photo by Eleanor Gorman
It's time to apply for our 2022 Holiday Art + Craft Market! Don't wait too long - applications are only open for three weeks and will close at the end of the day (midnight) on August 22nd. Details are on the FAQs page of our website. Have questions? Check out the FAQs page and you will find most of what you need to know there. We also recommend that you check out our list of handy application tips before applying.
We'll have about 200 booths of handmade goods and art at the Oregon Convention Center the second full weekend in December, just in time for people to finish up their holiday shopping!
Crafty Wonderland Holiday Art + Craft Market
Pre-Show Ticketed Shopping Event
Friday, Dec 9th 5:00-9:00pm
Free and Open to the Public
Sat, Dec 10th + Sun, Dec 11th
10:00am - 6:00pm*
*(Hours may change slightly.)
at the Oregon Convention Center
Exhibit Hall D
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in Portland, OR
PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the Friday night ticketed shopping party is mandatory for all vendors! People can buy tickets in order to shop early for first pick of your goods and without the huge crowds. It's going to be AWESOME! This means that ALL VENDORS will be REQUIRED to load in and set their booth up completely between 9am and 3pm on Friday, December 9th and to have their booths open that evening during the event from 5-9pm. Please make note of this and arrange your schedule accordingly. Again, this is REQUIRED and is the ONLY time slot where vendors can load in.
Crafty Wonderland is a woman owned and operated business with two retail stores in Portland - one Downtown and one on NE Alberta St. We feature handmade goods from over 200 local artists.
We are looking to add a couple fabulous sales associates to our team! One position is for 12-18 hours a week and the other is for 25-30 hours a week, with the possibility of more hours in the future. You MUST be available to work weekends, no exceptions.
If you are interested in applying, please read the details below and email the following to craftywonderland[at]yahoo.com:
A cover letter detailing why you are a good fit for our team
A current resume
A list of 3 references
You may also drop off printed copies at our retail store during business hours, but please do not call with any inquiries!
The ideal candidate:
Has a minimum of 2 years experience working retail
Provides excellent customer service
Is comfortable answering questions and dealing with a diverse range of people
Is a quick learner and asks for clarification if needed
Has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask with accuracy
Is friendly, personable, upbeat and can work as a part of a team
Is comfortable working with various Point of Sale Systems (we use Quickbooks POS and Ricochet)
Is able to execute loss prevention protocol
Is punctual, reliable, and respectful
Has an interest in handmade goods and art!
Any potential applicant MUST be able to work weekends, as well as having the ability to be flexible with their schedule to cover other shifts.
No additional time off is granted between Black Friday and Christmas.
Tasks for a Retail Sales Associate include but are not limited to:
Operating the cash register
Opening and closing the shop
Keeping the store tidy with light cleaning and straightening
Restocking sold merchandise
Merchandising throughout the shop
Helping with social media as needed
This position would be responsible for the general upkeep of the shop on a day to day basis. During your shifts, you would be expected to engage and help customers, process their transactions, and restock goods that have sold throughout the day. You will also be interacting with our vendors on a day to day basis, so maintaining a professional and friendly attitude is a must!
Starting pay is $15-16/hour depending on experience.
We offer employer paid health insurance (for those working 24+ hours a week), an employee discount in our shops, paid sick time and some paid holidays.
We wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our Spring Art + Craft Market this past weekend! After having to do virtual markets during the pandemic, it's been so nice to see everyone in person again! Thank you to all of our vendors for being awesome and creative! And thank you to our sponsors for helping us do what we do: collage, buyolympia, Berkley Illustration and Green Living Journal, we appreciate you.
The vendor list is still up on our website, so you can continue to shop from our vendors in the coming months!
If you want more Crafty Wonderland, visit our two retail shops in Portland!
Our Downtown location is just across from the central library
808 SW 10th Ave.
Open Thursday - Monday from 11am-5pm.
Our NE Alberta St. location
2022 NE Alberta St.
Open 7 days a week from 11am-5pm.
Or shop online from the comfort of home!
Thank you for continuing to support artists and local businesses! <3
THIS FRIDAY + SATURDAY!
Pre-Show Ticketed Shopping Event
Friday, April 29th 5:00-9:00pm
General Admission - Timed Entry Tickets Required
Sat, April 30th
11:00am - 5:00pm
THE VENDOR LIST IS LIVE!
HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!
Share, like and promote the event to your friends and followers! We appreciate you!
RSVP TO OUR FACEBOOK EVENT HERE!
CRAFTY WONDERLAND LOOT SHOOT GIVEAWAY!
To enter, simply attend our Spring Art + Craft Market, then...
1. Post a photo of what you bought at the market on Instagram by 5/2
2. Tag both @craftywonderland and @collagepdx in your post
3. Use the hashtag #cwlootshoot
Two winners will be chosen at random and posted on 5/3.