The Downtown Traverse City Association lists available jobs for members.  If you have a listing you'd like on the website, contact Nick at the office.

Love Traverse City: Part-Time Sales Associate


 Love Traverse City / 45° North is looking for a part time sales associate. A sales associate's main job will be helping customers, ringing up sales, restocking and general cleaning/upkeep of the store.


We are looking for someone who is friendly, very helpful, responsible and preferably has previous retail experience.


Applicants must be able to work weekends and possibly some weekday evenings. This position is not a seasonal position, we are looking for a long term employee to fill this role.

Address 121 E. Front St., STE 105

Living Light Massage: Part-Time Front Desk Receptionist


 Living Light Massage is seeking an experienced part-time Front Desk Receptionist to work in our busy massage therapy center. The position will be 20-25 hours a week. The candidate must be reliable, customer service oriented, organized, friendly, professional, and possess ability to multitask effectively in a busy environment. Knowledge about the benefits of massage therapy and alternative medicine is a plus.


Duties include:
- Accurately book, change and cancel appointments utilizing our computer system.
- Coordinating flow between clients and massage therapists.
- Administrative tasks including data entry of client intake forms.
- Process payment for services and gift cards.
- Properly open and close the center according to operating procedures.
- Assist in maintaining cleanliness of lobby, office, common areas, treatment rooms and restrooms.
- Daily light cleaning.


 Position Requirements:
- Available to work a flexible schedule; including evenings and weekends.
- Possess excellent customer service skills.
- Prior hospitality, receptionist, or front desk experience. Salon, spa or medical office experience is a plus.
- Detail oriented and have the ability to multitask in a busy environment.
- Enjoy working with people and possess a friendly and outgoing personality
- Excellent communication skills

Please email cover letter and resume. No calls please.

Address 134 W. State St.
Phone (231) 392-2864

Fustini's Oils & Vinegars: Full Time Sales Positions


Fustinis is hiring for full time sales positions starting immediately. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard working people to join our sales team at our Front Street location. Past retail experience is helpful as well as an interest in healthy and flavorful cooking. We offer competitive wages, a friendly work environment and exposure to fantastic oils, vinegars and food products While we do have seasonal employees, ideally we would find a permanent applicant to join our team. Please email resume to or stop by our Front Street location for an application.

Address 141 E. Front St.
Phone (231) 944-1145

Golden Shoes: Full Time Sales Position


Outgoing and friendly sales person needed for full-time, year round position.
Great group of people to work for and with.
Will work to accommodate existing student or work schedule.


Retail or sales experience preferred.
Able to work weekends and some evenings.



*Employer will not respond to phone or e-mail inquiries about this position. Please apply in person at 122 E. Front Street

Address 122 E. Front St.
Phone (231) 947-6924

Traverse City Parking Services Office Clerk


Traverse City Parking Services (TCPS) is currently accepting applications for an Office Clerk. This position is part – time, 20 – 25 hours per week, and requires night and weekend availability.  Our office hours are Monday thru Saturday 7 a.m. to midnight and Sundays 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.


This position serves as the first contact person for TCPS and the Parking Violations Bureau. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills, the ability to multi-task effectively, data entry and filing knowledge, and have general skills in computer programs such as Microsoft Office. This person needs to be comfortable working with computer equipment and the ability to learn new skills as necessary. 


For a complete job description and responsibilities, please click here

All applicants must fill out a DDA Application for Employment by clicking here.


Traverse City DDA is an equal opportunity employer.

Address 303 East State Street
Phone No phone calls please

Pavlova Salon & Spa: Front Desk Team


JOIN OUR TEAM! Pavlova Spa & Salon is continuously seeking passionate individuals to join our growing team of professionals starting immediately. Must be outgoing, motivated, reliable, and have a desire to grow and adapt in a fast-paced environment. Full-time/Part-time year round positions now available for our front desk team. Reception experience a plus, but not required. Send your resume to Alyssa Bright at or stop by 114 S. Union Street to complete an application.

Address 114 S. Union St.

McMillen's Custom Framing: Store Manager/Assistant to Owner


 McMillen’s Custom Framing has earned the respect and trust of northern Michigan’s finest designers and discerning residents by providing the highest level of customer service and most innovative framing design skill in the region. We help our customers to create beautiful spaces to work and live in.

Owner, Todd McMillen is looking for a very special person to join his store. As Todd’s projects and travel take him out of the store more often, he needs a reliable store manager that will work side by side with him, and in his absence, to ensure the exceptional customer experience and product quality that customers expect when working directly with the owner. Does that sound like you?

The successful candidate will be an experienced retail professional with a background in art/design/décor, an entrepreneurial spirit and will have Todd’s back in overseeing all that goes into running a Front Street success story.

This is a full-time salaried position with paid vacation, sick leave & holidays. You will enjoy a generous commission structure and flexible schedule. Huge potential for increased responsibility, financial reward and equity for the right person.


 Required Experience:
· Three years of strong selling in a boutique retail setting
· One year in manager or assistant manager role
· Working experience in field of art/design/décor
· Demonstrated enthusiasm for retail marketing

· Proficient in: POS system, inventory management, and QuickBooks.
· A natural ability to service the needs and meet the expectations of an upscale clientele.
· Experience or ability to learn framing production
Are you excited?

Here is what you need to do to be considered:
Yes, this is a test.
Send an email to: that includes the following:
1. Briefly describe your career story leading up to applying for this position.
2. Attach your resume (PDF or Word doc)
3. Attach a photo of a recent meal
We can’t wait to hear from you!

Address 326 East Front St.
Phone (231) 947-8908

Nifty Things: Full time & Seasonal Sales Positions



We are currently seeking fun, friendly staff to join our team for several seasonal and 2 full time year round positions at our Traverse City and Suttons Bay locations. We are looking for outgoing sales associates with minimum 2 years retail sales experience, excellent customer service background and attention to detail. Proficient computer/POS skills and a creative background in jewelry sales helpful.



These positions will require weekend, holiday and evening availability. Email resumes to

or stop by our Traverse City Store for an application. Ask for Jane.



Address 143 E. Front St.
Phone (231) 929-9665

Suhm-Thing: Part-time Sales Associate


 Suhm-thing of Traverse City is hiring! If you haven’t been in our store, here is a bit about us. We are located on Front Street in the heart of downtown Traverse City. We carry a wide variety of unique and fun products. Our motto is “Live-Love-Give,” and we take pride in calling ourselves a boutique gift store, but we aren’t limited to just gifts. We have two storefronts both located in Michigan, allowing us to carry a wide range of Michigan made products.


We are looking for part-time sales associates with the opportunity of moving to full-time seasonal. Individuals should be willing to work both weekdays and weekends and evenings during summer. Must be friendly, outgoing, detail oriented, reliable and creative. Retail experience is a plus, but not a requirement.


If you are interested please contact us via email at attention of Kaitlyn. Please attach a resume or list your job experience. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Address 153 E. Front