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Free Label is an ethics and community based e-commerce clothing brand located in Vancouver, BC. We believe all workers should be paid fairly and work in clean and safe environments. We believe taking care of the earth is our humane duty, and as such are always looking for new and innovative ways to live sustainably. Through fair and sustainable practices and community education, we hope to encourage others to live lightly and with compassion. Social justice is an important value at Free Label; we know that ethics, sustainability, racial equality and gender equality all intersect in various ways and each topic is important to explore thoughtfully as individuals and as an ethical fashion brand.

Free Label team members have a love for comfy clothing, and an ever growing desire for self awareness and motivation to do better with their time on earth. We always make an effort to communicate thoughtfully and with compassion, knowing words hold meaning.

Free Label is an equal opportunity employer.

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JUNIOR COPYWRITER

We are looking for a copywriter passionate about slow fashion and community building to work with our Marketing Team! This is a contract-based position and you will be responsible for writing engaging copy that aligns with our marketing objectives.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
-is a heartfelt storyteller
-is a team player with an entrepreneurial mindset
-is able to adopt the Free Label brand voice and tone
-understands the importance of community and education
-strives in a highly collaborative environment
-has great attention to detail and can proofread their own work
-passionate and has a strong understanding of the slow fashion industry

TASKS WILL INCLUDE:
-write original copy for Free Label's social media channels and newsletter
-collaborate with Marketing on copy concept and campaign storytelling
-work with the internal team for final deliverables
-revise copy based on internal feedback
-establish best writing practices

QUALIFICATIONS:
-2-4 years of experience writing online content
-2-4 years experience with social media
-excellent written English skills
-exceptional written and verbal communication skills

This position is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to Free Label as we grow our impact on slow fashion and our community. This is a flexible part time contract role, starting at $24/hour depending on experience and skill. The expectation is that this person's role and compensation will grow with the brand.

TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@freelabel.com
Thank you so much for your interest in working at Free Label! Due to the number of applicants, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Production Assistant

We are looking for a Production Assistant passionate about slow fashion and local manufacturing to work under the direction of the General Manager in our Vancouver office. The Garment Production Assistant will coordinate with local factories and interdepartmental teams to facilitate the production process.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
-is a positive team player with an entrepreneurial mindset
-is proactive and possess the ability to meet tight deadlines
-has exceptional organizational skills
-possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
-strives in a highly collaborative environment
-passionate and has a strong understanding of the slow fashion industry

TASKS WILL INCLUDE:
-track and follow up on pre-production samples
-plan and produce labels for finished production (box labels) in preparation for export
-schedule factory visits, deliveries, and replenishment of materials
-complete data entry work such as garment sell through %
-confirm purchase orders with factories and other vendors
-test samples for quality control and create tech packs
-review stock levels and advise GM
-communicate with the warehouse and marketing teams to update delivery dates in a timely manner
-coordinate with the GM to ensure all production requirements such as colours, trims, fabric quality, and fit are met
-communicate with vendors/factories to ensure payment related documents, production sample delivery, shipping documents, and notions are completed accurately and on-time
-weekly visits, pick ups from and deliveries to factories

QUALIFICATIONS:
-1+ years of production experience is preferred but the right person can be trained
-basic understanding of garment construction as well as technical knowledge of production preferred
-basic understanding of fabric types and costing requirements of garments preferred
-strong knowledge of GSuite and Excel
-must have a valid BC Drivers License as this role requires driving to and from production facilities across lower mainland

This position is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to Free Label as we grow our impact on slow fashion and our community. This is a flexible part time contract role, starting at $20/hour depending on experience and skill. The expectation is that this person's role and compensation will grow with the brand.

TO APPLY

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@freelabel.com
Thank you so much for your interest in working at Free Label! Due to the number of applicants, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.