Join Our Team

We are a tiny, but mighty, team of go-getters, problem solvers, and creative thinkers. We are big into playlists, morning coffees, design of all kinds, geeking out over flowers and plants, and the weekly crosswords. We aren't afraid to dream big, or use a drill. If you're interested in joining a growing team, then let's chat. Learn more about the Brave Floral culture here.

Open Roles [descriptions below]:

  • Shop Hand, Full-time
  • Driver, Part-time
  • Retail Associate, Part-time
  • Floral Designer, Retail, Part-time
  • Floral Designer, Special Projects, Freelance
  • Production Crew, Special Projects, Freelance

What we offer for employees:

  • Transparent hourly pay and overtime pay
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Unlimited time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance options (full-time)

Before applying, please consider the following:

  • Roles indicated by “part-time” and “full-time” are employee, payroll-based, and based out of our Maplewood shop. You are a pillar in the Brave Floral crew and scheduled regularly based on your availability.
  • Freelance roles are 1099, and are not considered an employees of Brave Floral. Work is based on our project/event needs either in Maplewood, or elsewhere within the 100 mile radius of Maplewood including NYC, Philadelphia, the Jersey Shore, Hudson Valley, etc. Freelancers are responsible for providing own tools, transportation/mileage to and from the job, and proof of liability insurance.

Brave Floral is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome.

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    Position title: Shop Hand, Full-time / APPLY

    Purpose: To assist with an assortment of tasks in and out of the shop, for events and on behalf of Brave Floral. Includes making local deliveries, picking up orders from local vendors and wholesalers, shopping for supplies and materials, general handyman tasks, setting up and breaking down events, assisting with container gardening and installations. Upholds standards of Brave Floral service and values on a day-to-day basis.

    Essential Functions

    • Delivery & pick-up support (50%)
      • Conducting shop deliveries - mostly within 10 miles of the shop, but as far as 100 miles from the shop
      • Picking up vendor and wholesale orders from locales within NJ, NY and PA
      • Communicating with customers and/or vendors on an as-needed basis/troubleshooting
    • Event/external project support (30%)
      • Managing loading in/loading out/breaking down of event materials
      • Cleaning and organizing production space to ensure tidy appearance at all times, including work space and vehicles
      • Assisting with local container gardening projects and installations
    • General support (20%)
      • Shopping for supplies and materials for events and retail
      • Painting, patching, general assembly of goods
      • Organizing storage unit and inventory area
    Experience
    • Must have 2+ years of prior job experience in any delivery, customer service or production capacity
    • Flower or garden retail/studio experience preferred, but not required
    Qualification Standards
    • High school diploma or higher
    • Proficient in English reading & writing
    Requirements
    • Must have a reliable vehicle & driver’s license with comfort driving on highways and in city traffic
    • Must have cell phone with GPS, text message and photo capabilities
    • Flexible schedule including weekends
    • Must be able to stand for up to (8) hours per day
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs
    • Must be able to work well under pressure managing multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to perform daily tasks

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    Position title: Driver, Part-time / APPLY

    Purpose: To assist with making local deliveries, picking up orders from local vendors and wholesalers, shopping for supplies and materials, and other miscellaneous tasks. Upholds standards of Brave Floral service and values on a day-to-day basis.

    Essential Functions

    • Availability needed Thursdays - Sunday from 10am to 4pm. 
    • Conducting shop deliveries - mostly within 10 miles of the shop, but as far as 100 miles from the shop
    • Picking up vendor and wholesale orders from locales within NJ, NY and PA
    • Communicating with customers and/or vendors on an as-needed basis/troubleshooting
    • Shopping for supplies and materials for events and retail

    Experience

    • Must have 1+ year prior job experience in any delivery or customer service capacity
    • Flower shop experience preferred, but not required

    Qualification Standards

    • High school diploma or higher
    • Proficient in English reading & writing

    Requirements

    • Must have a reliable vehicle & valid driver’s license with comfort driving on highways and in city traffic
    • Must have cell phone with GPS, text message and photo capabilities
    • Flexible schedule including weekends
    • Must be able to stand for up to (8) hours per day
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs
    • Must be able to work well under pressure managing multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to perform daily tasks

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    Position title: Retail Associate, Part-time / APPLY

    Purpose: You're curious about people and products. You love conversation and remember names like it’s your job. A supporting role within Brave Floral with the key focus on all aspects of retail. This is a customer-facing position, requiring a passion and strong desire to learn and educate customers about florals, plants, and our curated selected of hard goods. Competencies in interpersonal communications, customer service and problem solving are required. 

