Posted: 1/28/2023

Modern Companion is currently seeking a Retail Assistant to join our team! This opportunity is perfect for a high school Junior or Senior local to the area.  As a Retail Assistant for Modern Companion, you will help assist and execute small day-to-day tasks and/or larger projects assigned by the Owner and Sales Associates. You must have an outgoing personality, be attentive to details, love pets, and have excellent customer service skills. 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Be friendly and courteous to customers, suppliers, and co-workers.
  • Operate our online inventory management system confidently.
  • Accurately perform all inventory processing, merchandise inspection, receiving into the POS, tagging, stocking, and displaying.
  • Pack and move inventory for special events, pop-ups, etc.
  • Actively maintain the store appearance by keeping merchandise neatly organized and attractively displayed.
  • Change light bulbs, vacuum, mop, dust shelves and flat surfaces, clean up dog messes, and all other housekeeping duties.
  • Assist co-workers as needed to ensure projects and tasks are completed on time.
  • You may be asked to engage customers in conversation and assist in understanding actively, demonstrating, describing, and selecting our merchandise. 
  • You may be asked to operate our POS register


  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Comfortable and quick with technology and software
  • Familiar with social media and up-and-coming trends
  • Strong time management skills
  • Must be attentive to detail
  • Must be able to make quick and educated decisions
  • General pet knowledge
  • Must be willing to work Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:00 pm - 6:00pm 
  • Additional help for special events, holiday weekends, and/or other weekdays may be asked for on an as-needed basis.



  • Getting to work with animals
  • Employee Discount


To apply:

Please send us your resume, a bit about yourself, and a document that answers the following questions below to Maddie at, or feel free to stop in our store and introduce yourself. 

  • Can you work Mondays & Tuesdays from 4:00 pm-6:00pm?
  • Can you provide additional help for special events, holiday weekends, and/or other weekdays that may be asked on an as-needed basis? 
  • Are there any days of the week that you can’t work?
  • Are you currently in school? If so, what grade and where?
  • What are your career aspirations?
  • Do you have pets? If so, what kind?
  • Do you have any knowledge of pet products or brands? Please name a few!
  • Which ones are some of your pet's favorite products?
  • Do you find yourself “in the know” about new social media trends on platforms such as Tik Tok and Instagram?
  • Why would you like to work for Modern Companion?

About Modern Companion

Modern Companion is a pet boutique located in Chapin, SC. We are committed to being a community-driven brand and boutique that creates and curates products for stylish pets and humans. We create innovative accessories that follow the latest fashion trends. Made with craftsmanship, one-of-a-kind patterns are functionally fitting for the modern-day pet. Modern Companion sells directly to consumers through our website, wholesale, and storefront. Our storefront not only carries our products but other stylish and well-known brands. Modern Companion has a significant presence on social platforms, including over 33,000 followers on Instagram, 2,000 Facebook followers, and 35,000 Tik Tok followers.