Published on January 12, 2021 by Emily Huddleston In 2020, many of us used our homes like we never had before. We converted them into home offices, schools for our children, gyms, and much more. Unfortunately, with all these activities going on inside one space, keeping our homes tidy may have become
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Join the OWL team as a part-time, independent subcontractor.
Want to join the OWL team as a part-time, independent subcontractor?
Do you have a true passion for decluttering and organizing? Are you a person who loves working closely with people? If so, being a Professional Organizer may be a good fit for you.
What types of people are we looking for?
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to stay focused
- Ability to coach, teach and guide a client
- Space Planning
- Open-minded and non-judgmental
- Good listener
- Ability to follow directions and meet deadlines
- Work well with different types of personalities
- Fun and positive personality
- Sales and networking skills
- Ability to adapt and overcome (be flexible)
- Great time management skills
- Ability to lift 50 lbs, bend, squat – no physical limitations
- A flexible schedule (there are no set or guaranteed hours) and able to work Monday through Saturday between the hours of 9:00am-6:30pm. Sessions last no more than 4-5 hours each.
- Ability to purchase your own liability insurance at the required limits
- Smoke free (due to client allergies) and ability to pass a background check
- Access to a computer/laptop and a phone that takes good quality photos
What would you be doing?
- Provide personalized in-home organizing services with the goal of helping clients sort, systemize and spruce up their spaces
- Decluttter and organize any room or space in a residential home or commercial building, including home offices
- Follow The OWL Method of organizing systems and processes
- Maintain personal supplies and equipment required in your organizing tool tote (list will be provided)
- Coordinate appointments with OWL admins and manage your own schedule
- Must have a cell phone with voicemail so OWL can reach you in a timely manner
- Respond to team and client inquiries within 24 hours
- Generate leads and close clients during the sales process (optional: additional monetary spiff included)
Do we offer training?
Shadowing a seasoned organizer (with “Shadowing Pay”, different from typical pay) will be required before organizers are permitted to work with clients. Training will include how to evaluate a client’s current organizing challenge and develop a plan that honors the clients’ vision, timeline, budget and personality. The organizer you are assigned to will determine if you’re ready to venture out on your own by what you produce in the shared session.
Where would you be working?
Organizer must have a reliable vehicle with adequate storage space and be willing to travel within the Birmingham area and surrounding cities.
- Birmingham Metro
- St. Clair County, Jefferson County, Blount County, Shelby County
Does this position include benefits or mileage reimbursement?
- Because you would be hired on as an independent subcontractor, we would not provide benefits of any kind. By law, we are also not permitted to reimburse for mileage expenses.
If this sounds like the perfect job for you, fill out the boxes below for an opportunity to interview. Please allow 48-hours for your application to be processed. We will reach out if we believe you would be a great fit!