    Any member of the Brave Floral crew is expected to uphold standards of Brave Floral service and values on a day-to-day basis.

    Must have Thursday thru Saturday availability. This is not a floral design role, nor does it have a pathway leading to floral design.

    Essential Functions:

    • Retail & customer service (50%)
      • Responsible for selling hard goods such as vases, ceramics, soaps and candles; educating customers about each vendor and artist
      • Manage & man the flower bar; educating customers on type and care
      • Assist with processing new inventory upon arrival
      • Prep packaging for daily deliveries
    • Plant care (25%)
      • Tending to plants currently in the shop and outdoors; watering on weekly basis, pruning and problem-solving any ailments/pests
      • Ensuring all retail plants are properly marked and tagged with plant care and pricing
      • Processing incoming/new plants into the shop
      • Repotting for shop inventory and customer orders 
      • Assisting customers with plant sales and offering recommendations based on needs
    • Shop upkeep (25%)
      • Cleaning and organizing shop space to ensure tidy appearance at all times, including floors, windows, surfaces
      • Sanitizing of floral buckets and misc. tools used in the shop on a daily basis
      • Breaking down of boxes, removal of rubbish
      • Performing routine cleaning throughout shop

      Experience

      • Must have 2+ years of prior job experience in retail, or other customer service related role
      • Flower or plant retail shop experience a plus

      Qualification Standards

      • High school diploma or higher
      • Proficient in English reading & writing
      • Proficient with iPad and iMac usage

      Requirements

      • Must have a reliable vehicle
      • Flexible weekly schedule including Saturday and Sunday
      • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day
      • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs
      • Must be able to work well under pressure managing multiple tasks and deadlines
      • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to perform daily tasks

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      Position title: Floral Designer Roles, Full-time (Retail), Part-time (Retail), or Freelance (Special Projects/Events) / APPLY

      Purpose: You're curious, resourceful and open-minded. You know design styles, form and color palettes. You can work both independently and on a larger team, taking direction well, and interpreting that into your work. You are level-headed and maintain composure during stressful times. We're looking for designers of all levels to join the team on several different capacities. You are expected to know how to design hand-tied bouquets, arrangements, funeral arrangements, personal flowers and wreaths using fresh and dried materials.

      Any member of the Brave Floral crew is expected to uphold standards of Brave Floral service and values on a day-to-day basis.

        Experience

        • Must have 2+ years of prior job experience in your respective field
        • Retail design experience a plus
        • Formal training from accredited institution a plus

        Qualification Standards

        • High school diploma or higher
        • Proficient in English reading & writing
        • Proficient with iPad and iMac usage

        Requirements

        • Must provide a Certificate of Insurance for liability coverage (Freelance roles only)
        • Must have a reliable vehicle
        • Flexible schedule including Saturday and Sunday
        • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day
        • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs
        • Must be able to work well under pressure managing multiple tasks and deadlines
        • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to perform daily tasks

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        Position title: Production Crew [non-Floral], Special Projects/Events, Freelance / APPLY

        Purpose: You have grit, and aren't afraid to get dirty. You can work both independently and on a larger team. You take direction well, and can interpret that into your work. You are proactive, and are fearless in tackling any task large or small. We're looking for production crew of all levels to join the team on several different capacities. This is a highly hands-on role where some tasks include building structures, loading-in and loading-out events, cleaning vessels, climbing ladders, using drills/saws, planting, lugging, etc. 

        Any member of the Brave Floral crew is expected to uphold standards of Brave Floral service and values on a day-to-day basis.

          Experience

          • Must have 2+ years of prior job experience in your respective field
          • Event and/or production experience a plus

          Qualification Standards

          • High school diploma or higher
          • Proficient in English reading & writing
          • Proficient with iPad and iMac usage

          Requirements

          • Must provide a Certificate of Insurance for liability coverage
          • Must have a reliable vehicle
          • Flexible schedule including Saturday and Sunday
          • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day
          • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs
          • Must be able to work well under pressure managing multiple tasks and deadlines
          • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to perform daily tasks