiving/Returns Associate

Really Good Stuff – Kansas City, MO

Our Warehouse Associates in the Receiving department are responsible for product movement through the warehouse and providing complete customer satisfaction through their focus on quality, efficiency and accuracy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate workflow and quality control of all inbound functions
  • Communicate and follow-up on daily information
  • Support facility and department guidelines, processes, and SOP's
  • Stocking, inventory control, cycle counts and processing returned goods
  • Some record keeping skills
  • Keep work environment and warehouse clean and free of debris
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous warehouse or distribution center experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand
  • Thrive in a team-oriented work environment
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Knowledge & Education:

  • Solid knowledge of general warehouse procedures and skills required.
  • The ability to read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers.
  • A high school graduate.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft preferred
  • Exposure to an AS400 is a plus.
  • Basic mathematical skills and the ability to read English are required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Adequate mobility to continually walk and stand; pull orders from various shelf heights
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Ability to access all areas of the facility.
  • Noise level for this environment is moderate

Really Good Stuff benefits include health insurance, ten paid holidays, paid vacations and a great team oriented working environment. Typical work schedules are Mon-Fri. Seasonal overtime will be required as well as flexibility in scheduling.

Please send resumes to KCDC-jobs@reallygoodstuff.com or apply online




VIDEO EDITOR/PHOTOGRAPHER

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

The VIDEO EDITOR/PHOTOGRAPHER will work with the photo/video team to conceptualize and execute visual imagery that achieves goals and drives results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The ideal candidate can plan, produce, edit, and deliver innovative videos and photographs for various media quickly and creatively.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceptualize, storyboard, edit, and produce educational product video content.
  • Work with Video/Photo team on larger video shoots, accurately execute vision for branding, various marketing ads, and other specialty content.
  • Oversee video shoot setup, camera operation, and tear-down.
  • Maintain an organized studio environment and an account of video equipment.
  • Deliver content on time, and in formats ready for publishing.
  • Maintain an organized file structure and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Create high-quality product photos, color-correct, silhouette, and retouch as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job, an individual must be able to complete each essential duty successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A bachelor’s degree in video or similar
  • 2-6 years experience in a studio production and/or post-production environment
  • Experience operating DSLR cameras and setting-up lighting equipment for photography and video
  • Strong storytelling and communication skills
  • Experience creating content with a call-to-action and marketing driven focus
  • Understand the landscape of digital video and how videos change when created for various platforms
  • Experience with Premiere, After Effects, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Final Cut required
  • Organized and driven; Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with creating video content for social media platforms is a plus
  • Experience with InDesign is a plus
  • Experience with product videos, 3D Animation and/or Motion Graphics is a plus
  • Familiarity with elementary educational environments is a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The essential functions of this job require the employee to perform the following physical activities and adhere to the following working conditions:

  • Regular use of an Apple computer and telephone.
  • Ability to lift to 30 lbs. (video equipment, props, etc.)
  • Use of video and photography equipment as well as office equipment, such as a copier.
  • No light sensitivities
  • Ability to access all areas of the facility to perform essentials functions of the position.
  • Noise level for this environment is usually moderate.

apply online




Category Manager

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

The Category Manager is responsible for sales, gross margin and profit for a portfolio of products sold at Really Good Stuff. Candidate will be charged with developing and executing business unit and product line strategies to maximize performance and profitability of competitively selected and produced merchandise for marketing in the education industry. Must have an excellent understanding of market, merchandising, pricing and product design as well as sales via multi-channel environment. Drive all activities for product line to maximize performance. Responsible for key product lines growth by merchandising on Really Good Stuff site and other digital properties, drive new product introductions by working with Product Development team, and the Web Department on e-commerce merchandising. Intersect with Marketing department to drive digital and catalog activities for product line.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage key company product lines assigned to maximize contribution. Includes analysis, reporting, budget and planning and liaison with digital marketing and ecommerce teams
  • Manage product life cycle. Review performance for all products within assigned business unit to determine which products will be in future catalogs and on the website. Conduct exit strategies where appropriate.
  • Oversight on business unit performance merchandising vision. Collaborate with creative on merchandising stories, design, layout, image, and content
  • Develop reporting to monitor key merchandising initiatives and report accordingly. Utilize data to develop go forward strategies.
  • Analyze industry trends (via trade shows, within Elementary education to understand market dynamics and product needs of the target market.)
  • Monitor key competitors in the education marketplace, analyzing product mix, pricing, and merchandising strategy. Report accordingly.
  • Recommend, develop, and implement product assortments according to market analysis for catalogs and website for proprietary and non-proprietary product.
  • Partner with and make recommendations to Product specialists for products for further research and/or development. Test new product lines annually in all channels.
  • Interface with the web functional team to ensure merchandising objectives, for both catalog and web efforts are clearly communicated. This includes product selection, image development, content, features, and promos.
  • Responsible for meeting all deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in merchandising and management function using a variety of merchandising concepts, practices, and procedures, or a product management function.
  • Knowledge of online web merchandising and social media applications.
  • Proven analytical and business planning skills.
  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), analytical, organizational, and time management skills are essential.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to gain support and commitment of others to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Able to make timely decisions, anticipate problems and provide creative solutions.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required

