Location:   NEW YORK,  New York,  United States
Category:  Properties and Investments
Job Opened:  June 4th, 2024
Job Number:  2400020B
Job Type:  Part Time
Remote:  No

About SaksWorks:

SaksWorks Liberty crafts customized environments through curated services, amenities, and programming - designed to meet the needs of corporate workforces and help them flourish!  SaksWorks takes a cutting-edge, whole human approach, and ultimately creates spaces where people can seamlessly bump into ways to feel better and practice healthy habits easily throughout their workdays.

The projected hourly wage for this role is $20 - $22/hour.

Day In the Life:

As a Barista & Plant Care Generalist at SaksWorks Liberty, you’ll be joining a team that is committed to delivering amazing food and beverage service to guests while also creating a warm and welcoming environment where guests feel special and valued. You will be responsible for caring for our in-office plants throughout their development, including providing nutrient solutions they require to grow, protecting plants from pests, ensuring their environment allows for successful growth, and providing basic maintenance to the plants.

We have a full-service cafe, daily-restaurant pop-up program, catering program, weekly local food pop-up programs, and more, all within our corporate headquarters offices of HBC. You will be at the forefront of building relationships and a deeper sense of community with Associates within the broader HBC company, ranging from C-suite executives to fashion & merchandising associates. 

You have a passion for plants, enjoy coffee, catering, and hospitality service, but more importantly, love creating an atmosphere and welcoming environment rooted in empathy, and respect, and creating an elevated workplace vibe. 


What You Will Do:

      Deliver best-in-class service to our HBC associates and other staff

      Work to ensure that all guests feel welcome and valued

     Oversee and determine best practices for young plant production

     Responsible for the health and maintenance of indoor plants, including watering, cleaning, pruning, and fertilizing.

     Ensure plants as well as display containers are clean and free from dust and debris

     Keep all plants free from diseases and insects

      Enter guest food and beverage orders accurately into a system and receive payment 

      Ensure that cafe, F&B, and our general workstations are clean and to SaksWorks standards

      Drink coffee, and other beverages, and try new foods on the regular to make sure we’re delivering amazing product

      Complete operational tasks as needed for broader operations, such as restocking, delivering, etc.,

      Educate customers about various offerings available within the SaksWorks Liberty ecosystem

      Be a great team member and support cleaning and maintenance and various other tasks that will come up throughout the course of the day


What You Will Need:

      At least 1 year of professional experience in the service industry

      Experience or knowledge in caring for plants

      A clear and warm communication style with a passion for providing customers with best-in-class care, service, and wellness

      Organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, with an ability to juggle multiple conversations and solve problems efficiently and thoughtfully

      A “no task is too small” attitude

      Comfortable in a startup environment

      Comfortable with physically demanding environments by standing for long periods 


What You Can Expect:

     A fast-moving environment where you will embrace change to ensure the company is competitive and future-forward

      Working hours are expected to be between 20-25 hours per week, 3 days per week, Monday through Friday, and vary between 6:30 am-5:30 pm. 

      A People-first culture where Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are celebrated and promoted at every step of the way

      An opportunity to work with highly supportive teams to help you build the career you want

      Work in our Downtown NYC headquarters, located at the highly activated Brookfield Place, with direct access to amenities such as an in-office subsidized café, wellness programs, and many food options

      An amazing Associate discount of up to 40% off of top brands at all of our retail locations

About HBC:

HBC is a holding company of investments and businesses at the intersection of technology, retail operations, and real estate. It is the majority owner of iconic ecommerce companies: Saks, a leading online destination for luxury fashion; The Bay, a Canadian ecommerce marketplace; and Saks OFF 5TH, a premier luxury off-price ecommerce company offering top brands at the best prices. These businesses were established as separate operating companies in 2021. HBC also wholly owns Hudson’s Bay, the operating company for Hudson’s Bay’s brick-and-mortar stores, as well as SFA, the entity that operates Saks Fifth Avenue’s physical locations, and O5, the operating company for Saks OFF 5TH stores. 

With assets spanning top markets and prime locations across North America, HBC owns or controls—either entirely or with joint venture partners—approximately 40 million square feet of gross leasable area. HBC Properties and Investments, the company’s real estate and investments portfolio business, manages these assets along with additional real estate offerings, including Streetworks Development, its property development division.

Founded in 1670, HBC is North America’s longest continually operating company and is headquartered in New York and Toronto. For more information visit: www.hbc.com.


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Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.