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Knitting Guru

Job Title: Knitting Guru

Job Summary:

The Knit It Mission is to inspire the digital generation to pick up their needles and start knitting. We will boldly go where no knitter has been before! As an award-winning start-up company we inspire and want to empower individuals to be the best they can be and pursue their dreams. All creatives are that little bit weird… but that’s what make us so unique! We let our artistic flair fly free and are unashamedly quirky in everything we do.

The successful candidate will ooze the same passion we have and strive to make things the best they can be. You won’t be afraid of experimenting and testing new ideas and will excel letting your creative side shine through! You will be responsible for getting into the knitty gritty of patterns… and even writing your own. You will be able to understand and interpret knitting patterns, check and translate patterns and test knit patterns.

Therefore, our ideal candidate must be professional and friendly, have fantastic attention to detail and possess excellent communication skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines. This would be an ideal role for a hobbyist knitter looking to fill their time and earn some money doing something they love.

Reporting Line / Manager: Creative Director

Responsibilities:

– review written knitting patterns for completeness, check math, row and round counts

– review instructions and charts

– test knit patterns for accuracy

– design contemporary and unique knitting patterns

– input data into system

Ideal Candidate Requirements:

– align with the Knit It mission and values

– experienced knitter with excellent knowledge of patterns, stitches and yarns

– able to interpret various forms of knitting instruction

– IT, numerical and literacy savvy

– detail orientated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail is extremely important

– confident and effective communicator with a professional etiquette and the ability to deal with varying business demands

– accurately and efficiently handle large amounts of data and work to tight timescales with limited supervision to get the required tasks done

– able to work flexible hours to ensure business needs are met

– as the role is remote based, you must be self-disciplined with a strong hands-on attitude

Location: Flexible Working – remote working or optional office-based collaboration in Aberdeen

Salary: National Living Wage

Hours: circa 18hr/w (flexible to suit the right candidate)

Fixed Term: 6 months fixed term contract (Sep 2022 – Feb 2023)

Closing Date: Friday 19th August 2022

Interviews: Week commencing the 22nd August 2022

Proposed Start Date: 5th September 2022

To APPLY please:
1. Read the full job description here: shorturl.at/bklA9
2. Or email your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the specified criteria and why you are interested in this role: hello@knit-it.co.uk