apply online




Digital Copywriter

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

The Digital Copywriter will work with the project team to conceptualize and execute themes that drive results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The ideal candidate has technical proficiency, digital marketing experience, web writing skills, an understanding of SEO, and appreciation for results measurement.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Produce bold, strategic, persuasive messages in all media – digital, social, broadcast, experiential and more.
  • Write web product content that clearly portrays products while also enabling high SEO results with proper use of keywords and tagging
  • Write scripts for videos
  • Write promotional content that is timely, evocative, and speaks to our customers in a compelling way that creates an emotional connection
  • Support print content as needed with writing and proofreading.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job, an individual must be able to complete each essential duty successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A bachelor’s degree in English or Language Arts with 5+ years experience in a proofreading/copywriting capacity
  • 3+ years of copywriting experience
  • 2+ years of digital/content marketing writing experience focused on increasing SEO ranking
  • Exceptional editing and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Acrobat, and MS Office
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management
  • Writing samples/portfolio

apply online




Senior Business Analyst

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to handle the day-to-day reporting of marketing/financial data as well as provide analysis of mailings, products and marketing across channels.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides analytical support information to Director of Analysis & Reporting and to other departments as needed.
  • Provides promotional and financial forecasting, reporting, budgeting and analysis on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
  • Develops promotional forecasting by determining best historical information to most accurately project results.
  • Conducts product line reviews on a monthly and seasonal basis; determines most relevant information to present.
  • Supports performance analysis of Company mailing lists, catalogs, digital and multi-channel marketing efforts through the generation of necessary reporting tools.
  • Analyzes directions of products for future development efforts.
  • Analyzes new areas of markets for Company consideration.
  • Determines seasonal trends, and maintains alertness for statistical inferences and variations in results.
  • Manages individual catalog list planning and assists in management of overall catalog circulation decisions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing or business with a minimum 5-7 years experience in the marketing field.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • SAS Enterprise Guide a plus.
  • Strong communication (both verbal and writing), organizational, and time management skills are essential.

apply online




Web Designer

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

The Web Designer must have a strong understanding of layout, type, and color, and an aptitude for designing in both the digital and print worlds. The main focus of this role is the production of digital collateral, web assets banners, social media content, email communications, animation, and infographics.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and production of digital collateral, web assets banners, social media content, email communications, animation, and infographics.
  • Knowledge of how to adapt design/strategies for all types of interactive technologies and flexible enough to adjust designs based on results.
  • Understanding of UX/UI design principles and responsive design across all channels, especially mobile.
  • Proactive, accountable, multi-tasker with attention to detail for consistently branded content.
  • Passion for staying current with recent trends/advancement in interactive design, motion graphics, and digital marketing.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with strong communication skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Interactive design skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively to create results-generating digital experiences.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, After Effects, HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Experience with InDesign, Bootstrap, and Acrobat a plus.
  • Video production capabilities and animation capabilities.
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Web Design, Graphic Design or a related field, or equivalent work experience in web/graphic design.
  • At least 5 years of full time website design experience; preferably in an e-commerce environment
  • Experience working in Mailchimp a plus

apply online




Digital Marketing Manager

Really Good Stuff – Shelton, CT

The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the marketing campaigns for all of the Really Good Stuff digital channels. This person will be responsible for enhancing brand awareness within the digital space as well as driving website traffic. Collaborates across multiple teams within the organization to ensure that all business objectives are met.

You will manage and execute on a range of marketing initiatives including: trade shows, sales collateral development, case studies, website support, social media activities and lead generation programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with Digital Channel Managers, Marketing Managers, Category Managers and outside vendors to develop content calendars and marketing strategies across multiple businesses and initiatives for the businesses’ digital marketing efforts including social media, email, and website content strategies to meet lead generation and revenue goals.
  • Develops marketing strategies to attract customers to company website, online presence and promote online products or services. Leads the implementation of marketing strategies to ensure goals for online products or services are met. Analyzes online statistics and identifies the best practice to optimize online marketing performance. Oversees development on e-marketing content and explore sales channels.
  • Develop communication materials for prospects including sales collateral, white papers, testimonials and customer case studies.
  • Lead market intelligence efforts to better understand our customer. Utilize that data to help guide our product positioning and communication efforts.
  • Develop and track campaign metrics and ROI analysis.

Here's what you need:

  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years digital marketing experience.
  • Experience with leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns.
  • Must be organized and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
  • Detail-oriented, efficient at multi-tasking, and strong organizational skills with superb execution and follow-through.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and/or similar presentation skills. Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com and customer contact email platforms is a plus.

apply online




Warehouse Associate – Day Shift (Monday – Friday)

Really Good Stuff - Kansas City, MO

Our Warehouse Associates have the responsibility of providing complete customer satisfaction through their focus on quality, efficiency and accuracy in picking, packing and shipping orders to our customers through the U.S. and Canada.

Essential functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Processing customer orders by picking product, checking orders for accuracy, packing, shipping and loading.
  • Duties could also include stocking, inventory control or processing returned goods.
  • Keep work environment and warehouse clean and free of debris.
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities.
Really Good Stuff benefits include health insurance, ten paid holidays, paid vacations and a great team oriented working environment. Typical work schedules are Mon-Fri. Seasonal overtime will be required as well as flexibility in scheduling.

Qualifications:

  • Previous warehouse or distribution center experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform work quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on the task at hand.
  • Thrive in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed.
  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Knowledge & Education: General warehouse procedures and skills. Read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers. A high school graduate with some experience preferred. Limited knowledge of Microsoft Office is required; exposure to AS400 is a plus. Basic mathematical skills and the ability to read English are required.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: The essential functions of this job require the employee to perform the following physical activities: The ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. The ability to access all areas of the facility. Noise level for this environment is moderate.

Please send resumes to KCDC-jobs@reallygoodstuff.com or apply online.