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.

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

Fustini's Oils & Vinegars: Part Time & Full Time Sales Positions


Fustinis is hiring for both full and part time 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. Please email resume to or stop by our Front Street location for an application.

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

City Manager


Please click here for more information regarding the open City Manager position with the City of Traverse City. 


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

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